How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. David Your Own Question
Dr. David
Dr. David, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 45938
Experience:  Experienced Physician trained in New York City. I'm ready to help.
41363181
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr. David is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

My grandfather has multiple myeloma. His kidneys failed. However,

Customer Question

My grandfather has multiple myeloma. His kidneys failed. However, he is on dialysis and his numbers have improved after receiving chemo. His CRAB is better except for kidneys and his M-spike is down to 1.5. Does he have a chance to live a few years?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
Hello, this is Dr. David. I have read your question and I'm ready to help.
yes, he has a chance to live
no one can know how long he can live for.
hopefully his numbers will continue to improve. it sounds like his multiple myeloma treatment is working to bring down his M protein levels.
let me know if you have questions.