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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Not long: Typically no more than 24-48 hours. Most patients are allowed to get up and walk around after 24 hours. Some have pain which is aggravated by motion, ... Read More

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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
No hair loss: NanoKnife IRE System that is Irreversible Electroporation, or IRE, uses electrical energy to target tumors on the cellular level. IRE destroys tumor ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Poor: While Whipple is the best approach for a primary pancreatic or ampullary lesion, the recurrence rate at 1-2 yrs is 90%. Chemo either of the FOLFIERI ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Since cancer therapy has become very specialized in recent years, you should look at the individual treatment center or the institute and read posted ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Warm compresses/surg: It can be treated consevatively by warm compresses at home and if that fails, surgery.The cost varies from surgeon to surgeon and where you are locate ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Sarle
21 years experience Urology
Egg freeze: Freeze an egg or am embryo is a process that costs thousands of dollars. Embryos are easier to freeze but need sperm and egg. Eggs can be frozen ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Pericardiectomy: read this: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/services/heart/services/pericardiectomy
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Pericardiectomy: read this: https://my.clevelandclinic.org/services/heart/services/pericardiectomy
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Medication: Pterygia can be treated with topical and local anti-inflammatory medications and lubricating eye drops.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Plastic surgery: Here is a link for plastic surgery definition. There are many procedures in the surgical specialty of plastic surgery, can you be more specific as to ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
For what?: What surgical procedure is being considered? For what problem? Please ask again and clarify! There's a 150 character limit for your question, includi ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
Fundoplication : Surgery for gerd involves wrapping the top part of your stomach around itself recreating the 'valve' at the top of your stomach to prevent reflux. It ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Depends: There are many different types of cancers, and many different types of treatments. Surgery is frequently used to remove cancers. Chemotherapy is used ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Rosato
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
It is safe: Laser removal of hair is safe with the proper laser and proper technique. I would visit a center that has a physician on site either a board certified ... Read More
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Dr. James Bresee
14 years experience Urology
Phimosis : Phimosis and balanitis are both medical indications for circumcision. Failure to expose the entire glans prevents proper cleaning and puts you a incr ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
See below: Pancreaticoduodenectomy.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Hauck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Replace from cadaver: One takes the missing part from a donor and plates the bones, repairs the tendons and nerves form the donor to the recipient and anastomoses the arter ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Videh Mahajan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Pacemaker: Not much difficult. Usually its subtituted with a new pacemaker or upgraded to icd.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
21 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends: Radiation therapy (rt) is used to treat specific spots of cancer, while chemotherapy is used to treat the whole body. Rt is similar to getting an x-ra ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Betts
32 years experience Neurosurgery
Leep procedure: Loop electrosurgical excision procedure is often used for surgical excision of cervical (vaginal) lesions. You can expect some cramping for hours aft ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
The trochlea: is located at the end of the femur (long bone of the thigh) and is the groove where the patella (knee cap) moves when the knee is flexed. There may be ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. David Bicknell
26 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Placing : Placing a pacemaker is usually done in about one hour, however it can take less or more time depending on the situation. Pacemakers have been placed ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Depends: There are very many factors that go into post-surgical bleeding. What surgery was performed? Where is the bleeding? Are there any medications or medic ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Loki Skylizard
19 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Chest surgery: There are numerous thoracic surgical procedures that can be performed by video assisted thoracic surgery (vats). These can include lung biopsy and/or ... Read More

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