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Does having only one kidney lower my erythropoietin production?

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Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Internal Medicine - Hematology & Oncology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Usually not

Unless the remaining kidney is not functioning well, it should be able to easily compensate for this.

In brief: Usually not

Unless the remaining kidney is not functioning well, it should be able to easily compensate for this.
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
Dr. Julio Hajdenberg
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Usually not

A single kidney usually compensates by producing enough erythropoietin for 2 kidneys.

In brief: Usually not

A single kidney usually compensates by producing enough erythropoietin for 2 kidneys.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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