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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nadia jane Loewke
Specializes in General Practice
Surgical opinion: You would best be guided by getting a surgical opinion on this problem.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Most likely: You mean you have defect in your skull waiting staged procedure, to fill the gap in the skull, if it is the problem, then you must clear with your neu ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Abbott
24 years experience in Pathology
I am not sure: I am not sure. Lets see if someone else with expertise in neurosurgery will answer your question.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Varies...: The bone flap can be reattached using plates, sutures, or wires. For a nice description of brain surgery, see: http://www.Hopkinsmedicine.Org/neuro ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
14 years experience in Neurosurgery
Depends: Usually if there is a burr hole, there is some sort of 'dent' if a plate was not used over the hole. In skinny patients this can be prominent. Howev ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Fracture/loosening: If you have "soft" bone, then the implants may loosen over time. Furthermore, during the surgery, you are at a higher risk for fracture.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Coast guard: Valve replacement surgery will almost certainly disqualify you from service in the coast guard.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
48 years experience in Thoracic Surgery
Treatment for: Pain control depends upon the source of pain. Which bone is involved? Generally, for chronic pain where the source can not be removed by surgical app ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Wilkinson
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Requires exam: Problem could range from medicine side effects to infection in eye.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Epps
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: Your x-rays suggest you have severe arthritis. A total knee replacement, which would correct this problem, is one of the most successful operations o ... Read More
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