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Proteinuria in Polycystic Kidney Disease: How to Treat It

2017-01-28 16:47

When the filtration function of glomeruli is damaged, it is common for Polycystic Kidney Disease patients to experience proteinuria which presents foams or bubbles in urine.

Fomay urine in PKD

If a person consumes too much protein at a time but takes too little water, that will cause foamy urine when urinating. Foamy urine can also be caused by the speed and angle when urinating. After taking strenuous physical activities, foamy urine is also likely to appear.

Foamy urine caused by those reasons mentioned above is normal and it can disappear naturally within 24 hours. But for PKD patients, the foamy urine is likely to indicate proteinuria. With the cysts enlarging continuously, they can oppress the surrounding kidney tissues and destroy the structure of kidneys, once the filtration membrane of glomeruli is damaged, various of proteins will be leaked out and enter into the urine, proteinuria appears. At this time, it can tell your kidney function is damaged severely.

How to treat proteinuria in PKD?

Generally speaking, when PKD patients are suffering proteinuria, ACEI or ARBs will be used to help them treat proteinuria. However, only these western medicines are not enough. If the damaged glomeruli can not be repaired, more kidney function will be lost, in that case, PKD is likely to develop Chronic Renal Failure which needs dialysis or a kidney transplant in the near future.

However, if the patient can find some treatments to shrink the cysts and repair the damaged kidney, they can avoid dialysis and kidney transplant. As far as i know, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a good choice for PKD patient.

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