I can tell you what is done to prevent rejection.

Our Journey with Liver Transplant
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I can tell you what is done to
prevent rejection.
The medicines your child takes after transplant help prevent rejection. Your child
needs to take these medicines every day to keep his or her body from rejecting the
transplanted liver. If your child stops taking these medicines, the new liver can fail.
These are called immunosuppressive or anti-rejection medicines. These medicines
keep your child’s immune system working at a low level. This is good for the liver, but
when the immune system is not as strong, your child has a greater chance of getting an
If your child has any signs or symptoms of rejection, call the Transplant Team right
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