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Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
No.: The barnett continent intestinal reservoir is a type of permanent ileostomy for patients with inflammatory bowel disease which does not require wearin ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Tattoo are a form of self-mutilation. No one should get those, much less a person on a blood thinner.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Eastburn
23 years experience Family Medicine
Absolutely not.: 50 ml of blood is a very minimal amount of blood loss in a surgery and will not result in a need for transfusion. 3 - 4 tubes of blood drawn from the ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
POTS : People with Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome by nature have excessive tachycardia and difficulty with maintaining BP. The symptoms of tachyca ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Good question: Whole blood includes different components-- platelets, red blood cells, and clotting factors. For most patients, just replacing the red blood cells f ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
90 days +: It takes 90 days for the body to manufacture one mature red blood cell from the bone marrow and get it into circulation. If your blood loss was very s ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Extremely variable: And needs to be discussed with your doctors, not over the internet.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher John
44 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Possibley due to low: Removal of blood clot would not on its own cause prolonged unconsciousness.Complictions related to low o2 caused by the clot could.There are many othe ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
What are you asking?: Can you clarify? Blood is administered in this situation most often as packed red cells. We pathologists run the blood bank and, curiously, are the on ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Depends: Your ability to tolerate an operation depends upon your symptoms associated with low blood counts. If you have high heart rate or low blood pressure, ... Read More
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