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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
Blood Test Results
I have type two diabetes and high blood pressure for which I watch my diet and take medication for. Last...More
Posted by ccrosthwaite54
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

Spotlight: Member Stories

Our youngest son went to the er for a concusion and 8 hours later we were going through testing for his kidney. At first dr's thought after he hit...More

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