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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Carlos
19 years experience Critical Care
Depends: Depends on what caused the renal failure, age, comorbidities, and transplant candidacy.

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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Seifi
Dr. Ali Seifi answered
24 years experience Critical Care
Dialysis: Patients can have hd or pd for long time until they get transplant. As far as they don't get infection and get regular dialysis they will be ok for ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
ESRD options: Patients with esrd have 4 options. One is hemodialysis (h), either at a dialysis center, doing regular or nocturnal h, or doing h at home. The second ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Longevity and ESRD: Patients with esrd live shorter lives than age-matched control without esrd. Their longevity depends on their age when they start dialysis and what ot ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Mandel
48 years experience Palliative Care
See a gi specialist: Asciites can be drained and a catheter can be placed to drain the fluid at home.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Can maintain the: Metabolic demands of the body. Could be multi organ failure (heat, lung, liver, kidney) the more the worse and higher rate of morbidity and mortality. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anne Larson
33 years experience Hepatology
Not good.: When a liver with cirrhosis is having trouble doing it's job, it's called end-stage liver disease. This means that the liver is beginning to fail. G ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Kidney failure?: Stage 1 chronic kidney disease (not failure), is the stage f chronic kidney disease (ckd) for patients who have a glomerular filtration rate (GFR) &gt ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Morse
24 years experience Hepatology
Cirrhosis scale: Score output from an equation that rates severity of liver malfunction that includes bilirubin (waste product cleared by liver), INR (blood clotting f ... Read More
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A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Info: This site will help answer that question: http://www.kidney.org/patients/peers/stage4
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas Yajko
51 years experience General Surgery
Many factors: Depends on alot of factors , childs stage 4 without a transplant prob has two years. But it depends on ascites , increasing lft's, dt, s . Urea levels ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Alvillar
42 years experience Rheumatology
Depends: If the renal failure is end-stage, and requires dialysis; but, refuses dialysis, then days. If incontinence and dementia are due to a stroke, then, l ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
short: This unfortunate collection of organ failures is called hepatorenal syndrome, it is rarely curable and associated with a short life span. Dialysis and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Liver failure: Fatigue persistent or recurring yellowing of your skin and eyes (jaundice) loss of appetite nausea abdominal swelling due to fluid accumulation (a ... Read More
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A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
18 years experience Vascular Surgery
Hard to say: It sounds like your father is dealing with a lot of serious illnesses, and as people get older, everything can get more complicated. To qualify for ho ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: On average, some 20-22% of the dialyzed will pass away in every each year so to live longer than 5 yrs is hard. But, young age + hope to get kidney tr ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerald Ratner
50 years experience Psychiatry
Build up: Of toxic substances that can impact the brain.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dyalisis: It is 3-5 years if dyalisis is being done. Mortality rate for people on dialysis is 22%/year. That gives an average of 5 years.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Ciechanowski
39 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Causes resp. Failure: Due to structural lung disease. Co2 retention followed by coma and death if untreated. Treatment is often not successful in the long term.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rashed Hasan
30 years experience Pediatrics
Renal failure: Acute renal failure: seen in a healthy person who develops an illness (e.g. hemolytic uremic syndrome [in children] or septic shock and multiple organ ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Cabrera
13 years experience Hospital-based practice
Chronic Lung Disease: Emphysema is a form of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). There are different classifications of COPD. End stage could refer to you needing ... Read More

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