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A 46-year-old male asked about a 69-year-old female:

my mother is got 6 percent kidney funtion left , but has had no real help except to keep having blood tests done. i think she needs a new doctor.

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
?seeing nephrologist: With poor kidney function such as your mother apparently has, you need to assure she is seeing a nephrologist (kidney specialist). You certainly need to be comfortable with her dr. So do not be afraid to ask any questions. At times, serial testing of renal function, once properly diagnosed with a specific kidney disease, may be the process needed before eventually dialysis may be needed, etc.

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Last updated Jan 26, 2014

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