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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not exactly: The main idea is to prevent damage to kidneys from medicines and other causes. However, medicines are used to treat a specific cause. So, depending on ... Read More
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A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: There are many causes of kidney damage/injury. Some are reversible and some are not. If its an allergic reaction to a medication, this injury is gener ... Read More
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Dr. Kalyani Perumal
29 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on the cause: Kidney damage can occur due to various reasons.Some are long standing and irreversible like diabetic kidney disease.Some may be reversed if diagnosed ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
25 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
54 years experience Geriatrics
Labs: Will need urine and lab tests.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Unfortunately...: It is not hard to damage the kidneys. High blood pressure, diabetes, atherosclerosis, cancer, infections, medications & stones are a few of the many ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney damage signs: There are two simple tests to see if you have kidney problems. One is an urine analysis. If you have protein or red blood cells in your urine, there m ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It would depend on the degree of "kidney damage." but my guess is you may have been told you had chronic kidney disease, possibly stage 2 or 3. Then y ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quresh Khairullah
42 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
See below: Depends on the extent of damage and calculation of gfr. If GFR is lesss than 10 you may need dialysis.Anything above that value, may produce symptoms ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
16 years experience Urology
Varies widely. : The symptoms & signs of kidney failure vary widely. It depends on the degree of kidney underfunction, the onset, the cause, & the duration. If gradual ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Soloway
53 years experience Urology
Depends on your age : Depends what caused the kidney damage and your age. Some blood tests will indicate the degree of any damage.
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