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Is 3*5cm Renal Cortical Cyst Serious

Posted: by xiaozhizhi      Time: 2014-04-21 03:51

Topics: Renal Cortical Cyst Ask a Question

Details: Recently, I was diagnosed with 3*5cm renal cortical cyst by an ultrasound. Is this serious? What should I do?

Expert Answer

Firstly, a basic information of kidney cyst is necessary. It refers to round fluid-filled sac on right or left kidney. And it can be categorized into two parts, namely, simple renal cyst and complex renal cyst.

As for renal cortical cyst, it indicates sacs that can be found in outside region of kidneys. And this condition becomes more common as one grows older.

Given your 3*5cm renal cortical cyst, it is not too severe. However, this does not mean you can do whatever you like. You should realize that the cysts will increase in sizes and numbers with time. Under certain circumstances, symptoms like high blood pressure, bloody urine, pain, etc are more likely to occur.

At our Kidney Service China, the experienced nephrologists suggest you to do the following things well.

1. From the perspective of diet, you are suggested to stay away from spicy foods, salted products, left-overs, hot pepper, coffee, tobacco products or wine, etc. If not managed well, the cyst may continue to enlarge.

2. Take herbal remedy to shrink cysts, compared with surgery, our characteristic treatment named Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy can be applied to shrink the 3*5cm cyst effectively, what’s more, it also focus on improving kidney function from the underlying cause. Any questions, Email us immediately!

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