patient story Patient Video ask doctor find doctor
happy

Polycystic kidney disease is a family disease.Many cysts enlarge and increase as time passes by.The early symptoms for Polycystic kidney disease are backaches and high blood pressure.read more

Chronic kidney failure is a condition that kidney loses its function gradually.With its development,many clinical symptoms occur in the whole body,which speed up the progression of chronic kidney failure.read more

FSGS is another top reason for kidney failure and most patients suffer from kidney failure in the end.So the early detection of FSGS is so significant that natural treatment can be applied to slow the progression of kidney failure.read more

others

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy based on Chinese medicines treats kidney disease from root.read more

others

Immunotherapy combines advantages between Chinese medicines and Western medicines to overcome kidney disease.read more

patient story Patient Video ask doctor find doctor

PKD

Quick Contact

Name:
Age:
Gender:
E-mail*:
Phone Number:
Disease Description:

Follow Us:

Are Leg and Ankle Swelling Symptoms of Polycystic Kidney Disease

Are leg and ankle swelling symptoms of Polycystic Kidney Disease? Recently, there are usually a few of the Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) patients complaining that they suffer from leg or ankle swelling. Why? Are they related to their kidney disease?

Generally, PKD is a kind of genetic kidney disease characterized with multiple cysts in with the kidneys. As you grow, the cysts can also enlarge in size and quantity. Thus when they grow to a very large size, the cysts will oppress the renal tissues or the neighboring organs and lead to disorders to various body systems.

Leg or ankle swelling are common manifestation of water and sodium retention in body. In normal case, the kidneys can filter the blood and remove the excessive water or toxins. However, if you suffer from PKD, your kidney function will be damaged and low GFR will happen. As a result, the excessive water and sodium will not be eliminated as normal. Then, leg or ankle swelling will happen. In severe case, it can even develop into hydrothorax or ascites.

Also, swelling can be an indication of the progression of kidney damage. Therefore, patients should pay attention to treat it in the early stage. Hot Compress Therapy is an external therapy of Traditional Chinese Medicine that can not only restrain the growth of kidney cysts but also improve kidney function. It has been proved to be the best treatment for PKD patients. And you can consult our online doctor for more detailed introduction about this therapy.

From the above, we can see that swelling in legs and ankles should not be ignored. Patients should prevent it as soon as possible. And if you want to know more information about PKD, please email chinakidneytherapy@gmail.com or leave a message below.

Tag: PKD symptoms Are Leg and Ankle Swelling Symptoms of Polycystic Kidney Disease

Previous:What Happens If Cysts Rupture in PKD Patients

Next:PKD Symptoms:Ruptured Cysts Patients with Ammonia Smell

Any questions? Fill the form below. You will surely get the free medical advice from experts within 24 hours.

Name:
Age:
Gender:
Country:
E-mail:
Phone Number:
Skype:
Whatsapp:
Viber:
Disease Description:

Related Article