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Leg swelling
My mom is getting dialysis for 8 months. Is it common for legs to swell? Her left leg is swollen and doctors...More
Posted by An_256593
protein in urine
I have protein in my urine. I am diabetic does any one know what i can do to stop it or help it i don't want to...More
Posted by jazz73
Transplant - Donor information [very urgent]
Hello All A colleague of mine has just been told to go for kidney transplant in next 2 months time. He (is 52...More
Posted by adey786
Three ureters
Hi, I am desperately writting here to see if I find someonw who has gone through this. I have know all my...More
Posted by An_256278
GFR 19 - can I get on transplant list?
Hi. I am 39 year old female w PKD. GRF has dropped in the past 6 months from 38 to 19. My family doc says...More
Posted by bittersfaye
Kidney Cyst and Stones
My Micro Path Diagnosis (Stone Analysis states Calculi (gross); seperate report to follow from the...More
Posted by theholybible
Kidney Cyst and Stones
My Micro Path Diagnosis (Stone Analysis states Calculi (gross); seperate report to follow from the...More
Posted by theholybible
Kidney Cyst and Stones
My Micro Path Diagnosis (Stone Analysis states Calculi (gross); seperate report to follow from the...More
Posted by theholybible
Kidney Reflux in Children
My daughter was diagnosed at 2 weeks old with grade 3 reflux on the right side and at 3 (six months ago) we had...More
Posted by judew1
Kidney stone? Bladder stone? Something else? No on...
Okay, so here is my story: in December, I very suddenly start having a burning sensation when I urinated....More
Posted by An_256198
If I only have one kidney is it a bad Idea to take...
I have one kidney that functions about 65% I know too much protein can be bad... If I take whey protein...More
Posted by An_256110
High Creatin
My brother in law recently had his bladder removed due to cancer. His recovery has been rocky and now he has...More
Posted by sactojeff
Gitelman and Bartter Syndrome Support Groups
I just wanted to put it out there that there are some really great support Groups for Gitelman and Bartters...More
Posted by gitelman530
Repeated Kidney stones/ infection
I have had repeated kidney stones and kidney infections. Just returning from er with hemorrhagic cystitis and...More
Posted by kmb32
Sepsis following kidney transplant
My brother recently had a kidney transplant (approx. 2 months ago) and the doctors are still trying to...More
Posted by sherrieinkc
mass on kidneys
Had a CT done and there is a mass involving left adrenal gland 4.2 x 2.9 cm. right kidney is very small. i...More
Posted by bdungan1
proteinuria
I need to know .Is proteinuria able to be healed or is it just part of the slppery slope to kidney...More
Posted by silverlight05
proteinuria
I need to know .Is proteinuria able to be healed or is it just part of the slppery slope to kidney...More
Posted by silverlight05
Garcinia Cambogia and kidney disease
I have a mild form of stage 3 ckd ( gfr 54 ). I also have ongoing a-fib which is keeping me from my regular...More
Posted by bucksducks
17% kidneys
I provide care for a Lady she is 71 years old and has kidney disease. got it after she had a heart attack. I...More
Posted by An_255596
Horseshoe Kidney
My 27 year old son was just diagnosed as having horseshoe kidney. Of course, we had no idea while he was...More
Posted by An_255518
Horseshoe Kidney
My 27 year old son was just diagnosed as having horseshoe kidney. Of course, we had no idea while he was...More
Posted by An_255518
need relief
After having a sonogram 2 ck my gall bladder, my dr called to say my kidney was enlarged and I have a...More
Posted by An_255339
19mm kidney stone
I have had terrible pain since Thursday last week in my back and side. I knew it was my kidney. The E.R. I went...More
Posted by mindav
Natural remedies to help rejuvenate your kidney - ...
My kidney has recently become soar, I'm 55, have taken a lot of naproxen the last couple yrs and...More
Diagnosing Renal Carcenoma
What is the best way to diagnose Renal Carcinoma without using CT scans or imaging "contrast" dyes? Can a blood...More
Posted by co_matt

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Renal Onocytoma
Has anyone out there dealt with a renal onocytoma? I was diagnosed with a mass on my left kidney last...More
Posted by ccrosthwaite54
Renal Onocytoma
A 4.5 centimeter mass was found on my left kidney last May 2013. It was discovered when I ended up in...More
Posted by ccrosthwaite54
Medulary Sponge Kidney
After being diagnosed with Medulary Sponge Kidney for 10 years, a black spot was found on my left kidney when...More
Posted by An_255092
OPEN SURGERY FOR KIDNEY STONE
Would be interested to hear of anyone who had this surgery. It is a very big surgery and how long was...More
Posted by helenehere

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contrast dye and polycystic kidney disease
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