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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

    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 3 Responses Mar 11, 2015

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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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    If you were going to die tomorrow and could choose 10 people (not relations/spouse) to have your last supper with (dead or alive for entertainment purposes) who would they be...
    GalateaSpheres GalateaSpheres 36-40, F 14 Responses 1 day ago

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    I've had pain and problems with my hips and back from when I was a teenager in about early high school. It wasn't too bad back then as I could manage my daily life with a few...
    GoldenHeart69 GoldenHeart69 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease...the beginning stages of Emphysema.
    melbdad melbdad 51-55, M 3 days ago

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    I don't know for sure, but I know it's not normal. How can you be so tired from nothing? And this condition is what makes me depressed. Like I can be perfectly normal and then...
    fcksociety fcksociety 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    I created a podcast on iTunes and hope that people will listen. I've based it off of Chronicles of my life and what it's like being super obese on a mission to lose weight, So far...
    jjp1979 jjp1979 36-40, M 5 days ago

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    why women gets wet during love: - 1) good hormone levels 2) good hydration 3) uninhibited desire 4) attraction to you 5) general awesomeness Vaginas are supposed to have a level...
    AjLovesMusic AjLovesMusic 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I will tell my what my disability is.. I have a learning disability with a TMI.. Witch is traumatic brain injury and PST chronic PST and depression and anxiety.. People like me...
    wawbanunagway wawbanunagway 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Hi, I have had this condition for 13 yrs now.Mine was caused from injuries at 6 wks old. Ive been told it isnt "big" enough to do surgery and they wont even put a shunt in, cos of...
    S0ul3zz S0ul3zz 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    A few days ago, I felt some twitching in my face. I've dealt with twitching for a while now, so I wasn't too surprised by it. But this time it lasted for about an hour. My twitches...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Thick blood (also known as hypercoagulability, Antiphospholipids, and Hughes Syndrome) is a condition where the blood is more viscous (thicker and stickier) than normal. The...
    topcap2017 topcap2017 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Another bout has struck me down, looks like another few days of severe rest. Lucky me(!)
    ProjectExperienceNameUser ProjectExperienceNameUser 26-30, M Feb 4

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    When i was 16 i had Glandular fever and was off school for about 2 weeks with chronic fever and swollen glands and server fatigue. I am now 23 years old and still struggeling with...
    kathrynvanstaden kathrynvanstaden 22-25, F Feb 4

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    i have several mental illnesses. i have been hospitalized many times and in rehabs. i take medication every day. i hate stigma and discrimination. it is wrong. i have...
    coffeeonice coffeeonice 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    Chronically. I feel like it's been a drug that I can't get off of. I am always crushing on someone. Celebrities, unavailable people (men and women), people who are not my type...
    CDeFer CDeFer 46-50, F Feb 2

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    Any way to stop feeling fatigued? Anyone had any luck gaining energy back?
    WhiskeyT WhiskeyT 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    My family get on my nerves because I'm the only child my parent's don't care about. I'm the youngest and people usually say that makes you the "baby" and the "precious one". What...
    Freedgorgan Freedgorgan 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I never want to have children. For some people it seems like an impossible concept that a female does not to mother children. It is an individual choice, some women want to have...
    moonlightflower moonlightflower 22-25, F Feb 1

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    Hi, I stumbled upon this site while searching ( as iv done thousands of times, for yeeears now) in hopes that I can find some magical supplement to cure the living hell that my...
    Hopelesslyfallen Hopelesslyfallen 31-35, F Feb 1

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    Search for SENNA LEAF (I use Swanson Health Products, 500mg). Take 3 capsules daily, one in morning, one midafternoon, one at bedtime. Follow the same schedule with COLACE (OTC...
    rackert rackert 66-70, M Feb 1

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    The vast majority of people that I actually work with are not at all chronic philanderers. They are often people who are deeply monogamous in their beliefs, and at least for their...
    Annurban Annurban 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (the beginning stage of Emphysema). I would love to just get away and indulge in my fantasies for a while...
    melbdad melbdad 51-55, M Feb 1

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    I have been through loads in my life & trumped through all of it (abused by dad at 5, sobered up at 19, abusive husband for 5 years, watched BFF die next to me in wreck, left ex...
    IAmDoneBeingLiedTo IAmDoneBeingLiedTo 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 31

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    I am 22 and have a chronic illness that's impacting my quality of life in ways I never imagined.
    MandyR34 MandyR34 22-25, F Jan 30

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    I was diagnosed 3yr3yr. The pain is nonstop now.i can no longer work as well as i used to.and i doubt social security will approve me on first try.are there any financial resources...
    kittycow9 kittycow9 51-55, F Jan 30

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    Does anyone else experience a great feeling of anxiety and impending constant doom from this? Like something is terribly wrong...does anyone else feel this horrific panic deep in...
    myreality1 myreality1 36-40, M Jan 30

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    My 18th birthday is coming up in a couple of weeks and I'm starting to dread it. Why do people make such a big deal out of it, other than the fact that it's the majority age? I've...
    Imbolcumbra Imbolcumbra 16-17, M Jan 30

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    I started smoking pot back in October. That is about 3 months or so. I was always against the idea of smoking any and everything. My husband actually turned me onto the idea due to...
    Butterflykiss707 Butterflykiss707 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 30

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    Are you feeling mad sometimes, and don't know why? Do you ever get frustrated at times a bit easily, at someone, something, and look back in hindsight and wonder why that had...
    vvonderwoman vvonderwoman 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 30

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