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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felix Toro
40 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Independent Exam: IME stands for "Independent Medical Examination". Many insurance Co., especially Workmen's Compensation, ask an independent expert Doctor for an opini ... Read More
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Dr. Natalie Sieb
14 years experience Family Medicine
Workers comp term: An IME is an Independent Medical Examination. It is often done in workers comp cases to get an outside opinion of whether the injury was actually caus ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tedde Rinker
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Not Likely: The symptoms sound serious enough that you should get a thorough evaluation. The symptoms don't sound like a post surgical syndrome, but possibly you ... Read More
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Dr. James McClurg
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Arthroscopic : Arthroscopic surgery is normally an elective procedure. Going under general anesthesia with an upper respiratory infection is not a good idea. You are ... Read More
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Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes,if no fever: If you are having arthroscopic shoulder surgery(labral repair, rotator cuff, etc.) electively u can have [email protected] surgery center w/ a cold as long ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably not: even with blood in the bank, surgeons generally require people to have a fairly normal blood count prior to surgery.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Exam & Hx & imaging: History of dislocations, hands on xam by an orthopedic shoulder specialist may give u the answer though further imaging may b needed.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Callahan
31 years experience Hand Surgery
Slow recovery: Assuming it was an arthroscopic rotator cuff repair it means 3-6 months of rehab. Of course large tears and method of repair affects this. Follow yo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haleh Agdassi
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ask your ortho doc: If you had recent surgery it's best to discuss with your orthopedic surgeon as they often prefer to work with specific physical therapists that are fa ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Taddeo
26 years experience Podiatry
Pain and not common : Get it checked if you do develop pain
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: It varies somewhat based primarily on the severity of your rotator cuff tear; but in general it is an arthroscopic surgery that is highly successful.a ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Orthopedic surgeon: 3-4 year undergraduate studies, 4 years medical school, 5 years orthopedic surgery residency, possible additional fellowship training years.
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