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I Donated a Kidney

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 18 People

    How It Happened For Me And My Dad

    I want to share my story to lend encouragement to anyone who is in a position to go through living organ donation and experiences more trepidation than I did over it. I'll try to segregate the long-winded narrations into paragraphs so you can easily digest what matters to you...
    ImperialAerosolKid ImperialAerosolKid 41-45, M Aug 25, 2013

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    This process has been nearly two years long.

    We've had at least three definite surgery dates, two of which were pushed back. The next date is approaching and I have some anxiety about whether it will come to pass. I'm worried about my loved one and I really want them to get better. The stress of waiting and jumping...
    nocturne1980 nocturne1980 31-35 1 Response Jun 18

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    I Am Trying To Donate A Kidney.

    Hello. I'm going to write about my experience of trying to donate a kidney to someone I haven't met in person. I have only commented here and never written my own story. Three weeks ago, there was an article in our local paper about a 41 yr old woman who is about to lose her...
    texastexastexas texastexastexas 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 7, 2012

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    Welcome To China For Kidney Transplant. All The Cost Is 65000usd

    Welcome to China for kidney transplant. all the cost is 65000USD I come from Guangzhou China, Our major is organ transplant, and I hope our website can provide the transplant info for you. If you or your friends need to have a kidney transplant, please visit: http://maglog.jp...
    transplantinchina transplantinchina 36-40, M Apr 23, 2011

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    I Donated My Kidney To My Husband

    Hi, Everyone! I donated my left kidney on July 28th 2011, to my awesome husband of 5 years. So Happy I could do it, and we were a match.He was diagnosed in 2008 in November with esrd. Has been on dialysis since. will add more to the story, later!
    yourpalval yourpalval 26-30 Aug 3, 2011

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    I Donated A Kidney To My Wife

    Hi everyone,I donated my right kidney to my fabulous wife on August 3rd 2011. My wife has long suffered from chronic crohns disease from the age of 18 and has had to endure numerous surgical procedures over the years and as a result of short bowel syndrome she suffers with...
    Bowlerboyxxx Bowlerboyxxx 51-55 1 Response Nov 12, 2011

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    I Gave My Brother A Kidney

    It was 1988.I was on active duty in the navy.My older brother Anvil kidneys stop working.He was on dailysis for years.The family all tested to see who was the best match.I was almost a perfect match.Not sure how close we were,but was the best match.So the navy gave me permission...
    keithwcherokee keithwcherokee 51-55, M Jul 5, 2012

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    Pleasse Help Me

    I am in desperate financial situation.I live in Rebublic of Serbia.I'am about to lose my house and end up on street with my family.Also my mother is very sick so we spent all familly money in trying to save her life.Therefore I'am very serious about donating my kidney,lung,part...
    sladjana sladjana 26-30, F Feb 17, 2013

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    Buying A Transplant

    Hello everyone My name is James and i am a documentary film maker in london, i have spent the last few months going back and forth from Iran researching for a film i am making for the BBC. Its called the price of life and asks the question should we legalise and regulate the...
    jamesrussell jamesrussell 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 11, 2010

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    Blood Brother For Life...

    My name is Alison and i donated my kidney to my brother-in-law, Brendan. People find it hard to believe that I would donate to somene that isn't blood related , but I consider him my brother.  About 27 years ago (when Brendan was 18 and I was about 6 years of age), he...
    alijayne alijayne 36-40, F 1 Response May 1, 2010

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    I donated today for the first time. I'm pretty proud.
    Mickeymae Mickeymae 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 31

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    If only period blood was able to be donated. We would never need blood drives/donations at schools and stuff again . Unless women can but they are just selfish
    TheAnonymousTroll TheAnonymousTroll 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 2

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    I have donated blood to the mosquitos without my own permission tbh tbh
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I have donated blood or a component of blood approximately 100 times but feel that is all I will do. I don't think my one vein on my right arm can take any more pokes into it. lol...
    bookman3 bookman3 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Oh man!!!! Kidney stones hurt, well....not that bad now that I think about it. The night I felt it, i had just finished eating a slice of pizza as wwe Raw was ending. This was...
    Isayis23 Isayis23 26-30, M Nov 13

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    I am Ex Defence person Very Good health no problem atall need to donate my Organ (Kidney)for financial reason in lieu some good amount to solve my family problem. age gp...
    AJS6359 AJS6359 51-55, M 4 Responses Oct 29

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    Hi I'm a 26 yr old female weigh 57 kg. from South Africa I'm A+ wanting to sell my kidney i have a valid passport and able to travel call me on +27736221902 IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED...
    kittyluvn kittyluvn 22-25 Nov 3

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    I have suffered with MSK for around 10 years (I'm 33). I wanted to share my experiences and struggle to get the help I need. Most people do not understand what a kidney stone is...
    graeme1980 graeme1980 31-35, M Nov 6

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    Just got a 7mm kidney stone removed a couple hours ago. Which makes that my second stone and removal surgery. I hope I don't have anymore anytime soon!
    KatieWalker98 KatieWalker98 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 7

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      i want to donate(sell) my kidney,my blood group is AB positive,PLS ASK U DR BEFORE CALLING ME,i am need of money so iam seriously abt it,many think it is a joke and call...
    niko134 niko134 31-35, M Nov 15

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      i want to donate(sell) my kidney,my blood group is AB positive,PLS ASK U DR BEFORE CALLING ME,i am need of money so iam seriously abt it,many think it is a joke and call...
    niko134 niko134 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 15

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    hi i am a male of 22years. my blood group is b+ve i would like to donate my kidney in return of some amount. kindly contact me for the same. my phone no. +918005436658.
    abhineetkushwaha abhineetkushwaha 22-25, M Nov 18

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    hi am a male of 22 years. my blood group is B+ve . i Have never had any sort of drugs or alcohol in my life. i am fit an would like to donate my kidney in return of some amount...
    abhineetkushwaha abhineetkushwaha 22-25, M Nov 18

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    I have given Loads of times now. I'm saving up to 50 donations after that many you get a meal with the president. It's hard though because every time without fail I get violently...
    iwantacar98 iwantacar98 16-17, M 1 Response Oct 31

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    Did for about twenty years. Once a month. Weird to think there could be people wandering around with my blood in them!!?
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 1

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    They think I am crazy when I give blood. I come in with a blanket and ask where can I take a nap and cover up afterwards. I go into a cold sweat and faint everytime.
    Sweetchic5 Sweetchic5 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I don't mind donating blood. I must be weird because I like seeing my blood and squeezing it in that bag. That's just me!!!
    Asia06 Asia06 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    Once I tried donating blood but when they had the bag full I fainted... Never donating blood again.
    FerCuellar215 FerCuellar215 13-15, M Nov 1

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    Do this every time I can! Not being fond of needles is no reason for me not to help someone if I can. I don't imagine they're overly fond of being ill, either.
    niklb niklb 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 1

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    I would but I am terrified of needles. They scare me and I hate being in pain and getting needles really hurt my arm. I remember this one time in school we had to get shots and I...
    AngelPets101 AngelPets101 13-15, F Nov 1

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    I tried one time and i passed out and hit my head super hard and ya just never again
    ZebraUnicorn ZebraUnicorn 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    Sometimes I get a rush, like a chemical sense of joy when I donate ... I have no reason why..I use to think it was for the free t-shirt and juice.
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Nov 4

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    Not yet. But I'm really hoping I will!
    Matthews14 Matthews14 70+, M Nov 18

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    Hello my self Neeraj,I want sale my one kindney . if u want to connect me my email. I want only serious person. First I clear I donot go abroad. Because I donot have passport. plz...
    neeraj7295 neeraj7295 36-40, M Oct 30

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    Contact number is +918750397969
    alonestar691 alonestar691 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    Hi I'm A+ and 26 years old female with two lovely children I have two of the things you need most so I'm willing to give one up for compensation so help me help you. If you are...
    kittyluvn kittyluvn 22-25 Nov 9

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    Huge debts pending. Pls contact me asap.(91)8143741503. 28 years old. Not Alcoholic.Having Passport.
    Anonymus999 Anonymus999 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    Name Vishal Agrawal From :- Kurukshetra, Haryana, India blood group is o Positive O+ Age 23 I have no passport i need money 11 lakh rupees Contact Mobile Number :- 8396866266
    Vishal2015 Vishal2015 22-25, M Nov 16

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    Going to the urology doctora this morning for a check on my bladder and kidney, only got one kidney left now so it will be blood tests and examinations and ex rays, scans I know...
    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    Hi there, and a special hello to those peeps who I am, or have been particularly close to. I have something to say, it's probably boring, but it may explain a lot if you're...
    AlmostAristotle AlmostAristotle 61-65, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    22nd post. Ok lets go into my health, just so I can give a history on how I think my depression might have been triggered, and slowly began to rise. All through my life I was very...
    rana3434 rana3434 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    1) What was the last picture you took with your phone? Ice cream.. 2) Do you know any big gossipers? Nope..I stay away from them. 3) Have you been pulled over by a cop? Err..yes...
    sarabal sarabal 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    In desperate need of advice.. So I came over last week to his house and my boyfriend's mom was almost in tears as she vented to me about his dad. Before my boyfriend left we found...
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 10

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    For the last year I have been at the doctor constantly trying to get a diagnosis for pelvic pains. There are three kinds, constant dull pain across my entire abdomen, severe...
    erislaughs erislaughs 26-30, F Nov 17

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    I was born with a kidney condition called kidney reflux, one kidney works at 48% and the other at 15% (they SHOULD be working at 100% each) and I won't be able to drink. I had...
    Itscaitlin Itscaitlin 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 19

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    Today marks the second anniversary of when my cat Sam passed away. He died on October 30, 2012 the day before Halloween night. It was a rainy night when we drove over to the Animal...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 30

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