What is Kidney Cancer?
Kidney Cancer or Renal Cancer is one of the most common types of cancers that affects both women and men. Most common type of Kidney cancer is called “Renal cell carcinoma” and this cancer starts from the linings of small tubules present in kidney.
Possible Causes of Kidney Cancer
The exact causes of this cancer are not known. But it is observed that certain factors may increase the chances of renal cancer. Some important factors are listed below:
- Renal cancer is developed mostly in men between ages 50-70
- Smoking increases the risk
- A kidney disease called polycystic kidney may lead to cancer
- High blood pressure problem
- History of renal cancer in family
- Patients on Dialysis treatment
Common Symptoms of Renal Cancer
The most common symptoms and indications of Kidney cancer are listed below:
- Pain in back
- Blood while urination
- Swelling and pain in abdomen
- Vericocele (Swelling in the blood vessels around testicle)
- Loss in weight
- Turning skin color to pale
- Eyesight problem
- Hair growth in females become excessive
Tests to Diagnose Kidney Cancer
Depending on the symptoms your physician may advise you some tests to confirm the renal cancer and its severity level. Some common tests are CT Scan, Blood chemistry test, IVP test, LFT, Renal Arteriography, urine tests and kidney ultrasound.
Allopathic Way of Treatment
Most common ways to treat kidney cancer in allopathy are:
- Hormone treatments
All these methods are painful, costly and associated with severe side effects.
Homeopathic Treatment of Kidney Cancer
Unlike allopathy, homeopathic medicines are more effective, less costly and free from side effects. These medicines give benefit to the patients of renal cancer even if it is at advanced stages. Some important homeopathic medicines to treat renal cancer are:
- Apis Mel
- Benzoic Acid
Depending on the condition of patient different combinations of medicines may be given. The main functions of these medicines is to kill cancer cells and stop their spreading to other parts of organ and body.
Please note that you are not recommended to use any medicine on your own. Only licensed and experienced homeopathic doctor and practitioner can prescribe you right medicines to treat cancer of kidneys.