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Q: What are the precautions - dietary & otherwise an adult can take whose father has Polycystic Kidney

A:Autosomal polycystic kidney disease is - genetic disorder. The general precautions are: 1 Control of B.P. < 130 / 80 if 24 hrs urine protein is < 1 gms < 120 / 75 if 24 hrs urine protein is > 1 gm 2. Not allow unnecessary cyst punctures as infection in the cyst is problematic as well as difficult to treat. 3. Dietary restrictions will depend on kidney function as measured by creatinine clearance. 4. Many polycystic tend to be salt losers and thus salf restriction in such individuals will be damagi I would suggest that these be looked into.


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