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After a Kidney Transplant

Once your transplant surgery is over and the initial anxiety of caring for your new kidney subsides, you should resume as many of your normal activities as possible.

Use the following links to learn more about precautions you need to take after kidney transplant surgery:

  • Precautions
    In general, you can participate in the activities that you did before your transplant. However, you will need to take some extra precautions.
  • At Home
    After surgery, you must routinely do some things at home to check for the first signs of any problem.
  • Your Medications
    The key to the success of your transplant is to take your medications exactly as prescribed.
  • Clinic Visits 
    At these regular visits, you can meet with any member of your transplant team. The visits usually last about thirty minutes.
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