A 23-year-old female asked:
i have a cosmetic surgery coming up next year. i currently dont have a pcp nor health insurance. im able to pay all expenses out of pocket. what i need to know is, how can i get all my required pre op surgery testing done? (cbc,ekg,chest x-ray,etc?
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Dentistry 40 years experience
Cosmetic Surgery: Not sure of what procedures are being performed or what pre-op tests are necessary for these procedures. Upon consulting with the surgeon who is to perform these procedures, their office will guide you as to what is necessary pre-operatively. These tests are usually completed near the time of surgery, so you have plenty of time until 2021.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Is japanese encephalitis vaccine safe while pregnant or breast-feeding?
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Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably yes: It is an inactivated virus, so theoretical it is safe if all ingredients are. It has no category so safety is unknown. If you can wait, wait.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
I have a weak grip, tingling in my fingers and pain in my neck. Do I have thoracic outlet syndrome?
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Family Medicine 60 years experience
Thoracic Outlet: You may or you may not. There are numerous conditions that can cause these symptoms. You should consult with your doctor about this problem.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Why is hydrocortisone given for chest pain?
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Cardiology 55 years experience
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Gulf Shores, AL
A 51-year-old female asked:
I had a nerve block in my neck during and after shoulder surgery it was causing ringing in the ears so I discontinued it the ringing has never stopped what can I do?
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Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Tinnitus: Tinnitus is not a disease, but a condition that can result from a wide range of underlying causes. Sometimes spontaneous, Aspirin toxicity or in your case, possibly related to your surgery and something as simple as a potassium imbalance. This explains the many home remedies you .
It might be best to consult with an ENT for a complete workup as this may or may not have been related to your surgery.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Is surgery helpful for sciatic nerve damage. Burning in leg, numbness, tingling & stumbling?
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Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Yes: You describe symptoms of radiculopathy which is when a nerve malfunctions due to some type of pressure on the nerve.
You should see your family md for evaluation and they can do an MRI for evaluation. Of course, before surgery, you should try physical therapy and epidural steroid injections if possible.
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Last updated Oct 16, 2020
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