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Deciding to become a living donor

Many potential living organ donors have questions, such as what does the journey...

Upcoming Kidney Donation - Tips?

Hi all, my donation is in a few weeks so I am requesting any and all pre/during/...

Eplet matching and donation

Does anybody here have any experience or information about kidney donation and e...

Nephrocalcinosis

Hi, I have a question, can you be a living donor if you have Nephrocalcinosis?

New here. From all I read, dialysis sounds horrific. Why aren’t more people stepping up to be living donors 4 family members instead?

Family, living donor, dialysis

Creative increase, GFR decrease 2 years after donation

I donated a kidney in December 2019. Today I got blood work done for my annual c...

Has anyone in their mid-50s ever donated to an older parent? How was the outcome? Any regrets?

Has anyone in their mid-50s ever donated to an older parent? How was the outcom...

Kidney needed

I am presently on dialysis waiting to receive a kidney transplant- I am asking f...

Donating one of my kidneys (O+) to a good person in need

Hello humans! I am not very good at writing. Am doing this for a friend who is o...

Voucher Program

Some people on here have mentioned being on the Voucher Program. What is that?

I am living donar

Hello, I would like to be kidney donate blood group B+ age 52

Small creatinine spikes post kidney transplant

Hello, 11 days ago I got a kidney from my mother, she is 60 years old I am 33. T...

Looking for Kidney Donor

My wife is on peritoneal dialysis for more than 3.5 years and there is no luck f...

My name is David and I need a living kidney donor.

How can I request more people to consider donating a kidney to me. I have a lot...

At what percent of kidney function merits going on dialysis?

My husband's kidney (mine) is failing and at 15% functionality. I'm wondering ho...

donating a kidney

hey, my name is Amir,29 YO ..i'm in search for someone who needs a kidney. i'm h...

Kidney donation, vein retro aorta position

Hello, I am a CKD patient 33 years old, GFR 9, still not on dialisys. Have FSGS...

Praying for a A+ kidney donor

I was born with a hereditary condition called Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) an...

Constant Pain on left hand side post donation (14 weeks ago). Can only sleep on my back. Left rib feels not right. Is this normal?

14 weeks since I donated my left kidney to my son & I can’t sleep on that side. ...

Daughter with nail patella syndrome needs a kidney

Hi, does anyone have experience with kidney failure from nail patella syndrome. ...

Altruistic donor concerns

Seeking input from altruistic donors about your experiences during the donation ...

Donor request

Pl help me to reach out to a donor of O positive blood group. My nephew who is j...

How is recovery after donation

I am still waiting for the donor board to reach out to me as I had just filled i...

Donor Newbie: Antigen matches

I've been told I am a negative cross match (good) for my intended recipient but ...

creatinine question

Did any of the donors on here have their creatinine elevated after kidney donati...

Need a kidney in Ontario

Hi there, I am a nephritis kidney failure patient and currently only one kidney...

Live Donor

Hi my name is Julia 27 years old Im based in Namibia and would like to donate m...

NEEDS KIDNEY BLOOD TYPE O . ANY DONER ???

MY DAD NEEDS A KIDNEY BLOOD TYPE O . ANY DONER PR ANY ADVICE TO SAVE HIS LIVE ??...

Paired kidney exchange and Prep

I have been on the paired kidney exchange for 3 yrs , obviously with the pandemi...

Kidneys and endurance? A connection?

I don't have the endurance I used to have. Anybody else feel they've lost their...
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