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A 21-year-old female asked:

Two questions: 1) what is a narrowing in the spine? how is it treated? 2) the linings on my kidney are extremely thin. is that something to worry abt?

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Dr. Michael Perez
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Two poss answers: 1-sounds like spinal stenosis. Usually occurs after middle age, similar to arthritis. 2- sounds like kidney atrophy from CKD (chronic kidney disease) usually associated with blood tests indicating "weak kidneys"? Both situations need doctor's feedback.

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Last updated Feb 13, 2015

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