Published on February 18th, 2021 | by Katherine0
KNOW THE FACTS ABOUT LIVING KIDNEY DONATION
Donating a kidney is a generous act that can help improve another person’s life. It allows someone whose own kidneys have failed to live without needing dialysis .
The living donor can be a family member, friend, or spouse. In some cases, it could even be someone you’ve never met.
The kidney is the most common organ that is donated by a living person .
🔴 How long does a transplanted kidney last?
On average, a kidney from a living donor lasts about 15 to 20 years . Some will last longer.
🔴 How do I donate a kidney?
If you want to donate to someone you know, your first step is to talk to him or her and the transplant center where the person is listed.
Transplant centers are hospitals that perform kidney transplant operations.
If you are interested in donating to someone in need as a nondirected donor, contact a transplant center of your choice .
Let them know you are interested in donating a kidney to someone in need.
Sources: National Kidney Foundation
🔴 What disqualifies you from being a kidney donor?
You must also have normal kidney function.
There are some medical conditions that could prevent you from being a living donor.
These include having uncontrolled high blood pressure, diabetes, cancer, HIV, hepatitis, or acute infections.
🔴 SWAP PROGRAM, HOW: https://youtu.be/TibP31pmVYU
🔴 STEM CELL THERAPIES AND KIDNEY DISEASE: https://youtu.be/EQY1pItjGH8
🔴 ABOUT THE ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY: https://youtu.be/FLkEuENJMug
🔴 HOW TO LOWER CREATININE LEVELS FAST: https://youtu.be/EDl0R3T08nI
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🔴 00Kidney on Facebook: health support for kidney dialysis
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