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Planning a baby after kidney transplant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
Doctor :   HI
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   mat i know ur name please
Doctor :   I am Dr XXXXX
User :   me and my wife are planning to have baby
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have kidney transplant in may 2007 which is almost 3.5 year
Doctor :   Ok
User :   this is not a genetic problem in my family so still should i have to consult to some genetic doctor
User :   to be on safer side
Doctor :   Ok
User :   whats ur opinion regarding this ??
Doctor :   May I know the reason why the transplant was done?
Doctor :   I mean what kind of kidney disorder did you have?
User :   higher blood pressure at that time
User :   nothing i just admitted with low Hb
Doctor :   There are few kidney condition such as cyst problems which have genetic roles.
User :   k
User :   doctor came out with this conclusion
User :   only
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   yes 28
User :   and my wife age is 27
User :   should i also mention my medicene here
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   let me brief you.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Since I do not have the exact details of your kidney condition, I am unable to predict the exact kidney problem that you have suffered.
User :   ok
Doctor :   If it was just high blood pressure that has caused damages to your kidneys, then you need not worry about genetic factors.
User :   ok
Doctor :   However, I suggest you to talk to you doctor and discuss regarding the exact cause for you developing hypertension.
Doctor :   at an young age.
User :   Ok great chatting with you
Doctor :   A few conditions such as renal artery stenosis can have genetic factors contributing.
User :   i will definitely ask my doctor
Doctor :   In such cases genetic counselling may be necessary.
Doctor :   I am sorry, that I am unable to be specific in answering your queries,
Doctor :   since I do not have the details of your previous problem.
User :   not a problem sir
User :   you helped me a lot
Doctor :   Have you followed what i suggested?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no sir thanks for answering my query
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Have a nice day.
User :   you are from
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   ??
Doctor :   I am from XXXX.
User :   Ok bye bye
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