Combined liver and kidney transplant
I am the first in my family with APKD and won the jackpot because my liver is enormous as well. Before pregnancy I had a normal figure but after giving birth my liver started to explode. Now it is 6 times as big as it should be and really impares quality of life. My son is eleven years old now and we just found out that he has hypertension :(
I have decided that I will opt for a combined liver and kidney transplant in Belgium (I live in the Netherlands). Is there anyone here who has survived this?
I need to know about other's experiences with mental function as their kidneys decline because yesterday I got so confused, could not think clearly. I dont' take any pain med on a regular basis, generally take hydro morphine when I have significant pain but that is rare, 3 times in last 2 months. Did have anesthesia early May but I'm thinking, based on my recent experience, that along with the...
Had a shower walked to my cupboard and got dizzy muscles started feeling weak on my left side and just collapsed leg started wobbling. Have had pkd for 5 years now do dialisys. Went to hospital my numbers was high did a dialysis session wasn't feeling much better. Left hospital came back as the wobbly was back. My white blood cell count was high.Came home with lots of medicine blood pressure...
My son (29 years old) was diagnosed with PKD about 9 months ago. His kidney function is fine. His blood pressure is about 130/80. His doctor is recommending Lisinipril to control blood pressure and help with cysts. He is not experiencing any negative affects from PKD at this point.My husband is 67 and found out 9 months ago that he too has PKD. His kidney function is fine. He takes...
Hello everyone. I've been living with PKD for a long time. I was diagnosed as a pre teen and remained symptomless until my mid twenties. I'm nearing my mid thirties now and still in stage 1 but the size of my cysts are so debilitating. They just keep getting bigger no matter what I do. It's hard to move, period. :/ Because of my kidney function being so excellent I am just advised by my doctors...