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A 26-year-old male asked:

I used to smoke marijuana & im a smoker and drink alcohol im 23 years old did that have caused chronic kidney disease?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
High risk: It was always known that smoking increase the risk of kidney disease. Now, a research shows that smoking may lead to potentially dangerous changes in kidney function even in healthy population, regardless the age. Another study concluded that smoking and alcohol drinking chronic kidney disease and it was supported by evidence of a dose-response trend. Think to change your life style.

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Last updated May 16, 2014

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