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How to Treat Autosomal Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease?

Medical Treatment:
  • No cure for autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease
  • Treatments are available to manage the conditions associated symptoms and any complications that may occur, such as breathing difficulties caused by underdeveloped lungs, high blood pressure, liver problems, chronic kidney disease and kidney failure
  • If a child has ARPKD, avoid playing contact sports, such as football and rugby and also some over-the-counter medicines, such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) painkillers
  • Check with your doctor before giving your child any new medication.