Chronic renal failure is often caused by diseases such as, high blood pressure , diabetes , and various kidney diseases ( kidney stone , benign prostatic hypertrophy , polycystic kidney disease , drug-induced kidney disease). In some patients, severe infections (eg, hepatitis B or HIV ) or autoimmune diseases (eg, lupus ) can also cause kidney disease.
A risk factor is something that increases your chance of getting a disease or condition.
The following factors increase your chance of developing chronic renal failure. If you have any of these risk factors, tell your doctor:
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