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Common Urological Problems

Single Kidney

Having one kidney shouldn’t block kids from sports

As someone who promotes health, physician Matt Grinsell didn’t like the idea of telling patients to avoid playing sports like football or basketball.

But that is what many doctors suggest for the 1 in 1,500 children born with a single kidney. The fear is they could catastrophically damage the organ, leading them to need… Having one kidney shouldn’t block kids from sports   

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