Well I need help understanding my situation better. Right now I'm awaiting an appointment to see a specialist to further guide me but until them my mind is a wreck on what my situation really is. So I'm told by the gp after getting the ultrasound that it shows I have kidney disease. She says my kidneys aren't in a bad stage as of now. Now I've had blood work did from two different clinics, one clinic shows that my egfr is a 72 which now after looking at all.my blood work history it has been fluctuating from 70 back in February and would go up a few then down. My lowest number showed a 68 in june. So fast forward to seeing this other gp she said my function was slightly low at a 52 which they calculate their numbers different from the other clinic I went to. But anyway she says according to her numbers my egfr is a 52 which is stage 2 and so I was ordered to get the ultrasound which the results showed I have a layer around my kidney which she says signifies a kidney disease. So I just need help understanding, if the other clinics showed that my kidney function is normal but the ultrasound shows a kidney disease, what does this mean for me? Can someone have kidney disease even if the kidneys aren't failing yet? Can I still live with this if this is the case? I'm sorry to sound so ignorant especially knowing that so many are suffering and gping through it way rough than I but this is completely new to me. This is the first in my life going through a health crisis. I'm 34 years old. Please any advice
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