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Re protein in diet etc
Hi I have researched and researched all things kidneys trying to help my husbands. The drs sure not tell you a...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Blood in Urine
History of chronic renal failure starting 4-29-11. Was in end stage several months with GFR of 18 and...More
Posted by bablsng
Skin black marks, strange legions on skin,
Small b;lack hard pieces on my skin, red small itchy spots on testicles, skin then bubbling up, only water...More
Posted by An_260055
Please advise re foods
Is anyone on a low phospherous, protein, sodium diet? If so what kind of a menu or what things do u eat? ...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Do you have aches and pains please advise
Hello everyone, My question is does anyone have aches and pains all over the body? My husbands gfr is now...More
Posted by kirbyboy
My Experiance so far
I am a 35 yr old male. I recently found out due to a pre op screening for an elective surgery that I have...More
Posted by usafammodog
Spots on My 91-Year Old Father's Kidneys
Hello, My 91-year old father has had chronic kidney disease for some time - Stage 3/stable. Last year his...More
Posted by jferebee
Peridonatel vs hemodialysis
My question is this. If I have a stomach like most men do, can I still have Peridonatel instead of...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Medicare, medical, etc question
Hello, does anyone have medical or Medicare for your kidney insurance? Do they pay for most things? I will...More
Posted by kirbyboy
How did you feel before you started dialysis
I'm hoping someone will answer this. How did you feel before dialysis started? My dr said when I get to a gfr...More
Posted by kirbyboy
getilman syndrome
Hello my name is Victoria Freeman and I have been dealing with this for nine years now and I was in...More
Posted by victoriafreeman29
Please answer re post op fistula appt
Hello, I appreciate anyone who took the time to answer. I know we are all busy but it is something like this...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Women with ckd and pregnancy
I'm going through deep depression right now realizing bc of being at stage 3 I will never have another baby,...More
Posted by amanda0916
Post op fistula what should I expect now please ad...
Hello, I had a fistula done today. It's right below the crease in the elbow. They said to keep it elevated and...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Post op fistula what should I expect now please ad...
Hello, I had a fistula done today. It's right below the crease in the elbow. They said to keep it elevated and...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Solid Mass found via UltraSound
my husband (40 years old) went in for an ultrasound for kidney stones (he's been in pain for a while now) and...More
Posted by cbe118
What to expect after fistula surgery please advise
Hi , my husband is having surgery in a few days. I wanted to know what we should expect hrs or days after...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Fistula
Had a fistula done to my wrist about 3months ago. It actually went pretty well. I had numbness in and...More
Posted by raeanne224
Kidney Stones again Round 2
Hi everyone Well I am 47 and have been extremely healthy until 8 weeks ago when I was really sick and...More
Posted by radiantflower
Kidney Stones again Round 2
Hi everyone Well I am 47 and have been extremely healthy until 8 weeks ago when I was really sick and...More
Posted by radiantflower
Fistula on the 30th question
My question is this. For anyone who has a wrist area fistula. If you are in construction , would you need to...More
Posted by kirbyboy
SOSORENESS & PAIN ABOVE MY RIGHT HIP BONE CLOSE TO...
FELL APPROX. 3 WEEKS AGO, HIT MY UPPER HIP BONE AREA & CAUSED SEVERE BLEEDING......MY SIDE WAIST AREA WAS...More
Posted by An_259043
mild fullness in right renal pelvis
hello, i am sufferring from mild fullness in my right renal pelvis i would like to know why this problem...More
Posted by An_259010
Requirement of gfr to start dialysis???
Hello, if your GFR is at 19, and you are diabetic , when do they determine when you start dialysis? Is it...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Kidney stuff
This product "Kidney Stuff" has also helped me. There are many links to medical journals/studies for the...More
Posted by thankfultob
Surgery for fistula help please
Hello, do they put you under for getting a fistula in your wrist area? I thought I had read that you are awake...More
Posted by kirbyboy
What does a Spot on your Kidney mean?
What does a Spot on your Kidney mean? I'm devastated, my nerves are bad and all I do is cry....just found this...More
Posted by renmar94
ESRF
My father-inlaw has esrf. He has been on dialysis for 4 years, 3 times a week. I have noticed the last few...More
Posted by turtleman1
Husband had creatinine levels 2.7 then 1.7, then 1...
This was discovered prior to a CT scan w/dye. Cancelled due to high creatinine levels. Taken off a pain med...More
Posted by Anon_963

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