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Post Kidney Transplant Complications
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
Persistent High BP: About 90% of kidney transplant recipients have hypertension after the transplant. However, nearly all patients with kidney failure on dialysis have hypertension. This is not restricted to those who have lost their kidney function to uncontrolled hypertension. The reasons are many and include long-term damage to the blood vessels and heart, as well as drugs that cause retention of salt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You're not kidding?: LSD toxicity can lead to respiratory arrest, coma, emesis, hyperthermia, autonomic instability, and bleeding disorders. In some cases, the patient's altered perceptions can result in behavioral toxicity, in which an individual fails to appreciate dangers in the environment and may be injured (like failing to take anti-rejection drugs). Ref.http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1011615-overview ...Read more
Many!: Risks are lower if you had your own cells (autologous) or a twin's cells (syngeneic), and higher if you had someone else's (allogeneic). There are short-term and long-term risks. Risks include graft vs host disease, infections (some fatal), liver problems, bleeding, cataracts, infertility, heart damage, lung damage, kidney damage, and others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Transplant rejection: Ideally, transplanted kidneys come from a twin or close relative to minimize rejection. Otherwise, the body does not recognize the transplant as "self" & attacks the "foreigner". Thus the use of immunosuppressant drugs to suppress the recipient's immune system to prevent rejection of the transplanted kidney. ...Read more
May be: From fear from the fact of possible body rejection to the kidney as well as from the meds taken to reduce immune system reactions.. ...Read more
Is UTI bad for renal transplant patients? I am a transpalnt patient with 4 episodes of UTI post transplant
You really can't: Most people have CMV on board already, from kissing adults as kids, or other young people as teens, or from transfused blood. CMV may flare and need to be treated when your immunity wanes on immunosuppression. And kissing your new grandkids (who may already have cmv) is very much worth the risk. Best wishes and good luck on this adventure -- glad you received a transplant. ...Read more
Subsequent to heart surgery patients suffers acute renal failure, dialysis done breifly then low b.P occurs now dialys?
Kidney disease: Most kidney disease/kidney failure comes from longstanding, poorly controlled high blood pressure and/or diabetes. Nowaadays, it is rare for kidney stones by themselves to cause kidney failure unless they are left in a blocking location for a long period of time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You are tough!!: Bone marrow transplants are so hard on your body. You are clearly an amazingly strong person. Tust in your body's ability to heal, and talk with your medical team about the many options available for nutrition. I wish you the very best, and i hope you have a speedy recovery. ...Read more
Yes: It can definitely happen, although it also depends on whether your hospital offers this service. ...Read more
Can patient with fsgs and aiha undergo kidney transplant ? Whether the patient should go for live donor or cadaver transplant ? What r success rate?
Fsgs recurs but,: Fsgs is okay to transplant whether live donor or not! however, recurrence, is possible. Fsgs returns in about one third of the transplanted kidneys i.e. Every 3 persons with kidney failure due to fsgs who get transplant, one of them will see fsgs affecting his transplant. The disease may take years to appear however. So, possible recurrence is not a reason to not transplant persons with fsgs. ...Read more
In case of kidney transplant due to chronic kidney failure, which donated kidney is preferred: living related or living unrelated kidney?
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
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
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