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What to do if i have a sole kidney, and my doctor told me its not functioning well. so my createnine value is 6.?

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Dr. Jason Kline
Nephrology and Dialysis 19 years experience
Nephrology referral.: A creatinine level of 6 suggests significant kidney disease regardless of whether there are 1 or 2 kidneys present. You should be under the care of a kidney specialist (nephrologist) who can advise you as to what management is best for you at this time. Don't hesitate.

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Last updated Jun 22, 2014

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