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Shrinked kidney

Due to more intake of pain killers by my father in law his kidney's size has shrinked down.Please provide me necessary information regarding treatment..
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Dr. Swathi S Aithal Bangalore | General Physician
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Hello..
Well pain killer abuse will definitely cause kidney impact...and shrinkage is the first stage...I suggest you to get the renal function tests also done and also meet a physician...if required can also be referred to a nephrologist.....his age also needs to be considered..thank you
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