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How Long Can You Live with Polycystic Kidney Disease

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Polycystic kidney disease(PKD) is inherited. How long can you live with polycystic kidney disease? This is a hot topic among patients with polycystic kidney disease. Some patients complained that it is like a nightmare troubled by this disease. Is there any way to get rid of it?

How long can you live with polycystic kidney disease?

In terms of this question, the answer differs from people to people. With the enlargement of the cysts, kidney function will be affected, life quality and life expectancy are also affected. The life expectancy are influenced by many factors. On average, patients with polycystic kidney disease will suffer from high blood pressure. The condition of the blood pressure is one risk factor to the lifespan. Also, if the disease goes into kidney failure, you will rely on dialysis. Normally, patients on dialysis will survive another 5 years. But it is not for everyone. Actually, there is no exact answer about how long can you live with polycystic kidney disease. But I want to let you know that there is a certain test that can help estimate the rough life expectancy. If you want to know, the online doctor is here to give a free help!

Is there any way to get rid of polycystic kidney disease?

Since this kind of kidney disease is genetic, there is not a certain treatment that can get rid of it so far. But some treatments can help shrink the cysts, which will help a lot to prolong the life expectancy. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy just that treatment. The herbs are effective in shrinking the size of the cysts as well as reducing the number. This treatment is an innovation based on the traditional Chinese medicine. If you want to know detailed information, you can send me an email to, I will provide you more!

As long as the cysts are shrunk, the kidney function will be improved. So you can live a longer and better. Do not lose heart, keep a smile on your face! Good luck to you!

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