When to Call the Pediatric Liver Transplant Coordinator

Please call the Children’s Liver Transplant office or the on-call pediatric liver transplant coordinator any time you have questions or concerns about your child’s health. Call the Children’s Liver Transplant coordinator right away if your child has:

  • Redness, swelling, drainage or pain at the incision site or other sites
  • Any redness, drainage, swelling or damage to the drain, if your child has a drain
  • A fever more than 101.5°
  • Diarrhea or vomiting that lasts more than two to three hours
  • Weight gain or swelling
  • Headaches or dizziness
  • Exposure to chicken pox or shingles
  • Any rashes
  • Stomach pain
  • Any decrease or darkening of urine
  • Poor appetite or fluid intake
  • Cold hands, fingers or toes

Also call if your child:

  • Is not able to take his medicine
  • Is sleepy and doesn’t want to wake up (lethargy)

In case of an urgent concern or emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency department right away.