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How long could a person live without dialysis?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Nephrology and Dialysis 41 years experience
Depends on residual: What is left of kidney function is called residual. It includes urine output amount and how much chemical is in that urine. Persons who have no urine output at all may not survive 2 weeks without dialysis as a general rule. Of course exceptions occur.

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