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A 21-year-old member asked:

What emotions do donors feel after the surgery?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 45 years experience
Mixed: Living donors can feel a mixture of emotions from calming peace to separation anxiety. These are usually worked out to the procedure as the pre-testing is quite extensive.
Dr. Kevin Hiler
General Surgery 43 years experience
Excitement: My experience is that most donors are excited andvsatifiedvthatvthe could help someone else.
Last updated Oct 3, 2016


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