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Health Care for People with Medullary Sponge Kidney

Provided by Expert Zhang Youkang on 2012-09-22 10:28

Health Care for People with Medullary Sponge KidneyMedullary Sponge Kidney (MSK) is a kidney disorder which usually present at birth. This disease is a defect of the tubes inside of the kidneys, known as the tubules. In an individual with this disease, cysts form in the inner part of the kidney, known as the medulla. These cysts obstruct the free flow of urine through the tubules. The following gives information about health care for Medullary Sponge Kidney. Hope these points can be useful to all patients.

1. Keep a positive attitude and have confidence to overcome the disease. Cystic kidney disease occurs due to various congenital and acquired factors, which have been proved to be changeable and controllable. Keeping an optimistic attitude contributes to the improvement of the body's immunity so as to fight off the disease.

2. Adopt timely treatment and use medicine scientifically. As a hereditary disease, MSK often complicated with polycystic liver disease and hypertension. These conditions will result in renal ischemia and anoxia, causing progressive damage of renal tissue and cells. Therefore, in order to eliminate the cysts, it is necessary to start with promoting blood circulation.

3. Eat a proper diet. Avoid salty foods, stimulating foods (such as pepper, alcohol, shrimp, crab, etc), contaminated foods (like perishable foods, and leftovers), and broiled dishes. For persons with renal insufficiency or Uremia should avoid beans and bean products, and limit the intake of high-protein and greasy foods.

4. Have enough rest and do not take strenuous physical activity. Avoid abdominal trauma. Have regular check-up once half a years (check the blood pressure, urine test, renal function and B ultrasound). Avoid nephrotoxic drugs.

5. Control the hypertension well in order to prevent renal insufficiency. Take positive measures to prevent and treat infections, mainly including urinary tract infection and cystic infection mostly seen in female.

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