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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
Pancreas
I have sharp pain in lower abdomen on right side. Went to ER Wednesday night& was told I have a kidney...More
Posted by missysimba
Pancreas
I have sharp pain in lower abdomen on right side. Went to ER Wednesday night& was told I have a kidney...More
Posted by missysimba
Heart kidney connection
Why is my dr not checking my heart if I have stage 4 kidney, diabetic and high blood pressure? What should I...More
Posted by kirbyboy
RE: Is it unusual for a patient to be tag-teamed b...
I will be having surgery in two days to remove a size 6mm kidney stone. When I got the letter informing me...More
Posted by william5401
whiz bang bammers kidney stones only in slo mo
Wel as is obvious i'm new and i pass wierd kidney stones but not too often. usually some mild pain in lower rt...More
Posted by 7527patc
Detox
Ok guys sorry, I'm just trying to make things better. I think I'm so desperate to try anything to help my...More
Posted by An_257443
Detox
Ok guys sorry, I'm just trying to make things better. I think I'm so desperate to try anything to help my...More
Posted by An_257443
Nutrition/ detox kidneys
Has anyone heard of making tea out of cilNtro with a little lemon to remove toxins etc from the kidneys.? I...More
Posted by An_257443
Nutrition/ detox kidneys
Has anyone heard of making tea out of cilNtro with a little lemon to remove toxins etc from the kidneys.? I...More
Posted by An_257443
Nutrition/ detox kidneys
Has anyone heard of making tea out of cilNtro with a little lemon to remove toxins etc from the kidneys.? I...More
Posted by An_257443
daughter with continuous kidney infections and pai...
My daughter is now 19 and for the past two to three years has been to the dr and ER for kidney infections...More
Posted by ssanders44
Disability
Hi, who ever answers this thank you in advance. If you are self employed and went on my soc sec website and...More
Posted by An_257443
Fistula
Hello. How is the process for a fistula? The dr says he would rather do it sooner than later. Gfr is 22....More
Posted by kirbyboy
Kidney Pain for 22 Years
Hello! I want to tell my story. In November of 1991, I was at my sister's and I ended up on the floor in...More
Posted by mcjonesy729
Can your gfr stay stable
Hello, unfortunately I am new to this website. My husbands GFR is 22. If he really watches everything he eats...More
Posted by An_257443
Medullary Sponge Kidneys
Anyone else suffering with msk I also have bilateral thinning of cortex.
Posted by grandmakellydty
Nexphroplexy
Hello, I had a nephroplexy on and had severe post op pain. On the 6th day post op had a redo due to nerve...More
Posted by An_257389
discussion about membranous nephropathy
I am sorry,MN means membranous nephropathy .
Posted by gopalnepal88

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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