A 21-year-old member asked:
I have a kidney failure, will there be complications with legionnaires' disease?
2 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Pathology 23 years experience
Possibly: Kidney failure is one complication of untreated or severe legionnaire's disease. However, people with kidney failure are more susceptible to get this disease due to lowered immunity and co-morbid conditions. Not everyone with kidney disease will get it though.
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Geriatrics 41 years experience
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Will kidney failure kill me?
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Pulmonary Critical Care 25 years experience
Yes: If untreated, kidney failure will lead to death. Even when treated, we cannot completely replace the good work that kidneys do, ultimately organs will fail, and death will occur.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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