Kidney transplantation

What is Kidney transplantation?

Kidney transplantation is a surgery in which a recepient (Patient ) gets kidney from A donor( Healthy). It is needed when patient has failed both kidney. Because a person can work with single kidney, a healthy person can give patient his one kidney after matching.

Questions and answers on "Kidney transplantation"

My aunts age is 50 yrs. approx. and as per Doctors, her both kidneys have damaged 90%. We want kidney transplant. Can you suggest if there is any donor bank for this.

doctor1 MD

I can understand your concern,but there is no such thing existing as it is not possible to preserve the kidney beyond a certain point.
Secondly the answer lies with you as the best donors are the close relatives of the patient.
THere are other options like exchange/swap donation, cadaver...

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hi. i have a patient who unerwent kidney transplant 6 years ago and maintained on cellcept, cyclosporine and prednisone. his kidney function is stable with creatinine ranging from 1.3 to 1.6, but he presented with jaundice and elevated liver enzymes for the last 4 months. what could be the cause?

doctor1 MD

Hi thanks for asking question.

Noted patient having jaundice with elevated liver enzymes.
He is taking drug since long duration.

So here chances of drug induce hepatitis is present.

Second as history of operative procedure also rule our HBSag carrier or Chronic HCV infection .So viral marker...

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My kidney transplant was done 12 yrs ago. Now I'm trying for a baby, but HSG report shows that my right tube is block & my doctor suggest me to do a laproscopy surgery for remove blokage.Please answer me laproscopy is possble for me ?? Because I'm a kidney transplant patient.pls pls help me.

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Yes you can go for laparoscopy. But surgeon should be very expert so that kidney, blood vessels and ureter won't be disturbed. All the best. Another option is..if you have only one tube blockade you can straight away go for IVF.I feel that this is better option.

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hi, i had a kidney transplant in 2009 and have put on some weight which i am trying to do something about by starting to eat a healthier diet. typically i have been eating lots of veg and fruit and a lot of chicken, whereas before i ate a lot of rubbish. The thing that is concerning me is since i started this diet a couple of weeks ago i have had diarreah and some cramping, is this normal?

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HI
Well come to HCM
I really appreciate your concern, over eating could cause the diarrhea and that could be due to dyspepsia so I would suggest to divide the meal in two to three part eat little less but repeat the meal after couple of hours, and care need to be taken for good and hygienic diet,...

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Sir, I had my kidney transplant a month ago. Kidney funtion is doing good but after 1 week there was a oozing from one of stich. on investigation it seemed to be lymphosite but there was a doubt of urine leakage for which nephrotosmy is advised by doctor. i would like to know that is it the only solution to confirm the leakage in my case and secondly is it safe for grafted kidney

doctor1 MD

Hi and welcome to HCM.
As an Urologist and kidney transplant surgeon,i understand your concern.
Lymphoceles do form around the graft and need to be drained.
If there's urine leak,it can be treated by a nephrostomy and stenting.
At the same time,the origin of leak can be confirmed,with a contrast...

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my boyfriend has had alot of operations froma kidney transplant to testicular cancer when we have sex he can cum but it doesnt come out of his penis he says his penis is to tight wll this effect our chances of having children and is there anything we can do?

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Thanks for writing in.

Patients might have difficulty in ejaculation after taking treatment for testicular cancer. This is usually for a short duration and patients will improve with time.

If you both plan to have children then it is best to first get a semen analysis done and then consult a...

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hi i am masturbating 3 times a day, since i was in a 4th year high school.. i am also a kidney transplant patient after the transplant 2 months i start again of masturbating.. Now during my urinate it takes 10 seconds before it flows. is there a problem with that??

doctor1 MD

Hello dear

Welcome to our website Healthcaremagic.com
I have evaluated your query thoroughly .

* This is in relation with cystitis or urethritis , needs clinical evaluation
with primary lab tests and ultrasound of the abdomen & pelvis .

Hope this will help you .
Regards...

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hi doctor iam kidney transplant patient trying to conceive visited gynacologist and my follicular study has shown that my eggs got reptured. Its been 4 years my transplant happened can i get preganant iam on mild dosage of immunosuppresents Renefor,Pangraph,Wyselone,Bactrin Ds .

doctor1 MD

hi you have to mention about your rft reports and urine routine microscopy reports and the dosage of immunosuppressants . if all within normal r ange then you are fit to conceive .

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my step father is 71 yrs old he is a kidney transplant patient he has a heart anurysm and neuropathy in his legs,he keeps his house hot even when its 90 degrees outside,he has breathing problems to and is on oxygen,My question is which is bettter for him the gas heat or the air conditioning

doctor1 MD

Hello,
Welcome to HCM
I am Dr Rakesh Sharma answering your query.
I can understand your concern.
air conditioner is definitely better option, as burning of gas may create other fumes which may be harmful.
Keeping house to his comfort temperature is all right.
Hope this suggestion will help you....

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Recent questions on  Kidney transplantation

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I had surgery for kidney cancer 8 years ago. They removed part of my right kidney. I am also diabetic. For the last week I have been having pain in my right leg where it is hard to lift my leg and it feels like it will give out some times when I am walking. Can this be related to my kidneys?

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My daughter is a transplant patient. She has had her kidney for 15 years and has been on azathiaprine and prednisolone for some time now. She recently started taking Microgynon 30 (one month) and her creatin has crept up. All her other results are completely normal. Is it possible the Microgynon is affecting her results?

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Hi, I am a kidney transplant patient from last 2 year. Just 1 week earlier i started running miles. After 1 week my both ankles started paining because of some kind of twist. Doctor has told me to take zerodol p twice a day. Please let me know if it will have anyother effect on me. Thanks, Sunny

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Not sure if this is a coincident that everytime I feel like a cold is approaching, feel ill, I notice blood in my urine. My mother has had a kidney transplant, and I am aware of the inheritance. So far, doctors can not find out the cause of blood in urine, I am considered healthy. I am in doubt, is this common for women under the age of 40?

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My daughter is overseas and has asked about a rash she has developed: First one, now two, salmon-colored slightly raised patches of approximately 2 and 3 centimeters, respectively. One is just anterior to her left axilla, the other is on her...

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Ii had a liver and kidney transplant in July. Doing great. Will I ever be able to have a glass of wine again? I never was much of a drinker. I had polycystic kidney and liver.

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I'm a 66 year old male with a kidney transplant and triple by-pass. Trying to lose some weight, 210lbs. 6 ft tall, Currently on D3 1000iu and wondering about upping that dose to 5000iu and adding K2 90mmg. Current meds are fluoxetine, allopurinol...

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