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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. 33 People

    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 4 Responses Apr 1, 2013

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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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    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 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 5

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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 Sep 28, 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    nanacquah nanacquah 26-30, M 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    I had chronic nausea in High school. Waking up every morning was really difficult, ending up in puking 65% of the time. I'm in college now and it came back.. except this time...
    adorablesarah adorablesarah 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed last year with a chronic pain condition that formed from me passing 4-8 kidney stones a year. Since I keep passing the stones I will always be in agony and when I...
    dirkablaze dirkablaze 26-30, M Mar 30

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    I am 26 years old and I have chronic pancreatitis with a surgery coming up. My story started 2.5 years ago when I had a snowboarding accident. When I fell I hit my abdomen pretty...
    christine921 christine921 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    One time only have I known the joy of winning the big game. What a thrill it was!! Because I wasn't a power hitter I sat the bench a lot. In spite of being consistent and reliable...
    1490wayb 1490wayb 46-50, M Apr 2

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    Well today was yet another appointment for my husband at the urologist. Nothing they can do for him not even surgery will help. He has been put on endless medications and now...
    saltyorsweet saltyorsweet 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I have been in chronic, constant pain for over 15 years now. I have seen a multitude of doctors, had several surgeries, many exploratory and even a spinal fusion of my L4-L5 disc...
    Mahala71 Mahala71 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I have connective tissue disease, epilepsy, trigeminal neuralgia, hypothyroidism, chronic migraines, myoclonus, fibromyalgia, arthritis, plantar fasciitis and chronic pain. If I...
    itskismet itskismet 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    i have chronic back pain. After using many painkiller and gel then heat and ice that never worked, i looked online how to treat it because it was awful. I learned that caffeine can...
    voslung voslung 36-40, M Mar 24

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    Since birth I was the "sick" child. My parents knew after they brought me home from the NICU, that my health issues wouldn't go away. I battle Chronic Liver Disease, Chronic...
    jazziNicole1994 jazziNicole1994 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    My battle with chronic pain goes back 18 years to my first attack of acute hemorrhaging pancreatitis - a disease caused in my case by gall stones that blocked my pancreatic duct...
    ericgaudion ericgaudion 61-65, M 2 Responses Apr 7

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    Ok so my story of mercury poisoning has been my entire lifes experience, and is still affecting me to this day. I just really wanted to connect with others who share this story so...
    awakekiwi awakekiwi 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 2

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    Mild cp, deformed hand, poor vision and hearing, poor teeth, weak heart, something undiagnosed with my brain (sort like a stroke but not), type 2 diabetes, psoriasis, soliios, ADHD...
    dacraww dacraww 22-25, M Mar 23

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    Definitely. I'm so tired in school all the time idek why. I just feel so restless & constantly looking at the clock but time seems to be c r a w l i n g ugh I hate it. No matter...
    ELSAhugsyou ELSAhugsyou 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I been avoiding it for a very long time. I saw it on Netflix. I saw it setting on the shelf at Blockbusters. But I avoided it like the black death. It was the documentary movie...
    Glassdove Glassdove 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 4

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    I have the cure and its all natural. Pure coconut oil! Eat four table spoons a day it coats your intestines. It really works!
    DieForMetal666 DieForMetal666 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    As I read most of the posts on here, it's disappointing to know through my own research of it that there is no cure for it. No book is going to tell you a cure. No drugs or...
    Booksaremypassion Booksaremypassion 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Every day I wake up expecting to wake up with one, and if I don't have one then then i expect one all day long. I take all kinds of medication once i get one and a few before...
    helsingrise helsingrise 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    I've been sick and I've been tired Of faking all my smiles Seems as though its come to this It feels all like a lie Every time I look within There's chaos no respite All the walls...
    Eli678 Eli678 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    The Government UFO Files – The Conspiracy of Cover-Up By Kevin D. Randle – Retired from the military in 2009 as a lieutenant colonel. UFO hunter and writer since 1974. www...
    PaulDaleRoberts PaulDaleRoberts 51-55, M Mar 18

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    My daughter has fetal anti convulsant syndrome, she is not the only child I know with FACs that has cholestetoma. She was dianosed wih chronic bi-lateral cholesteatoma with...
    Trelissa Trelissa 18-21, F Mar 19

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    I typed other stories before and deleted them as I keep trying to start fresh, to no avail. I sit here crying. I cry out of so much frustration; with God and myself. I don’t...
    myownproblem13 myownproblem13 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    I was diagnosed with DDD in 2004. They also found a bulging cervical disk. I was told that I needed a fusion from C3 to C5. I had that done in December of 2004. A month into...
    ChicagoSparky ChicagoSparky 51-55, M 1 Response Mar 22

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    I have pericarditis. Diagnosed 2 weeks ago, previously very fit and healthy. Cannot exercise and terrified it may become chronic
    rubytuesday69 rubytuesday69 36-40, M Mar 25

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    Migraines have been plaguing my life for two years now. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and they soon started after that. I have ice pick headaches which have been bigger in...
    LouiseLondon LouiseLondon 31-35, F Mar 26

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    I have chronic pain problems, and people treat me like dirt because they assume that I am have mental issues, not realizing how stressful it is to feel this way all the time. I...
    stphnmclrn46 stphnmclrn46 22-25 Mar 29

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    Balancing in an unbalanced world. Walking on a tightrope with the wind blowing. Falling apart while simultaneously trying to catch the pieces. That's how I've been feeling the...
    greeneyes91 greeneyes91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    Anyone who looks at my page can see that I have been through some hard things. I battle depression; I am a cutter; I've had a suicide attempt; I loved someone that didn't love me...
    Imhurtingtoo Imhurtingtoo 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    I have suffered since age 16 from endo. I have three young children. During my third pregnancy, things went wrong. The placenta was outside of the uterus. My doctor went into a c...
    CPPDANCER CPPDANCER 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I have Lyme disease (not LYMES as some people tend to call it). I was diagnosed in November 2011. My first symptom was severe vertigo. Also, I experienced painful arthritis, brain...
    merelymandolin merelymandolin 31-35, F Apr 2

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    Hi, my name is Karla, I have been suffering with lymes chronic for the last 2 years. I need some advice on vitamins or foods that can help ease the pain and affects of lymes!!! I'm...
    karlaprince karlaprince 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I was a wild dancer that loved to do powermoves. I am a member of a Breakers Crew. However I consider myself an ex dancer. Years ago I wanted to continue practicing powermoves, and...
    HandsomeRocker HandsomeRocker 18-21, M Apr 7

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    Sitting here reading these stories brings me to tears. I am 33 years old and truly feel like my body hates me. I am always in pain and in tears anymore. I didn't quite know what...
    queenknight queenknight 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    I've had a heart condition for 7 years now. It was caused by a tick bite which turned into Lyme Disease. That then caused numerous other chronic conditions i will always have. I...
    1SweetL 1SweetL 36-40, F 16 Responses Apr 9

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    I'm almost 51 and have no friends. I'm not involved in any activities, don't go to the bar anymore and have chronic pain so I don't work. I do crafts and household things. This is...
    natjk natjk 46-50, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I started having digestive issues the past year or more. I tend to go towards natural healing modes so, when things got back last October and I had chronic loose stool and very...
    Dia949 Dia949 51-55, F 6 days ago

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    I personally don't have CFS but my mother has it and it's been one of the most difficult things to deal with on a daily basis. I have determined that my mothers stress levels...
    IamLerato IamLerato 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am sick of this social anxiety and social phobia. I am a shell of what I once was. I have always suffered from anxiety and depression but seemed to manage with the help of...
    GroundedButterfly81 GroundedButterfly81 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    As you know, this is a chronic disease with no known cure found in the Dermatology world. We are treating with Microcurrent and have had amazing results! The microcurrent is a very...
    drebertchiro14 drebertchiro14 56-60 1 day ago

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    I have been diagnose with this last year sept. Experience alot of pain. Exercise helps, and to stay possitive. I know God is withme even in this. I like to hear from others.
    4icelady 4icelady 36-40, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Thank you boobs. Always appreciated.
    sighimnotgoodwithnames sighimnotgoodwithnames 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I was diagnosed in1983... my sister was diagnosed 4 yrs before that... at the time we were the only familial case on eaST COAST... I AM NOW TALKING BECAUSE IM OUT OF REMISSION BIG...
    seeblue35 seeblue35 51-55, F Mar 20

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