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When you give a kidney transplant does the other person get your kidney tubes as well?

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Dr. Stuart Flechner
Urology 46 years experience
Yes: If by tubes you mean the ureter of the kidney, then yes a portion of the donor kidney ureter is transplanted into the recipient. The ureter is directly connected to the recipient bladder or to the recipient's native ureter.

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What are the shots a kidney transplant person should not get?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
The live-virus shots: Immunosuppressed persons usually should not get the live-virus vaccines, but one has to talk with her doctors about each vaccine being considered. Live-virus vaccines include shingles vaccine, chicken pox vaccine, measles mumps rubella vaccine, etc...

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