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What follow-up is required for a kidney donor?

Kidney donors will need to return for regular checkups, even years after surgery.

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What are the risks of being a living kidney donor?
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Kidney donors may experience a slight rise in blood pressure and the development of a small amount o...
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Who can donate a kidney?
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In order to qualify as a living donor, an individual must be: Physically fit In good general hea...
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What should I know about living donation?
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There are a few things you should know about living donation: A live organ can come from a famil...
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