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Can kidney cyst compromise my immune system?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
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In brief: No.

One person in four has a simple kidney cyst.
Ignore it. I wish all the questions here were this easy! thanks for writing.

In brief: No.

One person in four has a simple kidney cyst.
Ignore it. I wish all the questions here were this easy! thanks for writing.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: No, unless is cancer

The simple kidney cyst is usually a benign finding and is not worrisome.
Make sure that your doctor explain to you that it is not a "complex cyst". The latter may or may not be cancer. However, the overwhelming majority of cysts in the kidneys are simple and not a problem. The ultrasound usually diagnoses simple cyst with accuracy. If your doc said it is not worrisome then it must be simple cyst.

In brief: No, unless is cancer

The simple kidney cyst is usually a benign finding and is not worrisome.
Make sure that your doctor explain to you that it is not a "complex cyst". The latter may or may not be cancer. However, the overwhelming majority of cysts in the kidneys are simple and not a problem. The ultrasound usually diagnoses simple cyst with accuracy. If your doc said it is not worrisome then it must be simple cyst.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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