Kidney Cysts | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What treatment is best for me?
  • Is there a cause for my kidney cysts?
  • Are there any medicines that I should take?
  • Will I need surgery?
  • Should I see a urologist?
  • Are there any complications I should watch out for?
  • Will my kidney cyst get bigger?
  • How often should I come back for follow-up visits?


Evaluation of Incidental Renal and Adrenal Masses by JC Higgins, CDR, MC, USN and JM Fitzgerald, MAJ, USAF, MC (American Family Physician January 15, 2001,

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 09/00