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Posted by: nelio | 2010/05/13

epilepsy and kidneys

can someone that has epilepsy become a kidney donor?

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Hallo Nelio
Yes, if the kidneys are healthy and if the donor's kidney is compatable with the recipient (they test this beforehand with blood tests) and if the person with epilepsy don't have to take medication that could damage the remaining kidney in future.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: cyberdoc | 2010/05/13

Hallo Nelio
Yes, if the kidneys are healthy and if the donor's kidney is compatable with the recipient (they test this beforehand with blood tests) and if the person with epilepsy don't have to take medication that could damage the remaining kidney in future.
Dr Bets

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