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Which medications are generally prescribed for cysts on the kidneys and liver?

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Common medications prescribed for both kidney and hepatic cysts include pain relief medication and antibiotics, according to Patient.co.uk. Blood pressure medications and diuretics can also be used in the management of kidney cyst symptoms, states Healthline.

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Kidney and hepatic cysts are often asymptomatic, meaning they appear with no pain or discomfort. However, if pain or discomfort does occur, treatment options usually involve management of symptoms or surgery to remove the cyst, Patient.co.uk reports. If a patient chooses not to undergo surgery for removal of the cyst, management of symptoms with cyst drainage may be necessary to reduce any pain and discomfort that occurs.

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