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Will getting an organ mean that I will have to be on immunosuppression for life?

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Dr. George Loss
Surgery - Transplant
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

While some tolerance protocols are under investigation, the short answer is yes.

In brief: Yes

While some tolerance protocols are under investigation, the short answer is yes.
Dr. George Loss
Dr. George Loss
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2 doctors agree

In brief: In general, yes

Truly identical (monozygotic) twins can exchange organs without immunosuppression.
But other combinations requite suppression of the host immune response.

In brief: In general, yes

Truly identical (monozygotic) twins can exchange organs without immunosuppression.
But other combinations requite suppression of the host immune response.
Dr. Stuart Flechner
Dr. Stuart Flechner
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In brief: Yes

Identical twins don't require immunosuppression but almost everyone else does.

In brief: Yes

Identical twins don't require immunosuppression but almost everyone else does.
Dr. Barry Browne
Dr. Barry Browne
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