Hi there. I'm new to this community. Our 25-year-old son has undergone evaluation and is strongly considering becoming a living donor in a paired exchange. The recipient is not a family member and my husband and I don't know him. The data we read about donors' long-term health is reassuring, but candidly, we're not feeling rational right now and just can't imagine the surgery...even though our son's an adult and this is completely his decision. He wishes we'd just focus on the generosity of his gesture, but we have so many concerns we're just not there yet. He needs to purchase health insurance later this year and we're worried about him getting coverage. Are there any living donors out there who'd be willing to discuss their experience and life after donation? It would be enormously helpful. Thank you so much!
Scared parents - son considering becomin... - Kidney Transplant
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