A member asked:
i have stage 4 ckd caused by horseshoe kidney birth defect. age 24. also augmented bladder with miftroffonoff. i take d-mannose and natural supplements along with diet to manage my health. will taking activated charcoal benefit my kidney condition?
1 doctor answer
No charcoal 4 kidney: I cannot find any studies to suggest that activated charcoal is helpful for chronic kidney disease. Please discuss any new medications with your doctors. Preferably before you take them. Hope thats helpful.
Answered on Nov 23, 2016
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