Kidney and bladder health

18 February 2011

Will kidney failure affect my sexuality and fertility?

Decreased libido can occur and loss of fertility during renal failure and dialysis can be distressful to patients.

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Decreased libido can occur and loss of fertility during renal failure and dialysis can be distressful to patients. It is often restored after a kidney transplant and many patients have successful pregnancies. Always consult your nephrologist re. Family planning. Hypertension and diabetes can also affect sexual performance, especially when treated with certain drugs. Inform your doctor if you experience any problems with sex.

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