Polycystic Kidney Disease | Symptoms


What are the symptoms of PKD?

The most common symptom of PKD is high blood pressure. Other symptoms are:

  • Pain in the back and side
  • Blood in the urine
  • Frequent kidney infections

PKD is often diagnosed when a person begins to have symptoms, but not all patients will have all of these symptoms.

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 09/00