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We found 38 questions associated with the 'Chronic Kidney Disease' topic.

Has anyone here suffered from chronic kidney stones?

Posted 25 Jan 2010 by midwestma 7 answers

For at least the last 15 years I have formed kidney stones on a regular basis. 6 years ago I had 16 kidney stones in one month. They had to put a stint into my ureters and into my bladder because I was forming them so fast. I've had surgery once because I couldn't pass the stones one on ...

Can someone develop stage 3 chronic kidney disease in a year?

Posted 20 Jun 2018 by Felicia1979 0 answers

I just got my blood work back and it says my creatinine is 1.26 and eGFR is 54. I just had blood work last year and it was perfect. It this possible? I'm a bit concerned.

Chronic Kidney Disease - Diagnosed with COD 2 days ago. Scared. Seeing specialist next week and...

Posted 9 Jun 2018 by Marlenehollingsworth 0 answers

... ultrasound on Tuesday. Would like to talk with others. I am 66 with LOW blood pressure and not diabetic. I don't understand how I have this. Stage 3.

I have CKD. My GFR was 28 and it is 35 now. How can that be if you can't improve kidney function?

Posted 4 Apr 2018 by BonnieButch 1 answer

Is this just a fluke or can my GFR actually improve from stage 4 to stage 3? Every thing I have read states the diease cannot be reversed.

Chronic Kidney Disease - would stage 4 ckd cause bad mouth taste?

Posted 8 Feb 2017 by magoo727 1 answer

lost most of taste for 4 months - age 75 - on dialysis - all food tastes terrible

What is Rayaldee used for?

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Finding about living with CKD?

Posted 2 Aug 2016 by Preze2093 1 answer

I am male turning 24 in a few weeks in central California. I have stage 3 Ckd confimed on April 18 after results from a kidney biopsy done weeks before that. No one has a kidney disease in my family. Let me ask questions of chronic kidney disease on here, bear with me and see how much you can ...

Taking spironolactone plus losarten. Checked potassium one week later, increased to 4.6 from 4.2--?

Posted 27 Jun 2016 by Doc larry 1 answer

Have another potassium check in 3 weeks. On meds for diastolic heart failure. Also have mild stage 3 CKD . Placed on meds due to moderate dyspnea. Have underlying anxiety disorder that does not help things.

Switching from Sotalol to Metoprolol?

Posted 17 Feb 2016 by Billwo 1 answer

Because my GFR as dropped to 29 I have been told to make this switch from Sotalol to Metoprolol. My Blood Pressure is 120 over 80 and I hve diabetes and CKD. What do you think about this?

I would like to know how other CKD patients feel on peritoneal home dialysis?

Posted 30 Jan 2016 by waggins5 1 answer

This is my plan coming soon and I want to continue to work. Do you feel it dominates your days. Do you feel well enough to continue you daily living as normal?

Having nightmares' after discharge from intensive care?

Posted 28 Dec 2015 by antonis2003 2 answers

Hi, my father shouting and speaking in his sleep, having nightmares' after discharge from intensive care. He is 79 years old, diagnosed with stage 5 CKD and he started Hemodialysis a month ago. Also has depression and is on Remeron (Mirtazapine) 15 mg per day and Quetiapine (Seroquel) 50mg per ...

What is the difference between Rena-Vite Rx Tabs (CYP 161 Yellow) and Rena-Vite Tabs (CYP 162 Red)?

Posted 16 Apr 2015 by Luiz Filho 1 answer

Dear Sirs, I am a patient with CKD on dialysis waiting for a kidney transplant and my nephrologist has been prescribing Rena-Vite Rx Tabs (CYP 161 Yellow) for few years. However, Blue Cross Health Insurance has recently denied coverage for Rena-Vite Rx Tabs (CYP 161 Yellow). In order to find a ...

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