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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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 3 Responses Mar 11

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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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    I'm physically and mentally exhausted. I suffer with chronic depression and anxiety and sometimes I need a break. I have a lot of patience, but there cones a point where I need...
    RubyGirll RubyGirll 36-40, T 1 day ago

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    People confuse depression with just general sadness. You cannot just try to feel better or cheer up. When you are depressed, you feel hopeless, helpless, lonely, misunderstood, you...
    XlizrocksY XlizrocksY 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    The Chronicles Of Dave: The Introduction These are the Chronicles Of Dave. A series of stories of Dave and his sexual life spanning decades. Some of the stories you’ll read...
    imalright71 imalright71 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    The Chronicles Of Dave: The Introduction These are the Chronicles Of Dave. A series of stories of Dave and his sexual life spanning decades. Some of the stories you’ll read...
    imalright71 imalright71 41-45, M 1 day ago

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    The "happiest" people I have known were/are those who are pretending. Pretending to be happy. Pretending that all is great in their lives. I believed them. Wondered why I didn't...
    Carissimi Carissimi 56-60, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Post 007 Before I begin this post, I forgot to talk about the number of casualties in the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah in my last post. The bible doest't give any numbers so...
    DGA2000 DGA2000 61-65 2 days ago

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    I live in my pyjamas. I feel like the energy Is better spent baking peanut cookies for my toddler then getting dressed.
    joyofabluesky joyofabluesky 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    Hello I don't know if anyone will read this, I just need someone to tell me it's ok, I recently found I am positive for chronic hepatitis, I have no idea how long j have had it for...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 days ago

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    I think. Thirty years I have been living my life believing I have an autoimmune disease called scleroderma. Along with hypothyroidism, which also has been with me for 30 years...
    lethalea lethalea 46-50, F 4 days ago

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    I'm waiting on more tests to rule out some other things but I think I have endometriosis based off my symptoms. I get bad stomach pain normally all day. It's made worse by eating...
    fallenstar23 fallenstar23 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Hey lovely ladies, I was wondering if anyone out there has any success on managing your pain through herbal remedies, therapies, foods to avoid etc... I have endometriosis and...
    Daniellasw Daniellasw 26-30, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I'm currently 28 healthy-ish ( just had a physical and all was well :) ) and was diagnosed at age 10. Every night I would go to sleep I would wake up vomiting I would aspirate my...
    nighthawkra nighthawkra 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    The invisible pain. No one believes the level of pain this chronic disease causes.. I hate it so much.. being in pain on and off since 20 after acute pancreatitis I spent 7months...
    stefx85 stefx85 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    The worst thing is when pain isn't being taken seriously. I have chronic pancreatitis and it was on and off for 9y that I I had a c.t scan and discovered that I had calcifications...
    stefx85 stefx85 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was diagnosed when I was 13. And I've gotten worse and worse. It's so exhausting even getting to the toilet. Headaches every day, noise just goes right through me. My muscles...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response a week ago

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    Living with a person who has chronic pain means that for the rest of my marriage my pain never counts. I don't count, and I find this incredibly lonely. I am my only sounding...
    Suffocating1 Suffocating1 41-45 Aug 26

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    I have a chronic illness it's hard to work through it.
    bradytales8530 bradytales8530 26-30, F Aug 24

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    I think one of the hardest parts about 'having borderline' (I say it like this because you are of course not defined by it) is that you have this chronic feeling of inadequacy...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Aug 24

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    I was in hospital earlier this year because of chronic heart failure. I nearly died in the emergency room and while in intensive care the lady in the next bed with the same...
    Dropbear Dropbear 41-45, M Aug 24

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    Why do woman all ways say child birth is the worst pain ever cos i beg to differ i think chronic pain and illness is after all childbirth only last a few hours chronic pain can...
    CandiceAllcoxx CandiceAllcoxx 26-30, T 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I chronically experience low moods. It wasn't always like this. It's very frustrating on top of having inattention problems. I'm finding it hard to genuinely find interests in...
    artxinxmotion12 artxinxmotion12 22-25, F Aug 22

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    I have Chronic Heart Failure. I was taken to hospital earlier this year were I nearly died in the emergency room. During my stay in hospital my heart was restarted twice to...
    Dropbear Dropbear 41-45, M 1 Response Aug 21

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    I'm just absolutely floored on this one. I never heard of it before. I went in last Friday for a hysteroscopy (with biopsy) and the doctor at the last minute added a cystoscopy. He...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 20

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    What....you thought I chose this name just because? I have been plagued with what I like to call Chronic Pessimism...only it is Chronic because even if I try to think positive and...
    Ledgermayne Ledgermayne 22-25, M Aug 20

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    I have been suffering from depression for quite some time, months or more. Pain has a lot to do with it, but so does circumstance. I am continually tired, and unable to function...
    Glennr67 Glennr67 46-50, M Aug 19

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    it sucks. the meds are so expensive. my husband has it too.
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    i need help with ideas about how to get throygh high pain days when yoy have so much to do. i am just so tired but my back is excruciating. please help!!
    sweetiepee101 sweetiepee101 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    I write this post so it may bring some of you here some inspiration. I've had inattentive ADHD, chronic depression and anxiety practically from childhood. It has been pretty hard...
    macrey macrey 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    garlic cloves cure!!! ! http://www.bodyenlightenment.me/blog/2011/07/raw-garlic-mother-natures-antibacterial/
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