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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eddie Nakhuda
54 years experience Geriatrics
Varies: With dialysis etc many years are possible.
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Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Highly Variable: Every patient is different. The rate of deterioration of kidney failure will be determined by the level of blood pressure control and diabetes control ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
45 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
ESRD: The exact life expectancy for kidney patients that are at stage 4 is affected by many factors such age, gender, underlying cause, treatment, diets and ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anver (Anwar) Motala
Specializes in
Kidney failure: Are you on Dialysis? Do you have Hypertension ? Avoid drugs which will aggravate your kidney (eg NSAIDs( Voltaren etc) or worsen your BP Paracetamo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Stage 4 CKD, HD: At CKD stage 4, one does not need dialysis. The time before a patient starts on dialysis depends on what the causes for the ckd, how well it is being ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
48 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Life expentancy: A person with class 4 chronic kdiney disease does not have renal failure and does not yet need to start dialysis. The person's life expectancy depends ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
29 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: Life expectancy will depend on overall health and other medical issues. Patients with stage 4kidney disease are at a 6-8 fold increased risk of cardi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
9 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends on heart: It depend on general health and associated health conditions especially heart disease. Heart failure by itself doesn't prevent someone from getting ki ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Getting close: Stage 4 CKD is considered severe kidney disease with stage 5 considered end stage and requiring dialysis. The best thing to do is to see a nephrologis ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pouneh Nouri
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Annual blood tests: Unfortunately chronic kidney diseases do not generally cause symptoms unless they are pretty advanced. Assessment of kidney function is achieved by ro ... Read More
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