A 39-year-old male asked:
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was told i have renal failure and cretin level 7 , can i avoid dialysis . i am on a very heavy diet avoiding sodium, potassium, protin?

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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
27 years experience Pediatrics
See a nephrologist: Only a kidney specialist can address this question. The underlying cause of your renal failure is likely going to factor in to the answer. With a creatinine of 7 you should already be seeing a nephrologist.
Answered on Nov 15, 2012

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