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can i have cosmetic surgery after getting a kidney transplant

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Griffiths
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes: As long as your kidney function is good and there have been no major complications, then you can have cosmetic surgery. However you should wait at le ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
TRANSPLANT: Minor surgeries are not likely to affect you're kidney. Best to ask your transplant surgeon.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Choices: Despite the difficulties, expense and hard work, you are much better off caring for your current organs with your diabetes. If you end up with damaged ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Colen
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Here's the scoop: The medications that are given to prevent rejection after a transplant can increase wound healing complications such as infection and incisional separ ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Why risk it?: I don't see why not, with the exception of potentially contracting an infection from improper technique/cleaning of instruments; and while being on im ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Should be: However, always discuss such questions with your transplant dr. Before proceeding. He/she will know best.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Schaner
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Having a kidney transplant will. Ot prevent you from having cosmetic surgery. Your risk profile for things like infection and your ability to heal may ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Chen
Dr. Alan Chen answered
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2-3 months: Assuming no complications and the gallbladder was removed laparoscopically, i recommend at least 2 months before undergoing another elective surgical ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
No: But i perform them.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fernando Austin
45 years experience Gastroenterology
Surgical Scars: Question best directed to your surgeon . Probably midline incision would be used. Surgeon would have to deal with scar tissue (adhesions)from prior su ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Adam Rubinstein
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
While : While the results of a body lift are permanent, you still go through the changes of aging. If you get pregnant and have a child after a body lift you ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Tamara Fountain
32 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Evisceration : Evisceration is a method of taking an eye out. We generally try not to remove an eye unless it becomes unsightly or painful to the patient. Over tim ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends: It would depend on the extent of surgery, any complications like infection and your healing ability. It would be prudent to check with your doctor a c ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Yes and no: Kidney transplant usually does not function at a 100% degree, although it may. This means that the kidney usually displays a degree of chronic kidney ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
16 years experience Family Medicine
A Few Weeks.: After surgery, most people stay in the hospital for a few weeks before going home. Your doctors will do tests regularly to make sure that your new liv ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
29 years experience Urology
IMPOTENCY: Often timed the disease that caused end stage renal state effects the flow and erectile function. There are many viable options for treatment
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Necessary?: For young age as you are, stone removal from kidney may be needed, when and how? These questions should be addressed by your urologist according to th ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: Technically, anyone with a kidney transplant is considered to have kidney disease (called ckd, stage t). However, how well or how long a transplanted ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Speak to the surgeon: Most of the time elective ( non urgent ) surgery will be cancelled and rescheduled , speak to your surgeon , after evaluation surgeon and anesthesiolo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Complicatons: There are some complications associated with septoplasty like a perforation of the mucous membrane, hematoma, and may even shpe changes in your nose.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
28 years experience General Surgery
Gallbladder: There are no known ways to "reverse the damage" to the gallbladder that would require removal of the gallbladder.

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