Doctor Q&A for Dr. Joseph Sucher

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Sleep wake cycle: Many factors including prior brain dysfunction, dementia, medicines (narcotics, etc.), inflammation, infection to name a few. The best we can do is op ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Yes: Large hernias can be repaired. However, you state “hiatal” hernia. I believe you may not have this type of hernia, as you can only have 1 and it does ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Yes: Large hiatal hernias can result in Bowel obstruction or even twisting of the stomach. Consideration for operative intervention would depend on your ag ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Not vein: Localized spasms in the extremities are common. It has nothing to do with your vein or artery. A blockage to the vein would result in swelling. A bloc ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
MTBI: Technically a concussion is a mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI). It is typically a clinical diagnosis, usually used when someone has sustained trauma ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
See a physician: There are numerous reasons for abdominal pain. Important things to understand are how long you have had this, is it getting worse, and is it associate ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Probably: Grade III liver lacerations are moderately severe injuries (Grade I being the most minor to Grade 5 being the most severe). If you are free of any sym ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Not optimally: While hemorrhoid surgery can be performed during your menstrual cycle, it is not recommended. There is rarely a reason to perform hemorrhoid surgery u ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
It’s possible : It is possible to have recurrent hiatal hernia. However , there could be many other reasons for your symptoms. 6 days of nausea and vomiting is very a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Common: Chronic pain following inguinal hernia repair is common. A CT scan often will not show mesh, especially if the mesh has not contracted and folded up o ... Read More
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