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Brain Surgery For Ra Nodules On The Hands
My mother had an brain surgery its been three days first she moved her hands eyes and legs its been three days in ventilation.Is she recovering well?
Talk to neurosurgeon: You need direct information from your mother's doctors. Request a family conference with the entire team. Best of outcomes. ...Read more
Generally not.: You will need to have an oxygen probe placed on one of your fingers for the operation and in the ICU post op. Some nail polish interferes with the sensor. If you have artificial nails, they may ask you to remove them if possible as they can harbor bacteria as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Today my doctor told me that a surgery must be done to my hand due to RA . would my hand be better and function is there any side effect?
Get a second opinion: You are very young for surgery. Usually disease modifying agents are used early on.Surgery is an option but a second opinion is appropriate.In early phases of the disease, an arthroscopic or open synovectomy may be performed. It consists of the removal of the inflamed synovia and prevents a quick destruction of the affected joints.You should see a rheumatologist who can help guide you through this ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Coming off pred, & other RA meds, for surgery on 6/19. Been on predfor a yr, at 2.5mg now. Hands, feet & hips hurt terribly. What can I do to help unti?
Adrenal suppression: Being on steroids for a year will suppression your adrenals, meaning they are not tuned up and capable of responding to surgical stress. Your concern is important and having a pre-operative visit with your regular doc/rheumatologise to discuss this issue will be important. Okay to discuss with your spine surgeon as well. You may benefit from stress steroids around your surgery. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my right hand is deformed due to.Ra can a surgery make it function and bring it back to normal?
Can a hand surgery be done to my hand that is deformed due to RA in a way it will function normaly ?
Maybe: Not every hand can be returned to normal function by surgery but at least you can achieve a major improvement in function with surgical correction of deformities. ...Read more
After brain surgery i was to take 10 mg oxycodone & perc10's every 4 hrs & did for 1 week is it safe to stop the oxycodone & just take the percs?
Each is different: Brain surgery is a very broad term in this era of immensely advanced brain surgery. Each brain surgery is its own entity and hence i can give you a better answer if you were to be more specific with regards to your question. Are you set up for brain surgery for a brain biopsy, brain tumor resection, aneurysm clipping, or another cause? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vague question: Well, why? If you have a condition you think warrants it, discuss the situation w/ your doc & seek a referral to a center of expertise on the subject. There are lots of research protocols out there, but patients rarely identify themselves. The need is generally recognized by their doc, who makes the appropriate referral. Hope this was helpful & good luck. ...Read more
Sometimes: Endoscopic brain surgery has both risks and benefits. In the correct hands, this type of surgery can make the previously unthinkable possible but like anything, if this type of surgery is not applied properly, it can have significant (even deadly) risks. In short, open brain surgery can be just as safe as endoscopic surgery but it depends on the comfort level of your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
?DBS: These days, when brain surgery for Parkinson's is considered, we refer to Deep Brain Stimulation. Am perplexed by your age of 32, as this is very your for Parkinson's. However, if you have toxic etiology and not doing well, DBS may be miraculous. If you have misgivings, get 2 surgical opinions. ...Read more
Neurosurgery: Each surgery has to be individualized and based on what was done, the extent of the surgery the neurosurgeon has to determine if and when a patient can go back to preoperative sports and in some cases may determine not ever but this is a discussion that has to take place with the treating neurosurgeon. ...Read more
No difference: Your menstral cycle would not be an issue for surgery. The feminine hygiene would be the same. ...Read more
Maybe: I can't answer that question without knowing more about your history and why you had surgery. I would ask your surgeon that question. ...Read more