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transplant after colon cancer
Why does my friend have to wait two years after colon cancer to receive new kidney? I understand that giving...More
Posted by An_257068
Has anyone very heard of auto immune phenomenon re...
feet are swollen not responding to water pills. going to the kidney doc but never heard of diagnosis from my...More
Posted by An_257024
Acute Kidney Failure vs Claritin for Pollen Allerg...
I recently was diagnosed with an acute attack on my kidneys. I had had diverticulitis treated with flagyl,...More
Posted by An_257014

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Long White/Clumpy Strings in Urine - what is it?
I've been trying to explain to my doctor what I've been having a lot of in my urine but am not sure how much to...More
Posted by gfhabby
Diagnosed with Type 1 Medical Renal Disease
I am Male, aged 55, diabetic/hypensensitive since 2001 and had undergone CABG by early November 2010. My...More
Posted by kskmoorthy
Can strenuous activity create a stone?
Recently, I took part in an adventure race called Tough Mudder. Eight months prior to that, I trained for...More
Posted by armyjohn
Renal Oncocytoma
A 4.5 centimeter mass was discovered on my left kidney along with a 1.7 centimeter stone in the same...More
Posted by ccrosthwaite54
Traces of Protien and Blood in Urine
Hello, I went to the doctor recently for hypertension. Today was my followup visit. My blood work showed no...More
Posted by cliff611
Kidney Donation
Hello, I donated a kidney back in November and I was wondering if I can take Claritin. The box states ask a...More
Posted by An_256797
Recurring Hydronephrosis ... Where to from here?
I had an open pyleoplasty done in February 2013 on my right ureter, due to severe hydronephrosis. Since...More
Posted by An_256704
Lab Results
Can lab results be the first step in diagnosing kidney disease? Evidently my last labs showed that my...More
Posted by margiejayne
Lab Results
Can lab results be the first step in diagnosing kidney disease? Evidently my last labs showed that my...More
Posted by margiejayne
kidney stones?
I went to ER with back issues. April 7th My urine test came back normal. They did a CT scan and found 5 spots...More
Posted by tinsey99
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

Spotlight: Member Stories

I was diagnosed with 31% kidney function due to chronic kidney disease about 6 weeks ago. I have been taking Zemplar, iron, and monthly calcium. I als...More

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