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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
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