Just waking up in the hospital 2 days after getting a kidney from my wife! So far everything is going as well as expected. My creatinine has dropped from 1180 pre-transplant, to 164 just 2 days…Continue
I am a 27 year old physiotherapist, living with IGA nephropathy
I am wondering if someone can answer a question for me - I have IGA nephropathy, and am now at 10% GFR, I had bloodwork done a few days ago and my creatinine was at 601. Other than feeling quite tired all of the time, I have no other major complaints - I am working full-time as a physiotherapist, exercise daily, and continue to do everything I have before being diagnosed with IGA. Aside from the IGA I am very healthy. Im wondering if there is a "standard" number at…Continue
I am wondering if any of you received a live-donor transplant, and if so what the whole procedure was like. I meet with my nephrologist in 2 weeks, and the plan was to begin discussing a live-donor transplant and getting my potential donors tested to see if anyone is a match. I am still at 18% kidney function, and am not on dialysis yet, though I am going to meet with the surgeon for a fistula consult soon.
Im wondering what the whole time-line was like for those of…Continue
Let me begin by saying how wonderful I think it is that a site like this exists. I have quickly discovered that living with a chronic kidney disease can sometimes be a lonely place.
I wanted to become a member here so that I have a place to discuss many of my concerns which I am sure all of you have as well. I find myself feeling lost lately, worried about what the future will look like. I am 27 years old, engaged to be married to the love of my life this summer. I was diagnosed…Continue