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Does Anyone Know Any Long Term Effects Or Problems From Having A Sacral Dimple
Pilonidal disease: A lot depends on the depth of the dimple and how hairy the person is when they grow up. A deep sacral dimple may predispose to pilonidal disease which is a painful cyst or mass under the skin covering the tailbone. They tend to get infected and may require surgical removal. ...Read more
Very safe: Colposcopy is simply shining some light and placing some vinegar on the cervix to look for abnormal cells. Some women need a biopsy. These are very small excisions of tissue. A short term side effect would be spotting or bleeding. The biopsies are small and don't affect future fertility. The cervix heals quickly and in a few months one couldn't tell you had a biopsy, if you need one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does Paxil (paroxetine) cause any negative long term health effects? I have to take it for depression. Does the medicine cause brain tumors or anything serious?
Small Concerns: No concerns for brain tumors, cancers or other risks such as that at all. The only very small risk that has come up for older women is possible slight bone thinning (not seen in men) noted in those on the category Paxil (paroxetine) is in: ssri's selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Following bone studies a very small change was detected in a certain percentage of women studied. Further evaluation ongoing. ...Read more
Does Medical Marijuana have any effect on your liver or pancreas? Are there any serious long term effects or is smoking it ok?
So far, so good: The decades that good research might have been done to answer your questions are gone - time was lost - but now it will begin to be carefully studied. What we know so far looks very good and very safe. Alternative methods to smoking are available for it in places where it is legal. It is NOT the same as recreational pot. If you're lucky to be in a place id OK - talk w/ your provider. Best! ...Read more
Considering ablation at Mayo for frequent pvcs/pacs/pjcs. Could you tell me any long term consequences as a result? I know the acute risk such as clot
Does thoracic spine mri safe?
Does it have any side effects in the future?
I heard it can cause cancer
MRI is safe: MRI is a safe test and it is actually safer than a CT scan which is often the alternative test that is commonly used for diagnostic tests. The main difference is that MRI doe snot expose you to radiation(which most other X-rays do). The lack of radiation makes MRI a safer test.. It does not cause Cancer....X-rays do have that risk albeit it is very small risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long can a person go without pooping before serious problems arise. What kind of problems can arise from not pooping?
Suffered wid peyronies since 1 year Im not interested in any instrumentation Is there any long term problem or further complications if left untreated?
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Depends: There are various chemicals in carpet and some of these are volatile and get in the air. If you are allergic to any of these chemicals, you may have respiratory allergic response. People differ in their sensitivity to various chemicals some may have adverse response. For vast majority of the people there are no ill effects. ...Read more
What kind of laser?: If for diabetic retinopathy, it may slow the progession of retinopathy, hence delaying blindness. Aggressive diabetes control is essential. What ever it takes under the supervision of a pcp or endocrinologist eager to treatit well. Most important, is your aggresive desire to treat it (cant wish good results. You need to go the extra mile for the rest of your life). ...Read more
Does anyone have any experience of poly-cystic ovaries and what effects it might have on having kids?
Depends: Many patients have polycystic-appearing ovaries found on sonograms, but still have normal monthly cycles where they release eggs - so fertility shouldn't be impaired.If one has pcos and irregular periods, then it means they aren't ovulating regularly and it can be harder (very hard) to conceive; sometimes they will require ovulation induction medications or infertility treatments. ...Read more
Are there any long term risks with a colposcopy and biopsy like ability to carry a pregnancy full term in the future or anything else.?
Higher mortality: Low testosterone has been associated with higher all-cause (gold standard of all studies), cardiovascular & cancer mortality (death rate) in 7 different populations across the globe. Low t has also been associated w/low bone mass & fracture, frailty & sarcopenia (loss of muscle), obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, depression, loss of libido, erectile dysfunction & more. http://bit.ly/h6bu1a. ...Read more
What are some long term complications from a spinal headache? Having neurological problems since. Never given blood patch.
Likely unrelated: The only neurological effect likely from a dural puncture is that of a headache. Rarely, these headaches can last months but usually resolve within days, even without a blood patch. If you are having other neurological symptoms, an evaluation by a neurologist should be sought. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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