I'm 19 years old who wants to donate a kidney but I need to know what the side effects will short term and long term. Please only doctors
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replied August 28th, 2018
Welcome to e health forum.

If you are a normal adult and are planning to donate one of your kidneys, you need not worry.

Kidneys have a remarkable ability to compensate for the loss of function of the other kidney, and donors like you can definitely lead a long, productive and satisfactory life after the donation.

If your kidney function tests are well within normal levels, you need not worry.

I hope this helps.

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