A 46-year-old member asked:
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how long it takes to get back to normal after an episode of acute kidney failure?

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Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: If you have a less severe form of acute renal failure (ARF) like dehydration then probably a couple of days. However if you have a more severe form of ARF like a glomerulonephritis or infection causing acute tubular necrosis, the your recovering time might take weeks. In the severe form, you also may never get back to normal kidney function as well.
Answered on May 16, 2018
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