Kidney transplant

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What is kidney transplant?

A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure to transfer of a healthy kidney from a donor to a patient for the purpose of replacing one of the failing kidneys of the recipient.

Common symptoms reported by people with kidney transplant

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for kidney transplant

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Imuran)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
189
Tried for
kidney transplant (2)

Data from patients with kidney transplant, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with kidney transplant

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Imuran)
Perceived effectiveness
for kidney transplant (2 evaluations)
Side effects
irritable bowel syndrome
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
kidney transplant (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with kidney transplant, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has kidney transplant on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 1968 say kidney transplant is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 10
20s 56
30s 289
40s 551
50s 668
60s 483
70+ 193

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 884
Female 1390

These charts show data from kidney transplant patients who have completed their condition history
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