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    Default Re: Transplant

    Blood tests today showed kidney function still stable at 42%, so looks like whatever caused the previous dip is in the past now.
    Diagnosed April 1995

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    Some excellent news for a happy dance here Pete

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    Had my weekly appointment yesterday.
    The good news is that I can drop pred from 10mg/day to 7.5mg.
    I won't call the other news "bad news" as it's only a small drop in kidney function (42 - 40) and small changes can be due to many reasons (how hydrated you are, what you ate the day before, etc). It does make next week's blood test quite important. A further drop could suggest all is not well. I wouldn't normally be concerned, but as my function has twice dropped rapidly since the transplant, I am little more concerned.
    Diagnosed April 1995

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    It's understandable that you would be concerned about next weeks test. We will keep our fingers crossed and knock on wood, along with praying and positive vibes. I hope the result is favorable. Great news that you get to drop the pred! That must show that your docs think you are doing pretty well. Best wishes, and keep up the positive attitude!

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    We continue to pray, Pete.
    Can this change be related to the decrease in the pred ? And if so, would more pred help ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alysia View Post
    We continue to pray, Pete.
    Can this change be related to the decrease in the pred ? And if so, would more pred help ?
    I don't think the decrease in pred is directly related to the decline in function. But if the decline in function is due to rejection, then the pred would have been helping to stop the rejection and reducing the pred could have started the rejection process again, which in turn could be seen as the decrease in pred contributing to reduction in kidney function. (Hope that made sense).

    I still believe that this slight decline in function is just what anyone of us could see in our blood results. All should be more clear on Wednesday when I get my next lot of bloods done.
    Diagnosed April 1995

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    I am wishing you all the best for better results. Please take care of yourself!
    Jana


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