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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harold Kim
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not really: Biggest risk is surgery doesn't help your hearing. In experienced hands, the surgery is fairly safe.

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
Follow up: The cyst may have affected the maxillary division of the fifth cranial nerve and may take some time to heal. Stay in touch with your surgeon
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
19 years experience 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.
Dr. Steven Morgan
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Complications: Softer bone may complicate hi[ replacement surgery by making the bone more vulnerable to fracture during placement of the prosthesis or may make it mo ... Read More
Dr. John Dearborn
30 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Fracture: The biggest issue with soft bone (osteoporosis) is fracture during implant insertion. Therefore, i'd recommend having a hybrid hip replacement, in wh ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Coast guard: Valve replacement surgery will almost certainly disqualify you from service in the coast guard.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. ALADIN MARIANO
49 years experience 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Wilkinson
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Requires exam: Problem could range from medicine side effects to infection in eye.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Howard Epps
32 years experience 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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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated.: The fusion will limit your mobility of the joint. The joint replacement will last 10-20 years depending on your weight and level of activity. One wo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
RA s/p foot surgery: The numbness can be from nerve irritation, nerve effects due to surgery as you cut and may cut some nerves when you replace bone or due to limited blo ... Read More

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