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can you get a tattoo after a kidney transplant

A 28-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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Lin answered
13 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Get which?: Tattoo or transplant? Since both are in past tense, it's probably a bit late to ask the question? Now, assuming you're on immunosuppressant(s) for the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Tattoo and allpgraft: You do not need to delay a kidney transplant after having a tattoo. Good luck with both.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Risky: If you had a transplant you are likely on meds to lower your immune system so that the kidney does not get attacked. If you are on any immune suppres ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Not advisable: Tatooing has been reported to cause spread of certain infections agents especially hepatitis and even hiv. Also the skin tattooed could develop a bact ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Yes: There is no contraindication to getting a tattoo. However; a tattoo puts you at risk for infection and you need to protect that kidney. I would not ri ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Yes: And please do. You will be screened and the donated blood will be tested prior to acceptance. A professionally done tattoo with sterile unshared needl ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
UTI: Swimming should not influence either the infection or its treatment.
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 36-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
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
No restriction: As long as there is no other contraindication to alcohol, the transfusion has no bearing on intake.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
?????!: Never heard of it but does not mean at some point it will remain impossible.
A 53-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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
It depends : Many patients with prior use of intravenous drugs develop chronic hepatitis C which can lead to liver failure. Such patients may have recovered from ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Donating kidney. : A solitary kidney can hyper-function for many years, mimicking the efficacy of two kidneys working together. Eventually, however, the solitary kidney ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alok Agrawal
33 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
No: Acute kidney trouble is generally correctable- depends on the cause. Rarely, if it is permanent then transplant can be considered.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
Does not function : When the liver permanently ceases to function. Can result from congenital diseases, infections, bile duct diseases, tumors, etc. The liver is neede ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Penis Transplant?: Good morning the simple answer to this question is no. But, if you were in my office i would have a myriad of questions to try to understand where ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Coordination: I would suggest checking with the transplantation center and asking for clarification regarding listing. In order to perform the lung transplantation, ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: You need to be in good health, healed from the appendectomy, and be a match for the recipient.
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Both are possible: Your doctor will discuss with you the options. Most lung transplants are from a person who has died. Some institutions may offer living related lung ... Read More
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