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Just diagnosed with Acute Kidney Failure
My mom's creatinine levels for the last few years have been 1.2 - 1.5, just this month her levels went to...More
Posted by zachnate67
7% kidney left
my husband has 7% of his only kidney left. been vomiting and dizzy and has lots of pain with everything. really...More
Posted by jfoux

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Can rehydration reverse kidney damage?
I have a concern about my kidney function. From what doctors have told me, my GFR is below 60, and it...More
Posted by johannesburg777
ANCA vascultis
My 50 year old son has been diagnosed with the above named kidney problem. Seems it is rare with no know...More
Posted by eagle2260
ureteropelvic junction obstruction
After an extended UTI, I had an ultrasound and then CT scan and was told I have UJO (and have had for at least...More
Posted by nsproull
Double Uterine and Kidney Abnormalities
Hello,,Our 23 y.o.daughter is autistic and also has Von Willebrand Disorder ( her blood platelets do not...More
Posted by rushfanatic
had my gall bladder removed last year. Does this ...
Last November my gal bladder was very large and full of stones. The doctor that saw me, did emergency surgery...More
Posted by mamimarya
New to this disease
I am 40 years old and male and have been diagnosed with kidney disease and I am very scared about this due to...More
Posted by jseekief
Chronic kidney stones an IC
Does anyone have white chunks of mucous in Urine? They are not small but about dime sized white Chuncks, any...More
Posted by jen2596
Serum Creatinine related to weight gain
Hi... I haven't had a blood test in quite some time for my Renal Artery Stenosis (right kidney pretty much...More
Posted by diitto
One Kidney and Kidney Stone
My mom only has one kidney, she lost the other one due to failure after chronic infections. She was just...More
Posted by averageperson
Lab Results and GFR Calculations
I have concerns about my labs. I follow them very closely and keep a spreadsheet of everything. My GFR is...More
Posted by KristieH
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

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I found out that I had been blessed with 2 kidneys that were the size of a preemie baby and not fully functioning. I found out that I was in serious t...More

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