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barbs18811 days ago
Just back from clinic apt hubby told his creatinine level has risen from 297 to 361 and his level has dropped from 19 to 15.
This is end stag...
High phosphate levels and itching
Jackie060213 days ago
My husband is stage 5 eGFR 12 he is suffering from severe itching the consultant feels this is because of a high phosphate count. He has bee...
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Soneram16 days ago
I have been on haemodialysis for one year now via a neckline this is not working as well as when first placed so now doing of dialysis at ho...
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Chelsae123a month ago
hey guys I'm 18 years old with only 45% kidney function. I will be having a biopsy soon. can anyone give me any tips? They think I have FSGS...
Portable dialysis machine
Chendapenga month ago
Hey guys, I saw some news about the dialysis machine you can wear so that you can travel with it. Very convenient, does it exist? what dialy...
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Will an AV Fistula affect the use/feeling in the arm or hand?
Hiddena month ago
My Partner Ian is waiting to have a fistula completed, he had originally wanted CAPD but he is currently not fit enough for general anaesthe...
Abhqa month ago
My husband was told before new year that he had a 4cm tumour on his kidney (he had nephrectomy on other 16years ago), they are going to do c...
Dialysis patients playing lawn bowls
Hidden2 months agoPOPULAR
Hi I have been doing PD for 10 years and started playing lawn bowls after 2 years into dialysis. I only know of two others playing while on ...
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MajorErka32 months ago
Has anyone on CAPD been on a River Cruise ? I know cruise ships are not a problem but wondered about smaller boats?
Love612 months ago
As anyone suffering back pain scen been on dailyilsis
What do I do
Dlena552 months ago
I was just recently inform that I need to have dialysis I am reading about it I want to know what it details is it painful to put the thing ...
Hope everyone are doing well . I have been on dailaylis since January .my fistula started to hurt me so I can't use my hand to carry anythin...
Ianm2 months ago
Just a short note to say this is my second fistular since June last year and hopefully I will be going onto hemodialiss soon
sylla1232 months ago
My husband had Kidney Failure and has been on Haemodialysis since 03/2015 . At first he settled into the routine fine , but then got an infe...
My husband on Haemodialysis , got an infection in his spine through his emergency cannula while he was waiting for his Fistula to work 100% ...
Ianm3 months ago
Please can someone tell me why I have become breathless since I have been diagnosed with renal over a year ago
Hidden3 months ago
My wife suffers from breathlessness at night when lying flat. It is usually worse just after her haemodialysis. Does anyone else experie...
denman3 months ago
higgey633 months ago
Hi all just update on my daughter was at specilist yesterday got devastating news she can only survive for a few more months at best one yea...
only got one kidney down to 10 egfr - no sign of dialysis - do you think they have forgotten me? getting worried
Creatinine nearing 400
Down to the wire
Hi all. Not been on for a while due to many diffrent things. Today I had an appointment with my kidneys......We've got good and bad news. My...
THE CALL CAME.......2.20AM
p3smith3 months ago
My husband had the 'call' at 2.20am on Monday morning. There was a kidney with his name on it, albeit from a deceased donor. He went for...
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PD and diabetes
Jackie06024 months ago
My husband will be starting dialysis in the near future. We spoke to the dialysis nurse about the choices and think PD will suit him better...
Can ESRD Be Cured by Dialysis
phoebe-ma4 months ago
Dialysis is always associated with ESRD (End Stage Renal Disease), because as of now it is the quickest way to help failed kidneys cleanse b...
Position for a fistula
Mgt84 months ago
I have just had the paperwork through regarding having my fistula made.
This says that it could be put in the wrist or elbow ar...
Second chance fistular fitted
Ianm4 months ago
Can any one help me I was told on Wednesday that I would be going onto home hemodialiss in February is anyone else on it
Blood Pressure & Pulse
Hidden4 months ago
Before I had diagnosed kidney problems (stones) I had high blood pressure that was controlled by medication, when my kidneys started giving ...
higgey634 months ago
Hi all my daughter is on stage 5 and no hope of dialises or transplant has has other health problems has stopped eating for 2 weeks now and ...
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Good morning all
I'm finding this website and everybody's posts really interesting and full of useful ideas having been a member for a couple...
Ckd stage 4
Ianm5 months ago
Please can someone help me I found out a week last Saturday that my fistular stopped working when would I start dialysis
Would you prefer to Dialyse
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