Renal failure in clinical notes. Does this mean i have renal failure?

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Hello!

My mum has an underactive thyroid and has for years as well as Hashimotos and homocysteinaemia and haemocromatosis. Today on some routine tests it says in the clinical notes: 

Marked homocysteinamia. Vitamin defiency (vitamins b12, b6 and folate). Hypothyroidism (because of her taking her thyroid tablets it sometimes comes up a hypo). Renal failure. Genetic metabolic defects.

Her cardiovascular risk levelled very high risk as her homocysteine levels were measured at 37.1 when the range is (5-15).

This is also mentioned in her liver health notes with low albumin at 33 when recommended is (35-50).

Does this mean she has renal failure? What steps would you recommend over the next two days? As it’s the weekend, the referral will arrive at the specialists office on Monday and obviously this has caused a lot of concern. 

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    Hi Lucy

    There are no renal/kidney tests on the notes you have written.

    The Albumin is slightly lower but not too concdrning this is a liver function.

    Your mums problems are quite complex but it appears she needs lots of Vitamin top ups.

    I expect the specialist will start your mum on B12 injections and vit D suppliments very soon.

    If the notes say renal failure then your mum will have to discuss that with the specialist.

    Hope your mum get sorted soon and will most likely feel better on her Vitamins are topped up! X

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