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How long after starting dialysis until my kidneys get better?

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Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine
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In brief: It varies

On the acuity vs chronicity of kidney problems.
Most cases of acute kidney injury will recover and come off dialysis with in 3 months. If patient has developed end stage renal disease than dialysis is needed for the life term.

In brief: It varies

On the acuity vs chronicity of kidney problems.
Most cases of acute kidney injury will recover and come off dialysis with in 3 months. If patient has developed end stage renal disease than dialysis is needed for the life term.
Dr. Raj Singh
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Dr. Jason Cogdill
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: It depends

If you started dialysis recently and the cause of your kidney failure was related to infection, severe low blood pressure, or your immune system attacking you there is a reasonable chance for recovery of kidney function.
If you started dialysis after being under the care of a nephrologist for many months or years, or have been on dialysis for 90+ days, then recovery is unlikely. Good luck.

In brief: It depends

If you started dialysis recently and the cause of your kidney failure was related to infection, severe low blood pressure, or your immune system attacking you there is a reasonable chance for recovery of kidney function.
If you started dialysis after being under the care of a nephrologist for many months or years, or have been on dialysis for 90+ days, then recovery is unlikely. Good luck.
Dr. Jason Cogdill
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