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Transplant Rejection & Recovery treatment

Description
Transplant recovery focuses primarily on post-transplant condition known as rejection.
Causes
Transplant rejection can occur by not taking medications as prescribed, infection, or weakness in the immune system.
Prevention
Taking anti-rejection medications as prescribed and on schedule, routine lab work, and medical examinations.
Common Symptoms
Flu-like symptoms, fever of 101° F or greater, decreased urine output, weight gain, pain or tenderness over transplant, fatigue.
Rare Symptoms
Other signs of rejection can only be detected by frequent blood tests. Sometimes, a biopsy is required to determine if rejection is occurring.
Traditional Treatment
Cyclosporine, Tacrolimus, Mycophenolate, Prednisone, Azathioprine, Sirolimus, Daclizumab & Basiliximad, OKT3®.
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