I am 52 years old and have PKD. When I went to see my consultant last week my egfr was down to 13 and I was told I need dialysis soon. My husband was initially going to be tested as a living donor for me but unfortunately was diagnosed with bowel cancer two years ago and is still recovering from his third major operation. It's all a bit daunting really. I am trying to keep as positive as possible but am worried about how I will cope with diaylsis. I am thinking of going with the overnight peritoneal dialysis but my brother who was on this two years ago ( he has now had a successful transplant) said it really hurt as the fluid was draining out. can anybody tell me if this is normal please?