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How long can you live with liver and kidney failure?

Depends. There has been a large amount of literature that has come out regaarding the elderly with advanced kidney disease and delaying dialysis. People actually do bette rwithout dialysis if they have no symptoms related to kidney failure(volume overload, uremia, etc). Some patients can live years without significant symproms or compromise, while others may need dialysis earlier. Read more...

How long can a person live with liver and kidney failure?

Depends. Depends on the severity and reversibility of these. This is a dangerous combination of organs to be failing and should be followed closely by doctors. Read more...

Does this cause liver and kidney disease?

Unclear ... what does "this" represent? So, the Q is unclear about its subject for what; thereby, I cannot answer your question. Please rewrite the question so all available Doc can help you. We're here in Healthtap to help you. Best wish ... Read more...

I have polycystic liver and kidney disease. Im51 an have bruses on my arms, thighs, an abdomen. Why?

Liver Disease. Bruising and bleeding. When the liver slows or stops producing the proteins needed for blood clotting, a person will bruise or bleed easily. Read more...
Doctor will do tests. Bruises mean blood leaked out of vessels in the skin. The liver makes important blood-clotting factors, so liver disease can increase bleeding & bruising. Healthy kidneys are important in vitamin d and calcium metabolism, so kidneys play a role in blood clotting. A doctor must evaluate & do tests, because other serious problems cause bruising, such as low platelets, leukemias, drug effects, etc... Read more...
See below. This may or may not be related to your diagnosis. Poly cystic liver disease can cause high blood pressure within the liver. This can cause the spleen to enlarge which can lead to a low platelet count. Platelets help our blood clot. If they are low, spontaneous bleeding may occur. This can be determined with a simple blood test. If normal, other testing for bleeding disorders may be needed. Read more...