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What Are The Causes Of Polycystic Kidney Disease

What Are The Causes Of Polycystic Kidney Disease  Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a disease that can cause kidney failure eventually, and what are the causes of PKD?

The major cause of PKD:

In fact, polycystic kidney disease is a genetic kidney disease, and most patients get this disease by genetic endowment. Kidney cysts in PKD patient will grow bigger and bigger, which can damage patient’s kidney structure in the process gradually. While there are also many patients that do not get this disease from their parents, and their PKD is caused by other reasons.

Other reasons that can cause PKD:

1. Congenital dysplasia: for some patients, they do not have gene disorder, and their PKD gets from congenital dysplasia, which can cause many disease.

2.Gene mutation: gene mutation can also be a cause of PKD, and that appears in the process of embryogenesis. That can be caused by many factors, and that is rare, but it is able to appear.

3.Toxins: toxins can damage our body health and cause many diseases, and it can even cause death. While toxin is also a major reason that can cause gene mutation, which may lead to PKD. Besides, some medicines also have renal toxicity, like indometacin, gentamicin, etc, and some Chinese medicines also have this effect, like centipede, strychnos nux-vomica, etc.

4. Infection: infection is also a reason that can cause people to have PKD. Infection can change our body’s internal circumstance, which is beneficial for the formation of the circumstance that is suitable for the growth of kidney cyst, and that can promote the activity of cyst, and that can promote the growth of kidney cyst. Besides, infection can also influence kidney cyst directly by blood.

These are the common causes of polycystic kidney disease, and if you have any other trouble in dealing with this disease, you can contact our online experts, and we are glad to help you.

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