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Can Kidney Cyst Cause Legs Problems

2014-08-03 19:17| Font Size A A A

Can Kidney Cyst Cause Legs ProblemsRecently, one patient visited our website and chatted with me. Through the communication, I know that he is a patient with kidney cyst. And now he feels discomforts of his legs, like cramps. He wonder know that can kidney cyst cause legs problems. Well then, let’s see this article together and you will find out the answer by yourself.

Can kidney cyst affect legs? The answer is Yes. Why? Please read on. Kidney cyst can be single or multiple, simple or complex. As a matter of fact, the small cysts can cause no symptoms and no harm to kidneys. But the cysts will become larger and larger along with time if left untreated. Once kidney cyst grow bigger, they will press the surrounding kidney tissues and other organs. When more and more kidney tissues are affected, it will cause kidney damage. What’s more, when kidney cysts rupture, the fluid will spread into other parts, causing kidney infection.

How does kidney cyst affect legs?


Due to kidney damage, the injured kidney fails to function well and it also lose the ability of regulating water in the body accordingly. In this case, more and more water will accumulate in the body, leading to water retention. Once the water retention form, edema or swelling will occur. Furthermore, it is easier to occur in legs, ankles, eyelid and so on.


Kidney cysts will cause leg cramps which are mainly due to low serum calcium. This is because the calcium is one of the electrolytes that have relationship with neuromuscular excitability. Low serum calcium will increase the neuromuscular excitability, which will cause leg cramps.

Restless legs syndrome

It is a common symptom in kidney disease. Since kidney are damage by cysts, kidney can not remove the waste products and toxins from the body. The accumulation of harmful and toxic substance can cause further damage on kidneys and induce other nerve damage, causing restless legs syndrome.

Through the above analysis, you can see that legs problems are very common in kidney cyst. What we should do is to shrink kidney cyst naturally and effectively. Here Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy, Hot Compress Therapy and Medicated Bath are recommend to you. If you have trouble in treating your condition, please send an email to and we will give you a professional guidance to you.

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