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Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD) Causes

Polycystic Kidney Disease is a congenial disease and its root cause is gene mutation which cause the phenotypic transformation of cyst epithelial cells.

What Is The Chance to Inherit PKD

What Is The Chance to Inherit PKD

PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease) is a hereditary disease and hence a family disease. Although not all members of the family will inherit it, everyone is affected at least emotionally. One person consults our online doctor that how much perce...Read More

8 Inducing Factors of Cystic Kidney Diseases

8 Inducing Factors of Cystic Kidney Diseases

Cystic kidney diseases are characterized by one or several fluid-filled cysts in unilateral or bilateral kidneys. These cysts will enlarge gradually and oppress surrounding renal intrinsic cells and tissues and damage renal structure and fu...Read More

If I Have the PKD Gene, Will it Definitely Develop

If I Have the PKD Gene, Will it Definitely Develop

We have learned that Polycystic Kidney Disease(PKD) is a genetic kidney disorder, however, how the disease is inherited is not understood by many affected people. There are two types of PKD, that is, Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Dis...Read More

Is My Poor Appetite Caused by Polycystic Kidney Disease

Is My Poor Appetite Caused by Polycystic Kidney Disease

Recently, a Polycystic Kidney Disease patient consulted me she is experiencing poor appetite and want to know whether it is related with her kidney problem. As a matter of fact, Polycystic Kidney Disease indeed cause poor appetite, especial...Read More

Can Non-smokers Have Polycystic Kidney Disease

Can Non-smokers Have Polycystic Kidney Disease

It has been found that smoking is a great risk factor of renal cystic diseases, weather it is non-inherited simple kidney cyst or hereditary PKD. Hence many people think that smoking can cause polycystic disease and think that non-smokers w...Read More

What Causes Polycystic Kidney Disease

What Causes Polycystic Kidney Disease

As a genetic kidney problem, Polycystic Kidney Disease passes on from generation to generation. Many factors can trigger Polycystic Kidney Disease, but gene problem is the dominant cause for various cysts in kidneys. Polycystic Kidney Disea...Read More

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