I injured my fistula, it's clotted, do you recommend having it removed?
smithischristopher14 hours ago
I had my transplant a year and half ago but I haven't used this fistula since 2005 because I was on peritoneal dialysis. I was working out w...
Finally Got The Call
Hilly038a day ago
It’s been a while since I’ve been on here; probably about 4 years now. I think that was when I was going on APD I asked for a...
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Post Kidney Transplant, Creatine levels go up and down?
bt72a day ago
My sister 4 weeks ago had a double transplant kidney and liver.
Her Creatine levels go up and down, and today it went to 90!
Has anyone el...
Hospital admission tomorrow
Legomegamind9 days ago
I’m going to be heading to the hospital tomorrow for early admission. The transplant is right around the corner
Legomegamind16 days ago
My doctors have not once asked me for my consent for the surgery. IT PISSES ME OFF!
Is my say not good enough for them? Just let my parents s...
10 days post transplant question
Sstan17 days ago
Hi all. I am currently 10 days post kidney tx. I’m feeling well and the doctors are very happy with my progress, however, I have a constant ...
The whole finding a living donor process is a JOKE!!!
RUKIDNEYME20 days ago
What I guess aggravates me the most about being in the position that I am in, is that when you are looking for a donor it is all up to the P...
TLC: Transforming the Gift of Life into a Transplant Living Community - Listening to Everyone Touched by Transplant
LivLife0721 days ago
We would like to invite you to become a valued participant with our patient to patient engagement project! The Patient-Centered Outcomes Res...
A funny story, or maybe not so funny...
smithischristophera month ago
It was either the first or second month after my transplant. I was going back to the transplant clinic twice a week for lab work and follow ...
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A year and four months out...
Was your transplant from a living donor or a cadaver? I remember getting a call from the Emory Transplant Center at about one o'clock in the...
Legomegaminda month ago
Why must my mother make a big fuss over everything that I do. It’s not my fault that I’m musically inclined. What can I do to get her off me...
How Long before.....
PaulLeya month ago
Just wondering what other people's conditions were when they went onto dialysis. My GFR is 8 and creatinine is 604. I feel great apart from ...
Still swollen and sore
Kernicka month ago
I am still swollen and sore after two months. Is this typical? also a lot of anxiety even though my labs are good.
Santaponsa1a month ago
Hi all, can anyone tell me who's had a kidney transplant ever experienced ongoing diarrhoea every morning 7 weeks on now for me following ha...
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leaving my current hometown
I have to leave Ramona in order to be closer to the hospital. Which means I have to move to a different school where I won’t know anyone. I’...
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Has anyone at some point felt alone in their struggle with Kidney Disease?
I’ve felt isolated trying to fight this alone. People don’t know what My body is feeling or going through. Anyone can support but not in a w...
Feeling Very Frustrated today!!!
RUKIDNEYMEa month ago
This is my problem with the whole heath care system and putting the responsibility on the patient to find a living donor. As I am being work...
Adaport and Hair Issues.
Blondie13032 months ago
Hi I am 3 months post simultaneous kidney and pancreas transplant. I started taking Prograf but was then changed to Adaport. Since then my h...
Depression After Kidney Transplant
kidneytransplan2 months ago
How long does depression and anxiety last after a kidney transplant?
Searching for an (nephrologist's) advice
Jaboka212 months ago
I am new here, but thank you so much for creating this hub and I am amazed by how people could be supportive without even kno...
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manbreak2 months ago
Hi Ive had my 3rd kidney transplant for nearly 2 and half years been feeling very tired etc. I have now been told i have got parvovirus has ...
Seeking advice on dialysis
HeWhoDares2 months ago
Hi folks I’m new here had IgA nephropathy for 12 years immunosuppression worked the the first time but it has kicked off again haven’t respo...
Philipjm2 months ago
After several falls starts I have at last started my nocturnal dialysis.
First night was Monday evening, went better than I expected. Did ...
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Tacro and severe skinn complications
kidneytransplan3 months ago
I'm new here.Hope you can help. I am 4 1/2 months post kidney transplant. I am on 7mg of Tacro daily. My question. I am experiencing severe ...
Mgt84 months ago
Morning everyone, have just had my transplant. Five weeks since the op.
Feeling happy but drained of energy.....
How long before you guys felt...
Kidney transplant live donor
Daveporthouse5 months ago
Hi all. I have been on the waiting list for 2 years now. Recently my wife was tested and found to be a match, we even have a provisional dat...
littleOne0015 months ago
I know that I am not allowed to get piercings/tattoos. And that’s understandable, I completely understand that they don’t want anything in m...
Me Your Kidney & I - New Podcast
MeYourKidneyI5 months ago
Hi, Hope it is OK to leave this message here. I am in the process of launching a podcast based on interviews with people involved with kidne...
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brenda953667 months ago
Looking for information for financial assistance other than SSI with medications required post kidney transplant. Has anyone used HiCap? I...
cathlolyay8 months ago
Hi there. My uncle is in need of a kidney transplant. He's getting more ill every day. How long can he go without the transplant. He's curre...
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