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Creatnine

Hi everyone. My creatnine has been fluctuating from 1.0-1.5 for the past four months. Does anyone go through this? I am very strict with taking my pills and being as healthy as possible but if I am being honest I could definitely drink more…

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Angiogram

I recently had a Fistulogram since I receive my Belatacept through my access. I seem to have an arterial occlusion and the Vascular surgeon would like to perform an Angiogram. I am getting very anxious about this and was wondering if this is…

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Angioplasty

My fistula is used for my Belatacept infusion with my transplant teams approval. My transplant doc would like me to have an Angioplasty just to make sure we keep my lifeline clear. I haven't had one since I was on Dialysis. I am wondering if…

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Pregnancy after Transplant

I am just wondering if anyone has had a successful pregnancy after a Kidney transplant ( the kidney is midline to be exact). If you have been able to get pregnant did it effect your kidney in any way? I appreciate all feedback. Thank you. 

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Belatacept

I started Belatacept infusions last August and my creatnine has actually improved. I am curious about the side effects. I have noticed hair growth since starting (not complaining one bit!!) but its coming in a darker color. I have strawberry…

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Protein in Urine

Hi everyone, I am recently recovering from a UTI and ever since (which was just about a month ago) I have been doing a UA weekly just to make sure everything is ok. I keep track of my results through the patient portal and I have seen the Total…

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Puffy eyes

I woke up yesterday and today with swollen eyes. i had labs done one week ago and my creatnine was 1.2. I do feel facial pain and pressure but of course my mind goes to "something is wrong with the kidney". I had labs done about 3 hours ago so no…

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Valium

I am calling my Transplant team tomorrow but I am just curious if anyone knows if Valium is safe for post transplant patients? I have a dental procedure coming up that I am anxious about. 

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Belatacept

I had my transplant over a year ago. Since then I have had a couple of hiccups. My creatnine ranges from 1.3-1.6. I just had a biopsy done and it showed no signs of rejection but Toxicity to the kidney. My doctor wants to start me on Belatacept…

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Creatnine changes

I was wondering if anyone has gone through a kidney transplant and at first your creatnine was .9-1.0 then eventually settled into 1.2-1.4? I am a little over a year post transplant and my kidney seems to be settled in at 1.3. Anyone ever…

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Creatnine levels

I just have a general question. What are peoples Creatnines and how far out from Transplant are you? I was transplanted 2/1/14 the lowest my creatnine got down to was .8 but I had some complications with my ureter basically strangling the kidney…

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