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During implanon insertion, dr hit basilic vein and nerve. Its impalpable, should it be removed?

During implanon insertion, dr hit basilic vein and nerve. Its impalpable, should it be removed?

Maybe: If there was large accumulation of blood and swelling at the insertion site the implant may not function normally- it maybe surrounded with blood instead of normal tissue. In this case it should be removed and replaced with another in the other arm. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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Please help! what is the artery called that is often found under the basilic vein?

Please help! what is the artery called that is often found under the basilic vein?

Brachial artery: Brachial artery is in your upper arm and elbow area. It runs with two brachial veins. More superficial to these is the basilic vein. ...Read more

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I have a lump in my forearm that is diagnosed as an aneurysm of the left basilic vein. The doctor can perform an aneurysmectomy or leave it. Thoughts?

I have a lump in my forearm that is diagnosed as an aneurysm of the left basilic vein. The doctor can perform an aneurysmectomy or leave it. Thoughts?

Vein: This bulging of the basilic vein should be evaluated by a vascular surgeon and I would abide by his/her advice. There is a good chance that no surgery will be needed but periodic follow-up can be done if the aneurysm is not symptomatic. ...Read more

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How is basil beneficial for someone?

Delicious: It is a most delicious herb and i, personally, love it as pesto. For alleged health benefits, see:http://www.Herbcompanion.Com/herbal-living/amazing-health-benefits-of-basil.Aspx but recognize that none of these benefits are proven. ...Read more

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How serious is a basil carcinoma?

How serious is a basil carcinoma?

O K if treated: Basal cell carcinoma of skin , locally invasive , do not spread , treating by excision surgery or one of other methods will have complete cure, don't worry get it removed ...Read more

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How do you prepare holy basil for medicine?

How do you prepare holy basil for medicine?

Dry it: Holy basil, also known as tulsi, makes a great tea. Dry it, then steep it in boiling water for seven to ten minutes. ...Read more

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What can I do with basil, mint and verbena leaves?

What can I do with basil, mint and verbena leaves?

Food flavoring: Basil, mint, and other spices add flavor to food as well as life; enjoy them! ...Read more

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Does anyone know how you prepare holy basil for medicinal use?

Does anyone know how you prepare holy basil for medicinal use?

Dry it: Holy basil, also known as tulsi, makes a great tea. Dry it, then steep it in boiling water for seven to ten minutes. ...Read more