Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
142 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction

Neck swelling. Taking myfortic, stable graft. Renal transplant done. History of tacrolimus. Treatment?

Hello Dr. My husband has had a renal tranplant 10 years ago. At the moment he is taking only myfortic and his graft is stable. Previously he too Tacrolimus (Cellcept for the first 5 years). He has noticed some swelling in his neck and is wondering if it could be related. His Nephrologist usually checks his neck at consultations but we don t know why. Could you advise? Thanks A
Mon, 23 Sep 2013
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Drug/Medication ,  
Medical Topics ,  
Nephrologist 's  Response
any patient on immunosuppresent like myfortic or tacrolimus is prone for secondary infections.cervical lymph node tuberculosis,mumps due to viral infection;lymphomas can cause this,any abscess
I find this answer helpful

 1 user finds this helpful

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

i am 35 year old male undergone renal transplant on 22/11/2011 after 1 year of hemodialysis . donor is my mother of 64 year After transplant...

Recent questions on  Immunosuppression

doctor1 MD

I have been on nexplanon the birth control implant for almost a year now. I stopped getting my period three months into having it. Recently I have...

doctor1 MD

Hello, I am currently taking Methotrexate and Humira injections to treat Crohn s Disease. My family Physicial checked my testosterone levels...

doctor1 MD

H I I h ave a skin problem for over 6 years and have had steroids...cyclosporin. antifungal oral and topical medicine..nothing works been to grand...

doctor1 MD

I had a double bypass in 2001. For the last few days I have had a very uneasy shaky feeling inside, sort of like when your sugar level drops low,...

doctor1 MD

Hello Doctors, my father is suffering from psoriasis for the past 3 years, he is 77years old. Whether it is advisable to take oncotrex tab (2.5 mg...

doctor1 MD

Hi,what is actual treatment given to vitiligo over lips(not on lips) in 11 years,as in can topical psoralen be added with topical steroid ,,(2) how...

doctor1 MD

Gd mrng,sir,,may be this is my 7 th time query to you,ill be prescise so that i get a precise answer,my 11 year old son,developed three...