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Losing hair etc.

Started this discussion. Last reply by DebbieK Jul 29, 2012. 28 Replies

I got my new liver on 2/27/12 and then complications. Four surgeries in all.  Now I was back in hospital last week and two weeks prior to that with pneumonia.  I lost so much weight,I look like a…Continue

 

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DebbieK replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"shucks!"
Jul 29, 2012
Rachel replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"I know what you mean.  The other day I watched movies, I had already watched so I knew the outcome but I still cried......I felt silly but oh well:)"
Jul 24, 2012
Gilly replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"Hi Debbie No i dont think i noticed anything."
Jul 24, 2012
DebbieK replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"Kathleen, I had the same panic and once tachycardia problems pretransplant due to prednisone and they put  me on valium am and pm and a xanax in the middle of the day as I had already been taking that. The lower the dose the better it gets. I…"
Jul 14, 2012
DebbieK replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"Gilly, When you dosed down from 10 to 5mg of prednisone did you have any trouble with moods and fatigue? "
Jul 14, 2012
Carole replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"Hi Denny..Hope you're feeling better. Can relate to having gout. Hurts like heck, doesn't it? I don't think there's any connection between Prednisone and gout...but Prednisone can make some of us go bonkers, depending on the…"
Jul 11, 2012
Carole replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"Hi Anouk. Dbl lung tx in '06. Have been on Neoral (cyclosporine), Imuran, and varying doses of Prednisone since surgery. Had 1st episode with gout 2 years ago in my foot..hurt but was bearable. Have had 3 episodes over the last 4 months…"
Jul 11, 2012
gail replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"I've used this shampoo (several folks make it) that supposedly strips the chemicals from your hair. The kind we put on our hair, like dyes, and the ones we ingest. I go to the local beauty supply and just ask them. It makes my  hair very…"
Jul 5, 2012
Anouk replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"Hi! Im replying to you because after many years of transplantation, i too developed gout in my right ankle about 5 or 6 years ago It destroyed my cartilage and now i have to take pills to lower the uric acid level. Unfortnately, i didnt catch it on…"
Jul 4, 2012
Rachel replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"According to the tx notebook they gave me to follow, it said I could dye my hair after six months.   Very visit after that I would ask if I could dye my hair and the answer has been no.  My doc said there was a chance of my hair…"
Jun 29, 2012
Judy replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"Denny,  I am pre lung transplant but I am familiar with the side effects of Prednisone as I have been on it off and on for years. My husband and I have a code word "pluto" for when I get like this.  I am normally a very nice…"
Jun 29, 2012
Kathleen replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"So Rachel, you say you can't dye your hair? Did the doctor tell you this?  Not sure I understand why. Do other people have the problem with thinning hair?"
Jun 28, 2012
Rachel replied to Denny's discussion 'Losing hair etc.'
"Before tx my hair was thick but now it's dry and thin.  I can put it in a small barrett.  I'm still not allowed to dye it, they say I have a chance of it breaking off.  "
Jun 28, 2012

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At 5:53pm on December 31, 2013, Hostess Risé said…

Happy Happy New Year Birthday

At 9:15am on December 31, 2013, David said…

    Happy Birthday Denny ! 

At 6:57pm on December 31, 2012, Duane Kellar said…

Happy Bithday to u and a good and safe New Year

At 10:03am on December 31, 2012, Cisco said…

Happy birthday Denny! 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 8:13am on December 31, 2012, David said…

 Happy Birthday Denny ! 

 
 
 

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