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Sun, Oct 27 5:16pm · Changes after Transplant in Transplants

Your very welcome anytime

Sun, Oct 27 5:15pm · Changes after Transplant in Transplants

I have been lucky when I usually get the chills it's do to my blood count being low as for a fever for me I only get that when I get a bacterial infection and I dehydrate which is the case for me right now not the dehydration but the fever from the bacterial infection but when I get the chills it scares me a lot as I had the chills all the way but to being told I needed a heart transplant to having the transplant what scares me the most isn't getting a fever it the chance of getting a virus like a cold as that was what destroyed my original heart was a cold that's what I worry about

Sun, Oct 27 5:08pm · Changes after Transplant in Transplants

Good keep the attitude up I know all about getting viruses I usually get them once or twice a year as I have severe allergies and severe chronic ashtma but the year I was lucky if you want to say that no viruses but a month of a bacterial infection and am going on week 3 of antibiotics but this is my third antibiotic that I am on for the month as the first two didn't work and I haven't been able to go to the YMCA here except once since I got the infection have been to tired and worn out have done some walking but not for more then 15 minutes at a time then I have to stop I so can't wait to get back to the Y as I hate not exersing I can tell you as long as you keep working at exercising it will get better and you will get stronger and keep all the other stuff playing you under control and at Bay just keep listening to your doctors and yourself and if you can't exercise a whole lot right now even just walking to your car and back is exercise even a little bit helps trust me I know I wasn't able to walk lat year for 4 and a half months wasn't even allowed to move my legs do to my accident so as I say every little bit will help.
I will always be here any time you want or need to talk even if it's for a little encouragement I will be here just wanted to let you know

Sun, Oct 27 4:45pm · Changes after Transplant in Transplants

@ danab my I ask one other question are you able to tell when you iron and blood count and hemoglobin is low? I myself know when it is as I get extremely tired and I'm always freezing. I hope the question is not to personal
Thanks glinda

Sun, Oct 27 4:37pm · Changes after Transplant in Transplants

Hi contentandwell I can't say if it is normal for every heart transplant patient I do know that I had the same problem for years that danab has but now I am stable I never miss my iron either

Sun, Oct 27 4:33pm · Changes after Transplant in Transplants

Sorry my phone is not working right as I was saying my heart even survived being hit by a car last February and I was a pedestrian at the time

Sun, Oct 27 4:31pm · Changes after Transplant in Transplants

January of 2011 I got my hear luckily just 2 days before my mother and two kids would have been planning my funeral so I was extremely lucky I had waited from 2005 to 2011 for my new heart am so glad your heart is doing great and so is me mine it even survived

Sun, Oct 27 4:28pm · Changes after Transplant in Transplants

@danab, do you mind d if I ask what day in January of 2018 you had your transplant as I said before I am going on 9 years on the 20thof January