Who needs a Lung transplant? Lung Transplant is the best option for patients suffering from one or the other incurable Lung disease or in cases where all other possible medical treatments have proven ineffective for the patient.
How long will I be able to live after the Lung Transplant? Lung Transplant delivers excellent results when it comes to post-transplant surgery life. And life duration of the patient after the transplant depends on many other factors.
How much pain is there after the transplant? Varying from person to person, lung transplantation comes with the different amount of pain and this pain usually, lasts for months. However, it gets better with time.
How long will it take to recuperate from the surgery? Most of the patients are discharged after 7-10 days after the transplant. After that, about 3 to 4 months of resting period is recommended, after which they can resume normal routine with little precautions.
Will I be able to consume Alcohol and Tobacco after the transplant? No. Alcohol and Tobacco consumption should strictly be avoided after the Lung transplant.
Will I be able to enjoy a normal sexual life after the transplant?
Yes, you can lead a perfectly normal sexual life after the transplant. Due to lungs’ illness, some patients lose the sexual desires, but this is resolved after the transplant. However, as you will be on immune-suppressants, your immunity will be compromised and as such you should use condoms to reduce the risk of contracting Sexually Transmitted Diseases if you have multiple partners.
What type of side effects I will experience from the medication and how to manage them?
post-transplant medications have side effects like – increased blood pressure, mood swings, hair loss, weakness in bones, headache, and nausea. These side effects will disappear with time as the dosages are reduced. If the side effects are severe, medications can be changed.
How will my quality of life be affected by the Transplant? Your quality of life will significantly improve after the Lung Transplant. After the transplant, you will be able to lead a normal life, if you observe all recommendations made by your doctors.
Transplant Cost aims to become the preferred health care partner, for every patient in need of an organ transplant. We want to incorporate a system that provides patients with an easy and smooth access to the best medical services at nominal prices and help them lead a normal life.