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A Man On Dyalisi Can He Have Children
Less likely: Fertility is significantly decreased in patients on dialysis, but it is still possible to have children. If you become pregnant, however, your likelihood of a successful pregnancy are much lower. If it is not your intention to become pregnant, make sure that you are using some form of birth control. ...Read more
It depends: Acute, reversible kidney failure in a child does not always result in dialysis. Chronic, non-reversible renal failure will likely result in dialysis. Peritoneal dialysis is preferred for a variety of reasons. Finally, renal transplant asap is the ultimate preferred treatment for children who are on dialysis. Children need to grow and getting a transplant is their best hope to see that happen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: The reproductive capability of the testis is so strong that a well controlled dialysis patient is likely still fertile. Conditions or treatments leading to the dialysis may have reduced fertility some, but a few simple tests at a fertility center could verify the sperm production and expected quality. ...Read more
A 70year old man is going through dialysis but he is refusing treatment and has to be sedated in order to get dialysis.What will this do to his health?
How long can a 76 year old very healthy man with diabetes live with chronic kidney diseas stage 5 (while taking dialysis) ?
No crystal ball: Dialysis means that the patient has endstage renal disease (esrd), not chronic kidney disease stage 5 (the stage before esrd). To prolong life on dialysis, work with the team to keep values in the desired ranges (glucose, phos, hemoglobin, bp, etc), to exercise and to take all meds as advised. Who cares what the statistics say - prove them wrong! also, see if a kidney transplant is an option. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me if that if women could have children without needing a man then some would take that option?
No one...: ...Can tell you what, or how, to feel; others can only help you find out why you feel the way you do, and what you can do to become happier and more comfortable in the situation you are in. If you think what you are feeling is wrong, the way to change it is to change what is happening around you, that your feelings are in response to. Hope this makes sense. ...Read more
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