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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Where do you live wh: What do you need done maybe i can help a suggestion.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Start with college.: In order to get into medical school, you must complete a bachelors degree and take the medical college admissions test (mcat). Then after completing ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
spine cyst: If the cyst is close to the spinal cord i would suggest a neurosurgeon.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramon Garcia-septien
44 years experience Family Medicine
Both are ok: You must choice the one who give you best garanty.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Hopefully helpful: Usually a back specialist is an ortopaedic surgeon or neurosugeon who specializes in back disorders. There are other specialists who do non op care s ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
What kind?: Spine surgery can range from outpatient, minimally invasive surgery done with the patient under a local anesthesia to complex, multi staged reconstruc ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Surgeon: Mostly it is general surgeons who repair hernias.
A female asked:
Dr. Frank Walter
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Buford : in my training and experience I have learned that a Bufiord complex is a normal anatomic variant. That is to say that it is not typically a source of ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
General surgeon: The majority of surgeons specializing in hernia repair are general surgeons. There are some plastic surgeons doing hernia repair, but typically those ... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Smoothing of joint.: Usually done thru a scope & using various types of equipment, the articular cartilages of the knee r smoothed to remove any of the damaged surface. Th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
35 years experience Pain Management
Many specialities: There are several specialities that deal with spine problems-anesthesia pain specialist, physical medicine doctors, orthopedic spine surgeons, and neu ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beard
24 years experience Urogynecology
Sure: It attaches the top of your vagina to the sacrum(just above the tail bone). If they didn't explain this to you you need to go to someone else with mor ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Questell
8 years experience Family Medicine
Joint specialist: Orthopedists.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew St. Laurent
28 years experience Bariatrics
Bariatrician: Physicians who perform additional training in the treatment of obesity are called bariatricians. These physicians use nonsurgical treatment such as di ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Surgical oncologist: The surgical oncologist not only resects cancers but should be trained in all aspects of tumor control including chemotherapy, RT and immunotherapy. ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Fellowship: Fellowship is an additional year or two of training in a specific field.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Western doctor : Thai thuoc bac in vietnamese. He is a doctor that does everything.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rosenthal
35 years experience Pain Management
Very little: I would choose based on the statistics of the individual surgeon rather than on the speciality.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
A few can do it: If it is found during an operation on the spine the orthopedist or neurosurgeon will do the biopsy. If it is found on imaging (x-ray or mri) an interv ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Get second opinion: Chronic rhinitis is typically not a condition that is treated surgically. While there are many surgical approaches to nasal and sinus complaints (na ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: Would try otc Motrin two three times daily with food. Give about a week. Hot towels and gentle range of motion. If the pain and stiffness worsens see ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
I would guess: This is a hematoma!! (blood clot) which has Calcified! just a guess Hope it helps Dr Z
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roger Frankel
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Unclear: A lesion just means that there is an abnormality. It does not imply anything other than that. There are many things it can be.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Restoration: The perineum is the area between the opening of the vagina and the opening of the rectum (the anus). Having babies vaginally can cause a thinning and ... Read More

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