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How can I treat a perforated food pipe?

How can I treat a perforated food pipe?

Surgery: A true esophageal perforation most commonly requires a surgical fix. A non-full thickness laceration like you see with a Mallory Weiss "tear" is just a supportive treatment to minimize further trauma. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of perforated eardrums?

What are the symptoms of perforated eardrums?

Hearing loss +: Discharge from the ear. Ear drum perforation is one of the complications of infections in the middle ear. The symptoms of otitis media include pain, fever, loss of hearing in the affected ear and on perforation of the ear drum discharge into the external auditory canal. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recovery from perforated apendictis surgery?

How long does it take to recovery from perforated apendictis surgery?

10 - 30 days: Recovery would be based on surgical technique. If done laparoscopically you would usually be released to full activity in 10-14 days. If done via incision, you'd probably be restricted from full activity for 4-6 weeks. Either way, an extended hospital stay of 3-5 days would probably be necessary in the immediate post op period. Good luck. ...Read more

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My nose keeps perforating help!?

My nose keeps perforating help!?

What is perforating?: Septal perforations are seen at times in people fooloing around with cocaine. Perforations can be closed with some difficulty. Let your plastic surgeon or ENT surgeon know about everything then this can be treated. ...Read more

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How can I treat perforated appendix?

How can I treat perforated appendix?

See physician: Perforated appendix is usually treated by surgery and intravenous antibiotic therapy. Sometimes antibiotic therapy is iniiiated well in advance of surgery. If abscesses form than these if large enough require drainage. Surgery is often laparoscopic. ...Read more

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What is perforating blunt force trauma?

What is perforating blunt force trauma?

Perforation: A perforation is when the stomach or intestine is subjected to intense force and causes a blow out, just like a blown out tire. Intestinal fluids then leak into the abdomen causing severe inflammation/infection which is life threatening and requires immediate surgery. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can treat perforated appendix?

Can I tell me how I can treat perforated appendix?

See a surgeon NOW: If you have a perforated appendex you should be under the care of a surgeon and in the hospital. ...Read more

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Do lots of people get perforated septum, or is it unusual?

Do lots of people get perforated septum, or is it unusual?

Perforated septum: A perforated septum can occur after nasal trauma, with drug use and after surgery. Basically there is a hole in the septum which divides the nose into two nostrils. Have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist, ...Read more

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Can a pheochromocytoma perforate? If so, what would the consequences be?

Can a pheochromocytoma perforate? If so, what would the consequences be?

Unlikely: Pheochromocytoma is a tumor of adrenal gland. The tumor is usually in the middle of the gland and it generally not very large, therefore perforation is not a likely event. ...Read more

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Would someone feel pain when a colon is perforated or can it be a painless and unidentifiable injury?

Would someone feel pain when a colon is perforated or can it be a painless and unidentifiable injury?

Usually painful: Perforation is usually extremely sharp and painful as the colon tears. After perforation pain may subside for a few hours before becoming constant and progressively more severe as bowel contents and bad organisms infect the abdominal cavity. ...Read more

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Perforated sinus everything I eat and drink goes up in sinus have been very sick for months I need help?

Perforated sinus everything I eat and drink goes up in sinus have been very sick for months I need help?

See ENT: You should see an ear, nose and throat surgeon. If you are having sinus issues there are procedures to address them. ...Read more

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Can a perforated and distored/ folded tmj disc can be restored and have normal function? Even though the condyle changed shape. Thank you

Can a perforated and distored/ folded tmj disc can be restored and have normal function? Even though the condyle changed shape. Thank you

Unfortunately, no: The good news is adapted retrodiscal tissue now
functions as a pseudo-disc. See Orofacial Pain specialist for evaluation and conservative, noninvasive treatment. ...Read more

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Would you know if you perforated toddlers colon by taking rectal temp? Is it hard to do? I took his temp yesterday. He said "ow" and cried.

Would you know if you perforated toddlers colon by taking rectal temp? Is it hard to do? I took his temp yesterday. He said "ow" and cried.

Yes: Within hours the kid would be deathly ill as germs entered the area and an infection. It is exceedingly difficult to perforate the colon taking a temperature. I can't remember hearing or reading of a case ever in 3 decades. A little petroleum jelly on the thermometer helps it slide in easier. ...Read more

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Consequences and treatment for perforated colon?

Consequences and treatment for perforated colon?

Perforated colon: A perforated colon (pc) is a surgical emergency and needs to be treated as soon as possible. It can lead to death unless treated promptly. The consequences are death and sepsis, infection, due to the release of bacteria in the colon into the peritoneal space. With early repair and appropriate antibiotics, the patient with a PC may recover. Good luck. ...Read more

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How to tell if IUD perforated uterus?

How to tell if IUD perforated uterus?

Examination: If the string is palpable or visible on pelvic examination, then it is less likely to have perforated. Also, have you notice any changes in pelvic or abdominal pain.?

An Ultrasound or abdominal xray can also help determine if the IUD is in the right place. ...Read more

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I am going to get an iud? What's the possibly of it perforating my uterus and hemmorageing?

I am going to get an iud? What's the possibly of it perforating my uterus and hemmorageing?

Small if experienced: If the md is experienced in insertion of iud's the risk is very small but not totally non-existent. ...Read more

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What's done for a perforated eardrum?

See below: See if it heals spontaneously, or surgically repair it. ...Read more

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Can one fly with a perforated eardrum?

Yes: As a matter of fact, it will be easier to fly with that ear because one would not have to equalize pressure in it. The caveat is that you are the passenger. You should likely not pilot for fear of equilibrium issues. ...Read more

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How do you treat a perforated eardrum?

Perforated ear drum: Ear drum perforations are treated socially with tympanoplasty. Have your ear evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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How dangerous is a perforated eardrum?

Perforated drum: It isn't usually dangerous. A hole, depending on size and location can affect hearing. It can also allow infection to get into the middle ear, therefore keep ear dry. Perforations from injuries will often heal without surgery. You need to be checked by ent. ...Read more

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How to survive with an perforated eardrum?

How to survive with an perforated eardrum?

Ruptured ear drums: After care for ruptured ear drums includes: tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen for pain, antibiotics if an infection caused the rupture, avoidance of anything in your ear, and follow up with a doctor in 2 weeks to recheck the status of the rupture. All the best! ...Read more

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Can you perforate baby's eardrum with a qtip?

Can you perforate baby's eardrum with a qtip?

Yes: Do not insert anything into a baby's ears or even adult ears. Eardrum perforation is possible in addition to more serious injuries. Q-tips are never to be used in the ear canals. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a perforated eardrum?

What are the symptoms of a perforated eardrum?

Drainage: Acute perforation of the tympanic membrane from infection will always be accompanied by drainage. If the perforation has been present for a long time there may be hearing loss but a small perforation may have little in the way of symptoms. ...Read more

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In coke user is a perforated septum noticeable?

In coke user is a perforated septum noticeable?

Not unless there is: A whistling noise when breathing. A nasal septa perforation is not visible externally. Only a medical provider or someone who is looking inside the nose would notice. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a perforated ulcer?

How do you know if you have a perforated ulcer?

Pain gets worse: Pain in the stomach area (above your navel) usually gets worse with nausea, vomiting, sometimes accompanied by fever, dizziness.
Any symptoms that get worse, seek medical advice.
Here are risk factors for developing stomach irritation or ulcers - too much intake of caffeinated drinks, alcohol, spicy foods,
leading a stressful life/type a personality.
Hope to be of help. ...Read more