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Stem cells for Chronic Kidney failure children

Kidney & Bladder | Last Active: Jun 14 12:17am | Replies (8)

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Thanks for your explanation Ginger. As per his nephrologist, he is at 35% relying on just 1 kidney. Meaning as per his height, weight and blood values, this the percentage that the doctor calculates. Is this what you mean?

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@miprincipe Yes, that is his functioning value of the active kidney. You might want to question his dr if a transplant would be an option at some point. If there was to be a sudden failure of his working kidney, your son would need emergency dialysis, so that is a reality you should be prepared for, which your dr has probably talked to you about.

It is a difficult position to be in, isn't it, when your little one is ill. We want to give them the world, and search for ways to make them better. Having a congenital defect like your son has with his kidneys, creates a challenge to be upbeat all the time, so please remember to take time for yourself. I trust his medical team is following this closely.
Ginger

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