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Can daily consume paracetamol harm ur body such as your kidney.

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Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
In some cases: yes, particularly if you are sensitive to the medication, or use other medications, or drink alcohol. Massive Liver and Kidney failure issues have been seen on overdose cases. Discuss your case and specifics with your doctor.
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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 33 years experience
Yes: From an article from New England Journal of Medicine (December 1994) titled "Risk of Kidney Failure Ass. with use of Acetaminophen (Paracetamol), ASA, NSAID" noted that End Stage Renal disease developed in 2.1 percent of the people who took upward of 366 doses of Tylenol per year.
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