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What do you believe caused your kidney failure?

Causes of acute kidney failure (also called acute kidney injury [AKI]) fall into one of the following categories:Prerenal: Problems affecting the flow of blood before it reaches the kidneysPostrenal: Problems affecting the movement of urine out of the kidneysRenal: Problems with the kidney itself that prevent proper filtration of blood or production of urine
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I experienced kidney failure during hip replacement surgery; lost 2 units of blood with extreme dehydration requiring immediate blood transfusion. I am under the care of a nephrologist now with stage 3 renal failure.
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