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I Have Kidney Failure, Chronic

Kidney Failure, Chronic anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Kidney Failure, Chronic. You're not alone. 38 People

    I Need Help

    My name's Meghan and my CKD started when I was just 15 years old. I had everything, and to have it all taken from me was devastating because I NEVER got sick. EVER. Now, I feel alone and outcasted because of all the stretch marks on my legs and my hair loss, due to all the...
    MeghanNichole MeghanNichole 16-17, F Jun 12, 2012

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    I don't have kidney failure.

    My best friend was told yesterday he has kidney failure. He has to see his primary doctor and get properly diagnosed. I would like information on what I can do to help. I was the one who took him to the clinic. He got sick at work. I feel bad like it was my fault. I just...
    TinyBlissBlue TinyBlissBlue 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 5, 2014

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    Kidney Disease

      hi to you all out there my names james but i refer to myself as jimmy41 cos im 41 made sense to me anyhow,i found out that i developed kidney disease as you can imagine i was devestated as my whole world is gonna be ripped apart by this disease.Its been 18 months now...
    jimmy41 jimmy41 41-45 2 Responses Mar 9, 2009

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    My Best Friend's Battle With Kidney Failure

    My friend Ronen just went through a nightmare situation. A severe prescription drug interaction that doctors didn't know they were inducing him into, sent him into Kidney Damage that nearly gave him a stroke. He's now recovering, but it's a very delicate process to not let a...
    kjohnston418 kjohnston418 36-40 Oct 29, 2012

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    Kidney Failure

    I had faced a kidney failure in young age. When I was 21 my kidneys stop functioning properly and doctor’s advices to have kidney transplant in this stage, so to get permanent rid of this problem. But it was not an easy decision to take; I am not very sure about this process...
    carlosaguirre carlosaguirre 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 28, 2013

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    I Dont Hate School.. I Despise School

    Lets start from the beginning... 5th grade: I  hated it. I was always bullied and called names like fatty, sumo ect. 6th grade: Not bad but still hated school 7th grade: A kid insluted me and I cried in front of the classand became an outcast 8th grade:I was bulllied for...
    gamemaster2237 gamemaster2237 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 1, 2009

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    Son Was Diagnosed Renal Failure Age 17

    hi everyone,im just wondering if it is normal for my son to get evere blinding headaches even though he is having dyalisis
    samssonxx samssonxx 41-45 Feb 10, 2013

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    I Went Overseas And Got A Kidney Ethically!

    Hi, I am touched by all the stories here but I wanted to tell as many people as I could that things do not have to be so tragic.  I have been suffering for over 5 years and like you all I have been frustrated waiting around for a donor.  I did some online research...
    2ndchancerob 2ndchancerob 51-55, M 3 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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    Kidney Disease/chronic Kidney Failure.

    hi, my name is Nicole. well it all started when i was 15 years old, i had gone in for my first physical, they took my blood, my urine sample and then i went home thinking eh everything is great awesome, the next day they called my mom and told her that i had been leaking alot of...
    nicciwhite91 nicciwhite91 18-21 3 Responses Sep 20, 2010

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    CKD

    Hi yall, im Bob 21 and have stage 5 CKD on dialysis and in line for a transplant. Just looking to chat with people in the same situation. It hard to talk about these things with people who dont live with a chronic illness because they just plainly dont understand what its like or...
    BobDole311 BobDole311 22-25, M 5 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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    No Symptoms

    HiI just want to say that I didnt even come to know that I had CKD stage 2, i mean NO SYMPTOMS at all ,though I had kidney stones in the past but my doc never said that such thing could happen.One of my kidney is shrunken and scarred .Now I am totally confused, at times I have...
    chkpuk chkpuk 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 21, 2011

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    Look out people for not just diet changes

    but also products you don't ingest. I found out today my favorite deodorant is dangerous to those of us with Kidney Failure. (Secret is/was my brand)
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 11

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    How We Can Find A Matching Donor?

    1.blood type 2.tissue maching(HLA test) 3.across test please visit: http://maglog.jp/kidneytransplant/
    transplantinchina transplantinchina 36-40, M Apr 23, 2011

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