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Dec 30, 2019 · Anyone have tips on sun protection? in Transplants

It is true, of course that transplant patients are more susceptible to skin cancer, however, I've seen a bunch of over kill. You need to pay close attention to the sunscreen that you use, I think it might have been last year, that they found that some of the sunscreen had some bad ingredients that made just as bad as not wearing any. We didn't get a transplant to be hermits, but we should be mindful of how we go about our daily lives, enjoy your life, but live smart.

Dec 18, 2019 · Why doesn't Missouri and Kansas accept live liver donors in Transplants

I am so sorry that your friend passed because a liver was not available. My thought's and prayers are with you.

Dec 5, 2019 · Cellcept and increased creatinine in Transplants

I am confused about the conversation on diet, as far as I know there are no restrictions for transplants, except for things that interact with meds. I saw bananas, oranges, those might have been a no no on dialysis, but not transplant….so I'm confused, unless you have a quick rise in your creatinine.

Jul 9, 2019 · Changes after Transplant in Transplants

2015 and they were substantial, more than I expected but I have to clarify. I've had four transplants, so my chemistry was different already .

Jul 9, 2019 · Changes after Transplant in Transplants

I think that my, thought process changed or maybe better said my mood. It was like I had gained a part of me that had been lost, which in one way was good, but then I started to get depressed. Now that I'm farther out from my transplant, it is getting better.

Jun 28, 2019 · Post kidney transplant issues in Transplants

A little over 4 years post transplant, and the kidney has hydronephrosis ( swelling) , their are going to put a tube through the kidney wall into the collection duct, there’s a name for this which I will not attempt to spell, it relieve’s the pressure in the kidney and they can find the blockage or restriction.

Jun 19, 2019 · Taking probiotics after liver transplant in Transplants

Really probiotics are not much different than yogurt, except their more concentrated, and yogurt is fine.