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    How Long Will Patients Live with End Stage Renal Failure without Dialysis

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    How Long Will Patients Live with End Stage Renal Failure without DialysisKidney failure is divied into five stages according to patient’s kidney function, and stage five is the end stage. For patients with stage 5 kidney failure, dialysis is an important way to prolong patient’s lifetime. Well then, how long can patients with end stage renal failure live without dialysis?

    Why patients with end stage kidney failure need dialysis?

    Kidney is a significant organ for our body, which is in charge of regulating the metabolic balances of electrolytes, fluid and acid-base in our body. When patients are in the end stage of Kidney Failure, their kidney function is damaged severely, and that can cause patients to have severe metabolic disorders, which can cause many dangerous complications in patient’s body, such as cardiovascular disease, renal osteopathy, itching, etc.

    At this point, to control patient’s condition from the root, dialysis will be needed, because it can correct the metabolic disorders in patient’s body.

    How long can patients with end stage kidney failure live without dialysis?

    For most patients, it is normal for them to live more than five years if they accept dialysis to control their condition, because it can guarantee patient’s internal metabolic balances.

    Thereby, if patients stop dialysis, their overall condition will be aggravated obviously, but it is hard to say how long can patients with end stage kidney failure live without dialysis, because many factors can affect patient’s prognosis, like patient’s habitus, complications, diet, lifestyle, etc.

    In fact, some patients may have no obvious symptoms even they are in the end stage of kidney failure, because they have good habitus and do not have severe complication. But patients in the end stage of kidney failure can also have severe complications in their body, and that can cause them to have severe condition. In fact, for most patients, they may just have several weeks to several months to live when he has the end stage kidney failure.

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