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Can your kidneys be damaged even though your blood work came

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Can your kidneys be damaged even though your blood work came back good for kidney function I'm drinking a lot of water but producing very little pee
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 7 months ago.


There is more likely a problem in the bladder.

However, to answer your question, yes, the kidneys can be damaged 30 to 50% before it shows up on blood work, but they would usually still be functional.

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