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life span for kidney failure patient on dialysis
A 50-year-old member asked:
Tell me why patients with kidney failure eat and drink what they like only during the first few hours of dialysis?
Dr. S. Smiley Thakur answered
30 years experience in Nephrology and Dialysis
Nurses being nice: The total fluid removal target is programmed at the beginning of the dialysis run. Fluids consumed on dialysis are added to the total weight targ ... Read More
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What's an alternative remedy for a patient with kidney failure aside from dialysis and kidney transplant?
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What is the life expectancy for someone with stage 5 kidney failure? Dialysis and transplant are not options because the heart is to weak.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
I am a stage 4 chronic kidney disease patient and my GFR is 10 but I don't feel sick and I am very active. Is there any chance that I don't need dialysis or transplant in future?
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56 yr old diabetic male w/ 4th degree kidney disease. What would the results of a transplant be, healing time, life expectancy after, dialysis after?
A 45-year-old member asked:
If someone has ascitites, kidney failure, end stage liver failure, how long would their life span be?
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Dr. Fred McCurdy answered
44 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Reanl failure: She will become more drowsy and disoriented. My grandfather made the same choice and he just simply went to sleep and passed away. My grandmother as ... Read More
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