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If a person had acute kidney trouble, would getting a kidney transplant be advisable?

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Dr. Alok Agrawal
Nephrology and Dialysis 34 years experience
No: Acute kidney trouble is generally correctable- depends on the cause. Rarely, if it is permanent then transplant can be considered.

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