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 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

    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

    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
    3 Responses Mar 11, 2015

    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

    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

    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
    Oct 29, 2012

    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
    Feb 10, 2013

    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

    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
    3 Responses Sep 20, 2010

    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


    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

    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
    2 Responses Mar 9, 2009

    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

    Related Experiences

    I have a complicated situation that has brought my marriage to the point that it is today. I chose to share it here so that maybe it will help someone else and who knows maybe just...
    ParaKlio ParaKlio
    46-50, F
    Apr 21
    My EP Story... and boy this is a long one Haha Last June, on the 19th I believe it was, I was looking for a question I had to be answered. It was like 2am during the summer and I...
    dathglas dathglas
    13-15, M
    1 Response Apr 20
    Hey, Lately it has really been bothering me that I have no future at all... Due to chronic illness, I am unable to work, so all I'm able to do is sit at home every single day...
    Junkard Junkard
    22-25, M
    Apr 17
      I'm a Hepatitis B carrier from India. I have been looking for an online support group for HBV carriers in India but haven't been able to find one. So, recently I along with...
    themake1234 themake1234
    26-30, M
    Apr 17
    I'm sort of at my wits end. I have been married for just over 30 years and we have 2 grown sons. We have had our ups and downs over the years we both made mistakes and turned to...
    sparkythedog sparkythedog
    Apr 17
    I am 19 now, almost 20... I haven't been on here for a few years, but I think I'll give it a go. My parents and I thought I had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome for 4 years before...
    Invisibleninja12 Invisibleninja12
    18-21, F
    Apr 17
    With the end near and seeing some of the negativity that has been presented about EP, I wanted to take a few moments and tell everyone about the positive that EP brought to my...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm
    41-45, F
    12 Responses Apr 16
    Living FULLY is a journey not a destination. My journey has allowed me to grow into a person who may fear the storms ahead, but who is willing to ride through those storms with...
    Mcinacann Mcinacann
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    I had an extremely severe one last night. It started out light during dinner. I took relpax and toradol when we got home and went upstairs to lie down. The migraine got worse. I...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 16
    I have no motivation, feel completely indifferent and apathetic. I feel completely drained right now. Chronic depression has worn me down to the point where I am incapable of...
    Pleiotropic Pleiotropic
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 13
    I still get a little agitated when I remember the unfortunate experiences I've had with "friends". I don't regret these experiences though, because they've instilled a kind of...
    glitterpuff glitterpuff
    22-25, F
    Apr 11
    I found out 2 weeks ago I have hepatitis B. I am currently sick. Have bouts of diahrrea, nausea, itching, and recently started experiencing neuropathy in my feet, exhausted all...
    pwarner44 pwarner44
    56-60, F
    Apr 11
    I am sure there are guys that tell her they love her every where she goes. I am reminded of that constantly here by one of them many many times and i am sure he will many more...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 9
    this is one of the stories from my book chronicles of sam volume one currently available on kindle and nook. I hope you enjoy.. Wrathful measures My...
    Sorellana Sorellana
    Apr 8
    Looking for other survivors of S.S. for support, as I work thru this Big Bowl of ****. Am going thru integration therapy and deal with chronic PTSD as a result of the years of...
    Rhonda87 Rhonda87
    51-55, F
    1 Response Apr 6
    My pain is much improved today. The last two days I have had a lot of pain but exercise, relaxation, heat, and distraction have helped a lot. Keeping well hydrated is important...
    Doomflower Doomflower
    31-35, F
    Apr 6
    I was sent an email from a friend that had me read a study of the reasons for my crazy mood swings that has basically cause the young lady I met here, so many problems with me. I...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 6
    i hate that i can't communicate effectively. i know that my husband gets frustrated to the point of disgust. i just assume not talk to anyone. i have chronic pain and fatigue to...
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 5
    I have been in agony today. This morning my shoulder was an 8/10 on pain and now it is probably about a 4 and rising again. At baseline it is a 2-3/10. It barely registers. It...
    Doomflower Doomflower
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Apr 4
    Have a thing called Spondylolytis. It is when the fluid in my vertebral joints eats the cartilage instead of feeding it. With the cartilage gone my vertebra are not held together...
    boldtimer boldtimer
    66-70, M
    Apr 4
    So I have gone through a lot my whole life. I have dealt with different chronic illnesses and in the beginning I was able to keep it under control and still be happy. Now it's...
    Shastagirl17 Shastagirl17
    16-17, F
    Apr 4
    I have been having a lot of interpersonal conflicts lately and I haven't been able to figure out why. Maybe it's because it's April, maybe because one year ago today I learned that...
    AlacrityMelancholy AlacrityMelancholy
    41-45, F
    Apr 3
    so I am writing for my book chronicles of sam volume 2. it is a compilation of short stories based on paranormal experiances that my family and I have had in our life when all of a...
    Sorellana Sorellana
    2 Responses Apr 2
    My cousin was diagnosed first...he is around 25 now and his MS has slow progression. My father has been diagnosed just last year...His MS is progressing really fast...He is losing...
    User278 User278
    18-21, F
    Apr 2
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