Kidney cyst infection is a complex diagnostic and therapeutic issue. If it is not controlled, it may lead to serious outcomes such as sepsis and peritonitis. Therefore, it is important to take timely and effective treatment. Then how to tell if kidney cyst is infected?
Kidney cyst infection usually cause the following symptoms:
* Fever( temperature>38.5 ℃ for 3 days)
* Abdominal pain
* Increased C-reactive protein
* Sometimes bleed in urine
* If the kidney cyst is suspected to be infected, urine culture is needed.
If you are diagnosed with cyst infection, timely treatment should be performed.
For all patients, antibiotic treatment is used at the time of Kidney Cyst infection. It efficiency is defined by the disappearance of fever, normalization of CRP, and at least two negative blood and/or urine cultures. However, not all cases have good response to antibiotic treatment. If it can not control the treatment, other aggressive treatment will be needed.
If persistent or recurrent kidney cyst infections occur, radiological and/or surgical procedures are required to control the condition. Percutaneous cyst drainage is performed in some cases and it can control the condition very well.
After trying the above treatment, but kidney cyst infection still has no improvement, nephrectomy may be needed to remove the infected kidney.
Kidney cyst infection is one of kidney cyst complications. Therefore, to prevent the infection effectively, the treatment goal should be controlling kidney cyst firstly. Chinese herbal remedy is an effective treatment option for kidney cyst. It is a natural remedy free of side effects and it can treat cyst naturally and effectively so as to reduce the risk of cyst infection significantly.Previous：What Is the Causes of Renal Cortical Cyst