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A 45-year-old female asked:

Can excess. calcium cause kidney damage ?

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Dr. Kelvin White
Family Medicine 34 years experience
No: Unless you have kidney failure. The body will excrete the rest.
Dr. Akram Sadaka
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
Possible: It can cause kidney stones and subsequent kidney prob

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A 32-year-old member asked:

What things cause kidney damage?

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Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
Many possible causes: Medical conditions such as diabetes, long-standing hypertension, glomerulonephritis--i.e. inflammation of the filtering units of the kidneys often leads to kidney damage. Certain medications (e.g. anti-inflammatory meds, certain antibiotics (aminoglycosides), certain chemicals, prolonged obstruction of urine flow and prolonged dehydration or poor blood flow can cause kidney damage as well.

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