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can i eat pomegranates if i have had a kidney transplant

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
25 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: He should be fine.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
46 years experience Urology
Yes: For those with a functioning kidney transplant a regular diet with limited salt and fat is preferred. For diabetics concentrated sugar may also be li ... Read More
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A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
39 years experience Transplant Surgery
Grapefruit: Your anti-rejection drugs are carefully adjusted by measurement of drug levels. It turns out that grapefruit and grapefruit juice contain a substance ... Read More
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Dr. David Mulligan
35 years experience General Surgery
Grapefruit: You can eat almost anything after a solid organ transplant except grapefruit or grapefruit juice as they can alter absorption and metabolism of the pr ... Read More
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Food and transplant: Good question - avoid saturated fats, avoid salt, avoid sugar, avoid cholesterol, try not to become obese. Best foods are fruits and vegetables and wh ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Yes: Be grateful
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
39 years experience Transplant Surgery
Why rock the boat?: I wonder why you want to change a regimen that has succeeded in helping you avoid dialysis for 14 yrs? There are no definite dials for us to read or t ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
20 years experience Dentistry
Ask your doctor: It is good that you asked your doctor and i'd recommend doing as your doctors recommend. If you are still unsure, you can always get a second opinion ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Most: Make sure cleared by surgeon, then i would avoid contact sports, and avoid dehydration, otherwise enjoy!
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Conti
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
CARDIAC CONCERN: Absolutely. Being a transplant recipient does not impact your cardiac risk directly, however many kidney transplants are the result of kidney disease ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
39 years experience Transplant Surgery
Bad idea : Standard answer is that we fear anything foreign going into immunosuppressed lungs because of infection. We also worry about irresponsible behavior ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Ask nephrologist: S-AME is not generally toxic to the kidneys, but you don't give any other medications or information about the nature of your kidney disease. There i ... Read More

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