3 doctors weighed in:

My mum has just been diagnosed stage 4 kidney failure she also has been told she can't have transplant as has heart failure how long can u live dialys?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends on heart

It depend on general health and associated health conditions especially heart disease.
Heart failure by itself doesn't prevent someone from getting kidney transplant. I guess she was evaluated in a transplant center and being followed by a cardiologist.

In brief: Depends on heart

It depend on general health and associated health conditions especially heart disease.
Heart failure by itself doesn't prevent someone from getting kidney transplant. I guess she was evaluated in a transplant center and being followed by a cardiologist.
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Thank
Dr. Thomas Heston
Family Medicine

In brief: Years

You can live years on dialysis.

In brief: Years

You can live years on dialysis.
Dr. Thomas Heston
Dr. Thomas Heston
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Steven Seres
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
17 years in practice
497K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors