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A 59-year-old male asked:

How long can i live with one kidney?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Normal life: If generally healthy, people can live a normal life with one kidney.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

How dangerous is it to live with one kidney?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Not dangerous: It is not dangerous and you can live a normal life with one kidney.
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A female asked:

Can you live a normal life with one kidney?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Absolutely: A few are born that way, others lose one to trauma or kidney donation or rumor, and all do extremely well on one.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Can I still live a normal life with one kidney?

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Dr. Phillip Porch
41 years experience
Yes: Many people are born with a single kidney instead of two and never know about it unless they have some form of medical imaging.

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