Chronic Kidney Disease

My creatinine is 5.7 and gfr 11.but no complications,I m physically fit,but doctors suggest me for transplant. Is there any hope to save my kidneys
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Dr. Prashant C Dheerendra
12 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Nephrologist/Renal Specialist
Dear Sir, complications can develop over time. It is not unusual to see patients with such low kidney function doing well without dialysis/transplant. But over time patients will develop symptoms/complications. It is a good decision to get evaluated for transplant so that it can be done as soon as indicated without a long period of dialysis. Take care.
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