Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) Support Group

Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a progressive, genetic disorder of the kidneys. It occurs in humans and other organisms. PKD is characterised by the presence of multiple cysts (polycystic) in both kidneys. The disease can also damage the liver, pancreas and rarely the heart and brain.

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Dizzyness and muscles collapsing

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 was also high. Gave me medicine for blood pressure and infection.


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Chewitt
Chewitt

Hi Chilli,
I'm sorry you're not feeling well at the moment. From your profile it looks like you are very young to be dealing with all of this. Make sure you follow the doctors' advice and I hope you're feeling better soon.
Lady_Colossus
Lady_Colossus

I'm so sorry you're going through this right now. I hope you rest well.
enigmaticloner
enigmaticloner

Hopefully you're feeling better now.
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