My nephrologist suggested me to measure my sons bloddpressure. He has no complains, is very sportive. So I measured him and it turned out to be way too high. We visited the pediatric nephrologist and today we got the results of the 24 hour measure: the pressure is so high that my son must see a cardiologist and ophtalmologist to chevk if there is damage in his organs already. I am really in shock, never thought that this could happen at such a young age. Any of you familiar with children with PKD with such high blood pressures at this age?
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...