Waiting for a kidney transplant in Washington, DC
Kidney4elinga11 days ago
Hello! My name is Elinga Atembina. I'm from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but leaving permanently in the US for more than 30 years. ...
My UCLA kidney evaluation coming up...
Alone_12 days ago
So, I am not in California and 2 years ago traveled to UCLA however due to my fast GFR slipping my (21) before I left. When I got there my ...
High BP & future problems@#$!?
WYOAnne19 days ago
I just wanted to share a little information that I recently received. I know I see posts every week from CKD patients whose doctors are put...
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Kidney Donation and Health Insurance
galfieri20 days ago
Does anyone know if donating a kidney means you're considered to have a "preexisting condition" (one kidney) when you try to buy health insu...
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High WBC everything else okay...!?!
CJEF24 days ago
So I go into the ER over the weekend due to extreme hypertension that my meds all of the sudden stopped controlling. The ER team was able t...
Living Donor several years post op out there?
Hiddena month ago
Anyone here several years post-op as a donor? I am considering donating a kidney if I qualify. I would love to hear from donors how they d...
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INSURANCE AFTER TRANSPLANT
Jennypenny89a month ago
Hi everyone, im Jenifer transplanted 2016, just jumping on here to see if anyone can help or has had the same issues. 1 year after transplan...
wlockea month ago
Good afternoon all just an update: I have a donor and a date for transplant. Dec 4 is the date. I'm feeling anxious but so happy. What sh...
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Duchesa month ago
I just got on a transplant list. I'm not on dialysis yet and hope to find a live donor. My family is not able to donate. I'm very concern...
I am looking for a kidney i'm A+ with no family that can donate. It's a very scary thought not knowing if you will be able to find that liv...
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Just got on the transplant list but I have no family so in the process of looking for a living donor They say its 5-7 yrs without one. I h...
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What country am I in. I can't believe some of these posts. Where is this site located .
I have Select Health.
I'm IHC Medical its ther insurance.
As soon as I was diagnosed they had a HR tell me when,time,and what I needed to do.t...
Officially on the List
Nikki41775a month ago
Hi Everyone! I just wanted to share some good news. Today, I got the call. I’m officially listed! I know my journey ahead of me is a long...
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Friend wants to donate to me
G1957a month ago
I’m in process of getting on transplant list and was wondering a friend wants to donate a kidney to me and do you still have to do all the t...
Diagnosed as IgA
Colin_CX2 months ago
Hi I am 27 and was diagnosed as IgA with Creatinine 10.8, I haven't started dialysis but will probably start within a few months. Dr showed ...
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Itching after transplant
livinginiowa2 months ago
My husband had a kidney transplant in June. He struggles with itching. Any ideas for how to get relief, it keeps him up at night.
amilcarit2 months ago
hola estoy queriendo investigar algo ,,, en el hospital bristol ….. si alguien quere vender su riñon es necesario registrarse en la nkf
19 YEARS AND COUNTING
WYOAnne2 months ago
19 years ago, I got THE CALL that the transplant center had a kidney for me. The coordinator that called stressed that it was a "kidney" f...
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kevinlally2 months ago
I'm a three time kidney transplant recipient. I was hospitalized and diagnosed with ESRD as an otherwise healthy 21 year old (no know...
Can you get dialysis with no money
MyrtleFluffy2 months ago
I am get very close to the stage where I will need dialysis. I am about to lose my job and insurance. Will I be able to have dialysis when I...
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Living donor 6 months ago
Jzark2 months ago
I am a living donor since May 2018. Recently I’ve had very localized pain at the incision site. Doc said it was the sutures still dissolvin...
Hi all. I am including the link to the story that the National Kidney Foundation wrote about "my kidney journey." kidney.org/newsletter/woman......
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Kt49202 months ago
My Dad is struggling to lose weight in order to get a transplant. Does anyone have any success stories related to weight loss?
What are the pros and cons people are noticing with dialysis and post transplant?
Also anything anyone wish they knew prior to starting dialy...
Kidney transplant for a 1 year old
dhebert762 months ago
I am new to this so I don't know much about it. I am researching kidney transplant for a 1 year old O Positive blood
LIFE AFTER TRANSPLANT
WYOAnne3 months ago
My husband and I have just gotten back from a fantastic trip to Colorado and Rocky Mountain National Park! We stayed in Estes Park and sp...
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Is depression normal for kidney transplant?
Mindy733 months ago
Hi, I just found out yesterday that I have to get a kidney transplant and I've been really depressed and have cried a few times. My question...
What do you do to ensure you always take your medication?
3kidney3 months ago
When I first had my transplant, I would set alarms to remind me to take my pills.
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ASK IT...GET AN OPINION! What is one question you have been thinking on and need some suggestions?
Bobbiereed3 months ago
Like last week--I am going to be the first ASK IT...
I often wonder where I should go to find an answer to helping with the issues I face in ...
Universalmatchs3 months ago
I am 34 and about 3 years ago received my second kidney Transplant. My first when I was 20. I have yet to meet anyone with a kidney transpla...
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