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Paid Study (online for kidney patients) through In...
I work for an International Market Research firm, and we are currently looking for patients...More
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Research study membranous nephropathy
Individuals with kidney disease Idiopathic Membranous Nephropathy needed . The National Institute of...More
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Research study membranous nephropathy
Individuals with kidney disease Idiopathic Membranous Nephropathy needed . The National Institute of...More
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Adult Kidney Failure Tied to Excess Weight As a Te...
Click the link above to read about the results of a new study showing that being overweight or obese...More
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Long Term Painkiller Use Linked to Kidney Cancer
Click the link for the results of this study showing that long-term, regular use of non-aspirin...More
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testicular cancer and spot on kidney
My husband was diagnosed with testicular cancer 5 yrs ago. He had is testicle removed and went thru 10 weeks of...More
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Osteo drug ups kidney failure risk
Click link for full warning -targeted at patients who already suffer from kidney impairment. HaylenMore
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5 Signs You Might Have a Kidney Stone
Click the link for the list! Because the symptoms of kidney stones can also be signs of other...More
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10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Kidney Failu...
If you've just been diagnosed with kidney failure, there are a few questions you want to be sure to...More
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Bay Area Association of Kidney Patients - BAAKP
BAAKP is a local, not-for-profit organization founded by kidney patients for kidney patients. Our...More
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American Kidney Fund
The American Kidney Fund is the nation's No. 1 source of treatment-related financial assistance to...More
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Kidney Disease
Kidney Disease If you are new to Kidney disease then please use the WebMD search engine to...More
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Spotlight: Member Stories

I am experiencing pain in my left side after a grueling 12 hour drive. The car was not user friendly. Could this be a brusied kidney?

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Pain in my sides and lower back?
For about a week I have had some discomfort in my lower back, and the sides of my lower back, and it also feels internal. The past 2 days ... More
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