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Are there effects on the body from having a GFR below 50 for…

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Are there effects on...

Are there effects on the body from having a GFR below 50 for several years?

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

I have seen my own doctor and she doesn't seem concerned. I am taking meds for high blood pressure

Doctor's Assistant: In general, how has your health been lately?

It has been pretty good. I was taking one medicine for a month and my GFR went down to 26. I felt tired all the time and sluggish. After a month off that prescription, it is up to 41 now. I feel better. I exercise regularly and try to eat a balanced diet.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

I have had some trouble in the past with fluid in my lungs and swelling in my feet and legs. Otherwise, i am healthy and active.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Urology
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My name is***** and being a Medicine specialist I would be able to provide you with an appropriate solution to your concern.

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What medicine were you taking that reduced your GFR ?

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