Liver Donation

Liver Donation

A patient who has just undergone liver transplantation surgery should and must follow few things that include diet, habit and health care. Liver transplantation is the last option that people go for and there are many things that need to be taken care. Here in this content we will focus on some of the things that need to be done and a few things that need to be avoided.

After the surgery is successfully done there are many important things that one need to know. After the surgery, although the occasion is quite happy, many people suffer from anxiety and it persists for a few months. Usually after 3 months the person returns to a normal state of mind and health. People resume their jobs and spend time with the family and it goes on.

But there are some important things to be noted. The diet after liver transplant is very important. Some of the things that you need to add are as follows –

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Low fat milk
  • Lean meat etc
  • Also, it is very advisable to weigh your weight every day.
  • Avoid alcohol completely and sugary food – Alcohol is the major culprit for liver damage and after transplantation, it is very important that you do not consume alcohol ever.
  • Drink fluids
  • While eating fresh fruits, wash it and peel it
  • Exercise is a very good option – Exercise is very important for your health. It helps you to recover fast and that is why start exercising, but consult your doctor first.
  • Do not drive until you are completely fit – Wait till you are fit to drive. After liver transplant most of the patient suffers from anxiety and discomfort and during this period of time, driving can be fatal for you. So it is better to resume driving once your physician declares you fit.
  • Do not smoke – Smoking is always injurious to health that can cause cancer. It is also very much harmful for the liver and that is why stop smoking.
  • Be careful of your pets. They carry infections.

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