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what can be done to prevent renal failure or derangements in myeloma patients?

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Dr. Edward Gold
Internal Medicine 44 years experience
Disease treatment: The only effective prevention for the renal disease associated with myeloma is the effective treatment of the underlying disease.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 40 years experience
Agree, treatment by a hematologist is the only effective measure
Oct 28, 2011
Dr. Keith Stockerl-Goldstein
Hematology and Oncology 30 years experience
Avoid NSAIDs: In addition to treating the multiple myeloma it is important to avoid agents that can damage the kidneys specifically anti-inflammatory agents such as ibuprofen, etc.

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