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Parapelvic Kidney Cyst 1.8: Is There Something I Should Worry about

2015-03-30 10:32| Font Size A A A

Parapelvic Kidney Cyst 1.8: Is There Something I Should Worry aboutParapelvic cysts of the kidneys are often located adjacent to the renal pelvis or the renal sinus. And it is identified during excretory urography as a mass causing extrinsic compression on the renal pelvic. Well then, is there something I should worry about if having parapelvic cyst 1.8 cm?

Is a 1.8cm parapelvic cyst dangerous?

The cysts is filled with fluid and can get enlarged gradually over time. To be frank, the patients do not have complications and symptoms when the cyst is not severe. What’s more, many people live with these cysts without realizing it. Even though the cysts are small and do not cause any discomforts, you should also need close observation and regular re-examinations. Generally speaking, as the cyst enlarges to 3 cm or 4 cm, it can cause increase tension on renal capsules and cause flank pain. Through the comparison, we can see that 1.8 parapelvic kidney cysts is indeed smaller than the 3cm cyst.

Well then, does it mean you should do nothing for yourself?

Of course not. Patients with 1.8 parapelvic cysts should keep cautious in the daily life. Because improper diet, unhealthy lifestyles and improper treatment can lead to further kidney damage, worsening illness condition. Therefore, you should do the following things:

1. Healthy diet plan

2. Healthy lifestyles

3. Take the right treatments

The healthy diet plan should aims at protecting cysts from the further damage. Therefore, in you daily diet, you’d better to avoid excited food like spicy food, alcohol, caffeine, strong tea, salted food and so on. In addition, in order to reduce the damaged kidneys’ burden, you should also have a low-protein diet. If you are interested in other aspects, please be free to contact our Online Doctor or email us to and we will give your personalized suggestions.

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