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Chronic Kidney Disease Stage III (moderate)
I found this out by reading my after visit summary on the way home from my nephrologists office! He...More
Posted by beenblessed_nana
Unusual Symptoms - Renal Failure?
I had a full nephrectomy of my left kidney in 2001. It wasn't due to disease, just damage from abuse as a...More
Posted by harris592
kidney
recently reviewed a report from the doctor that says that I have normal physiologic excretion from the...More
Posted by heavenisreal
ESRF
My father in-law is end stage renal. He has dialysis 3 days a week, which he has been doing for 4 years now....More
Posted by turtleman1

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fluid on kidney
my mother has fluid on her kidney and I would like to know how a remedy for this problem can be reached.
Posted by ctj2403cdog
One kidney
I lost my right kidney in 2008, I had a renal mass that covered it. I am doing good, Sometimes I get afraid...More
Posted by 2makeawish
How long can my aunt survive like this?
My aunt is 80 years old and refuses to go for dialysis, even thought the doctor's recommended it. She only...More
Posted by An_258438
How long can my aunt survive like this?
My aunt is 80 years old and refuses to go for dialysis, even thought the doctor's recommended it. She only...More
Posted by An_258438
Reply to sara
No he was born with his left kidney in the correct place but his right kidney right below his pelvis...More
Posted by shawandaking
After visit summary listed things I wasn't aware o...
I don't know about you and your doctor's but mine are all part of a system that requires them to give...More
Posted by beenblessed_nana
Kidney
My husband was born with his kidneys in the middle of his stomach is it a name for it?
Posted by shawandaking
Who has a fistula
Hi, did any of you who have a fistula at your wrist have the procedure done in a surgeons office or in a...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Protein + blood in urine, now getting a CT. Help!
My husband recently went in for a routine physical exam. He's a healthy 44 year old. His blood work came back...More
Posted by An_258230
Protein + blood in urine, now getting a CT. Help!
My husband recently went in for a routine physical exam. He's a healthy 44 year old. His blood...More
Social workers/ fistula/
Hi , my question is this. How soon does a social worker get involved? What was your experience getting a...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Fatigue with kidney stones
I have early CKD (GFR is 71) and just had a stent placed last week for an obstructing 5mm kidney stone, it's...More
Posted by mrsgrizz
Well it happened, now what
Hi everyone, I have been on here a few times re my husband, his GFR and fistula advice. The end of May the GFR...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Join kidney patient's research study on CKD suppor...
My name is Kaitlin. I am a doctoral student studying how people look for information online and what...More
Posted by kaitlincostello
One kidney
I recently discovered that I only have on kidney. Following around 2 years of constant UTIs I eventually asked...More
Posted by bunchy89
Fistula questions
Hello, I know that it's better to get a fistula sooner than later even if you don't have to use it from what...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Scared and very sad...
My story. I'm a 32 year old very healthy woman. No family history of kidney disease. In February of 2014 I...More
Posted by verysadgirl
Flank Painand Blood in urine
Hi Everyone, I have CKD for the last few months I will get BAD flank pain and blood in my urine. I can...More
Posted by laceyperry
turned kidney and blood in urine
blood in urine..had bladder scope, looks good no problems..CT scan showed good no tumors or growths..But CT...More
Posted by An_257956
dehydration
I get spells of fatigue which lasts for several days but all tests are clear. I am declared to be Well. I can be...More
Posted by caemun
URGENT Creatinine 5.8!!
My father-in-law is in remission from Multiple Myeloma and is now having trouble with his kidneys. Two months...More
Posted by cstaub92
How hat is the lowest gfr for fistula/safest
Hello, my question is this. We go for a consultation today to talk about getting a fistula. If my husbands GFR...More
Posted by kirbyboy
calcification outside the kidney
I have a xray done on my lower back to check for disc space due to back pain. Report states a small...More
Posted by walgreentech
Paid Market Research Study - Kidney Patients
I work for an International Market Research firm, and we are currently looking for patients...More
Staghorn calculus stones
Hi, new to this but I'm looking for anyone who has experienced staghorn kidney stones. I have on my right two...More
Posted by beckyrae1
Removing kidney stents
After I had surgery to remove a kidney stone and a stent was placed inside me, I am to see the urologist...More
Posted by william5401

Spotlight: Member Stories

I am a 29 year old mother of two young children. I was diagnosed after I had an emergency surgery to remove my gallbladder. They diagnosed me with MSK...More

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