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Reply: Kidney Disorder Solution
Thanks John. I've reported them all, but for whatever reason, they are all still here. The same thing...More
Posted by mrscora01
Reply: Recently diagnosed with CKD
We are from WONG MEDICAL CENTRE MALAYSIA.We are unique which has a combination of western and...More
Reply: end stage renal
We are from WONG MEDICAL CENTRE MALAYSIA.We are unique which has a combination of western and...More
Reply: Dialysis or Not
We are from WONG MEDICAL CENTRE MALAYSIA.We are unique which has a combination of western and...More
Reply: Why a 2nd surgery for fistula
We are from WONG MEDICAL CENTRE MALAYSIA.We are unique which has a combination of western and...More
Reply: end stage renal
We are from WONG MEDICAL CENTRE MALAYSIA.We are unique which has a combination of western and...More
Reply: Pain Management
We are from WONG MEDICAL CENTRE MALAYSIA.We are unique which has a combination of western and...More
Reply: Son's kidney aches
We are from WONG MEDICAL CENTRE MALAYSIA.We are unique which has a combination of western and...More
Reply: Double ureter
We are from WONG MEDICAL CENTRE MALAYSIA.We are unique which has a combination of western and...More
Reply: elevated creatinine
We are from WONG MEDICAL CENTRE MALAYSIA.We are unique which has a combination of western and...More
Reply: Off & On Kidney pain
We are from WONG MEDICAL CENTRE MALAYSIA.We are unique which has a combination of western and...More
Reply: Learning the ropes
Yeah there is a LOT to learn. But unfortunately, I've never found a single source that coveres everything. A...More
Posted by john-skpt
Reply: Creatinine slowly creeping up.
Well, depending on the calculation method, the added data makes it more like 17-18. The BUN:Creatinine...More
Posted by john-skpt
Reply: Protein/ creatinine urine ratio
It's considered to be quite accurate. Plus, it's fast and fairly cost-effective. (I'm frankly an old-school...More
Posted by john-skpt
Reply: complex cyst
These can be removed surgically, but the surgical route is only used if the cust seems to be dangerous. It's...More
Posted by john-skpt
Reply: How did you feel after starting dialysis
Obviously I'm not a doctor, but for personal comparison stories, my creatinine was about 12.0 before I...More
Posted by mrscora01
Does anyone have kaiser insurance
Hi everyone, does anyone live in ca and have kaiser for insurance? If so , do you use their facilities for...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Reply: Kidney lesions
Thank you!! Yes this is a follow up to previous CT scan and ultrasound from over a year ago and my former...More
Posted by badgerbob61
Statins
I began taking statins about 20 yrs ago and handled them very well. About a year ago I started with diarrhea...More
Posted by kay0922
Reply: Gitelman and Bartter Syndrome Support Groups
There is Bartter syndrome foundation too or Ethanscure.org. Bartter syndrome foundation has...More
Posted by An_260268
Reply: Stage 4 kidney disease
Hi, who takes care of that? Is it the social workers? I wonder why they wait so long to educate us. I am going...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Reply: Re protein in diet etc
I'm sorry to say, but IMHO, eliminating animal protein will do nothing for him (at a eGFR of 17) but make him...More
Posted by mrscora01
Reply: Skin black marks, strange legions on skin,
Ive heard of that, and looked into it also, there are some strange things happening out here. No fibers...More
Posted by robinsoncaruso1
Reply: Blood in Urine
This is unusual with chronic renal failure as a direct cause, so I think that we need to look elsewhere for a...More
Posted by john-skpt
Reply: Antacids
They used to prescribe TUMS (calcium carbonate) for me, as a phosphate binder, not as an antacid. But it has...More
Posted by john-skpt
Reply: Please advise re foods
my husband has to watch his sodium, protein, potassium, and phosperous. I just read labels. He has to have only...More
Posted by bgjlah
Reply: Black Specks In Urine?
bacterial infection, are there little "lines" in your urine? try a tetracycline antibody, no medical...More
Posted by robinsoncaruso1
Reply: Do you have aches and pains please advise
I often have aches and pains all over body. I got the whole body test.My result for Microalbumin is 140 mg/l...More
Posted by bmverma
Reply: My Experiance so far
It looks like they might be treating for nephrotic syndrome or else for one of several auto-immune conditions...More
Posted by john-skpt
Reply: Spots on My 91-Year Old Father's Kidneys
Thanks so much. I will update once the biopsy is complete. Be well and blessed.
Posted by jferebee

Spotlight: Member Stories

I was diagnosed with 31% kidney function due to chronic kidney disease about 6 weeks ago. I have been taking Zemplar, iron, and monthly calcium. I als...More

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