A 23-year-old male asked:
Mydad 50, is suffering from polycystic kidney disease. what is the disease about and are these ay precautions my father has to take.
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Nephrology and Dialysis 17 years experience
Consistency : Make healthy decisions: low sodium diet, exercise, no tobacco, and be consistent. Take prescribed medications, control blood pressure, avoid all nsaids, if diabetic manage it well, and like everyone it helps to have a little bit of good luck too. Get a nephrologist (kidney doctor) who will look for ways to slow/prevent loss of kidney function, and if needed prepare for end stage kidney disease.
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Last updated Oct 4, 2016
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