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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
It depends: Naloxone is an opioid antagonist used to reverse the effects of opioid side effects which include slowing of the breathing, nausea, itching among othe... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
7 days: Suboxone withdrawal is usually over in 7 days however some symptoms may persist for a month or two. Physician supervision during this process is essen... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
Get it checked: Ibuprofen is safe if taken on an occasional basis in proper doses. The lump on your back is unrelated but should be checked out by a physician.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
Yes: The reduction of an ankle fracture will be a most unpleasant experience without anesthesia.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
Increases blood flow: Nitric oxide has been marketed as a performance enhancer for athletes - Nitric Oxide increase blood flow to muscles and helps to maintain the 'pumped ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
Yes : Black and tarry stools with abdominal distention is a reason to seek immediate medical attention. It may indicate bleeding and bowel obstruction requi... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
Low risk: Epidural placement is safe in most patients and considered a low risk procedure if done by qualified individuals. Risks include death, infection, blee... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
Tylenol (acetaminophen) limit: Do not exceed 3 grams of tylenol (acetaminophen) daily - 6 per day is your limit.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
No: Epidural steroid injections may cause nerve root irritation which is temporary however i doubt that your recent epidural has caused your groin pain. I... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Simons
Anesthesiology 41 years experience
Ancillary block: An axillary block would be my choice - these blocks are done under ultrasound guidance safely by trained anesthesiologists the wrist block can work ... Read More
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