hi everyone, new to the group. I'm 30 years old and have known I had PKD for a long time. In the past five years I've had a kidney infection, multiple UTIs and one cyst infection that required hospitalization.
about 7 days ago I had severe pain in my kidney and stomach regions that went away after two days. Then starting Sunday I noticed that my urine had blood in it. The color is a really light brown. I thought it was a UTI at first so I was prescribed antibiotics but now I think it's actually a cyst rupture. No pain or fever right now but just seeing blood in urine.
how long will this last for? I hate seeing my urine like that and it gives me so much anxiety. Is it normal to see blood in urine for several days straight? I just want it to go away.
I have PKD but my brother is clear. He has offered me one of his kidneys.What is the procedure to find out if he is a compatible donor? Do we need to be tested at the same time in the same hospital? (As I wrote in this forum about a month ago, Chinese medicine seems to be working for me. I'm hoping that I'll never need a transplant, but it doesn't hurt to get tested, I hope!)
Hi, I am 59 years old and was diagnosed with PKD in 1982. Myself and 3 siblings got PKD from my Dad's side of the family. His mother had kidney disease. It skipped my Dad's generation and 3 other siblings and myself got PKD. I was diagnosed with stage 5 on 12/12/2017 and have been on dialysis since 12/15/2017.I am scheduled to go for a consultation on March 8 for PD dialysis. I am...