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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. 37 People

    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 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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    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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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 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, 2014

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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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    Dear CFS: **** you! I hate not being able to think clearly. I hate not being able to play with my kids Saturday *and* Sunday. Instead, I have to pick one day and then use the...
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    i need to vent im feeling angry and dark i feel like im not as good everyday is woth i feel like its harder to get through the day ialso feel like i need to vent or flip out im so...
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    I'm 19 and I have Menieres Disease in both of my ears. My disease has affected my hearing more than anything. I'm half deaf, I cannot hear anything out of my right ear, and my left...
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    Mentally am stronger, my body can not catch up with me. I feel trapped. Like robust energy and life and positivity is hidden under my exterior. When my exterior is "acceptable...
    BlueSkysAreCold BlueSkysAreCold 22-25, F Feb 20

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    Have any of you kept up with news recently? Apparently, there are studies now that show this is a disease and the medical community will start treating it as a disease. Looks like...
    awesomesauce2 awesomesauce2 22-25, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I had RF ablation yesterday on my neck and all I can say is wow. I had a meltdown in the office before we even started & probably should have just walked out. I felt all the...
    Genesis922 Genesis922 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Hope you will like this Youtube video. It has with CRPS to do... : https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=LyB1p2nKHR8
    kristhy kristhy 22-25, F Jan 29

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    Constant stomach and back pains are great. Couldn't imagine my life without em'. Please note the sarcasm.
    AnaSofiaa AnaSofiaa 16-17, F Feb 18

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    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response Feb 19

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    Welcome to a world of nutrition!Nutrition can be very personal, and it can seem very hard when you do not know what works. The following tips will get you some suggestions.Stop...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I find it hard to believe that I just now got around to looking on the interweb to find others that have had similar situations....lol. I have never really shared anything to...
    ACMekanik ACMekanik 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    The Observer 8th February 2015 Doidge: the man teaching us to change our minds Do you believe you can think yourself well, changing the very structure of your brain over time...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M 2 Responses Feb 8

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    Few years ago i was diagnosed with Gilbert syndrome after visiting many doctors and doing many tests : blood , scan , ultra sound waves , x ray and all you could think in , since...
    umayyad umayyad 31-35, M 2 Responses Feb 1

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    I too am looking to loose 70 pounds. In the past I weighed 305 pounds it took me two years to get down to 175. I was so happy it was perfect weight for my 5'4 athletic style body...
    squirllykid squirllykid 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 7

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    Who is there there for me that was the first thing I saw when I came on here and I knew that this place would have people that suffer the same things I suffered when I was 5 I...
    marcrobo2k15 marcrobo2k15 16-17, M Feb 9

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