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feeling very anxious and silly for posting but been through a lot lately and feeling very worried and anxious right now
gee33beea month ago
hi all as i stated above I'm feeling rather silly for posting already when i literally only got the letter from my gp today about having to ...
Good News for me.
Hidden4 days 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
netie547 days ago
does anyone know if lose dose statins will further effect my kidneys. I am ready at CKD 3 at 50
minymor811 days ago
hi, how safe is it to fly (from uk to Italy) with kidney problems.?I'm new to this
Please help worried partner
Hahnah18 days 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...
janesmarty13 days 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.
lookoutthere16 days ago
Some good news...
lolls2912 days 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
Chezak23 days 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...
Just needing guidance.
Chelsae123a month ago
I am 18 years old and I was diagnosed with a rare form of kidney disease that i"ve had since birth but they are just now finding. It's FSGS....
Looking for answers
aponcea month ago
I have liver problems. recently I had an ultrasound of my organs which showed a sist on my kidney I have poor appetite, swollen ankles, feet...
Dexter124 days 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
Gillianl2125 days 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
Bunkin13 days 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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Can anyone tell me the pain or any tips with getting a kidney biopsy. I'm scared
Protein in urine?
I saw a urologist for years and regularly family doctors and they always said I had protein in my urine and they never seemed concerned. Now...
easier way to get clean catch urine specimen
thyroidnodule16 days 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
Hidden3 days ago
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.
Hidden19 days ago
Which of the below have you tried since diagnosis with Chronic Kidney Disease?
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