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Is kidney disease hereditary? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   HOw can I helpyou
User :   hi
User :   My father has a problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   his kidney function is stopped
User :   he is dialised
User :   2 times a week
Doctor :   ok
User :   I would like to know this is a heredatory
User :   disease
Doctor :   No it is not hereditary and if so you would have manifested early
Doctor :   early in life i mean
Doctor :   and like 10-20 years of age
User :   no i am not getting
Doctor :   Well if it would have been due to the Heriditary cause then it shoudl have manifested ear,y in life and
Doctor :   not at a later date
Doctor :   Are you there ?
Doctor :   Causes for like Hypertension
Doctor :   and Diabetes are common
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