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    Native kidneys and thick blood
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    imsoblue posted:
    I had a transplant in Dec. 2009. I was recently contacted by the transplant clinic and they said I needed to have an ultrasound of my native kidneys because my blood was getting thicker. Anyone know why they would want this ultrasound? Any info will be appreciated.
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    MrsCora01 responded:
    Sorry, I'm not sure I can give you any info. Not even saying that your blood is "thick" doesn't make any real sense. Have you asked what that means?

    You should ask your transplant center/coordinator why they want the test and what they suspect the problem is. Best of luck.

    Cora


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