Carol
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maria replied to Carol's discussion 'itching 3 years post liver transplant' in the group Liver Transplants
"Hi, I am on prograf 2x a day 5/4. I itch the same as you. I am 3 months post tx. My team gave me a prescription for Hydroxyzine HCL 25 mg. It really helps me. And I dont experience any side effects."
Apr 8
Rick Kilpatrick replied to Carol's discussion 'itching 3 years post liver transplant' in the group Liver Transplants
"I'm 11 months post and my legs and belly itch all the time, and I'm on prograf x 2"
Apr 6
Bob M liked Carol's profile
Apr 3
Johnlene Kennedy replied to Carol's discussion 'itching 3 years post liver transplant' in the group Liver Transplants
"i did for a while  i stated using baby powder and that help with the itching noting else worked for me "
Feb 18
Mohan replied to Carol's discussion 'itching 3 years post liver transplant' in the group Liver Transplants
"I am x2 per day, as well, and do struggle with itching.  I was told a number of medications do tend to dry skin.  Some heavy duty cream, like Eucerin, may help."
Feb 12
Vivian replied to Carol's discussion 'itching 3 years post liver transplant' in the group Liver Transplants
"Ask your doctor to prescribe Welchol or Prevalite for your itching.  It works amazingly well. Approximately 30%of liver transplant recipients will have common bile duct stenosis which will cause severe itching.  My cbd stenosed , the…"
Dec 24, 2013
Darren replied to Carol's discussion 'itching 3 years post liver transplant' in the group Liver Transplants
"Hi Carol, I am 20 months post transplant...I am on Advagraf 7mg once a day, I also have itching around my belly around my scar and also my neck and the back of my thighs, I don't know why this is I thought it was just a side affect, so your not…"
Aug 20, 2013
mark replied to Carol's discussion 'itching 3 years post liver transplant' in the group Liver Transplants
"   I met a guy 8yrs post  still had itching problem  they gave him a shot of benzyl or something, it was something common like that  - worked well 4 him!    "
Aug 19, 2013
Ritu Kumar replied to Carol's discussion 'itching 3 years post liver transplant' in the group Liver Transplants
"Hi Carol ! I am Ritu from India and I am into my 7th month post liver tx . My worst nightmare if u ask me is when I develop itch! I itch so bad on my toes, feet , fingers and even legs that I actually land up hurting myself real bad. I have been…"
Aug 18, 2013
Linda Jacobus Toscano replied to Carol's discussion 'itching 3 years post liver transplant' in the group Liver Transplants
"If bilirubin was up before transplant, bile salts stay in the skin for quite awhile and will cause itching. There is a blood test available that can measure this, to see if that is the cause. Let us know if you find out anything else please."
Aug 17, 2013
Mark replied to Carol's discussion 'itching 3 years post liver transplant' in the group Liver Transplants
"Hi Carol. I'm 2 yrs post liver - never had much problem with itching. Doubt that it's the prograf. Found an interesting thread on the subject here: http://www.transplantbuddies.org/tbx/messages/5358/555201.html?1330909682 Hope it helps :)"
Aug 17, 2013
Carol added a discussion to the group Liver Transplants
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itching 3 years post liver transplant

Hi, I am on Prograf....x2 per day.. I itch at nite the worst !  head , neck  and legs...   Anyone else have this problem...Any help....I am 3 years out .. ♥See More
Aug 17, 2013
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Apr 7, 2013
Rita left a comment for Carol
"Happy Birthday, wishing all your birthday wishes come true."
Sep 21, 2012
Mr. T left a comment for Carol
"Happy Birthday Carol, have a good one. Mr. T"
Sep 21, 2012
Cisco left a comment for Carol
"Happy birthday Carol! Have a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2 pm central time. Hope to see you there!"
Sep 21, 2012

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Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com ?
Yes
Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
transplant buddies
Are You Male or Female?
Female
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
no illness just felt fatigued and jaundice before I went into a coma.
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
Liver
Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods
prograf 2mg x 2 a day
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
3 yrs in 2013 !!
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
Love to read about others and learn. And also get help.
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
Carolinas Medical Center Charlotte NC
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
Things that stress me out before no longer matter. All that matters is another day to be alive and enjoy Life with my family and friends.
Share whatever information you want us to know about you
no pre transplant treatments....went into a coma and received a liver in 2 days !! So thankful...
Share your interests and hobbies
Pizza shop owner , reading, sleeping, being happy....Grandkids....Life..
What Part of The World Do you Live? Feel free to share city, state, country
North Carolina altho born in Chicago...

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At 2:27pm on September 21, 2012, Rita said…

Happy Birthday, wishing all your birthday wishes come true.

At 10:55am on September 21, 2012, Mr. T said…

Happy Birthday Carol, have a good one.

Mr. T

At 8:24am on September 21, 2012, Cisco said…

Happy birthday Carol! Have a great day! You should join us for chat on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 2 pm central time. Hope to see you there!

At 6:58am on September 21, 2012, David said…

 Happy Birthday Carol ! 

At 2:56pm on September 27, 2011, Hostess Risé said…
I love to read jokes and most of all tell them. LOL
At 6:25pm on September 24, 2011, Hostess Risé said…

Hi Carol

 

Go to the liver group and refresh your page. Click on join liver transplant group top right of group. Please let me know if you cannot find it.

Thank you for writing in

Rise'

At 9:31pm on September 21, 2011, Hostess Risé said…
Happy Birthday to you! Wishing you a wonderful day even though it is late at night you can still celebrate.
At 7:00pm on September 14, 2011, Rita said…
Welcome to transplantfriends. So glad you decided to join. Please feel free to post and make friends and join in conversations. Thank you for joining. Wishing you the best.
At 5:13pm on September 14, 2011, Hostess Risé said…

Hi Carol

 

Welcome to Transplant Friends. I am glad that you are also a member of buddies.

Jump right in and share your thoughts on our blogs, forum and groups. You can also share photos. If you need help write to me by clicking on Send a Message on my place page or check our instructions on the home page.

 

Blessings,

Rise'

 
 
 

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