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What does a left renal agenesis mean?
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Absent left kidney
Means that the left kidney failed to develop, so there is only a right kidney present.
Most people can lead a perfectly normal life with one kidney. They should avoid excess protein in their diet and minimize salt intake (good advice for everyone).

In brief: Absent left kidney
Means that the left kidney failed to develop, so there is only a right kidney present.
Most people can lead a perfectly normal life with one kidney. They should avoid excess protein in their diet and minimize salt intake (good advice for everyone).
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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Dr. Fred McCurdy
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis
3 doctors agree
In brief: Renal agenesis
It simply means you were born without a left kidney.
People go through their entire life without a kidney or donate a kidney. The amazing thing about kidneys is we are born with more than we absolutely need and having only one is not a serious problem unless, you damage that one and then there might be problems.

In brief: Renal agenesis
It simply means you were born without a left kidney.
People go through their entire life without a kidney or donate a kidney. The amazing thing about kidneys is we are born with more than we absolutely need and having only one is not a serious problem unless, you damage that one and then there might be problems.
Dr. Fred McCurdy
Dr. Fred McCurdy
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