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Can You Be An Egg Donor And Have Hypothyroid
Yes: A person with lupus, could donate any organ which is healthy enough to survive the transplant, and which that person could live without. Since lupus can affect many organs, this would have to be a very careful decision for the person, their doctor, and the transplant doctor. But it's possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can eggs be harvested from an ovary with multiple cysts/dermoids? If you have no ovaries but still a uterus will you have menses?
Can you tell me if you have mental illness will you be discharged from being an egg or kidney donar?
Would artificial insemination work if you have an older woman or should she hav egg donation also?
Depends: That really depends. Everyone is that situation needs a thorough evaluation. It is important for patients to have an accurate understanding of the concerns. Sometimes insemination is an appropriate treatment but success rates can vary. Certainly donor egg is a good option for many women but usually only after they have tried with their own eggs. ...Read more
It appears not: According to information from Egg Donor America (http://www.eggdonoramerica.com/egg_donor_become.php) potential egg donors need to be between ages 18 and 32 and have "no family history of inheritable genetic disorders". I'm sorry. ...Read more
18-21 years of age: Transplant programs may vary in the age requirement for the living donor. Many programs will not routinely consider potential donors under the age of 21. Some will consider potential donors between the ages of 18 and 21. In these instances, the emotional maturity of the donor will be assessed in detail. No one younger than age 18 will be considered for organ donation. ...Read more
Yes: Twinning is a random event in which a fertilized egg divides early in development and each portion develops into a normal human fetus and eventually baby. Insemination does not increase or decrease this possibility. ...Read more
Yes: Sometimes the elevated WBC may be due to the GB if it is inflamed and infected, thus requiring the surgery. If you have some other infection, that may need to be taken care of, and a good pre-op physical exam would reveal your need to get treated pre-operatively. But a mild WBC in and of itself does not preclude the surgery. ...Read more
Is it possible for you to be disqualified from participating in an iron man triathlon if you have a heart condition?
Check it first: I don't know for sure- but i think it is possible. Will depend on what kind of heart problems and how significant that is. You may want to check it first with the event organizer/committe about this matter. Likely they will ask you to provide them clearance letter from your cardiologist etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Absolutely not. For kidneys, about 40% of kidney recipients receive a kidney from a living kidney donor who may be a friend, relative, spouse, etc. Living donation of liver lobes can also be performed, albeit with some increased risk. For kidneys, if you are healthy and have two normal kidneys, you can donate. This can have a tremendously positive impact on another person. ...Read more
Not exactly: Eligibility for transplant differs in countries, but in the us smoking could be one reason to be denied, but decisions are based on lots of different factors. Surgery makes healing more difficult, increases chances of bad reactions to drugs, and itself causes organ damage. Heart and/or lung transplants usually require an effort to stop smoking, which every smoker should seriously consider anyway. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Essentially no: All of the antigens in the egg white will obviously be in the whole egg. However, some of the proteins are denatured enough by cooking to allow patients that are allergic to raw egg to be able to eat cooked egg. A blood test may help in determining if this is likely in an individual patient. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes you can. The most important questions your OB will ask is what medications are you on and when was your last siezure. Ideally, you'll want to be on as few anticonvusants as possible (one is preferable) and will need extra folate (folic acid) depending on your medications. Please see your physician for preconception counseling to iron out all these issues and best of luck to you. ...Read more
If you have a fear of having food allergy, but the tests shows you don't have. Is it possible to get an epipen, (epinephrine) even if you don't have any allergies?
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