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I Donated a Kidney

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    O+ Kidney i wish to donate MALE 36 FROM INDIA

    DUE TO MONEY PROBLEM I WANT money TO GIVE MY KIDNEY IF ANYBODY NEEDED CONTACT ME 09842407706ANY WERE I AM COMING OK
    sathyasai sathyasai 36-40, M 1 Response Apr 15

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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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    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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    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 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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    Kidney stones suck. Really. They just suck. The pain is over the top. It’s too much. It starts in the stomach and then quickly moves around to the back. Then it comes back around...
    FriendlyBryan FriendlyBryan 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Hi I am Prabhakaran, Male 26yrs from Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, INDIA, My blood group O +VE(Universal group), I want to donate my kidney to help any kidney related patients. who will...
    Prabhakar89 Prabhakar89 22-25, M Apr 13

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    I've donated to day. Just wanted to share because everyone should do it. I really don't like but it should be almost demanded by law.
    unknownpoetx unknownpoetx 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 28

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    Somewhat off the beaten path for this posting, I know, but I figured I'd have to write something since it has been so long. My original post that I was going to write about fell...
    Atlas0Scar Atlas0Scar 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    I have donated blood to more than 100 mosquitoes.. They take it every night!
    MrImperfect MrImperfect 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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    I just donated blood again I like helping out others when there is a need
    bigbill75 bigbill75 36-40, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Donated my 23rd pint yesterday. I feel weak and winded in the days and weeks afterward and my recovery time is slower after workouts. on the bright side, I'm not afraid of needles...
    chaekowski chaekowski 26-30, M 17 hrs ago

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    I'm Doctor Micheal Ibadin,I am the representative doctor of University of Benin Teaching Hospital(UBTH),I have been given the opportunity by the hospital management to advertise on...
    Rexkelvin Rexkelvin 51-55, M Apr 14

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    I'm Doctor Micheal Ibadin,I am the representative doctor of University of Benin Teaching Hospital(UBTH),I have been given the opportunity by the hospital management to advertise on...
    Rexkelvin Rexkelvin 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    I want to sell my kidney. I am from Ukraine, Blood Group is B(-), 31 years old, no smoking, my health is beautiful. I want $130000 for my kidney. All costs (visa, flights...
    Jurich Jurich 31-35 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to sell my kidney. I am from Ukraine, Blood Group is B(-), 31 years old, no smoking, my health is beautiful. I want $130000 for my kidney. All costs (visa, flights...
    Jurich Jurich 31-35 4 days ago

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    I'm Doctor Paul Walker,I am the representative doctor of University of Benin Teaching Hospital(GHC)General Health Center,I have been given the opportunity by the hospital...
    Rexkelvin Rexkelvin 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    Hi friends greeting from Nova Specialty Hospital (Dr Pradip Kumar Sinha). Nova Specialist hospital that buy human kidney.If you are Interested in Selling or buying Kidney Please do...
    NovaSpecialtyHospital NovaSpecialtyHospital 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    I want donate my kidney B + with compensati...for my family call me..083830881077 or email me yuliana_8117@yahoo.com...thanks may God bless u
    juliana81 juliana81 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    I'm from India and I wish to donate my kidney, mainly due to my financial crisis. I'm 35 years old, blood group is O+. I'm healthy and I don't have any disease .valid passport
    vegabond1978 vegabond1978 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    I'm from India and I wish to donate my kidney, mainly due to my financial crisis. I'm 35 years old, blood group is O+. I'm healthy and I don't have any disease .valid passport...
    vegabond1978 vegabond1978 31-35, M 3 days ago

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    Sometimes, when they're particularly fierce, I just want to stay in my tent all day. On the other hand, it's quite entertaining watching the dragonflies divebombing and feasting...
    LysistratasWeakness2 LysistratasWeakness2 51-55, M Mar 27

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    Yeah, want to kill them all. Got lot of bites from them.
    RedThatDescribesMe RedThatDescribesMe 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Way too many times I might add Mosquito season will be here soon
    shannonsjourney shannonsjourney 18-21, F Mar 29

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    actually about to go donate some now. it's only my forth time. my first time i was 17.
    varjakpaw varjakpaw 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 15

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    It's been awhile since I did. I got a tattoo so you have to wait a year to donate. I'd rather donate plasma there is more uses, plus I get paid for it!!!
    space4rent space4rent 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 16

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    It's been almost a year ago since last time ..I feel bad for not doing it more often ...I have reached over the gallons club to me giving life to preserve another's is good feeling...
    joophomme joophomme 46-50, M Apr 16

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    It's healthy but so cool when you find out your blood saved a life. Especially that it helped someone.
    ForTheFallen ForTheFallen 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I donate blood every chance I get because I have a rare universal blood type :) And I LOVE to help others so what better way?
    kayblue kayblue 36-40, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've only done it a few times. Last time everything turned black. Luckily the bench was right there as it seemed gravity was showing me how strong it is.
    charlene0712 charlene0712 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Never passed out, but apparently lots of people do.
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Has anyone had lithotripsy and how does it feel etc?
    lemolemo lemolemo 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 28

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    please contact on my cell no 95601 77779 i m from delhi and my blood group is O positive
    deepak80kumar deepak80kumar 31-35, M Mar 29

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    Oh yeah !! The ****** PAIN !!!
    DaSlayer DaSlayer 31-35, M Apr 1

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    Several in fact, and surgery twice. The pain of the surgery to remove them is far painful than the stone itself!!
    Southerncharm67 Southerncharm67 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    Almost died, literally lol
    kidneygrl kidneygrl 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 13

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