I have recently gone through the process of testing to donate a kidney to a friend. Unfortunately, I was told my kidneys are only functioning at 50% so I will not be able to donate. I would just like a second opinion if this is true, and if it is do I need to be concerned for the health of my kidneys?

I suggest that you ask your primary care physician (PCP) for a referral to a nephrologist who can evaluate your concerns.  If there was a problem that would preclude you from being a kidney donor, then a complete evaluation may be needed.


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