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A 41-year-old member asked:

Doctor says i have low kidney function. what can cause this?

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Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Diabetes, high BP: Common causes of kidney disease-diabetes, hypertension, kidney stones, blockage in the kidney and urinary system. Other disease- lupus, medications like painkillers (advil, aleve (naproxen) etc). First you have to find out the severity of kidney disease and look for cause.It may be reversible.

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