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How do you cure kidney cysts?
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Dr. John Hammes
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
In brief: We don't (usually)
Most kidney cysts are benign (not harmful).
No treatment is needed. For many cysts (polycystic kidney disease) they sometimes cause kidney failure. Not much we can do about that. There are medicines which have been suggested to reduce growth/size of cysts but these have not been proven to help long term health/kidney function.

In brief: We don't (usually)
Most kidney cysts are benign (not harmful).
No treatment is needed. For many cysts (polycystic kidney disease) they sometimes cause kidney failure. Not much we can do about that. There are medicines which have been suggested to reduce growth/size of cysts but these have not been proven to help long term health/kidney function.
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