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A 19-year-old male asked:

If i had wilms tumor when i was kid , now can i take bobybuilding supplement like normal people ( creatine , protien , l- arginine , glutamine , amino)?

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Dr. Craig MacArthur
Pediatric Hematology and Oncology 36 years experience
Be careful: I assume that your wilms tumor was surgically removed and that you have one functioning kidney. I don't know if you had radiation too. Body building supplementation, particularly increased protein consumption can be hard on kidneys. My recommendation is not to use body building supplements. If you choose to use these supplements, please have your kidney function monitored by a physician.
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