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Yashoda
December 2, 2014

Are my kidneys working normally?

I go to the bathroom frequently. Doesn't that mean my kidneys are working normally?

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  • Dr. Jitendra Kumar  / December 2, 2014
    Answered by Dr. Jitendra Kumar

    Kidney is comprised of nephrons which are the basic filters. It has two components, glomerulus which filters poison and tubules which concentrates urine. If tubules are damaged, urine will not be concentrated. So it is possible to pass good amount of u...  more

    Kidney is comprised of nephrons which are the basic filters. It has two components, glomerulus which filters poison and tubules which concentrates urine. If tubules are damaged, urine will not be concentrated. So it is possible to pass good amount of urine inspite of advanced kidney failure.

     

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