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How come hemolytic-uremic syndrome very damaging to the kidneys, and what can i do to prevent it?

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See below: Hemolytic uremic syndrome usually develops in response to infection, especially toxigenic e coli. The disease process leads to clogging of capillaries in the kidney and destroying the blood filtration process. Avoiding is by protecting yourself from infection. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/hemolytic-uremic-syndrome/ds00876.

Answered 12/28/2013

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