A 42-year-old member asked:
Hi doctors, was just wondering what is called a renal disease?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 48 years experience
Renal disease: A renal disease is one that affects the kidneys. It can be due to diabetes, glomuerolnephritis, obstruction, hypertension, drugs, such as ibuprofen, among others.
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Last updated Sep 29, 2016
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