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Hiddena month ago
For the last ten years my eGfr was between 49 and 54. Last August I started taking apple cider vinegar to hrlp my digestion. My number went ...
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statins with CKD 3
netie54a month ago
does anyone know if lose dose statins will further effect my kidneys. I am ready at CKD 3 at 50
minymor8a month ago
hi, how safe is it to fly (from uk to Italy) with kidney problems.?I'm new to this
Please help worried partner
Hahnaha month ago
My partner has just been told that they have 32% kidney function which has been declining over a time. She is to have a discussion over dial...
janesmartya month ago
Hi Everyone I'm new to this have just been told I have stage 3 ckd. My eGFR level is 58. I'm so worried about all this. I spoke to a gp on F...
New on here and Scared.
lookouttherea month ago
Some good news...
lolls29a month ago
Hi everyone, just back from nephrologist, my husband Gfr was 29 in October last year and has now picked up to 31 his creatinine was 236 ...
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Ckd stage 3b gfr 43
Chezak2 months ago
That was when I last had a gfr bloods done 3 months ago. I have been to see my GP today as I am having trouble sleeping due to frequent urin...
Dexter12 months ago
I recently had my kidney function test come back low in the 80's. Nurse said I was just dehydrated, my urine was dark as well, and to drink...
Blood in urine
Gillianl212 months ago
our 10 year old grandson had blood his urine last December. After spending 2 weeks in hospital he was discharged on Christmas eve fortnight...
How does casting effects kidneys?
Hi, my creatinine level is 1.6 , gfr 49. Does casting effects my kidneys
PKD and bp meds
Bunkina month ago
I have stage 4 PKD. Saw nephrologist first time on Friday. I have been following a program for the past 4 months and lowered my creatinine f...
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Chelsae1232 months ago
Can anyone tell me the pain or any tips with getting a kidney biopsy. I'm scared
easier way to get clean catch urine specimen
thyroidnodulea month ago
mom cannot get urine spec in lab so they gave us sterile urine cup to do at home. mom cannot stand long, and she urinates in toilet then i p...
Good news for me and thank you folks
Hi I joined this community when I was told in November 2015 that my GFR was 52 and had dropped from 57 in November 2014 and when I looked ha...
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Sudden jump in creatinine levels after a month of "super healthy" eating.
Gfr 50 in type 1 diabetic..can gfr improve?
Rikosnika month ago
I am type I diabetic and my recent A1c was bad...8. Also my gfr was 50. Kidney functioning was never a problem for 22 years of diabetes. If ...
Bad bloods, advice please
Beanbag5a month ago
Hi, I'm just wanting a bit of advice on my latest bloods I get them done at my doctors, print them out and take them to my nephrologist (my ...
nc7560a month ago
in the last few months my GFR has gone from 32 to 38 and now today falling to 30. My creatine has gone from 1.2 to 1.4 to 1.7. I see my Ne...
High phosphate levels and itching
Jackie0602a month ago
My husband is stage 5 eGFR 12 he has been been prescribed phosphate binders as his levels are high. The consultant said they should help wit...
Which of the below have you tried since diagnosis with Chronic Kidney Disease?
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