Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
There is no cure for polycystic kidney disease. Therefore, treatment for autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease focuses on treating the symptoms and complications, while improving the quality of life.
Specific treatment options for polycystic kidney disease vary based on the particular symptoms and their severity. Some of these options include:
- Medicine and surgery, to reduce pain
- Antibiotics, to treat infections
- Dialysis, to replace functions of failed kidneys
- Kidney transplantation.
(Click Polycystic Kidney Disease Treatment for more information on treating autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.)