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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Plasmapheresis Machine


I never got a pic of my pheresis machine back in January 2009. This is not my machine but mine looked similar. It would remove my old plasma and give me new plasma, donated by kind strangers! This machine made me sicker than anything. My body did not respond well to this treatment. Hope I never have to use this machine again.

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  1. Ryan had plasmapheresis every day for a very long time. That was 8 years ago and his machine was atleast twice as big as that one. Must be technology has improved so they can be much smaller :) Hope we never see one of those again also.

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  2. I think I might have to do some exchanges before transplant. But I would walk thru fire at this point for that kidney. I did many plasma exchanges when I was 1st sick and they made me sicker but maybe it will be different this time. Whatever it takes!!!!!

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