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why do people get kidney failure

A 78-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
Good health: Kidney disease often results from hypertension, diabetes, hi cholesterol, but can be related to less common illnesses like lupus as well. The best app ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Does Not Appear So: Taken in moderation the only listed side effects of myoplex are upset stomach and weight gain. To read more go to: http://www.Dietspotlight.Com/myopl ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
No waste removal: Kidney failure means your kidneys don't filter and remove salt, fluids, and waste products. They will accumulate in the body. Early changes can be e ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
8 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Possible: Depends on the cause.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Absolutely there is a chance.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
It depends: It depends upon may different factors. But, rather than trying to give a simple answer, go to this website (reputable organization) and read about St ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hammes
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Sometimes: There are many causes of chronic kidney disease. Some of those causes are genetic/familial and so family members may get the same condition. Others ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Get info on YOU!: Symptoms of kidney failure are pretty vague at first, including fatigue! (who doesn't get that from time to time?) the important thing is to learn the ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Montoya
46 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Weeks to months: Be followed by your md.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: If you have a less severe form of acute renal failure (ARF) like dehydration then probably a couple of days. However if you have a more severe form o ... Read More
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