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In 2007 I had HPV I did chemio and readition and in 2010 I had a hysterectomy and pryer to that I had a ballard tape done to is they any way I c?

In 2007 I had HPV I did chemio and readition and in 2010 I had a hysterectomy and pryer to that I had a ballard tape done to is they any way I c?

Likely not: The only way to conceive would be if you still have your ovaries and just had the uterus remove. Then you could use ivf to remove your eggs and place the embryos in the uterus of another woman (gestational carrier). However given your age the pregnancy rates would be very lower and likely made lower by any effect of radiation and chemotherapy on the ovaries. ...Read more

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Give me a ballpark figure on how many people die each year choking on a hotdog.?

Give me a ballpark figure on how many people die each year choking on a hotdog.?

Google this: If you go to the american red cross, american lung association and centers for diseases control sites, you can search for the most recent numbers. Use search words choking, hotdog, death statistics. ...Read more

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I have fibro, was diag. With extreme fibro fog 2 days ago & body jerks all over, but now stumblin', swayin' when walk, feel like fallin bakward, fibro 2?

I have fibro, was diag. With extreme fibro fog 2 days ago & body jerks all over, but now stumblin', swayin' when walk, feel like fallin bakward, fibro 2?

Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is often associated with myoclonus, a brief, involuntary twitching of muscles. That may explain your body jerking all over. Stumbling and swaying could be either due to fibromyalgia-related muscle weakness, possibly of your legs, or medication side effects. But you may have some other underlying neurological disorder such as multiple sclerosis... Please check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can anyone post visual colors of stool from billary issues?

Can anyone post visual colors of stool from billary issues?

Green stool color: The color of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for each individual), additives (like blood), subtractions (like absent bile), infection, inflammation... Green stool results from rapid transit so you see "bile" color; pale or white stool is typically absent bile due to biliary obstruction. What's your "biliary issue? ". ...Read more

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What is a ballpark price of a rotator cuff repair surgery?

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What is a ballpark price of a rotator cuff repair surgery?

$6000-$10000: Rotator cuff repair surgery prices can be highly variable, depending on type of repair, insurance contracts, and bundled fees. A typical cash price runs around $1400-$2000 surgeon fee, $900-$1500 anesthesia fee, $900-$2500 implants fee, and $1500-$4000 facility fee. ...Read more

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For a broken Femur and tib requiring rods/pins, what would be the avg hosp stay and avg recovery time? Non-smoker, healthy fit 30 yo male. Ballpark.

For a broken Femur and tib requiring rods/pins, what would be the avg hosp stay and avg recovery time? Non-smoker, healthy fit 30 yo male. Ballpark.

2-3 day stay: A broken femur and at broken tibia requiring rods is a major injury. Assuming they were isolated (no other injuries occurred), a 2-3 day stay is a reasonable timeframe. There are several other factors that can impact the time required in the hospital and with major trauma prolonged stays are not uncommon. ...Read more

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If I have lupus and primary billary chirrosis, will methotrexate help both?

If I have lupus and primary billary chirrosis, will methotrexate help both?

Possible, but....: If you take mtx, make sure it is prescribed subcutaneously, since avoids high-concentration-first pass through your liver. Other options are pulsing with dexamethasone, taking oral hysdroxycholoroquine, oral gold, cellcept, (mycophenolate mofetil) and benlysta. This an issue for rheumatology and gastroenterology practitioners. ...Read more

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How much would a cholecystectomy cost if the patient only has medicare? - ballpark

How much would a cholecystectomy cost if the patient only has medicare? - ballpark

Balance of deductabl: Most of the facilities will take medicare and will charge the deductible. If you can not afford they may even wave the balances not pushing you to pay, . ...Read more

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My edd due that's given on a u/s from 9wks & 6dys is the time from lmp? So, I count back 40 weeks, to get a ballpark estimate of my lmp?

My edd due that's given on a u/s from 9wks & 6dys is the time from lmp? So, I count back 40 weeks, to get a ballpark estimate of my lmp?

Go by the ultrasound: A 9 wk 6 day us is accuarate if u are that today, then u would be due7/19/13 and your last period should have started around oct 11 assuming you have 28 day cycles if yoru cycles are not 28 day then u cannot use that to figure out when your last period started if u do not know. ...Read more

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What is the round-about price to get a scar which was 2nd degree, nut now just an ugly 1" scar (thigh) taken care of? Just a ballpark price

What is the round-about price to get a scar which was 2nd degree, nut now just an ugly 1" scar (thigh) taken care of? Just a ballpark price

I suggest that you: Find out what dermatologists or plastic surgeons in your area participate in your health plan. Then check with your insurer to be sure the doctor is in-network & find out what the co-pay for a specialist visit is. The cost to you, the patient, not the charges by the practitioner, is what determines how much you'll pay. Best wishes. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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Diagnosed w Billary Dysensia. Back hurts& stomach my % is low. Is there anything I can do naturally to help this condition? Tk u

Diagnosed w Billary Dysensia. Back hurts& stomach my % is low. Is there anything I can do naturally to help this condition? Tk u

If you are: Truly having symptoms of biliary dyskinesia, cholecystectomy might be best option. But you need to consider risks versus benefits of any operation. Your doctor would be able to give you best medical advice. ...Read more

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I started the BC pill bellara and I been feeling nauseous in the morning til lunch time is this normal? Should I be worried?! No vomiting.

I started the BC pill bellara and I been feeling nauseous in the morning til lunch time is this normal? Should I be worried?! No vomiting.

Estrogen: Combination birth control such as this contain Estrogen. This is one of the female hormones. One of the side effects is nausea. For some this will pass. Others will do better on a nonEstrogen containing product such as an IUD or Implant. ...Read more

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What is a ballpark figure for mohs surgery on eyelid?

Variable: This procedure can be very small or end up being quite extensive. You will need some type of reconstructive surgery and that cost is separate and variable depending on what is necessary. ...Read more

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If paying cash, about how much does it cost per visit for therapy for anxiety cbt. Just looking for ballpark.

If paying cash, about how much does it cost per visit for therapy for anxiety cbt. Just looking for ballpark.

CBT: Fees vary according to state and discipline. Therapists charge by disicpline usually, social workers one fee, psychologists another etc. Also if you are using insurance and your therapist is in your provider network your insurance sets the rate regardless of her or she charges. Ask your insurer for a profile of fees. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have started to drink alcohol to drown my problems, but those bastards have now learned how to swim?

What should I do if I have started to drink alcohol to drown my problems, but those bastards have now learned how to swim?

DIY PROJECTS: I can certainly understand the desire to explore DIY projects but there are times when the pros need to do it. The drink has the initial effect of relaxation/giddiness but as you continue the depressant nature of the drug kicks in. Self treating is easy but doing the same thing & expecting different results is the definition of crazy. Find a life coach/therapist & learn some new coping skills. ...Read more

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What is the ballpark cost for a splint to help w/TMJ issues? Does insurance usually cover? What does the dentist do to prep the patient for a splint?

What is the ballpark cost for a splint to help w/TMJ issues? Does insurance usually cover? What does the dentist do to prep the patient for a splint?

TMJ splint: The range of treatment for TMJ treatment, including splints is vast. Depending upon the severity of the issues & the experience and training of the the dentist, a splint might range from $250 for a simple office made splint to $5000 by a "TMJ Specialist" for extensive testing and fabrication of a splint. Insurance coverage may be limited or non-existent although it might be covered under medical. ...Read more

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My dad's got a cyst like formation on right buttock cleavage just below the tailbone, size of half cut golf ball. And is painful please advice. Urgent?

My dad's got a cyst like formation on right buttock cleavage just below the tailbone, size of half cut golf ball. And is painful please advice. Urgent?

Pilonidal cyst: A pilonidal cyst commonly occurs in the location you describe. It can get inflammed and infected causing pain. He should go in to get it looked at. Depending on the appearance, they can either drain it or prescribe antibiotics. ...Read more

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I know drinking with meds is not advised. Will drinking a beer brewed with grapefruit peel interact with viagra (sildenafil)? The beer is ballast point grapefruit

I know drinking with meds is not advised. Will drinking a beer brewed with grapefruit peel interact with viagra (sildenafil)? The beer is ballast point grapefruit

Alcohol is alcohol: No matter how the alcohol is formed the issue is how alcohol interacts with you and any medicine. Alcohol interferes with sexual function so it is contra-indicated if sexual dysfunction present. I suggest you get formal support regarding your relationship with alcohol. I suspect this help would also improve your sex life. ...Read more

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I have a mild pain that comes and goes on my right upper stomach. I suffer from primary billary chirosis, spelling?? I'm on ursofalk blood wrk normal

I have a mild pain that comes and goes on my right upper stomach. I suffer from primary billary chirosis, spelling?? I'm on ursofalk blood wrk normal

RUQ pain: Not sure of the question. Pain comes and goes in the RUQ and you wonder if due to Primary biliary cirrhoses? Often that condition is NOT associated with Pain. It is possible that irritable bowel could also present with the other condition ...Read more

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How long does alzheimer's take to progress from initial symptoms to the worst? I'm doing research for my parents, and i'd like to get general ballpark figures on how long it takes from the first symptoms to the point when an alzheimer's patient can no lon

How long does alzheimer's take to progress from initial symptoms to the worst? I'm doing research for my parents, and i'd like to get general ballpark figures on how long it takes from the first symptoms to the point when an alzheimer's patient can no lon

This: This is really hard to tell, because it will vary tremendously for each patient. The best way to tell is how fast things have already been progressing. The determination is based on when the person is no longer safe, but that determination will vary as well. It really has to be based on a decision between your doctor and the family. Some people go 10-20 years with mild dementia. Others don't notice a problem until it's very advanced, then in 1-3 years need supervision. Usually it is not less than one year, and sometimes they stay fine for the rest of their lives. That's really the best ballpark I can give. It really depends on that person's rate of decline. ...Read more

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What type of physician would I see to get a male ferltity test? Are there any on maui? What is a ballpark cost. I am a 56 year old man marrying a younger 38 year old woman. We would like to conceive. Are the home systems recommended, or would a full fl

What type of physician would I see to get a male ferltity test? Are there any on maui? What is a ballpark cost. I am a 56 year old man marrying a younger 38 year old woman. We would like to conceive. Are the home systems recommended, or would a full fl

There: There are many doctors that can assess you: your regular doctor, your fiance's gynecologist and some urologists can provide you with a kit to test a man's fertility.
These kits may also be available otc, but can be costly (in the $100 range). It would be most prudent for you both to see your fiance's gynecologist and advise him/her that you would both like your fertility tested. Your fiance is also a little older and may need her fertility tested as well. Also, for best results, it will be essential for you both to observe healthy life styles and for your fiance to begin prenatal care and supplements so that her body can be a healthy environment for a baby to grow in. ...Read more

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My ultrasound reported: gallbladder exhibits features of adenomyomatosis. There is no cholelithiasis or billiard tract dilatation. What it could be?

My ultrasound reported: gallbladder exhibits features of adenomyomatosis. There is no cholelithiasis or billiard tract dilatation. What it could be?

Hyperplastic gb: Adenomyomatosis denotes 3 hyperplastic changes in the gallbladder--overgrowth of the mucous membrane, thickening of the muscle layer, & intramural diverticular formation known as rokitansky-aschoff sinuses. Cause is unknown & often no inflammatory or neoplastic change is seen. The most common variant is adenomyoma where a nodular bulge protrudes from the gallbladder. Need surgery only if symptoms. ...Read more

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