Solitary kidney

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What is solitary kidney?

Solitary kidney is a congenital finding in which a person only has one kidney and the other fails to develop.

Common symptoms reported by people with solitary kidney

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with solitary kidney

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

Data from patients with solitary kidney, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with solitary kidney

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with solitary kidney, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has solitary kidney on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 3
40s 1
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

86% Female
14% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from solitary kidney patients who have completed their condition history
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