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Polycystic kidney disease

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* Not a rare disease
Other Names for this Disease
  • PKD
  • Polycystic kidneys
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  • My grandfather just recently found out he has polycystic kidney disease, and I am curious to know if I have it also. I am 20 years old and have experienced some symptoms. What is the best way to go about testing for this condition? What kinds of tests do they run? Click here for answer

  • What complications, if any, could happen if a person with polycystic kidney disease becomes pregnant? What are the risks to the mother and the baby? Click here for answer

  • Can Polycystic Kidney Diseases be diagnosed in pregnancy? Click here for answer