|Hep C, Cirrhosis, encephalopaty, varices, Hep B immune,portal hypertension, Cholecystitis, Hepatic Renal failure of right kidney, Pruitis, Chronic Fatigue,
Aug 6, 2005
I have just recently gotten out of prison after three years. Before I went in I was evalulated for a liver transplant which I had every intention of getting but4 while I was in prison other symptoms started to show and they don't do too much for you in there. What I was concerned about is will I still be able to get a transplant even though my whole body is falling apart? I plan on making an appointment with the doctors in about a week or two but am still curious. Thank you for your time and patience in this. Sincerely, Carol
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Liver transplants are only done in patients with very advanced liver disease, so you may be a candidate. You will have a very careful evaluation of many different issues before any decision is made to put you on the transplant list.
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