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Donating Kidney - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   i am 32 years guy and want to donate one of my kidney to my sister who is on dialysis.
please let me know what would be my life style if i donated my kidney.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   ok
User :   hi
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Any one can lead a normal life with single kidney
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You have to keep regularly checking your Blood sugar
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and Blood pressure
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once in a year
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You should drink good amount of water around 2 to 2.5 lts
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per day
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Hello are you there
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Are you following?
User :   please let me know that i can live healthy life style after donating my kidney for a age
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Yes
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With regular check up of Blood pressure, Urine protein tests
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Creatine clearance test
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These are routinely tested by the Doctors to see if some complications are set in
Doctor :   Some doctors may advise patients with a solitary kidney to avoid contact sports like boxing, football, and hockey.

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Do not get involved in motor vehicle accidents as in those the kidney is injured
User :   by profession I'm engineer do lot of hard work and let me know that the same job profile i can continue.
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Yes
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You can live the same life style
User :   ok
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No problems
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I am saying the above tests as part of routine screening done each year
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for early detection of any problems that might set in
User :   my sister who is recipient can live healthy life after getting healthy kidney from me
Doctor :  
I think you have to take the opinion of a Kidney Transplant Physician for this
User :   OK
Doctor :   I can assure you that you can lead a normal healthy life
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after donating the kidney
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provided you take care of all the above precautions
User :   AS PER YOUR ADVICE ,DONOR CAN LIVE BETTER LIFE STYLE WITH LITTLE BIT PRECAUTION .
Doctor :  
If you wish I can put you across a Kidney transplant physician for an opinion
Doctor :   for your sister
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WWW.WWWW.WW User :   THANKS
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You can go to that link and ask the Doctor a second opinion by email or phone
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yes you will lead a proper life
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IS there anything else I can help you with?
User :   THANS FOR YOUR KIND HELP BYE
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Thanks for consulting me
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Bye for now
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