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Posted by Rob
on November 15, 2000 at 22:06:10:
In Reply to: 1 Kidney posted by Erika on September 23, 2000 at 18:49:28:
As long as the one kidney your daughter has works properly she should be fine. You only need one to live.
I only have one kidney that works since I had a transplant. My dad only has one since he gave me one of his. We are both fine. I am 28, and dad is 62
Bob Dole only has one kidney since he lost one when he was seriously wounded in WWII. I think he is nearly 80 years old.
I also know a guy who is in his 40s who was born with only one kidney, and it has never caused him any problems.
I think your daughter will be fine.
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