Doctor Q&A for Dr. Peggy Ching

A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Bowel Ischemia: Consider getting angiogram of the mesentary arterial system. Continuous unexplained weight loss when other causes are ruled out may be due to intermit ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Surgery: Gynecomastia is a surgically treated condition, there are no medications to make them go away, off label use not included. However, there are medicai ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Wrong question: The question is has your 12 year old's "jammed finger" been properly evaluated and treated by a qualified medical personel? If it is hard to get her ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: It depends on what the bump may be. Has it been there all your life? was it from after an injury to your nose? Or did it just appeared recently out ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Expect to have pain: Depending on how much manipulations it took to remove the hardware, the trauma of the hardware removal procedure itself causes pain and 4 days is hard ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Keep wound open: this means there is an underlying abscess and needs to be kept open until all the pus pockets are drained out. If this continues to fester to see a ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Get a X-ray: The only sure way to tell a fracture from a sprain is with x-ray, with several views. And on occasions, with repeat films a few days later, when init ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Quite normal: It is normal to experience some pain 24 days after surgery by stretching or pulling on the muscles or soft tissues inadvertently injured during surger ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hernia repair: I am not clear about your statement above. And why is there a question mark? Are you saying you engaged in repeated purging bringing on chest pains? ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peggy Ching
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Wound infection: I answer to the other question you posted later before I saw this one. I now see that it has been nearly 2 weeks since the operation. I am not famil ... Read More
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