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what conditions warrant having a stent put in

A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Review this: With your cardiologist. You may require a form of closely monitored exercise after something like you describe, referred to as cardiac rehab.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Call or see doctor: he may need immediate intervention or addition of a drug by his physician/ cardiologist, you haven't mentioned any numbers, so we don't know whether h ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Possibly: If hi risk and done as a staged procedure.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher White
42 years experience Cardiology
Ask your doctor: Nothing about a stent should impact intimacy. The underlying heart trouble might. Ask you doctor about your specific case.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher White
42 years experience Cardiology
Yes, it is.: Coronary stent risk is variable, but mortality risk is about 1 to 3 per hundred on average. Just make sure her cardiologist discusses the specific ri ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
37 years experience Orthodontics
Not likely emboli: During test, the needle may penetrate through the vessel and blood pools and causes a "bruise" it is unlikely to be anything worrisome.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Halin
38 years experience Radiology
It depends: It really depends on a couple of things. Patient age is a factor. Degree of calcification of the valve is a factor as well as coronary disease. Serio ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
No: Muscle spasms and cramps can occur from many different things and is not a sign of diabetes. It could be dehydration, vitamin inbalance, overuse syndr ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chad Levitt
21 years experience Radiation Oncology
Unlikely: If you didn't develop any lymph edema thusfar as a result of surgery, node dissection or radiation and its been almost ten years, it is likely that yo ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Nephrolithotomy: To keep you from bleeding to death would be one. to see if pee comes out of the entrance site would be another. Ask your team in your case.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary-Anthony Lawson-Boucher
21 years experience Anesthesiology
Preop: An otherwise healthy male in his 30s shouldn't require extra medical work up.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ivan Ip
Dr. Ivan Ip answered
12 years experience Hospital-based practice
Definitely...: If there is a lot of blood in the toilet, please, go get yourself checked. Obviously on a blood thinner, you are at an increased risk of bleed. So ple ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Safe: The presence of the Greenfield Filter should not pose any problem.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Remove obstruction: May be due to congenital vascular band consult pediatric urologist for further investigation and treatment.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Sounds complex: Not clear to me as to whether your continuing inpatient status is due to an infection (sepsis), or from seizures, or a complicated course involving ma ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
It is unclear why: A psychiatrist would ignore these concerns unless there were other pressing issues, like suicidal thoughts. The eating disorder seems pretty clear as ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
See physician: Symptoms of pulmonary embolism include sudden shortness of breath during activity and rest, chest painlike heart attack worsening with deep breath, co ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
33 years experience Urology
Anesthesia : Laser treatments of kidney stones is done through a scope looking in your bladder. Most people require anesthesia for this procedure and therefore a s ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Risk: The procedural risk is the same each time;doesn't increase with successive procedures
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
50 years experience General Practice
Depends on location: If the obstruction being treated if up in the colon and successfully opens up the blockage, the bowel movements may be normal. If the stent is in the ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience Neurosurgery
Not likely: Dystonia is a complex problem usually caused by either meds, brain pathway problems, or both. The use of mesh in the chiari surgery is very common an ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Carotid pain: 43 is a little early for significant carotid artery disease. While disease in your carotid artery can most certainly cause tias and strokes when it g ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
A fistula: Provides a "high flow" state which allows for reliable access if needs are defined as chronic. It is usually in the arm, so the risk of line placement ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Eugene Yang
23 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac : Cardiac catheterization can be dangerous since it is an invasive procedure, but under good care with physicians with a lot of experience, the risks ca ... Read More
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