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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Wolf
20 years experience General Surgery
Surgery: Biggest downside to being a surgeon is the call schedule. You cannot pick when patients get sick. Very abnormal hours.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Some cancers in the area are removed completely by radical excision including hyoid, strap,muscles, partial,trachea etc.
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Dr. Harris Cohen
21 years experience Family Medicine
Niaspan (niacin): The Niacin should be out of your body within 24 hours.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Good question: I researched your question: the half life of extended release Niacin in Advicor (lovastatin and niacin) is very variable, & depends on gender, dose, & ... Read More
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Dr. Gloria Fong
40 years experience Family Medicine
Less than a week: I usually taper meds down and then switch to the newer medication just to make sure there is not an interaction with muscle aches since the two medi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: You did not provide any background information on what the surgery is or why it is being recommended. Without this data, no realistic comment is possi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
NO: it won't change the shape of your back, which has a bony abnormality. What swimming will do is keep your muscles strong so that you will have less pa ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Seek a second opinio: Youmare too young to be in pain unable to work. Good luck.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
26 years experience Family Medicine
Unknown: Abortion clinics are not held to the same standards as other medical/surgical facilities. The abortion procedure is often performed in a substandard ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Carlin
50 years experience Ophthalmology
Both are right: The fda guidelines say 18 if you are just nearsighted and 21 if you have astigmatism. More importantly, you should wait until your eyeglass prescript ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Follow advice: since the lesion is of undetermined significance, it must be biopsied or removed.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
Dr. Mark Pack answered
31 years experience General Surgery
What kind of advice?: Your question is not clear. If you are concerned if this is the right thing for you, only you can decide that. I would recommend that you talk in dep ... Read More

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