Crohn's member with polycystic kidney disease

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Irishmom4
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   Posted 6/15/2009 3:16 PM (GMT -7)   
This is great news.  I have benefited greatly from the Crohn's forum. Welcome everyone!!
 
I have polycystic kidney disease but just recently had to start taking blood pressure meds. The only real complication I have had is when a cysts bursts. OUCH! I am looking forward to hearing from everyone.
 
Elizabeth     :-)


finallyfree
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   Posted 6/15/2009 7:30 PM (GMT -7)   

Hi Elizabeth and Welcome!

I am always on the Ostomies forum and have formed a wonderful family their. I'm so glad that this forum has been started.  I have chronic kidney stones and have a slight decrease in kidney function.  I totally understand your pain cry .  I'm having surgery yet again tomorrow to remove a nephroscopy tube that I've had in since May 7th.  I got c difficile following that surgery because my urologist over medicated me with antibiotics so I now have a new urologist 3 hours away.  He's removing the tube, a stone and finding a blockage that I have in the kidney and putting in a stent.  I usually get stones each year but they seem to be getting progressively worse; I'm hoping this new dr can find the cause and help prevent them.

I'm looking forward to talking with others that have similair experiences so that we may learn and support each other.

I wish you the very best!

Judy


 
 
Judy
 
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Am now down from 17 meds a day to 8 and VERY healthy:)
 
There's always hope and things will get better :)


Irishmom4
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   Posted 6/16/2009 12:50 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi Judy,
I hope your surgery went well! I hope your doctor figures out why you are getting all those kidney stones. I know from experience they hurt like heck. Just went to my nephrologist today and my kideny function is not normal but hasn't worsened in the last 6 months. Keep me updated.

Elizabeth
Dx'd with Crohns 1984 and polycystic kidney disease in 1996
Bowel Resection surgery 2006, Now on Asacol, folic acid, and Enalapril, Have been flaring on and off since August.
 
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LLPLUV
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   Posted 6/17/2009 11:25 AM (GMT -7)   
Hello all..... Irishmom4 you are the first person on this board that I have posted too that has PKD. Wow! I'm still in shock! When you said OUCH I fully understand. I'm still coming to the acceptence of this disease. Mine is not going well. My PKD has caused nerve damage. So all my kidneys read is pain all the time from peeing, sleeping to moving.

It nice to meet you and hopefully we can share information and updates....

Laurie
39 yr young female with,
Chronic Kidney Stones, PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease), Chronic Kidney Failure, Severe Hypertension, Urological RSD
Also CHF (Congestive Heart Failure) and Sleep Apnea
Hopefully NO MORE........ I think I have it all


tysmyboo
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   Posted 6/17/2009 9:25 PM (GMT -7)   
Just a thought...how about one you of with PKD post a PKD thread and share what your experience is and maybe someone who doesn't know about it may learn something or maybe even ask their doctor if that is what they are dealing with!?

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LLPLUV
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   Posted 6/18/2009 3:15 AM (GMT -7)   
That is a great idea I will start one when I get off work today. Thats is IrishMom4 hasn't already. Whoever gets there first..lol

Laurie
39 yr young female with,
Chronic Kidney Stones, PKD (Polycystic Kidney Disease), Chronic Kidney Failure, Severe Hypertension, Urological RSD
Also CHF (Congestive Heart Failure) and Sleep Apnea
Hopefully NO MORE........ I think I have it all

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