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Precautionary measures for one with single kidney since birth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   HI
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i would like to know , what precautions should one take if he is having single kidney from birth
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   one kidney is enough to take the function of excretion
Doctor :   but he should be careful that this kidney is not damged
User :   but are there any restriction on diat and other things
Doctor :   there are no restrictionsin diet except that he should avoid use of certain drugs
Doctor :   which can cause damage to his kidneys
User :   could you plz elaborate on those drugs.
Doctor :   he should never use any medications on his own with out taking doctors advise
User :   ok...
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