"Hi Rachel, thanks for the info. I am confused as to why they would want him to continue the injections myself. He only had 2 injections and he went up to 4.6. The reason they say to keep him on for now so he don't get an infection. But it does…"
"Hi to all, my husband is a double lung transplant-09/19/11. he is currently on 1mg every other day and 1/2 mg on the days in between. They say his kidney function is a little high. Can I ask for those who are in kidney failure, is it because of the…"
"First let me say thank you for your time and sharing. I know there is so much to learn, and probably will never learn it all. I sure do wish you and your wife all the best and pray you are able to do all you wish to, and enjoy every bit of life.…"
"Good evening to all. I am the wife of a double lung transplant(Sept19,2011). Things seem to be going well, he has had some mild rejection(inflammation around the air sacs) but after his 3rd Bronch on 12/06 he was told no rejection. I cried the rest…"
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Are You Male or Female?
Share - which illness led up to you needing a transplant?
I did not receive a transplant my husband did. He had COPD/Asthma/Emphysema.
Which Organ(s) did you receive? If you are on the waiting list, please share.
He received a double lung transplant.
Drugs, vitamins, favorite foods
He is on Prograf,Cell Cept( Generic),Predinsone,Albecet(sp) Xopanex,Folic Acid,Asprin,Magnesium,MultiVitamin D-500,00 units,bactrium,azithromycin,calcium Carbonate,Prevacid.
How many years have you had your Transplant for?
He is six weeks post.He received them Sept. 19th 2011
I am Interested in Transplant Friends because...
With this life saving surgery I am so confused and it is so nice to see stories from others about what they are or have gone through, from family member to. I want to understanad all I can but not be a basket case about it all.
Which Transplant Center has or will perform your life saving surgery?
We were at ClevelandClinic.
Share how your transplant experience changed your life?
Trying to learn how to live again but now in a different way. Trying not to be so overly protective, and not reading to much into a cough or a sneeze or a headache or body ache. Realizing there is life after transplant and how to go about it throught the recovery process.
Share whatever information you want us to know about you
my facebook is under Judy Pope-Hamrick of course my email is email@example.com
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