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A 50-year-old female asked about a 46-year-old male:

if you have your kidney removed because of a mass, can you survive...47 year old man?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Two Kidneys: Yes. Of course. You have two kidneys and can survive with one.
Dr. Sreenu Chakumgal
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: If you have another functioning kidney, you should be fine. If you don't have both kidneys, then you will have to undergo dialysis.

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Last updated Apr 16, 2014

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