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How healthy a life can a patient live who is going through dialysis?

I would like to know about a patient who is going through dialysis every 4th-5th day. How healthy life he can live? How long he will be able to live if he doesn t get a healthy kidney? Will marriage be a safe option for him? Any treatment other then transplant available?
Asked On : Thu, 15 Mar 2012
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Jul 2016
Thanks for your query,based on the facts that you have posted it appears that your friend has Chronic Renal Paranchymal disease .It is progressive disease and one can not pull on life long on dialysis and has to get renal transplant done .

Life span depends upon the creatinine level and effect of renal disease on other organs and systems of the body,

I would advise not to go for his marriage .

Renal transplant is the only option till then he has to undergo dialysis till he gets kidney donor .
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