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How to Deal with Nerve Pain for PKD Patients

2014-08-30 01:32| Font Size A A A

How to Deal with Nerve Pain for PKD PatientsPolycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder characterized by the growth of numerous cysts in the kidneys. With the progress of illness condition, some patients are prone to suffer from severe nerve pain. Well then, how does nerve pain occur in PKD? And how to deal with nerve pain for them?

As the mentioned above, PKD is featured with many cysts in the kidneys. When cysts are small, patients may have no obvious symptoms. However, over time, the cysts will become bigger and bigger. The enlarged renal cysts (In general, when they become more than 3~5cm) will oppress the surrounding kidney tissues and other organs, including the nerve. At this time, patients will also experience back pain, flank pain, abdominal pain and so on.

Due to decline of renal function, kidney can not discharge the wastes and toxins from the body. The number of blood capillaries in kidneys are huge. Once these toxins accumulate in the blood they will block the blood vessels, causing ischemia and anoxia. When there is not enough oxygen and blood to supply the body, and when the toxins deposit in the nerve, you will feel pain.

How to deal with nerve pain for PKD patients?


In western countries, surgery is widely used to drain or remove the renal cysts. But it is available for the bigger renal cysts.

Chinese herbal medicine

Compared to surgery, Chinese herbal medicines are a natural way to shrink kidney cysts, like corn silk, dandelion, nettle, corn silks, plantain herb and so on.

Hot Compress Therapy

It is one of our characterized treatments in Beijing Tongshantang Hospital, China. It is created based on the Traditional Chinese Medicine, but used externally. It uses Chinese medicines bags which are put on the shenshu acupoint to shrink kidney cysts naturally under help of osmosis device. In addition, it can help improve the kidney function from the root. In such condition, renal cysts can not only be reduced, but also kidney function can get improved. And nerve pain will also disappear accordingly.

If you are suffering from nerve pain and have no idea about how to deal with your condition, please contact our online doctors online or email to and we will do what we can help you!

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