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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.

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Dr. Jason Cogdill
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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