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If someone has septic shock and then gets kidney failure with dialysis is there any chance they will recover?
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Dr. James Cain
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Acute kidney failure has the potential to improve.
Nephrologists watch for this routinely. Recovery is most likely when the other organ systems have improved too.

In brief: Yes
Acute kidney failure has the potential to improve.
Nephrologists watch for this routinely. Recovery is most likely when the other organ systems have improved too.
Dr. James Cain
Dr. James Cain
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Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly
They likely have atn (acute tubular necrosis) from sepsis and septic shock, which does recover depending on if there was any kidney damage prior to the atn, age of the patient, and how long the patient is/was in septic shock.
Most patients with atn do recover some if not most function.

In brief: Possibly
They likely have atn (acute tubular necrosis) from sepsis and septic shock, which does recover depending on if there was any kidney damage prior to the atn, age of the patient, and how long the patient is/was in septic shock.
Most patients with atn do recover some if not most function.
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
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