A 59-year-old male asked:
How long can i live with one kidney?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
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?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
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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Can you live a normal life with one kidney?
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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.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Can I still live a normal life with one kidney?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
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.
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated May 17, 2018
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