Father-of-two's kidneys swell to the size of RUGBY BALLS due to an incurable, genetic disease



A father-of-two has a life-threatening disease which causes his kidneys to swell to the size of rugby balls.
Rob Thomas, 44, from Pembroke Dock, Wales, was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease - an illness which causes fluid-filled cysts to develop in the organs - six years ago.
It makes them swell up to four times their normal size and become up to 100 times heavier - causing pain, fatigue and eventually kidney failure. 
Currently, he only has 25 per cent kidney function and may need dialysis within just two years if his condition worsens.
To make matters worse, it was... read more

 
4 October 2016 in Health, Views: 39
Source: Daily Mail
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