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How is kidney transplant rejection treated?

Kidney transplant rejection is treated with medication through an intravenous (IV) line or by mouth, depending on how strong the rejection is. Early detection is very important and also why the kidney recipient must not miss any medical appointments. The transplant team can treat and usually reverse rejection when treated early. 

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