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causes of kidney failure in humans

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Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
14 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Examples: These include aristolochia, asarum (both cause chinese hern nephropathy), flavinoids, chapparal, etc.

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Meenakshi Patel
39 years experience Geriatrics
Many causes: Kidney failure can be caused by many things--hypertension and diabetes are the most common. Drug abuse can also cause damage to the kidneys as can som ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: A specific group of e. Coli (ehec-enterohemorrrhagic e. Coli) is responsible for acute renal failure, known as hemolytic uremic syndrome(hus), followi ... Read More
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
E. coli: The so-called enterohemorrhagic e. Coli is linked to a particular form of kidney disease called hemolytic uremic syndrome. Type o157 is the most comm ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: Kidney failure can be from problems before, within and after the kidneys(pre-, intrinsic, post-renal failure).Dehydration or poor blood flow from hear ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several conditions: Kidney failure can be caused by toxic chemicals, infection, congenital diseases, diabetes, high blood pressure, severe dehydration, and traumatic inju ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
24 years experience Radiology
Acute (sudden): Renal failure has three main causes. A sudden, serious drop in blood flow to the kidneys. Heavy blood loss, an injury, or a bad infection called sepsi ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
45 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No answers: Numerous meds have the ability to cause issues with the kidney. There are literally scores of meds that can do this so there is no way to answer your ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
36 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Toxic insults: Low blood pressure, interruption of blood flow, obstruction of urine flow, drug allergies, toxic drugs, autoimmune disease, heart failure, chronic liv ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Kline
19 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Practically speaking, no.

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