A 21-year-old member asked:
I have a kidney failure, will there be complications with legionnaires' disease?
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Dr. Chakshu Guptaanswered
Pathology 25 years experience
Possibly: Kidney failure is one complication of untreated or severe legionnaire's disease. However, people with kidney failure are more susceptible to get this disease due to lowered immunity and co-morbid conditions. Not everyone with kidney disease will get it though.
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Dr. Ram Reddyanswered
Geriatrics 43 years experience
Yes: Any infection can be more serious in kidney failure.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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