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How much do you shorten your life if you donate one of your kidneys?
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Dr. Keith Klein
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: Donate!
Not one single day! it is very safe and experience in people who are born with one kidney, soldiers who lost a kidney from gunshot wounds in wwi and wwii and experience with donors since the 1960's show the life expectancy is unequivocally normal.
But what does change is a big change in your ethical and moral standing. You have given the "gift of life".

In brief: Donate!
Not one single day! it is very safe and experience in people who are born with one kidney, soldiers who lost a kidney from gunshot wounds in wwi and wwii and experience with donors since the 1960's show the life expectancy is unequivocally normal.
But what does change is a big change in your ethical and moral standing. You have given the "gift of life".
Dr. Keith Klein
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