I was wondering if anyone else has experienced problems with their teeth after transplant surgery. After being very sick for so long, my Dentist feels that my dental issues could be from the fact that all the nutrients that were in my body at the time, went towards keeping me alive, leaving nothing for my teeth. And also my meds causing "dry mouth". Anyone?View Thread
I got 2 tattoos to honor my donor and all I went through last year. I had them done Memorial Day weekend. My liver transplant was 3/21/13. They've healed nicely & look great. No problems or complications. I hope this helps all of you. Have a great day!View Thread
Hi holly69. I had my transplant 3/21/13. Yes I had the false hopes of livers offered. It's quite the emotional rollercoaster, but I learned to look at it this way: "It's not the right liver for me. Maybe something's wrong with it, or my body would reject it. Just not the right one." That helped me deal with that part a lot easier. The 4th one offered was the one transplanted. Best wishes for your transplant & recovery.View Thread
Congrats! I had a liver transplant 3/21/13. I had what holly69 was referring to. 4th liver offered was the one I got. No one told me I should prepare for that. How are you doing? I'm finally back to working out & hoping to get this extra weight off soon! Recovery takes time. Don't rush yourself. Have a great day!View Thread
Don't worry what other people are saying & thinking. Follow your heart. Do what you feel is the right thing to do. God bless you. You will be someone's hero by donating. It's very admirable for you to want to do this. God blessView Thread
I used to think I was crazy. After all, I almost died, got a liver transplant that saved my life & now feeling depressed? What the heck!! What's wrong with me? Then someone said Prednisone was the culprit.. After researching that one and Tacrolimus, and Mycophenolate They all have "mental depression" as just one of their many side effects. Hopefully these feelings will subside when the Dr cuts back on my meds. We've all come too far to succumb to those ugly feelings. Knowing it's not me. It's the meds, helps. Have a blessed day everyone.View Thread
Thank you dontkr for your response to my post. Just knowing that what I'm feeling & going through is perfectly normal helps. Now, everytime I can touch someone's life, I feel blessed! And yes, I do try to make it a daily effort too. Have a blessed day. View Thread
Hi 20survivor05. I'm a recent liver transplant recipient. 3/21/13. I accidently stumbled onto this page! Glad I found it. I used to be an emotional wreck after surgery because I kept thinking, "Wow! someone had to loose their life for me to have life!" Then a friend said "Don't look at it like that. Look at it as Their life is living on through you." I thought that was a beautiful way to put it. And it has helped me with the emotional part. Have a blessed day. View Thread
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