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Can my child live with one good kidney?
Yes, there are many children who are born with one kidney. They lead normal lives without any limitations or long-term health problems.
Will my child need dialysis because of hydronephrosis?
No, not if at least one of your child's kidneys is functioning.
Is it my fault as a parent that my child has hydronephrosis?
In most cases, hydronephrosis is not genetically related and is not related to any specific action that a parent did during pregnancy.
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