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Creatinine is 1.2 is it normal
Hi, I got my blood tests recently and got creatinine at 1.2. I am pre diabetic and my HbA1C is 6.3 and above...More
Posted by ashgonline
Kidney Transplant, fuild
For 6 years with my transplant , I had no problems. I used to do martial arts. So, I started taking classes,...More
Posted by deee123
Suggestions or book for new to starting dialysis
Does anyone who have already been there and done that etc have a suggestion and to what to give my husband to...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Radiology interpretation
Hello,. I am having a partial nephrectomy day after tomorrow, with stents put in the ureters for later...More
Posted by kellymetz
How to choose a dialysis center what to look for
Hello, Kidneys are at 9. Phosphate binder was started 7 days ago. Creatine is 6.3 . Because my husband...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Urgent again John and Cora
So sorry to bother you two again. You may have read my post from last time re what happened today at the dr....More
Posted by kirbyboy
Thanks Jon and Cora
Hello again, thanks for such a quick reply. My husbands dr seems to go on how he feels vs gfr etc. he lays...More
Posted by kirbyboy
Urgent john or Cora
Hello, kidneys went from 16 to 13. Then blood work was done on 7/31 and gfr was 12. Then 8/5 it dropped to 9 ....More
Posted by kirbyboy
Please help!...Creatine level up and can't reach G...
Hello, I could really use some advice from some people with more knowledge and experience than me. I...More
Posted by ari_comment
Hypertrophied column of Bertini...Help...
Hello. I have had an ultrasound for kidneys. I am 32 years old, male. The results said: Normal position...More
Posted by kidneyprotector
creatnine level
I'm worried. My creatinine had been stable at 2.80 for a couple years, yesterday it went up to 3.28 and bun...More
Posted by Anon_12802
small kidneys
Today I did ultrasound and found my both kidneykidneys are small in size( 8×4 and 8.3×4.4) and I am 30 years...More
Posted by digs002
Undiagnosed blood in urine
In April of this year (3 mos ago now) I began having visible blood in my urine with no pain usually associated...More
Posted by cooljul2
Hydronephrosis of left kidney
My 11 year old son has just been diagnosed with hydronephrosis of the left kidney. He has had various...More
Posted by chammett
Vet trying to get an answer.
I'm a 68 yo vet 5 years with prostrate cancer, 1 year after "completing" treatment - 45 radation sessions...More
Posted by 1wildjoker9
Vet trying to get an answer.
I'm a 68 yo vet 5 years with prostrate cancer, 1 year after "completing" treatment - 45 radation sessions...More
Posted by 1wildjoker9
Vet trying to get an answer.
I'm a 68 yo vet 5 years with prostrate cancer, 1 year after "completing" treatment - 45 radation sessions...More
Posted by 1wildjoker9
Vet trying to get an answer.
I'm a 68 yo vet 5 years with prostrate cancer, 1 year after "completing" treatment - 45 radation sessions...More
Posted by 1wildjoker9
Atrial Fib
I was wondering if any of the pre or post transplant patient here have been diagnosed with Atrial fib. And...More
Posted by Anon_12802
swollen feet and legs
my husband has been on dyalisis going on 4 years! today for the first time his ankles and legs and feet got...More
Posted by larias101
Edema pitting
Hello, my husbands feet and ankles are swelling most of the time now. He is on his feet a lot everyday. He is...More
Posted by kirbyboy
History of Hydronephrosis, Thinking of getting Pre...
Hello, When I was 14 y/o I had reparative surgery of hydronephrosis with upj obstruction. I am now 29 and...More
Posted by krisdes515
generic vs brand drugs
has anyone used generic drugs after transplant? if so, were there any side effects, what were they? were they as...More
Posted by rlkspk
Kidney Carcinoma
I had a CAT scan 3 months ago and they found a 1.5 x 1.1 x 1.9 cm focal hypodensity mass on the anterios...More
Posted by dkosmurfette
Kidney Stone - Pain, Meds, No stone.... no pain
Back in 2012 I had a stone. Went to the ER confirmed and got some meds. Flowmax and Pain killer... After...More
Posted by bwilliams06
Grade 4/5 Reflux
About 2 months ago my daughter(age 3 ) began having urinary difficulty. At first I thought it may be...More
Posted by hillfam2013
Kidneys n other organs
Passing blood n very dark urine on n off for months, recently I had a urine test which confirmed...More
Posted by justmenacrazybody
Concerned
For about 2-3months I have been suffering from pains at both sides of my lower back. I have had no problems...More
Posted by gg1345
Concerned!
For about 2-3months I have been suffering from pains at both sides of my lower back. I have had no problems...More
Posted by An_263218

Spotlight: Member Stories

I am a Kidney Transplant recipiant two times around !! I found out at age 21,(Living related)thinking i pulled a something in my back.. that i was in ...More

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I have a uti and severe kidney pain, Is this common?
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