Top
10
Doctor insights on: Kidney Transplant High Bun Problem

Share
Dr. James Chapman
3 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Man 50 years old done for him kidney transplant since 7years ago does he looks normal person or still has kidney problem risk for his life or healthy?

Man 50 years old done for him kidney transplant since 7years ago does he  looks normal person or still has kidney problem risk for his life or healthy?

Regular follow up: Kidney transplant patients can lead normal life. They need regular follow up at transplant center, with a nephrologist and a primary care physician. Also need to take medication regularly. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
I had my kidney transplant in 2005. Have wanted to smoke for a long time. I have been extremely stable for the whole time with no kidney problems.

I had my kidney transplant in 2005. Have wanted to smoke for a long time. I have been extremely stable for the whole time with no kidney problems.

Good for you: Don't ruin it by smoking again. You owe it to yourself and perhaps more so to the selfless donor. You are helping repay the donor by keeping their, now your, kidney going for as long as you can. ...Read more

4

4
Can having a kidney transplant cause heart problems?

Yes: The main cause of death in transplant patients is cardiovascular. This is at least in part due to the required medications after transplantation. ...Read more

5

5
I ejaculated automatically at night while sleeping, i have got kidney transplant just 17 days ago, is there any problem going to happen? i'm worried

I ejaculated automatically at night while sleeping, i have got kidney transplant just 17 days ago, is there any problem going to happen? i'm worried

Frequent wet dreams: Are normal in young adult males. Congratulations on your new kidney! Stick w/your doctor and tell him.her of any new symptoms of you have any. Peace and good health. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
My father just had a kidney transplant is it common to have lung problems after transplant ?

Not usually: Fortunately, not very many kidney transplant recipients have lung problems early after the transplant. However, like all patients who take anti- rejection drugs they are susceptible to infections with viral, fungal and bacterial pneumonia. We advise taking the flu vaccine (only the dead virus type) and the Pneumovax vaccine. Also important to abstain from smoking. ...Read more

7

7
Had a kidney transplant 7yrs ago. Thank god kidney is stable and working great. Problem is I have a few broken teeth & need implants... Safe?

Had a kidney  transplant  7yrs ago.  Thank god  kidney is stable and working  great.  Problem  is I have a few broken  teeth &  need implants... Safe?

Consultation with MD: Your implant surgeon and transplant surgeon and general physician need to consult and evaluate your ability to tolerate surgery as well as the status of your immune system. A complete evaluation of your health status, including blood work, will be needed. Most likely, you should be able to have dental implants placed. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
8

8
What is high creatinine level after a kidney transplant?

What is high creatinine level after a kidney transplant?

No precise answer: The creatinine test is a surrogate for the more precise measurement of kidney function called gfr--glomerular filtration rate. The creatinine can vary based on donor and recipient gender, age and size, as well as some medical conditions most recipients with very good kidney function have a GFR between 40-70 cc/min and a serum creatinine between 1-2 mg/dl. ...Read more

9

9
I've had a kidney transplant (13yrs) - dr let me know damage is starting to show in labs & high bp. Exercise lowers my BP though - should it?

May be: Exercise may improve your blood pressure if you do not have any other problems and eating healthy. Paying attention to salt and fluid intake, healthy life style and using your BP medications are also important as your kidney functions deteriorates. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Post kidney transplant patient..High uric acid levels (8.9 mg/dl)..Advised lebuxostat 40mg daily by doctor...Please advise the diet and restrictrions.

Diets little help: Diet have little influence on the serum uric acid level. The med prescribed should handle the problem. Was the Febuxostat prescribed by the nephrologist? If not, check with him or her first. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
13 doctors shared insights

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