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Can I eat pomegranates if I have had a kidney transplant

A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
No: He should be fine.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
Urology 47 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
Transplant Surgery 40 years experience
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
Dr. David Mulligan
General Surgery 36 years experience
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
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
A Verified Doctoranswered
45 years experience
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 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
Transplant Surgery 40 years experience
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
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kim Capehart
Dentistry 21 years experience
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!
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
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amy Friedman
Transplant Surgery 40 years experience
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
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
A Verified Doctoranswered
Addiction Medicine 50 years experience
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
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Unlikely: Unlikely, but anything is excess is harmful. And the deleterious effects of tobacco abuse increases the risk of every form of cancer in addition to su... Read More