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Kidney affected after chemotherapy. How to recover?

r/s sir ji my friend s father who got multiple miloma, which dignosed by a senior doc of sms jaipur then after he was given a kimotheraphy but after 24 hr of kimo he got a serious effect on his kidney . according doc s it will take normaly 2 or 3 week to get recover but there is no more improvement in his condition after completion of one week. so pl pl pl suggest me the better way regards
Asked On : Thu, 19 Jul 2012
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hi there,
Multiple myeloma patients are at risk of Kidney failure from multiple causes. after chemotherapy you can have tumor lysis syndrome, increased calsium level and even myeloma cast nephropathy. The doctor treating is the best judge based on the clinical profile and lot of other lab tests. as your doctor has told you wait for 2 to 3 weeks. in cases where kidney does not recover over this time kidney biopsy can be done to find out what has gone wrong.
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