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A 39-year-old member asked:

How should i prepare for a lung transplant?

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Dr. Stuart Flechner
Urology 47 years experience
Keep fit.: It really depends on your current condition and the reason you need a new lung. In general you should should eat a balanced diet and keep up your nutrition, exercise as much as possible, and be sure you tell your doctors about fevers, chills, changes in breathing or bowel habits.
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A 40-year-old member asked:

I am waiting for a double lung transplant. What should I do to prepare?

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Dr. Lyall Gorenstein
General Surgery 39 years experience
Keep fit: Follow all the instructions you get from the transplant center where you are listed for transplant. Exercise maintain your nutrition don't smoke check in with your doctors regularly, and especially if you get a respiratory infection.
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