Is it true you can survive with only one kidney?

Yes. Absolutely, many people live normal life spans with one kidney without any medical issues. If a patient receive kidney transplant, they essentially are living a normal lifespan with just one kidney.
Yes. Most people can live with only one kidney - provided that kidney has normal function. Patients with medical problems like hypertension and diabetes may have decreased kidney function.
Yes. Absolutely. Many people lose, donate, or are born without one of their kidneys, and do just fine. It's very important for these people to take care of their one kidney, however, by staying hydrated, managing blood pressure approriately, and avoiding kidney-toxic medications such as Ibuprofen and Naproxen ("nsaids") as much as possible.
Yes. Absolutely. People who have had a transplant have one one kidney, and donors also have only one kidney. Sometimes a person has had kidney damage he or she doesn't know about, and only one is working. It is important to keep BP in a good range, and to have kidney function monitored at least annually, if you only have one kidney.
Yes. Absolutely, many people live normal life spans with one kidney without any medical issues. If a patient receive kidney transplant, they essentially are living a normal lifespan with just one kidney.
Yes. A person can survive normally with only one kidney. When one kidney is surgically removed, the other kidney can compensate and perform the work of two. This is how one can be a living kidney donor.
Yes. A donor gives a kidney for transplant. The transplanted patient receives 1 kidney. They both live with 1 kidney.
Yes. Many people do quite well with only one kidney. However, someone with only one functioning kidney should take extra care to protect it. Dehydration can harm your kidneys. So can high doses of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) like Ibuprofen or naproxen. Someone with one kidney should consult their physician before using nsaids.
Yes. Yes, some people are born with one functional kidney, and some people can donate a kidney and still live with their other functioning kidney.
Yes. It has been shown that within 3 days of losing one kidney (for whatever reason) that the other compensates and your kidney function returns to normal. In fact, you can lose up to 70% of your kidney function before ever having changes in your blood work. Additionally, some people are born with only one kidney and never know it.