A 23-year-old member asked:
Can a hit to the kidney area cause diabetic nephropathy to accelerate?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
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Nephrology and Dialysis 15 years experience
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Internal Medicine 12 years experience
No: If you mean a physical hit, than the answer is no.
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Last updated Jan 24, 2015
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