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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. 36 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    Related Experiences

    It started out as red eyes, muscle weakness in the legs then a emergency blood transfusion, then told i have chronic kidney disease stage 3, then told im otherwise healthy but...
    shoshoneone shoshoneone 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I wanted to share this. Envita Publishes Important Chronic Lyme Disease Treatment Study SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwired - December 16, 2014) - A revealing new study on chronic Lyme...
    mynameisjeff28 mynameisjeff28 26-30, M 16 hrs ago

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    My cat chose me 13 years ago. The first vet I took her to estimated that she was between 2-4 years old; it was hard to tell because she was so tiny and was taking good care of...
    lisabug75 lisabug75 36-40, F Nov 28

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    Now I haven't been diagnosed with chronic insomnia, but I honestly feel this is ME. I guess it would help to exercise...if that was possible. I'm also very obese. But it's not...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 20

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    My husband of 13 yrs has been living with chronic pain (testicular) for over 4 years now. The cause is due to a nerve disease. He's always been hilarious, the life of the party...
    watershed watershed 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I've just come to the realization that I don't believe in chronic depression...? Given my family's alleged history with "chronic depression" it seems odd but... I just don't. Part...
    mlynnikens mlynnikens 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Being young and struggling with severe chronic migraines and acid reflux.. I can tell you my life and physical appearance has changed like if I was some drug addict. Recently I've...
    littlemac64 littlemac64 22-25, M 2 Responses Nov 29

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    I been suffering from chronic pain for 17 years now. I have nerve damage in both legs. Looking to make friends to help each other when we are having bad pain day.
    MrShecter MrShecter 36-40, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    I had 5 surgeries between the ages of 15 and 16, they were on my feet. 3 on my left ankle and 2 on my right foot. I am now 21 and still have chronic pain, in my fractured/repaired...
    CountryQueen623 CountryQueen623 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    And over the years my benzo dose has increased. Proportionate to my becoming more and more of a chronic insomniac. I will not blame this strong and dangerous drug for this...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 Dec 10

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    My life will never be the same. In 2011, an extremely traumatic event happened to me and since then my life had never been the same. It's easiest to just list the thingsthat were...
    XxAlphaCentaurixX XxAlphaCentaurixX 26-30, T 1 Response Nov 19

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    Started using an app several years ago. Worked fine for about 2-3 years and then once I hit my adult years, It just wasn't as affective anymore. Now it barely works at all. But...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 20

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    I think my sleep issues started when I was 18. That's when I started using that app and then I couldn't go without it. Without it I wouldn't have made it through a time in my life...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Nov 20

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    Love this ❤ "Women don't usually like to be looked at. They feel vulnerable, exposed. They are self-conscious about their perceived flaws. What they don't understand is that men...
    SecretEscape SecretEscape 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I am in the process of recovering from chronic depression, severe anxiety, and anorexia nervosa. I've attempted suicide more than 30 times but am no longer suicidal. I've been...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    So, I had a Botox treatment on Tuesday. It was more painful than usual. My neurologist says that's normal for patients that experience several painful migraines before a treatment...
    sjmckstan sjmckstan 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    My story isn't as bad as others yet but I fear it may end up that way.i had my first attack in October 2013 thought I was going to die from all the pain .Well the believe that mine...
    anythingelse anythingelse 41-45, F Nov 29

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    sooo happy to have found this forum & find others who can relate...but am very sorry for everyone contracting RRV i feel ur pain, she sure is a nasty one, digs her claws in haha...
    jojoRRVbatcrazy jojoRRVbatcrazy 31-35 Nov 29

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    after the botox failed, my neurologist has decided to attack this at an "unconventional" standpoint..... he says I've done pretty much everything to fix them conventionally. he...
    kiesterdee6 kiesterdee6 22-25, F Nov 30

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    In one of my oldest good dreams, I climbed through the ceiling of my closet into a seemingly endless vertical tunnel with smooth white walls. I was maybe 6 years old when I had...
    bewareofpity bewareofpity 31-35, M Dec 1

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    I just got diagnosed with CP and my doctor told me that right now there is nothing he can do. I asked him if I need to stay on a low fat diet and he said "eat whatever you want...
    GunnDawg GunnDawg 41-45, F Dec 2

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    love my pain, I've already been through so much physically and mentally. I got this. I need more tart cherry juice and oil of oregano. I suggest everyone have that in their diet...
    FinnAhGinn FinnAhGinn 26-30, F Dec 3

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    Seance September I have had the most agonizing pain in my left knee all the way down to my ankle. I have been to so many doc and they all tell me it's just swelling behind my knee...
    izzy33095 izzy33095 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 3

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    I have OCD, AvPD, PAPD, and chronic depression
    amaui1 amaui1 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    Been in a unfulfilling marriage for seventeen years. I now am planning for "D"-day (divorce day) when my youngest goes off to University. I have a year and a half left. I have...
    Buffy68 Buffy68 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Hello. Anyone with chronic ostemyelitis who can help me answering some questions?
    gabycst gabycst 26-30, F Dec 8

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    I am 21 years old. When I was 15, I had 3 surgeries on my left ankle- 3 arthroscopic debridements of the joint, one Modified Brattstrom (sp) ligament weave, and one to clean out a...
    CountryQueen623 CountryQueen623 18-21, F Dec 8

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    I am 21 years old. When I was 15, I had 3 surgeries on my left ankle- 3 arthroscopic debridements of the joint, one Modified Brattstrom (sp) ligament weave, and one to clean out a...
    CountryQueen623 CountryQueen623 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 8

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    I am still so angry. I don't know how to process these feelings and they are eroding my adult life, holding me back from being a successful person. Mental illness runs in my...
    momshelle momshelle 26-30, F Dec 9

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    I'm having a bad f-u-cking day. Saying my back hurts is an understatement. I have to study for my exams so no pain-killers or muscular relaxants. Bad dayyyyy. I just feel like...
    Sybilla89 Sybilla89 22-25, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    "You have to make the right choice. As long as you don't choose, everything remains possible."
    Shibbyman23 Shibbyman23 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    hello guys I have painkillers like oxy, percocet and others alongside cannabis oil, OG Kush, Jack Herer Marijauna Strain, Granddaddy Kush, Granddaddy Purple, GHB, Actavis PM me if...
    melisajoey17 melisajoey17 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I have Hypermobility Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS). I also have Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome/dysautonomia (POTS). Ehlers Danlos syndrome is a connective tissue...
    jahoz jahoz 41-45 4 days ago

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    I am a 47 yr old man. I respond to posts that people as young as 13-15 post. I do this because I have raised a son, 19, and daughter, 21. I have my psychology degree, have been...
    mslvr01 mslvr01 46-50, M 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    I'm worried because I've had some terrible symptoms of what I think could be brain cancer, or something else seriously wrong. I don't know what to do. My doctor is an a** and my...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 3 Responses 3 days ago