Hey there, lately I've been feeling pretty fatigued lately and I've been wondering if it can have anything to do with PKD. Often I'll feel quite tired even after sleeping. It causes me to just have to go to sleep in the middle of the afternoon or go to sleep early some days which is getting a bit irritating really. Anyone else here with PKD having this issue? I'm seeing my nephrologist pretty soon so I'm going to try to remember to ask him about this when I do. Also I'm going to ask about the joint pain that I keep getting as well.
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...