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How long can a person live on dialysis?

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Dr. Horacio Capote
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: For Years

People can survive for years on dialysis while they wait for a kidney transplant.

In brief: For Years

People can survive for years on dialysis while they wait for a kidney transplant.
Dr. Horacio Capote
Dr. Horacio Capote
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Dr. Jerry Light
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: A long time

Years ago, when patients were started on dialysis, they often had a limited life span.
Now, many patents live for years. The most important thing is to follow your doctor's advise for medications, diet and lifestyle changes to make sure that you stay as healthy as possible once dialysis has been started.

In brief: A long time

Years ago, when patients were started on dialysis, they often had a limited life span.
Now, many patents live for years. The most important thing is to follow your doctor's advise for medications, diet and lifestyle changes to make sure that you stay as healthy as possible once dialysis has been started.
Dr. Jerry Light
Dr. Jerry Light
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