Morgan McCalvin
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  • Ashland, KY
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Karen Weddick commented on Lili Feldman's group The Funny Bone
"Love it David!  Great one!"
5 hours ago
Karen Harrill replied to Phil Keyes's discussion Post transplant blues
"Hi Phil, Before transplant I had hepatic encephalopathy which my gastroenterologists treated with medication. My reflexes were slow and my judgement was often faulty. Until the fall before my following Spring transplant these episodes were few. They…"
6 hours ago
Karen Harrill replied to Bornali's discussion In distress ..may be just need to hang on in the group Acute Liver Failure Transplants
"Hi there! I notice people are not that active on this page. I had acute liver failure, had a transplant in 2011. I take 3mg of Prograf only. I also, on the advice of my Mayo Clinic transplant surgeons take the vitamins Calcium, E and magnesium. I…"
7 hours ago
Karen Harrill added a discussion to the group Acute Liver Failure Transplants
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My Acute Liver Failure was the result of Hepatitis C contracted during an emergency C-section in1978!

I lived with stage 4 (end stage) liver disease for 15 years. The fall of 2010 was the beginning of a rapid decline. I received a transplant in May of 2011. As you know a transplant gives you a new life but does not cure the hepatitis C, it begins its damage of your new liver immediately. Thanks to the incredible staff of the Mayo Clinic Liver Department and new drugs Solvaldi and Olysio I have been virus free for over 5 months and hope that my 6 month blood test will be still be negative. Interferon and ribovarin would show no virus and then a month or so it would rear it's ugly head. I had no side effects from the two new drugs. These drugs are very very expensive but I was fortunate that Mayo knew where to go for help with these two drugs whose combined costs is $58,000 per month for 3 months. $174,000.
8 hours ago
Karen Harrill joined TransplantCafe.com's group
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Acute Liver Failure Transplants

A group for those of us who had a liver transplant due to acute / fulminate liver failure. Here we can discuss our experience with this unexpected form of organ transplant including psychologically, physically and all else that goes with it.
9 hours ago
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Karen Weddick left a comment for Parent of B
"Hi Parent of B: I’d like to welcome you to the Transplant Café. You are now a member of a warm, friendly, supportive, caring, understanding, sensitive and informative site. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask…"
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Lili Feldman commented on Lili Feldman's group The Funny Bone
"Makes sense to me. Good one David."
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Karen Weddick left a comment for Ali Barton
"WOW, what a story Ali and you have two miricles to celebrate.  You gave the gift of life to your son and a stranger gave you the gift of life so you can raise and enjoy your son Ethan."
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Ali Barton left a comment for Karen Weddick
"Hi Karen! Thanks so much for the welcome! I just updated my story – it is a crazy story, but I feel so blessed to be where I am today! I'm looking forward to connecting :-)"
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Karen Weddick left a comment for Ali Barton
"Hi Ali: I’d like to welcome you to the Transplant Café. You are now a member of a warm, friendly, supportive, caring, understanding, sensitive and informative site. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to ask and…"
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David Goodman commented on Lili Feldman's group The Funny Bone
"At a local bar in downtown St Paul, the owner and bartender, was so sure that he was the strongest man around, that he offered a standing $1000 bet.  The bartender would squeeze a lemon until all the juice ran into a glass, and then hand the…"
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Caring 4 Carrie posted a status
"This is Mr. Ben Boyd. He's been a kidney support for our Cause. However, he was injured and seeking help. http://www.gofundme.com/e1wtg8"
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