A 47-year-old male asked:
hi, i'm 47 (m) w/ 2 gall bladder polyps (4.9 & 3 mm). having two polyps, some doctor suggested surgery. what would be the best? thanks!
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Family Medicine 61 years experience
Polyps: If I was symptom free I would probably decline surgery and go on a diet to try and prevent further symptoms. Good Luck
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Can I pass the stomach bug through my breast milk?
3 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 25 years experience
No: Don't worry, you cannot pass this through the breast milk. Feel better!
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Is it safe to have lasik eye surgery while pregnant?
6 doctor answers • 24 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
No: Lasik is "safe" from the perspective of risks of harm to the mother or fetus but, "will the procedure be effective"? Pregnancy is associated with visual accuity changes related to fluid retention and corneal edema. Elective vision correction surgery is best done in a baseline non-pregnant condition to achieve long term good results. More than "what meets the eye" must be considered here.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Does a mouth blister indicate a stomach infection?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Pediatrics
Sometimes: Some stomach viruses can cause mouth ulcers. For example, herpangina and hand, foot and mouth illnesses are two common viral infections. They are annoying, but rarely dangerous. There are several other causes of mouth ulcers, including canker sores, minor trauma, or different viruses. In either case, the only treatments required are pain control and fluids.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Why would a doctor ask a patient about past medical history of depression, asthma, hiatal hernia, and migraine?
1 doctor answer • 11 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
ROS: A comprehensive review of systems is often part of a visit with a doctor. It helps to understand more about the patient.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
How painful is the' knee surgery to repair a torn mcl?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Pain is subjective: Some people are very tolerant of pain from surgery and some are very pain sensitive. Some do great with pain control, some have a very difficult time getting a medication that controls their pain and does not make them nauseous.
Most isolated mcl tears are not surgically repaired and heal with bracing. Pain associated with the repair really depends on the technique used on the repair.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 21, 2018
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