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I Donated a Kidney

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 18 People

    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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    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, 2014

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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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    Just last week, I found out I have kidney stones. As someone who is used to bladder problems, I should have seen this coming, but honestly, I didn't. I had a slight pain near my...
    3lli 3lli 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 7

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    I am not writing this to gain any praise or kudos but I really could use some advise. I donated my husbands remains to an organ tissue organization and at the time it felt right...
    dontexpect2much dontexpect2much 41-45, F 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hi everyone this is abhishek from bangalore. I need to donate my kidney very urgently for Rs 5000000 (Fifty Lakh) Needed some amount for my brother heart operation. plz contact me...
    abhi0234 abhi0234 18-21, M Feb 12

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    hi guys abhishek here i need to donate my kidney for rs 50lakhs very urgently bcoz nees some money for my brothers heart operation plz o+ve age 22 and no smoking no drinking not i...
    abhi0234 abhi0234 18-21, M Feb 12

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    hii i m amit kumar from haridwar (Uttrakhand) and sell my kidney financially problam my family. my age 30 years and my blood group is AB+ or my contect no is 7895332744
    amitkrajputamit amitkrajputamit 26-30, M 4 days ago

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    Today would have been the second time I would have done the double rbc donation. I wasn't so sure that it was a good idea this time... I was so happy that they decided not to do it...
    IndecisiveLateBloomer IndecisiveLateBloomer 18-21, F Feb 9

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    I joined this group because I actually need a transplant but just realised the majority of people here are selling
    theghostofsummerpast theghostofsummerpast 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I have known since 22 that I have this disease. High BP has been my only symptom. Now I feel as though my torso is crowded. Breathing can be difficult especially after eating...
    panoon12 panoon12 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    its very urgent call me 9891128331
    sanj61 sanj61 18-21, M Feb 24

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jpP0b_CQQi4 We never talked about it. We laughed. We joked. We cried. We made preparations. But no...we never talked about you leaving. You let me...
    justnicky justnicky 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    My wife said she can do anything twice as well as me.So I donated a kidney.
    Johndoe10000 Johndoe10000 46-50, M 3 Responses Feb 23

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    Loss is such a unique feeling. All that once was, is forever lost and there are no more tomorrows left to share with that person. It eats into the realism of your soul so...
    SwanSongRebeL SwanSongRebeL 36-40, F 5 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Puns for Educated Minds How does Moses make his tea? Hebrews it.... Venison for dinner again? Oh deer! A cartoonist was found dead in his home. Details are sketchy. I...
    Inexperienced3 Inexperienced3 51-55, M 6 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    My dad woke me up before 7 saying he needed to go to the ER. I never thought I'd see the day where I would wake up, get dressed, and leave the house, all in under 5 minutes. The...
    SerSean SerSean 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 11

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    A+ .... GAVE BLOOD FOR THE FIRST TIME WHEN I WAS 17 ... Have donated over 3 gallons and have also donated plasma .
    bubblebobble83 bubblebobble83 31-35, F Feb 6

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    Not only do I have a sinus infection, but I was in the ER 2 nights ago to find out why I have been hurting so bad, and here are the reasons: kidney and bladder infections, kidneys...
    NaturalPaganWitch NaturalPaganWitch 36-40, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    Just out of hospital after an acetaminophen overdose on Monday last week, so 8 days ago exactly. Took 12 grams of Paracetamol on Monday night, washed down with a delicious...
    rzzamb rzzamb 26-30, M Feb 16

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    When i was little i developed kidney disease and after years of being free from it. My kidney area started to get a horrible pain that now i have to go to the doctor to get it...
    sparksofinsanity sparksofinsanity 13-15, F Feb 23

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    I love to bake cupcakes:) I have probably made over 100,000 cupcakes! It's so much fun and you can decorate them however you want. It's just a hobbie I have(: I have donated...
    FancyFace016 FancyFace016 16-17, F Feb 4

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    I'm interested in some opinions. I have a friend who has a new interest in religion/God as a result of AA. He recently discussed his final/ burial wishes which involve cremation...
    Quiettimeplease Quiettimeplease 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    People could be committed for life or break each others hearts and crush one another's souls for free, ya know? And just think, if we took all the marriages that ended in divorce...
    MommysGotTats420 MommysGotTats420 22-25, F 9 Responses Feb 13

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    My blood test came in yesterday, and I was informed that I have been diagnosed with anemia. I always assumed because of my mother, but I was never sure since I donated blood...
    micaconamor micaconamor 18-21, F Feb 16

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    When I was in my teens I had really long hair. In my early 20's I donated it to locks of love. 18 inches of fine silky hair. I've kept it short since then. After many discussions...
    CDragontamer CDragontamer 31-35, T 1 Response Feb 17

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    My Walk Alone---- Preface-- This is a continuation of the story, or plays around the story of "New Year's Day Walk " (not currently posted) and it's sequel "Our Last Walk...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 1 Response Feb 18

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    My ex boyfriend passed away because of Anemia because he was hit by a car with a man on drugs driiving it. He lost a **** tons of blood and needed that blood donation so badly. I...
    annaambrose annaambrose 16-17 a week ago

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    I donated blood for the very first time today. For some reason I can't figure out, I was really nervous and afraid of donating blood for the longest time. I am not afraid of blood...
    imv1 imv1 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I believed in romance at one time but the romantic in me died, killed in battle by the cynic. It was a bloody battle and heavily fought. In the end the romantic was just outmatched...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    hello i'm gonna tell you our life story and by the end of you reading it i hope you help us or share our story in everywhere you like ... my name is aima from morocco we are a poor...
    lovelysalma lovelysalma 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Has it come to this, are all charities rip offs ,with very little of the donated money going toward the intended purpose? I am down to St Jude as the only charity I will donate to...
    AllenSwann AllenSwann 46-50 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Something that adds to my depression is seeing how people treat one and other. I have always been a good person. I have gone above and beyond to help others without asking anything...
    megz327 megz327 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    In the recent years, people have become more aware about living a healthy life and the importance of taking right nutrition. This in turn has carved a rising demand of proper...
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    When it comes to taking proper care of your pet to ensure that they are healthy and well, many people underestimate the importance of pet dental care. Oral hygiene is important for...
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