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Excise (Definition)

To surgically remove an organ or body part or tissue. This is done with ...Read more


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After a rod is removed from my upper arm how long to recover?

After a  rod is removed from my upper arm how long to recover?

Quickly: Conception after removing an implanon/nexplanon can occur as soon as the next menstrual cycle. Healing of the site should occur within 1-2 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take to be fertil after having impant removed from arm?

How long does it take to be fertil after having impant removed from arm?

Fast: Studies show a rapid return to fertility. In clinical trials pregnancies were seen as early as 7 days after removal. For some it may take awhile longer to get back to ovulation. ...Read more

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Removed burnt skin by mistake and now I have raw skin on my arm. What should I do?

Removed burnt skin by mistake and now I have raw skin on my arm. What should I do?

Skin burn: You need to make sure the area is gently cleaned with soap/water daily then apply an antibiotic ointment on the entire burned area then a gauze wrap. The skin is a barrier to bacteria so the major risk with burns is infection & scarring. It's best to be evaluated by your doctor as soon as you can to determine the depth of the burn and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Do I have to have the lipoma on my arm removed of its growing and how is the removal preformed step by step?

Do I have to have the lipoma on my arm removed of its growing and how is the removal preformed step by step?

Maybe: Normally small asymptomatic lipomas do not need to be removed other than for cosmetic reasons. However if you have a lump under the skin that is tender, painful, or growing rapidly it should probably be removed and biopsied. Usually this can be done in an office setting with local anesthesia. An incision is made, the lump is identified and removed and then the skin is closed with sutures. ...Read more

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I had my PICC line removed this afternoon after having it for five days. My arm is achy. Can I put heat or cold over the site?

I had my PICC line removed this afternoon after having it for five days. My arm is achy. Can I put heat or cold over the site?

You can: You could do that or some intermittent Acetaminophen (tylenol) for the discomfort. However keep a watch to ensure no signs of a clot or infection- swelling or redness or warmth or immense difficulty moving the arm . Whenever possible keep arm elevated. ...Read more

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I been trying to get pregnant since May that's when I had bc removed from my arm how long does it take after the bc is removed ?

I been trying to get pregnant since May that's when I had bc removed from my arm how long does it take after the bc is removed ?

50% chance by 6mos: 6 months after removing a contraceptive device, an average of 50% of women will be able to get pregnant. This is very comparable to the success rate without ever having used contraception. The success rate is higher as more time passes by, so keep trying! ...Read more

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I was wondering since I had the bc in my arm and now it's removed do it have sumthing to do with me get pregnant cause I been trying since May ?

Maybe: It can sometimes take several months to begin ovulating again after being on long term contraception, such as the implantable device. ...Read more

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Hi I have had b.C. 22lymph nodes removed in march. Now have tingling feeling undet my arm and it feels uncomfortable. Could this be a.Sign of lympho?

Nerve damage: It is possible that some nerves of brachial plexus had to be taken out with cancerous lymph nodes and you have symptoms of nerve pain. Medications can help. ...Read more

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What kind of Dr will remove a lipoma? How is it removed from your face, left and arm?

What kind of Dr will remove a lipoma? How is it removed from your face, left and arm?

Surgeon: Lipoma can be multiple and recur. If they are growing or are located in a sensitive area, a recommendation for surgical removal is made. Outpatient surgery is ususally adequate, so you can avoid hospital stay. Take friend/family with you to your appointment to help ask questions. Be well. ...Read more

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Had b.C. 22 lymp nodes removed in march 2013. Have pain in my arm no swelling is this normal. Thanks?

Check with surgeon: You need to make sure there is no infection and a complete neurological exam of your chest wall and arm is needed. The issue of persistent pain after node dissection is tough to treat but meds like Lyrica (pregabalin) and Lidoderm have been reported to help, but you need to see the surgeon first then see either a pain management doc or a neurologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you get lymphphdemia. From a maintenance I.v. In your arm where your lymph nodes have been removed after 18 years?

Can you get lymphphdemia. From a maintenance I.v. In your arm where your lymph nodes have been removed after 18 years?

Yes: You should NOT have an IV in an arm that's been adversely affected by excision of lymph nodes in the past. Maybe your doctors or nurses overlooked this fact? What it means is the microstructural architecture of your arm (the lymph channels) are affected and there could be microscopic (or macroscopic) scarring there. Definitely I want that IV out-pick another site ASAP. Arm swelling makes it urgent ...Read more

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Is it normal for a scar to continuously come back brown? I picked at one on my arm and removed it but now it's coming back brown again.

Is it normal for a scar to continuously come back brown? I picked at one on my arm and removed it but now it's coming back brown again.

Dark scars: When skin heals, it appears slightly redder or darker than the surrounding skin at first. Later, once the inflammation is completely gone, the scar may fade over time. If you keep picking at it, it will continue to be irritated and be more noticeable. Best thing is to leave it alone so it can heal. ...Read more

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I had a picc line in my rt arm that clotted and was removed in Feb but my arm continues to hurt and has stayed swollen and lost strenght?

I had a picc line in my rt arm that clotted and was removed in Feb but my arm continues to hurt and has stayed swollen and lost strenght?

Swelling, pain and: weakness in the arm after PICC line 3 months ago are probably unrelated. However, it needs a thorough examination at your primary doctor's office. An ultrasound of your arm veins may be ordered. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I hav metal artificial support in my left arm implanted after accident in 2007 Sometimes it pains AM I supposed to get it removed or leave as it is?

I hav metal artificial support in my left arm implanted after accident in 2007
Sometimes it pains
AM I supposed to get it removed or leave as it is?

Unknown: It is impossible to say. It depends if it is malaligned, infected, damaged, or you have some other disease like arthritis affecting it. I suggest you see a qualified orthopedic specialist (in a Western hospital in India, not a government or local Indian hospital) for evaluation and get an X-ray. ...Read more