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When is kidney failure likely to be detected?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
It may take years before routine blood and urine tests give clues that the kidneys are beginning to fail. Eventually, as the damage worsens, people with kidney disease must have waste manually removed from their blood via dialysis or have a kidney transplant to sustain life.
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