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Does a kidney disease affect mental development?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Nephrology and Dialysis 10 years experience
It possibly can: Reflux disease in children can affect mental growth. Recurrent infections, uremia and incontinence may affect mental status or may be associated with neurological conditions.
Dr. Alok Agrawal
35 years experience
Yes: In children it can cause problems.
Last updated Dec 17, 2014

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