How Long Do You Live after Kidneys Shut down?


After kidneys shut down a person can live from a few days to possibly a week. Once the kidneys shut down the other organs soon follow.
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A person may have gradual worsening of kidney function for 10 - 20 years or more before progressing to end-stage kidney disease. Without dialysis or a kidney transplant, death will occur from the buildup of fluids and waste products in the body.
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