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I have a kidney failure, will there be complications with legionnaires' disease?
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Dr. Ram Reddy
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Any infection can be more serious in kidney failure.

In brief: Yes
Any infection can be more serious in kidney failure.
Dr. Ram Reddy
Dr. Ram Reddy
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Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Pathology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Kidney failure is one complication of untreated or severe legionnaire's disease.
However, people with kidney failure are more susceptible to get this disease due to lowered immunity and co-morbid conditions. Not everyone with kidney disease will get it though.

In brief: Possibly
Kidney failure is one complication of untreated or severe legionnaire's disease.
However, people with kidney failure are more susceptible to get this disease due to lowered immunity and co-morbid conditions. Not everyone with kidney disease will get it though.
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
Dr. Chakshu Gupta
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