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What is the Life Expectancy if Kidney Failure Patient Do Not Start Dialysis

2015-04-22 16:45

What is the Life Expectancy if Kidney Failure Patient Do Not Start DialysisWhat is the life expectancy if kidney failure patient do not start dialysis ? Dialysis is a treatment which outsources the functions of failed kidneys. It is often needed when people got ESRD and by then, almost 85 to 90 percent of kidney function have lost. Then what will happen once people decided not to take it or come out from it ? How long can they live without dialysis ?

What will happen once people decided not to take dialysis ?

Frankly, the disease will goes worse quickly and the people’s life quality will be affected greatly. But if they can take some alternative therapies which may help them to live better without dialysis.

How long can kidney failure patient live without dialysis ?

As to the life expectancy who decided not to take dialysis or after stopping it, it is not an exact thing because of all the different factors in each person. The poisons build up at different rates, as does fluid around the heart, how quickly are other organs affected. But in most cases they do not give you long. Generally speaking, some patients who are very sick with infections, heart disease or lung disease do not even live a week after stooping dialysis. Other patients who have some kidney function left may live several weeks to a month.

So if you want to stop dialysis, do communicate with your doctor and find some other ways to help you get rid of gradually. Need any help in treating kidney disease or find the cure which can replace dialysis, you are welcome to contact us by email or leave message below, we will reply you as soon as possible. Our email: kidney-support@hotmail.com

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