I find this page by accident. When I click the online consultation, a real doctor just appeared in the video. He answered all my questions and made a detailed analysis of my kidney problem.
I was told I have two 4cm cysts on my left kidney. Should I be concerned about this condition? Are they dangerous for me? Facing this problem, what should I do?
Hello, thanks for consulting us. Judging from what you said, firstly, we need to confirm that do you have any illness condition like back pain, bloody urine, elevated creatinine and so on? Please let us know your detailed illness condition.
Normally, kidney cysts less than 4cm need no medical treatment. Your 4cm cysts are in such a critical period, you should go to hospital to exam it regularly. If you have some symptoms, like back pain and blood urine, it indicates that your have a severe drop on kidney function. So you should accept an effective treatment timely. The following contents are the introduction about how to shrink and eliminated renal cysts.
Surgery: It mainly aims to remove the large cysts. Under the help of ultrasound, the doctor will use a long needle to puncture the cysts through the skin to drain the cysts.
Renal cyst decortication: Laparoscopic renal cyst decortication is the main treatment for kidney cyst, especially for more than 4cm cysts. It can eliminate cyst quickly, but it is easy to relapse and there can be infections.
Chinese medicine: Chinese medicine has been proven to be effective in shrinking cysts. Although it works slowly, it is regarded as natural method comparing with surgery.
In order to get an individualized treatment for kidney cyst 4cm, I hope you can attach your medical report to firstname.lastname@example.org. Best wishes to you.