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What test should be done to know the kidney conditions?

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I want to know my kidney conditions. How I can get to know about this? let me know please.
Posted Wed, 31 Oct 2012 in Kidney Conditions
Answered by Dr. G.Srinivasan 1 hour later

Urine analysis for albumin, sugar and Renal function tests ( blood to be tested for urea and creatinine) should be done to start with.
If there is anything of concern, next step is to do scan of the kidneys and the urinary tracts.
Based on these, further special tests need to be done.
If the initial tests are normal, there is nothing to worry.
Hope this helps, kindly get back for doubts if any.

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