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Doctor insights on: Foods Not To Eat After Kidney Transplant

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Food that i can't eat after kidney transplant?

Food that i can't eat after kidney transplant?

Grapefruit: You can eat almost anything after a solid organ transplant except grapefruit or grapefruit juice as they can alter absorption and metabolism of the primary immunosuppression medications. ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Transplant (Definition)

In medicine: a transfer from one body or body part to another of an organ (liver, heart, lung, kidney, pancreas bowel) or tissue (hand, face, hair). The immune system fights foreign invaders (like infections) so it will reject transplants from other people (allotransplants) because they look like infections. So transplants usually require drugs to ...Read more


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Can i eat proteins if I have had a kidney transplant?

Can i eat proteins if I have had a kidney transplant?

Yes: For those with a functioning kidney transplant a regular diet with limited salt and fat is preferred. For diabetics concentrated sugar may also be limited. ...Read more

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I have a kidney transplant but phosphate going up over the years. I take Caltrate as binder with food. How best to take them? Chew?

I have a kidney transplant but phosphate going up over the years. I take Caltrate as binder with food. How best to take them? Chew?

Talk to your doctor: If the transplant kidney function is good.....you will not expect high phosphorous level.....so talk to your transplant surgeon or Nephrologist first. ...Read more

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I am post kidney transplant patient having low in WBC request your valuable suggestions on foods, fruits .Can i consume white maida ?

I   am  post  kidney transplant patient having low  in  WBC  request your valuable  suggestions  on foods, fruits  .Can  i consume white maida ?

Not recommended: Could be related to your rejection medicine ifyou are still taking them ; if the WBC are less than 3.5 , should go to an hematologist to be looked at formally. ...Read more

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What procedures should I follow after my kidney transplant?

What procedures should I follow after my kidney transplant?

Ask your txp center: Beginning even before the txp, patients are given advice about diet, activity, follow-up care, medications etc. But it is hard to remember these complicated guidelines. Most important is to call your transplant coordinator with questions, and to ask at your follow-up appointments. To avoid forgetting, write them down! and always keep an up-to-date list of medications with you. ...Read more

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If my kidney transplant was sucessfull can it still reject after 12 years im so scared?

If my kidney transplant was sucessfull can it still reject after 12 years im so scared?

Yes always a concern: After transplantation is always the main concern , as the same disease attacks the kidney besides rejection . you will be happy to know reported cases of 34 years of survival of the graft ( kidney ) . Take good cate of yourself visit your doctor regularly and follow the the advice of your doctor. Better methods and medications are in place , hope for the best. ...Read more

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Can I resume my normal life after a kidney transplant?

Yes: Absolutely! through proper, frequent follow-up with your doctors, you can live a "normal", full life. Of course, as with non-transplant individuals, it's important to keep healthy, take all your medicines, and seek medical attention if you get sick. Infections are especially important to be vigilant about after a transplant due to the medications you must take. ...Read more

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Can a kidney transplant reject after 12 years im so scared?

Can a kidney transplant reject after 12 years im so scared?

Yes: Chronic rejection occurs. Biopsy of the transplanted kidney may be necessary to diagnose. Let your care team know of any concerning symptoms now so that adjustments to your management plan can be made as soon as possible ...Read more

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How is permanent disability terminated after kidney transplant?

How is permanent disability terminated after kidney transplant?

Depends on location: You need to discuss this with the social service department at your local transplant center. There are specific requirements depending on your location. ...Read more

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How long will someone live after getting kidney transplant?

How long will someone live after getting kidney transplant?

Long time: If you are in good health otherwise, things should go well. If you have serious diseases such as diabetes or hypertension you must take excellent care of yourself daily and keep it controlled. Avoid anymore complications. As always take control of your own good health avoid harmful habits, exercise, and protect your new lease on life. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Kidney Transplant (Definition)

Kidneys anatomically require connection to an artery for blood supply, a vein for blood drainage and the bladder for urine outflow. In a transplant a healthy kidney is disconnected from its usual attachments and moved to a new location with those 3 requirements (artery, vein, bladder). This may be an auto-txp - somewhere else in your own body; or an allo-txp -from ...Read more


Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more