I thought I was nuts. I have my TX October 25,2011. Because of the pills ever since I had the TX my hands started to shake. (that is not abnormal.) And I have had ticks. The ticks usually went away after a month…"
"Hi, it's Christine. Went to cath. lab a few weeks ago to have stents put in. The Dr. that was doing the procedure started talking to me. I asked if I could turn my head to look at him--LOL. He told me I could, I could…"
"Heart Transplant-10/25/11. I knew my donor was CMV positive about 10 minuets before I went for surgery. I had no idea what it was, the Dr. did explain, but I didn't understand it. March 2012 , I got sick with it.
Please join our group and share any experience you have had dealing with infections -rejections. When sharing please mention the type of transplant that you had.This is the place to discuss EBV, CMV, BK virus and rejection and whatever information you think would help others. Thank youSee More
"Yes a reason ? But I remember back when I got my heart and I was told that this is one of those unexplainable things that do happen ! Hope all goes well with the stents ! I am lucky have very clean cores after almost 15 years. Last cath was…"
Were you a member of our Forum on http://TransplantBuddies.com ?
Where did you hear about Transplant Friends?
In the hospital
Are You Male or Female?
Share - which illness lead up to you needing a transplant?
congenital heart disease
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods
It would be easier to write what I don't take : )
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
i want to know what to look forward to, good and bad
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
Emory University, Atlanta
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
I can exercise--my heart is good. But I am "out of it"-I think because of the Meds. I find myself staring at the corners of the walls. I feel tired all of the time. And I am much slower in terms of my brain. My speech and short-term memory are awful. Despite the new issues I am very happy and blessed that I had my heart transplant.
Share whatever information you want us to know about you
Hello and welcome to TransplantFriends, Christine!
If you've got questions, we've got answers as there a lot of us heart folks here. You may also want to go over the www.TransplantBuddies.com which is our sister site and in partucular, look at the heart/lung forum.