I am 18 and due to that as well as the fact I seem to become unwell very regularly now I am on dialysis, my consultant is very eager to get me a transplant quickly that will last as long as possible. I am on the list ut they also worked up my biological father to donate who then changed his mind and have recently been testing my uncle, although it now looks like his kidneys may not be functioning well enough for this to be possible.
Now, he is looking at (if my uncles kidneys are definitely not good enough, which we should find out soon) possibly giving me a kidney from my mum, who was originally ruled out due to her blood group being AB+ whilst mine is B+. I know this is possible and trust my consultant greatly (he's amazing!) but I was already nervous about the idea of a transplant and this seems even more scary and likely to have complications.
I spent the last couple of nights in hospital and tried to ask my consultant about it tomorrow but stupidly ended up crying, which was embarassing! I'm sure he'll tell me more when we know if that is our only remaining option but I was wondering if anyone else has gone through this?
Thanks, sorry about rambling!