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Tests for kidney donation and transplant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Kidney Conditions
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you
User :   how would a person go about giving a loved one a kidney?
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Can you explain your comdition in detail
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*condition
User :  
well my sorta kinda grn\andma has been taking dialises and she has a bad kidney and i wanted to give her one of mine so she wouldnt have to go through this tiresom treatment anymore
User :  
grandma
User :  
and i just wanted to know how i would go about giving her one of mine
Doctor :   what is her age
User :  
over 50
Doctor :  
ok
User :  
im not 100% sure how old she is
Doctor :  
Actually
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you both have to undergone some tests
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like histo compatibility tests
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before the procedure
User :  
ok
User :  
what ealse would they have to do
Doctor :  
it will take 2weeks to finish this compatibility test

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