Patient Information:


Men's health: :

As your general health improves your fertility and sex drive will also probably return, so care must be taken to avoid unwanted pregnancies. Women's health16You should examine your testicles regularly every month. Ask your doctor how to do this correctly and report anything unusual.

Smoking:

Smoking is strictly prohibited as it is harmful to health. It causes lung damage leading to chest infections. If your partner smokes, this would be an ideal time for them to give up so that you won't suffer the effects of passive smoking. Smoking inevitably reverses the benefits of a successful transplant.

Socialising:

Keep away from crowded places eg. theatres for the first three months following transplantation. Stay away from people suffering from infections like cough and cold.