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    Life Expectancy of PKD Patients with 14% Kidney Function

    2014-03-17 10:25| Font Size A A A

    PKD is short for Polycystic Kidney Disease in which multiple fluid-filled cysts can grow in the kidneys. When you grow old, the cysts can also grow with you. Thus the enlarged kidney cysts will oppress the neighboring renal tissues and affect kidney function. How long can you live if your kidney function decreases to 14%? Now, read this article and find the answer.

    In general, 14% kidney function means that you are in stage 5 kidney disease. This is the most severe stage of kidney disease in which almost all of the kidney function can disappear. If not treated timely, death will be possible to happen.

    In fact, the life expectancy of PKD patients in this stage can be various. It mainly depends on how much kidney function left, whether there are complications, the treatment and daily health care of the patients.

    At first, if the majority of kidney function has disappear, for example, only 14% kidney function left, your kidneys will fail to work normally. As a result, a lot of wastes and toxins can build up in body and damage the normal operation of body. Therefore, they may be unable to live long.

    Then, patients with large cysts in the kidneys or kidney cysts rupture always have a bad prognosis. This is because a lot of complications such as infection, hematuria, high blood pressure, aneurysm are much more likely to happen. In severe case, the life span of patients may be affected.

    Besides, a good and effective treatment can make great difference in prolonging patients’ life span. At present, Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is widely used in clinical to treat PKD. It is an external therapy of Chinese herbal medicine which can not only shrink kidney cysts but also repair damaged kidney function.

    In conclusion, if you suffer from 14% kidney function, you should take measures to improve your kidney function as soon as possible. And if you want to know more thing on PKD, please feel free to consult our online doctor or leave a message below.

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