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by Rik
Tue Apr 30, 2024 2:48 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Having either a Sigmoidoscopy or a Colonoscopy
Replies: 6
Views: 437

Re: Having either a Sigmoidoscopy or a Colonoscopy

Hi Chris..
no.. I wasn't sedated as in knocked out..
it was more a relaxing agent..
I did ask that they check that anything that went in was then removed and not left behind.. :roll:
and would they kindly warm everything to a pleasant temperature!! :shock:
by Rik
Wed Mar 27, 2024 10:19 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Having either a Sigmoidoscopy or a Colonoscopy
Replies: 6
Views: 437

Re: Having either a Sigmoidoscopy or a Colonoscopy

Hi Chris.. I've been through that.. I'm a kidney recipient.. I took moviprep I believe.. no adverse reaction to my kidney function afterwards.. just ensure that your Dr and the team know your concern and ask questions.. if nothing else it will make them consider more carefully what they prescribe.. ...
by Rik
Sun Feb 11, 2024 12:13 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Much to think about
Replies: 3
Views: 662

Re: Much to think about

that's BIG news!!
and definitely something that you need to discuss with her ladyship..
it would certainly change your life if it all went well..
good luck mate!!
by Rik
Thu Oct 12, 2023 3:22 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Blood pressure drugs - what are you taking?
Replies: 3
Views: 8308

Re: Blood pressure drugs - what are you taking?

Hi Thumps

I'm on enalapril.. have been for ages.. no side effects that I can report..
I tried losatin before that.. but when standing up my blood pressure would drop.. as did I once or twice!!
hope that helps..
by Rik
Fri Aug 25, 2023 8:12 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Ticky Ticker and ReSPECT form
Replies: 3
Views: 8743

Re: Ticky Ticker and ReSPECT form

https://www.resus.org.uk/respect#:~:tex ... c%20arrest.

welcome to the iffy heart club!!
hope you're ok Jman..
the ReSPECT form is new to me too..
apparently it supercedes the DNAR form
by Rik
Mon May 01, 2023 5:44 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Spring Boosters
Replies: 3
Views: 9414

Re: Spring Boosters

had mine too now..
had a text.. then an email confirming I was booked in..
just needed to take in proof of immunosuppression..
by Rik
Tue Dec 13, 2022 5:56 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: A question I never thought I'd ask but.......
Replies: 13
Views: 19712

Re: A question I never thought I'd ask but.......

Hi Thumps
apologies as I've purposely left replying til now
more to prove my point if nothing else
two other posts since yours which were spam and removed
and 536 views of this post in entirety..
by Rik
Sat Nov 19, 2022 8:13 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: A question I never thought I'd ask but.......
Replies: 13
Views: 19712

Re: A question I never thought I'd ask but.......

Thanks for the site Rik, it has some useful info. I’d hoped I’d found somewhere to talk with people in a similar situation, but it seems it is a dead forum, which is a shame. All the best 👋 oh.. I'd love to take credit for this forum and the really helpful website too https://www.kidneypatientguide...
by Rik
Mon Nov 14, 2022 6:03 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: suggestion... how about introducing ourselves??
Replies: 946
Views: 2309716

Re: suggestion... how about introducing ourselves??

Hi.. welcome to the Board
glad you found us!
by Rik
Mon Nov 14, 2022 5:58 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Hi All I am the New one Here
Replies: 12
Views: 31277

Re: Hi All I am the New one Here

no need to apologise..
renal fog and related depression is a real thing..
and not something you realise you have slid into..
glad you found support and worked through it
by Rik
Mon Nov 14, 2022 5:43 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: A question I never thought I'd ask but.......
Replies: 13
Views: 19712

Re: A question I never thought I'd ask but.......

Hi Polly and welcome the forum has been a wonderful source of support and information over the years and it's such a shame that you wondered if it had been put to bed.. but that's was the whole point of my post in the first place. 106 views of this post.. and they include a number of views from myse...
by Rik
Mon Nov 14, 2022 5:20 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: IgA Nephropathy/kidney problems and marijuana
Replies: 9
Views: 22974

Re: IgA Nephropathy/kidney problems and marijuana

thanks for the heads up and reporting the post
the website originally posted which was a genuine link
Wagolynn has always been a helpful supportive member
it seems the website has been hacked by a porn spammer
link has been removed
by Rik
Wed Nov 02, 2022 6:37 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: A question I never thought I'd ask but.......
Replies: 13
Views: 19712

A question I never thought I'd ask but.......

has the KPG forum reached its end as an actual forum? not as a useful reference for readers.. but as an actual forum.. The KPG website is still a great place to find out about kidney problems and gives amazing information in a useful way.. but the forum? The last post was in August.. there was once ...
by Rik
Sat Aug 06, 2022 9:34 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Long Covid - the risks
Replies: 1
Views: 5660

Re: Long Covid - the risks

Thanks Jman
having taken a few months to recover from covid myself.. and still not 100%
it makes an interesting read
by Rik
Fri Jul 29, 2022 6:30 pm
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Hi All I am the New one Here
Replies: 12
Views: 31277

Re: Hi All I am the New one Here

 by gabieleke » Fri Jul 29, 2022 6:30 am Hi there. Does anybody know any supplements that could help me increase my mental awareness? As I used to covid positive, now I have some mental health problems that I haven’t solved yet. Waiting for your reply. TIA Hi.. you don't mention what kidney issues ...