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What Will Happen When Kidney Shrink

What Will Happen When Kidney ShrinkKidneys are two significant internal organs of our body, however, what will happen when kidney shrink?

According to the data, the normal size of kidney is 10-12cm long and 5-6cm wide. When kidney shrink, the size will become smaller. Medically speaking, this situation is termed as kidney shrinkage. In general, it can be detected with B ultrasound.

Fistly, we need to figure out why kidney shrink.

Frankly speaking, the major cause of kidney shrinkage can be categorized into two aspects, namely, congenital hypoplasia and other types of kidney disease. And the latter one usually include kidney failure, acute glomerular disease, diabetic nephropathy, hypertensive nephropathy, etc.

In a word, kidney shrinkage has close connection with long-term kidney damage.

What will happen when kidney shrink?

According to the experts, the following symptoms may occur when kidney shrink:

Anemia: It can be related to shortage red blood cells and high levels of toxins and so on. Generally, it manifest as pale look, fatigue, dizziness or poor appetite.

High blood pessure: It is associated with kidneys’ disability to regulate blood pressure. If left uncontrolled or poorly treated, it will lead to cardiovascular disease or kidney failure eventually.

Nausea and vomiting: The onset of nausea and vomiting has close connection with loss of protein, accumulation of BUN and other kinds of toxic substances, and metabolic changes.

Besides, there can also be swollen leg, itchy skin, gross hematuria and microscopic hematuria. If you are suffering from one of the symptoms, do not hesitate to do some check-ups to find out the root cause. If it doesn’t work, our special tests can be really beneficial. Anything unclear, please feel free to consult with our Online Doctor!

After the above analysis, we belive you have known what will happen when kidney shrink. To prevent serious consequence from happening, effective treatments should be sought early. And our characteristic treatment like Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy and Blood Pollution Therapy can all be helpful.

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