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FAQs about Heart Transplant
How does my life change post transplant?
Tell me more about being immune compromised. Will I take meds the rest of my life?
Will my physical activities be limited?
OK, what about sex? When and any limitations?
Will I be able to have children?
Can I swim in a public pool?
Can I eat sushi?
Can I drink alcohol?
Can I travel internationally?
What can I do to keep my new heart healthy?
Will I take on memories or traits from my donor?
What can I find out about my donor? Can I contact the family?
How long will my loved one live after transplantation?
What's the wait time?
Do I have to take medications for the rest of my life?
How many adult transplants do you (Stanford) do a year?
Where does my caregiver sleep? Is there a bed in the hospital room?