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Can you die of kidney failure?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alok Agrawal
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not neccesarily

Mild kidney failure does not.
Severe kidney failure can be correctable also. Otherwise severe damage is treated with dialysis and transplantation. Chances of death increase with severity.

In brief: Not neccesarily

Mild kidney failure does not.
Severe kidney failure can be correctable also. Otherwise severe damage is treated with dialysis and transplantation. Chances of death increase with severity.
Dr. Alok Agrawal
Dr. Alok Agrawal
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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Definitively yes

No doubt about it.

In brief: Definitively yes

No doubt about it.
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
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Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Untreated renal failure results in the build up of toxic chemicals in the blood which have a multitude of negative effects on all organ systems.
Fortunately some forms of renal failure can be treated and when untreatable, dialysis can result in significant benefits.

In brief: Yes

Untreated renal failure results in the build up of toxic chemicals in the blood which have a multitude of negative effects on all organ systems.
Fortunately some forms of renal failure can be treated and when untreatable, dialysis can result in significant benefits.
Dr. Joseph Roosth
Dr. Joseph Roosth
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