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I have polycystic kidney, liver disease my right lobe is not functional will I need transplant soon?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: When to get checked

Poly cystic kidney disease can lead to renal transplant.
A period of time on dialysis usually occurs before the transplant. Okay to ask your renal doc or your regular doc for a referral to a transplant coordinator to see if you should start the process of getting onto a transplant list.

In brief: When to get checked

Poly cystic kidney disease can lead to renal transplant.
A period of time on dialysis usually occurs before the transplant. Okay to ask your renal doc or your regular doc for a referral to a transplant coordinator to see if you should start the process of getting onto a transplant list.
Dr. Tracy Berg
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Dr. Lance Ashworth
General Practice
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on your labs

Need lab values ast, alt, direct/indirect bilirubin, ggt, creatinine, bun, Insulin level, total/free testosterone & your weight, height, bp, tests u have had like ct, mri, ultra sounds etc & results.
Any medications, vitamins, herbs you take regularly, how long you have had these kidney & liver issues, surgeries you have had & physical symptoms you may be suffering from. These will help w/ our answer.

In brief: Depends on your labs

Need lab values ast, alt, direct/indirect bilirubin, ggt, creatinine, bun, Insulin level, total/free testosterone & your weight, height, bp, tests u have had like ct, mri, ultra sounds etc & results.
Any medications, vitamins, herbs you take regularly, how long you have had these kidney & liver issues, surgeries you have had & physical symptoms you may be suffering from. These will help w/ our answer.
Dr. Lance Ashworth
Dr. Lance Ashworth
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Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Pediatrics - Urology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Mostly on yourkidney function rather than the right lobe of your liver. What is your creatinine and your creatinine clearance?

In brief: Depends

Mostly on yourkidney function rather than the right lobe of your liver. What is your creatinine and your creatinine clearance?
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
Dr. Patricio Gargollo
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

Depends on actual function testing of kidney residual bun creatinine lab tests help guide renal size on ultrasound can help.
As to the liver, similar answer about function. One can survive with partial liver size.

In brief: Possibly

Depends on actual function testing of kidney residual bun creatinine lab tests help guide renal size on ultrasound can help.
As to the liver, similar answer about function. One can survive with partial liver size.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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