Author Archives: Kayla

Living with Medullary Sponge Kidney (MSK)–the Patient’s Perspective

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My how time flies when you’re having fun… or is it when you’re in pain? My last post almost two whole years ago touched on my experience with MSK and how I was coping with it. Let me tell you … Continue reading

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Pain Management and MSK: A Patient’s Perspective

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Editor’s note: Kayla contributes posts on her experiences as a patient with medullary sponge kidney, a condition that causes a large amount of kidney stones to form and which can cause chronic pain. Her experiences may therefore not represent those … Continue reading

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Medullary Sponge Kidney: A Patient’s Perspective

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If you want to learn about MSK or kidney stones in general, you’re in the right spot. Personally, in my 8 years of dealing with this disease I’ve never found such an informative and supportive website produced by physicians. As … Continue reading

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