8 doctors weighed in:
Is kidney failure permanent?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Jay Park
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Not always
Chronic kidney failure is generally irreversible whereas acute renal failure can sometimes be adequately treated and reversed, e.
g., hemolytic-uremic syndrome.

In brief: Not always
Chronic kidney failure is generally irreversible whereas acute renal failure can sometimes be adequately treated and reversed, e.
g., hemolytic-uremic syndrome.
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park
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Dr. Alok Agrawal
Agree- acute kidney failure from decreased BP, dehydartion, medications, obstruction, other causes often reversible
Dr. Linda Gromko
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not necessarily.
A person may have acute kidney failure in the setting of an injury, dehydration, heart failure, reaction to certain medications, etc.
And they may go on to do just fine. Talk to the doctor about the specific situation that worries you. LGromkoMD

In brief: Not necessarily.
A person may have acute kidney failure in the setting of an injury, dehydration, heart failure, reaction to certain medications, etc.
And they may go on to do just fine. Talk to the doctor about the specific situation that worries you. LGromkoMD
Dr. Linda Gromko
Dr. Linda Gromko
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Dr. Pascale Lane
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis
In brief: Sometimes
Sometimes kidneys may fail suddenly but be able to recover over weeks to months.
With diseases like diabetes or high blood pressure, kidneys lose function slowly over time. This orm of kidney failure tends to be permanent. Your doctor can give the est answer about your type of kidney damage.

In brief: Sometimes
Sometimes kidneys may fail suddenly but be able to recover over weeks to months.
With diseases like diabetes or high blood pressure, kidneys lose function slowly over time. This orm of kidney failure tends to be permanent. Your doctor can give the est answer about your type of kidney damage.
Dr. Pascale Lane
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