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Short answer: Yes: If your symptoms began within days to weeks following ligation, and no other findings exist on regular workup, you may have a variant of Post-Tubal Ligation Syndrome. You should seek out an expert on Chronic Pelvic Pain. Reversal of the ligation is sometimes possible and your symptoms may subside. Go to Facebook: The New PTLS private Support Group ...Read more
Titanium should not: Titanium should not cause reactions. It's used in various types of implants and is not toxic, especially if it is very pure titanium. Perhaps some people who are very allergic to metals could have reactions to nickel, which might be in "titanium" that is not pure. ...Read more
66yr/ m congestive heart failure, stroke, pulmonary embolism, then 2nd massive hemorrhagic stroke, surgery to repair, fell into coma. prognosis?
When can patients resume their activities after aortic aneurysm repair surgery using deep hypothermic circulatory arrest technique?
Surgical approach?: The incision used will dictate activity rather than the use of dhca. I would assume you had a sternotomy (through the breastbone). You should lift no more than 5-10# for 2-3 months until the underlying bone heals, after which you should be able to resume normal activity. Have this discussion with your surgeon who should outline the plan for return to full activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sex practices: Auto erotic asphyxiation usually entails some external, mechanical means of preventing breathing. Very dangerous. Cross leg orgasm by holding breath can cause similar sensation (less oxygen to brain leading to euphoria sensation) combined with orgasm can certainly heighten the sensation. Much safer also as you can always breath when you want. It you pass out, ok...you will breath again. ...Read more
Pros/cons of c-section vs. assisted vaginal delivery? Baby persistently locked in posterior position, estimated 8lbs+.
Depends: That is a decision that would need to be made in the moment. Many women can deliver vaginally with no problem from the occiput posterior position. If the baby can not be delivered with pushing then options of forceps, vacuum and c section should be considered. The size of the baby, the shape of the pelvis, the position of head and the experience of the doctor are all important considerations ...Read more
Malformation in temporal lobe bleeding into brain & seizures 25 y.O male. Diagnosed with blue rubber bleb nevous syndrome 15yr ago.
Likely Connected: .Patients had focal seizures or neurologic symptoms due to compression. Due to its rarity, it is unclear whether cerebral venous malformations lead to hemorrhage. More recently it has been recognized that the number of affected organs is larger and that brbns includes central nervous system vascular malformations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
YES: Yes, unlikely but certainly possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Inpt / outpt surgery: Many surgeries these days are done for "outpatients" - people come from home, and go home the same day. There are exceptions. Normally inpt surgery is reserved for cases where special care is needed, complications are likely and monitoring is needed, or when complications occur unexpectedly. What kind of surgery is it? ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Laproscopic tubal ligation done on both sides by applying double silastic bands
in 2007 is this reversible?
In my operative report operation documented as Laparoscopic tubal fulguration bilaterally. After bowels were swept cautery device was used to trace the tubes out to the fimbriated ends bilaterally. After which, each tube was cauterized in an approximatel
So far so good: Nothing to worry about so far but operative report incomplete in the question. ...Read more
Bth fallopian tube shw mild dilatation of d distal 3rd due 2 fimbrail adhesions with forced peritoneal spillage in keeping with bilateral patent tubes?
An infant born premature through C-section who never cried; mri: http://bit.Ly/12eymz7 which says profound hypoxic ischaemic injury. How to deal?
No easy answer: So profoundly sorry to here about your baby. There are never any easy answers here. I have seen miracle babies in this situation, but as likely is a baby with a lifetime of challenges, dependency and need. You need to sit down with neonatologist, a pediatric neurologist and have a frank and open discussion about what lies ahead for you and this child. There is not a one size fits all answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer