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how long do you live after coming off dialysis

A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Liu
Dr. David Liu answered
19 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Potentially lifelong: The duration of dialysis is dependent on the reason that one starts dialysis. If the reason is chronic kidney disease, the dialysis if lifelong, unle ... Read More
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
29 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: If you are diagnosed with irreversible kidney disease, you need dialysis life long until you get kidney transplant.If your docs are expecting recovery ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Browne
35 years experience General Surgery
Depends on Kidney Fx: Your ability to survive without dialysis is dependent on how much function is left in your kidneys. Most people can survive with greater than 10% func ... Read More
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Dr. Steve Montoya
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
0ne to thirty days: 1 to 30 days.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Horacio Capote
Specializes in Psychiatry
For Years: People can survive for years on dialysis while they wait for a kidney transplant.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
40 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on residual: What is left of kidney function is called residual. It includes urine output amount and how much chemical is in that urine. Persons who have no urine ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerry Light
36 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends on severity: Lots of people have some degree of CRF (chronic renal failure), also known as CKD or chronic kidney disease. Ckd is grouped into stages, the most seve ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Dialysis: I have taken care of patients who have been on dialysis for over 20 years. It really depends on the patient and how well they manage their multiple d ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Dialysis: Dialysis usually starts working after the first or second session. It really depends on the reason for starting dialysis. If its acute uremia or met ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jared Fialkow
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Dialysis: It depends on many factors. The cause of end stage renal disease, the cardiovascular status of the patient, the age of the patient, other illnesses. ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Dr. Raj Singh answered
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood tests: Your blood tests will start to normalize and symptoms such as fatigue, itching will start o get better.
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