Ultrasound helps find many kidney diseases while it is also helpful to find hydronephrosis. Compared with normal people, kidney disease patients are more likely to develop hydronephrosis.
Hydronephrosis describes the situation where the urine collecting system of the kidney is dilated. This may be a normal variant or it may be due to an underlying illness or medical condition.
In normal condition, kidneys can remove the waste products from blood. As a result, the toxins will build up in the body, causing high toxic levels. Obstruction or blockage is the most common cause of hydronephrosis while obstruction problem is a common complication of Kidney Disease. This is why patients with kidney problem are more likely to develop hydronephrosis.
In return, hydronephrosis will contribute to decrease kidney functions and worse kidney disease symptoms. The increased pressure of extra fluid within the kidney decreases the blood filtration rate and may cause structural damage to kidney cells.
How to deal with the hydronephrosis in kidney disease patient?
When you develop hydronephrosis, you may suffer from some similar symptoms with kidney disease, such as Back Pain, nausea, vomiting and sweating etc. When you feel one of the symptoms, you are suggested to consult your doctors as soon as possible.
If you are diagnosed with hydronephrosis, you are suggested to seek treatment immediately, once fever attacks you. It may relate to kidney stone, bladder infection or even Kidney Cyst or kidney cancer etc.
The aim treatment of hydronephrosis is suggested to remove the build-up of urine and relieve the pressure on your kidneys and prevent permanent damage for kidneys.
Compared with the treatment of hydronephrosis, treatment for the underlying kidney disease is more important and complex.
You are suggested to take the treatments, such as Chinese Herbal Medicine or Immunotherpay, Micro-Chinese Medicine etc, because they are helpful to repair the kidney damage and improve kidney functions.