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How Long Can Someone With 13% Kidney Function Live

How Long Can Someone With 13% Kidney Function LiveIf a patient with kidney disease has 13% left kidney function, how long can he live?

Kidney disease can lead patient’s kidney function to decrease gradually, and when patient’s kidney function has decrease to a certain degree, his kidneys will not be able to filtrate out the wastes adequately, which means patient has kidney failure. And when patient’s is in stage 5 kidney failure, doctor will recommend him to take dialysis to prolong his lifetime, or if patient has 15% left kidney function, his doctor will also recommend his to accept dialysis. Thereby, for patient with 13% left kidney function, it may be necessary for him to accept dialysis.

How long can patient with 13% kidney function live with dialysis?

When patient’s kidney function decrease to a level below 15%, excess fluid will accumulate in patient’s body, and most metabolic wastes can not be filtrated out by patient’s kidneys, and patient is also very likely to have the metabolic disorder of electrolytes at this point. So patient with 13% left kidney function will also need to face these problems, and to solve these problems, patient will need dialysis.

For most patients, they can live on dialysis for several years, but this also depends on patient’s own condition. If patient do not have obvious complication in his body, dialysis can make him live more than ten years.

How long can patient live without dialysis?

Dialysis may not be a good choice for patient with kidney disease, because dialysis can bring lots of sides effects, which is suffering, and that is also why many patients quit dialysis midway.

If patients with 13% left kidney function do not accept dialysis, how long can he live also depends on his own condition. But as it is hard to control the progression of kidney failure at this point, most patents may not be able to live more than one year.

Thereby, for patients with kidney disease or kidney failure, they should take measures to control his condition and stop the progression of his kidney disease as early as possible.

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