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Hip decompression surgery

A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Unlikely : Two different types of diseases / surgeries, your surgeon will discuss risks, benefits and alternatives before the procedure, best wishes

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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Surgeon has details: A "normal sex life" means different things to different people. The amount of activity one can do after surgery depends on the surgeon, the patient, a... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 30 years experience
Lumbar scoliosis: Simple. Incision made in back to visualize spine to be fused. Length of incision appropriate for fusion. The facet joints are removed and the bone pre... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
Neurosurgery 31 years experience
Few hours: It depends on on the skill or experience of the surgeon, the exact nature of the procedure, and what is encountered during surgery. In my experience, ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Oro
Dr. John Oroanswered
Neurosurgery 43 years experience
Yes.: Yes, the crowding and pointing of the cerebellar tonsils at the base of the skull can resolve and some people can fully recover and stay recovered for... Read More
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Dr. Michael Depietro
Pulmonary Critical Care 35 years experience
Depends: This really depends on the specific problems you are experiencing, but if you discuss with a physiatrist ( a rehab specialist physician) or neurologis... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Gold
Neurology 46 years experience
Making space.: A nerve is in a tight space may be irritated or damaged, causing pain and/or loss of function (weakness or sensory changes). Surgical decompression ai... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atif Haque
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
hopefully: As long as a small pseudomeningocele stays contained within the wound and without significant low pressure headaches, continued observation is reasona... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
You are not alone: These are major surgeries which will take many hours and complications can occur, thus your emotion/fear is not uncommon. I am sorry to hear that this... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
Depends: Decompression removes tissue and creates openings into sinuses so that the excess orbital tissue will enter these spaces and allow the eye to fall bac... Read More

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