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How Long Can A Person Live on Dialysis at Kidney Failure

2014-10-30 16:17

As a dialysis patient or there have such patients around you, you may want to know how long can a person live on dialysis. Here we will help you learn more about dialysis treatment, also some other information about kidney failure treatment.

How long can a person live on dialysis?

Well, dialysis treatment is expected to help kidney failure patients prolong life expectancy to a certain degree by eliminating wastes and excessive fluid. Some related materials shows that the average life expectancy for dialysis is 4.25 years, and only 23% of patients can live for 10 years.

That how long a person live on dialysis depends on many factors such as patients’ age, whether there are some other fatal obvious like heart problems, whether the dialysis treatment is effective, etc.

What should you know about dialysis treatment?

Though there is no an exact answer to how long a person can live on dialysis, this treatment can be very necessary sometimes. However, dialysis is not a long-term method. Kidney function will be continued to be lost with this treatment, and the gradual loss of urine volume can tell this. What is more, various dialysis problems including headache, low blood pressure, itching skin, muscle cramps, leg pain, sleep problems, nausea and vomiting, etc make more and more kidney failure patients want to stop this treatment.

Can dialysis treatment really be stopped?

Well, there have such successful cases in the clinic. And trying to increase kidney function level becomes the only way, which requires that dialysis patients still have some certain urine volume. In general, dialysis patients have 50% of possibility to stop dialysis if they still have more than 15% kidney function. If you want to live a life without dialysis, go and learn about Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy for Renal Failure. You are not alone fighting against the disease, we will be always here helping you.

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