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For kidney failure patients, if kidney transplant is done successfully, they may mistakenly think that everything is all right. However, these sufferers still have a lot of things to do. Read on to get the answer.
1. Carry out regular follow-up
After being discharged from hospital, it is necessary to carry out regular follow-ups. If the patient is in stable condition, the frequency can be once every two weeks. In the process, patients should talk with doctor about medications, blood pressure, weight body, urine output, besides, check-ups including blood routine examination, routine urine examination, kidney function test, electrolytes, fasting blood-glucose, blood lipid, etc are also helpful. Then doctors will make corresponding adjustments according to the specific condition, especially the usage of immunosuppressive agents.
2. Take pills on time and avoid nephrotoxic drugs
Because the price of immunosuppressive agents are relatively expensive, patients may decrease the use of drug or take additional drugs, actually speaking, this is very dangerous. Because these immunosuppressive agents are prescribed to prevent the allograft rejection, otherwise, there can be serious consequences. Besides, if other medications or traditional Chinese medicines are helpful, it is essential to talk with the doctors and avoid nephrotoxic drugs.
3. Follow a reasonable diet
Kidney transplant patients should stay away from alcohol and tobacco products, if not, the transplanted kidney will be affected; Follow a reasonable diet, avoid foods high in salt, fat and sugar, eat less high purine foods; Pay attention to food hygiene, due to low resistance, sufferers can be easily affected by diarrhea, vomiting or even dehydration.
4. Avoid pressing the transplanted kidney
While taking outdoor activities, it is essential to protect the transplanted kidney and avoid pressing.
After the above analysis, we hope you have learned about what to do after kidney transplant. Anything unclear, you can contact us by leaving us a message below. Good luck!
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