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Does prednisone cause kidney damage

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No it does not: No Prednisone does not cause kidney damage.Long term use of Prednisone with moderate to high doses of Prednisone can cause elevation of blood pressure... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
Internal Medicine 20 years experience
Should not: Would be extremely rare for this to happen. If u have underlying chronic kidney disease, steroids can cause indirect influences on the kidneys. But a... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Complex: Prednisone causes fluid and water retention and so is not a good medicine for someone with CHF. If there is no alternative, the effects can be reverse... Read More
Dr. Philip Miller
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Possible: exacerbation of fluid retention and increase in BP. Elevated cortisol may be caused from many other medical issues: consult your endocrinologist.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: Prednisone is a steroid and can potentially cause or worsen swelling and fluid retention. In some cases it can also cause kidney problems. There are... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keshab Paudel
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Possible: This is a high dose steroid. It does not hurt to check potassium level if you suspect.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Hammes
Nephrology and Dialysis 28 years experience
Unlikely: Lyrica (aka pregabalin) is not usually associated with liver/kidney damage. In case of kidneys, many drugs can cause idiosyncratic /allergic reaction... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Very unlikely: Contrast can damage the kidney, but that is usually an issue with a person with kidney disease. If your kidneys are healthy the contrast is not likely... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Generally not: Kidney damage; however, it likes to play havoc with your electrolytes which can cause problems pretty quickly. Some sports drinks with sodium, potass... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerhardt Smidt
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Safe: A high protein diet can be detrimental to your kidney health, but that largely depends if you have damaged kidneys. 2 gr per Kg in a normal person wou... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 25 years experience
Many possible causes: Medical conditions such as diabetes, long-standing hypertension, glomerulonephritis--i.e. inflammation of the filtering units of the kidneys often lea... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
Transplant Surgery 39 years experience
Not reported: Msm, methylsulfonylmethane is an inert product sold as a dietary supplement. There are no known medical uses and the fda has not approved it for any a... Read More

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