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Date of last update: 10/09/2017.
Forum Name: Miscellaneous Nephrology Topics
Question: Kidney/Back/Stomach pain
|Anonymous - Fri Mar 07, 2003 10:54 pm||
Hi; How can pain in the right and left back be cured. Patient: Diagnosed with PKD - kidney disease - had high blood pressure (normal now), Prescribed Zentex 20mg, 3 weeks later above symptoms arose - also pain in the middle stomach (front) (could be acid forming). Large systs are visible on both kidneys. Patient experiencing difficuly in sleeping , uncomfortable.. pain since laast 3 days. Any one can help Please or advice. Physically - no other doctors are available - all out of town. email@example.com +27 72 275 2227
|Anonymous - Fri Mar 07, 2003 11:06 pm||
Good day to you
Generally, there are two (2) types of polycystic kidney disease - the first one, autosomal polycystic kidney disease is further divided into 3 subtypes, each with a certain distinct chromosomal abnormality. Autosomal recessive, the second type, generally seen in neonates and children. It is rare and will definitely lead to end stage renal failure, which means, the patient, if still possible, can be dialized, or be advised to have kidney transplant.
The rule of thumb in treating patients with this type of disease is to slow down the rate of progression of the disease and minimize the symptoms. Immediately consult a nephrologist in your area.
Get well my friend
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