A 22-year-old member asked:
Is kidney failure permanent?
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 50 years experience
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 36 years experience
Sometimes: Sometimes kidneys may fail suddenly but be able to recover over weeks to months. With diseases like diabetes or high blood pressure, kidneys lose function slowly over time. This orm of kidney failure tends to be permanent. Your doctor can give the est answer about your type of kidney damage.
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Family Medicine 48 years experience
Not necessarily.: A person may have acute kidney failure in the setting of an injury, dehydration, heart failure, reaction to certain medications, etc. And they may go on to do just fine. Talk to the doctor about the specific situation that worries you. LGromkoMD
2.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 28, 2018
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