Transplant infections how to avoid it

These are things to avoid if you have been transplanted to prevent infection:

  • wear surgical mask all the time
  • avoid close contact with children who got live-virus vaccine within a month
  • wear gloves and mask e
    When gardening
  • avoid going to public spaces
  • avoid pets and litter
  • thoroughly clean, wash fresh fruits and vegetables
  • good hand washing is a must and keep hands away from face
  • avoid people who has infection or flu
  • cover mouth when coughing and sneezing and throw tissues in the trash
  • don’t share eating utensils with someone who is ill
  • avoid handling animal waste or poop
  • no vaccination unless done at the transplant clinic
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    Transplant Rejection

    At work I usually have the chance to take care of newly transplanted heart and lung patients… And whenever I have a chance to tell them about what transplant is all about; I always don’t forget to tell them about transplant rejection signs and symptoms which I did to my patient tonight; and those are:

  • anything that is out of norm don’t consider it normal
  • flulike symptoms like fever, joint pains, coughing, coarse breath, edema
  • infection
  • weight gain over 2 lbs in 2 days
  • shortness of breath
  • fatigue
  • high blood sugar levels
  • sores or wounds that does not heal
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