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nephrostomy tube drainage

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
A drainage bag.: A nephrostomy tube is placed through the skin of the flank, to drain urine from the kidney. This is usually due to some kind of obstruction of the kid ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Bleeding nephostomy: The kidney is very rich in blood supply and it is bleeding.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Kimm
15 years experience in Urology
Several steps.: Nephrostomy tubes are most often placed by interventional radiologists (ir). First, you may receive a mild sedative. Ir uses fluoroscopes to find the ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
30 years experience in Urology
Nephrostomy tube: A percutaneous nephrostomy tube is indicated to drain an obstructed kidney. Decision to place a nephrostomy tube is usually selected when placement of ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience in General Surgery
Nose and stomach: nasogastric tube is a tube inserted through the nose and place the tip in the stomach for feeding purposes gastric tube is a tube go directly to the ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stacy Katz
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends on location: Depends on where, when placed and other factors.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Doesn't matter: Most any liquid can be used to irrigate a nasogastric tube, anything that one might drink. It could be saline solution or tap water, which may the mos ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Old data (from the 1970's and 80's showed an increased pregnancy rate with hsg. This though was using the old oil based dye that is not used any more ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Is the same: Normally the eustachian tube that connects middle ear to nasopharygeal area , remain closed in this condition it opens intermittently opens
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Field
Specializes in Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Ear tube issues: The two terms relate to the state of the eustacian tube and the consequences of that state.The patuous description implies the eustacian tube does not ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
38 years experience in General Surgery
Do not remove: You likely had an infection due to a diverticulum rupturing, causing localized peritonitis and then abscess. Treatment for this is drainage and antib ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Normal: That is normal drainage. The volume is important to your surgeon. Record to volume daily and report to him or her.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Because IVF works: There is no good reason to try to make an artificial fallopian tube or try to transplant a fallopian tube, as in vitro fertilization (ivf) has high su ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
TINNITUS/VERTIGO: IF THE SYMPTOMS DISAPPEARED, IT MAY HAVE BEEN FROM THE TUBE. Make sure you have a through ENT consult and Neuro consult. Get a second opinion full lab ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience in Plastic Surgery
As long as healed : As long as you wound is well healed and there is no foreseeable short term need for the g-tube. Scar revision is an option. Please realize that the sc ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felicia Donald
38 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection: Mild dilation and fimbrail adhesions and forced peritoneal spillage all are evidence of tubal infection. This will put you at high risk for ectopic p ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Hard to say: Each patient and each cancer has its own characteristics and it is not possible to predict the life expectancy with accuracy. You may consult this sit ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Briefly: Not unusual to have some drainage, but if over a week see your surgeon and may need xray or echo or both.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sometimes yes!: It depends on the patient and the reason the tube(s) is (are) blocked. Tubal cannulation under fluoroscopy and by hysteroscopy have both been studied ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
19 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hearing yourself: The term describes a condition in which patients can hear their own breath and voice much louder than normal. It occurs when the eustachian tube (whic ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience in Urology
Need to unblock: Not sure of the question. A blocked ureter should be unblocked. Depends on the disease causing the problem. Can be something outside the ureter-ext ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Depends/likely: There will be some pain after any and every surgery. However, the post surgery recovery period includes pain management with your surgery team and is ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Plan: This question should be asked your doctor. In generally- no, if you mean under CSf - spinal fluids leak. But may be you have the same reason for both ... Read More

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