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Stage 4 PKD and Shortness of Breath: What to Do

Stage 4 PKD and Shortness of Breath: What to Do

Question: I can’t take a deep breath and I am stage 4 kidney disease. Polycystic kidneys. Should I call my dr tomorrow and tell him I’m short of breath?

Answer: Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) is a progressive kidney disorder which is caused by gene disorders. Currently there are no curative measures, but with proper treatment, your discomforts can be relieved. You said you have shortness of breath. I think you should tell your doctor and take prompt treatment to solve it, because it may indicate severe problems.

Causes of shortness of breath for PKD stage 4 patients

-Lung swelling. In stage 4, your kidneys have been severely damaged by kidney cysts so that water retains in body. When there is a lot of water in lung, it can make you short of breath.

-High blood pressure. It is a common symptom of PKD. It can cause heart problems so as to cause breath difficulty.

-Anemia. It usually results from kidney damage.

Treatment for shortness of breath for PKD stage 4 patients

The fundamental way is to stop the growth of cysts and shrink the cysts so as to repair kidney damage and promote renal function. Here we recommend you try Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. It is an external application herbal medicine, which can infiltrate the active ingredients of medicine into polycystic kidneys. This treatment can restrain the activity of renal tubular epithelial cells and lining cells so as to stop the growth of renal cysts. It can also increase the permeability of cyst wall and the pressure difference inside and outside so that cyst fluid can be taken away, and then cysts will shrink. After about one month’s treatment, you will see the effect. With the improvement of your medical condition, all associated symptoms and complications will get relieved.

If you are also a PKD stage 4 patient and suffer from shortness of breath, hope the above information is helpful for you. For more information on PKD treatment, please leave a message below or contact online doctor.

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