Can I go back to my daily activities after a liver transplant?

Recovery from a liver transplant varies from person to person depending on age and how sick one was at the time of the transplant.In general recover y takes 3-6 months. Eventually, most liver transplant patients return to fully activities including work, exercise and daily activities. Many recipients are significantly more able to do things than they were when they were sick with liver disease.

Yes, you can go back to your daily activities after a liver transplant. Getting your strength back will take some time, though, depending on how sick you were before the transplant. You will need to check with your doctor on how long your recovery period should be. Social workers and support groups will help you adjust to life with a new liver.

Work: After recovery, most people are able to go back to work.Diet: Most people can go back to eating as they did before. Some medicines may cause you to gain weight, while others may cause diabetes or a rise in your cholesterol. Meal planning and a balanced low-fat diet can help you remain healthy.Exercise: Most people can engage in physical activity after a successful liver transplant.Sex: Most people return to a normal sex life after liver transplantation. It is important for women to avoid becoming pregnant in the first year after transplantation. You should talk to your transplant team about sex and reproduction after transplantation.

If you have any questions, you may want to check with your doctor before starting any activity.

This answer is based on source information from The National Digestive Disease Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC).

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