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dying of kidney failure
I want to know how long before I die, if my GFR is 13 and will not go on dialysis?
Posted by jas4819
kidney stones inside kidney walls/nodules
I went in to have a 9mm stone removed with camera and laser, cause 5 yrs ago blasting it didn't work and it...More
Posted by jenisuec
Lupus Nephritis
My husband has lupus nephritis and was just hospitalized with kidney failure which caused fluid around the...More
Posted by mmanz27
Chronic Kidney Disease
Can anyone tell me what it means when your doctor tells your kidney function is 1/4 below normal?
Posted by medicalmind

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Antacids
Is there a safe antacid with Kidney Disease?
Posted by Anon_12802
kidney
hi pls help is there any care for ptose kidney
Posted by An_252652

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CKD and Baclofen
Warnings for Baclofen include CKD. Why and how does this drug affect CKD?
Posted by cats3
Experiencing Problems after Dialysis
I am over 80 years old and have been on dialysis about 4 years, at 3 days weekly, 3 hours duration. I also...More
Posted by An_253190
Partially Duplicated Ureter with abnormally small ...
Hi all. I have battled urine tract infections and kidney infections as far back as I can remember. I have...More
Posted by An_253174
Getting a kidney stone to exit the kidney
Hello! This is really stressing me out/ bothering me... (yes, I do suffer from OCD, so that doesn't help)....More
Posted by An_247337
Thanks
So it is possible it could become worse?
Posted by wolfie1
So stressed & Depressed!!!
Hello, my husband was just diagnosed with stage 3 kidney failure, he is 29 yrs old.. I feel like he is...More
Posted by LostAndinNeed
KUB Findings
I recently had KUB for kidney stones, but findings also noted "fetal cortical lobulations" throughout left...More
Posted by mills91
Kidney Disease
I've recently have been diagnosed with kidney disease. My function %went up from 27% to 50%. 3 medications were...More
Posted by wolfie1
kidneys normal levels of functioning
have a husband who is in the hospital and the doctor told him that his kidneys are not working right . they...More
Posted by tammytoler
Gitelmans Syndrome
Hi everyone, I am new to this but have just been diagnosed with Gitelmans Syndrome after spending at least...More
Posted by Tanya1967
Knee Replacement
My mother is 81 and has been in stage four for 3 1/2 years. She needs to have a knee replacement but her...More
Posted by vickit805
My 80 yr old mother
My 80 yr old mother has Congestive Heart Failure, diabetes and chronic kidney failure. Last week during a...More
Posted by msrytw
gitelman syndrome
When I was 21 years of age I started getting sick I would have to be admitted to the hospital with low...More
Posted by 13barron69
Ceratinine 4.6
Hello Would please , let me know what happened that my mom kidney ceratinine goes up sudenly from 3.6 into...More
Posted by An_252634
Ceratinine 4.6
Hello Would please , let me know what happened that my mom kidney ceratinine goes up sudenly from 3.6 into...More
Posted by An_252634
protien in urin
grandson and parents met with the doctor who told then that the drug to be used is actar, injected...More
Posted by teacherret
Stage 3 CKD?
I was hospitalized in March for 18 days. acute alcoholic hepatitis. 10 days into my stay, creat hit 4.3...drs...More
Posted by dcbob
Bruising
Can you have bruising on upper leg, thighs and petechiae with 3rd stage CKD?
Posted by jjmath4
Kidney Stone..??
I am not sure if I am having a kidney stone or not. I have never had one but my husband is usually the one who...More
Posted by SamIam27
Significant Decline in eGFR
Hi, I had some routine blood work last year and my eGFR was 82, no one told me anything about that being low...More
Posted by xomolly
ESRD
I have recently been diagnosed with End Stage Kidney Disease. In doing online research to better understand how...More
Posted by webmale
protien in urin, and kidney scaring
grandson, 15yrs. old has protien in urin, and scaring of kidneys. has been on madication to reduce protien,...More
Posted by teacherret
Pyleoplasty coming up for my 2 year old son
Hi, I am new here. I figure I will share some background. There is significant kidney disease on my husband's...More
Posted by CSTKari
Dialysis
One more question..Wouldn't you think my Nephroligist would talk to me about Dialysis with a creat of 2.78?...More
Posted by kay0922

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