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Symptoms of Kidney disease
My mother has been told she is in 4-5 stage kidney failure. She has been having these acute periods of where...More
Posted by CarolCBR
Symptoms of Kidney disease
My mother has been told she is in 4-5 stage kidney failure. She has been having these acute periods of where...More
Posted by CarolCBR
Fifth Stage Kidney Failure
I have a friend who has asked me to find out what this is. That is what she has been told she has.
Posted by An_251570
Fifth Stage Kidney Failure
I have a friend who has asked me to find out what this is. That is what she has been told she has.
Posted by An_251570
Fifth Stage Kidney Failure
I have a friend who has asked me to find out what this is. That is what she has been told she has.
Posted by An_251570
kidney disease
I have had elevated creatine levels for more than 10 years. My current level is 2.3. Can I use a low protein...More
Posted by An_251518
Creatinine and Microalbumin
I am somewhat concerned about Kidney Blood Tests I have had done recently. First a little background, I had my...More
Posted by Doug460
Serum Creatinine and weight gain
Hi... I'm 60 years old with only a functional left kidney due to renal artery stenosis in the right kidney. It's...More
Posted by diitto
Kidney or back? Help!
Okay so my mother has had a plethora of health issues and now we are here. She has been having extreme pain in...More
Posted by Juturna
MGN
62 yr. old male with MGN. Had it for 12 years, got into remission. It is now back..any advice appreciated....More
Posted by An_251471
kidney function
My husband has been having kidney pain and now the has a smell of urine coming from the lower part of his...More
Posted by An_251430
Double Ureter in 3-year-old
My daughter has had a double ureter on her right side at Stage 4 in both tubes since she was born. She was on...More
Posted by slgonzal
Kidney Cyst / Calcification
I had an abdominal ultrasound done and it came back showing an apparent small cyst in the upper pole of...More
Posted by azfirefitergrl
need advice
I have stage two kidney disease and have been on a diet so it does not get any worse, and have not had...More
Posted by bernadettebanks
need advice
I have stage two kidney disease and have been on a diet so it does not get any worse, and have not had...More
Posted by bernadettebanks
continuous kidney pain, both sides, no additional ...
Hi, I have been experiencing kidney pain for 4 days now. There are no additional effects like fever, fatigue,...More
Posted by TheGander
Kidney diease and deoderant !
I recently tried the Secret stress deoderant , and noticed that in in less than 48 hours of use that my...More
Posted by duckie66
non functioning kidney
I was born with one non functioning kidney. It wasnt formed completely. Recently a cyst formed on it. I have...More
Posted by An_251170
heart failure and kidney function
A few weeks ago a urinalysis showed I had a level 50 protein in my urine. Since then I have had severe fluid...More
Posted by mowens2
Pain in the lower left back quadrant (kidney area)...
Pain in the lower left back quadrant (kidney area) particularly when I sneeze. I just got back from a trip...More
Posted by Strange1
Sweating
I have damaged kidney's from birth. They inserted a Artificial Euretheal (SPELLING)? when I was 7. I am 43 now...More
Posted by MIMi1004
how can I lower the creatine levels in the kidneys...
My stepfather needs a heart transplant and is trying to get cleared to be put on the waiting list for a new...More
Posted by An_251064
kidney disease
I have stage four kidney disease and our life is extremely social. Please give me the best choices when...More
Posted by choirdirector
Help me please!
It's been awhile since my last post about my kidney biopsey results. I have still been experiencing severe...More
Posted by dselin68
Ongoing vague symptoms. At loggerheads
Hello all, I have now been doing chelation therapy for some thirteen months, without interruption. I have been...More
Posted by deanne65
seasonal inflammation after transplant
had a kidney/pancreas transplant and now have inflammation affecting the left side of my body from my foot...More
Posted by An_250933
Stage 4 Kidney Disease
I was diagnosed with IgA at 35 with 36% function. After 9 years, my GFR is 21%. It had dropped to 14%...More
Posted by JanelleJanaki
Kidney Stone
My son was taken to the ER with lower abdominal pain yesterday and diagnosed thru CT scan with a small seed...More
Posted by patties22
Do i have a UTI or Kidney infection? PLEASE help!
here are my symtoms. Right side pain in kidney area, front and back right below the ribs. past 2 months...More
Posted by nickbusc
Newly Diagnoised
Hello, I am 60 years old, I have had diabetes since 1986 and high blood pressure since 2000. I was recently...More
Posted by elaine0616

Spotlight: Member Stories

I am a 38 year old male who was recently diagnosed with a mobile kidney. My right kidney is fully mobile. When I am lying down it is where it should b...More

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contrast dye and polycystic kidney disease
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