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Time period of dialysis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   approx how long will a patient with screatinine 3.65 and proteinurea 4088 not need dialysis
Doctor :   It will depend on his presenting symptoms along with these values
User :   age 61 years having Polycystic kidney disease
Doctor :   Ok
User :   has fatigue
User :   n low in energy..please tell on an average
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is not possibe to make such predictions
User :   ok how shert and how long could it be
Doctor :   without seeing the patient
User :   based on seeing several patients
Doctor :   It can be as short as tomorrow only
User :   and how long
Doctor :   Long, you can say it may take more than a decade also

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