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A 26-year-old male asked:

How will a 23 year old get chronic kidney disease who is not diabetic, when diagnised was having high bp and metalic taste in mouth and vomiting?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Is it real?: Based on a fad for overinterpreting spot creatinine levels, every young man who's well-muscled is now being diagnosed with "chronic kidney disease", much to the chagrin of both the lab medicine and nephrology communities. Demand a proper diagnosis before you get turned into a kidney patient.
Last updated May 15, 2014

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