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Calf Implant Surgery
Can fat from other areas of my body be transferred over during a calf implant surgery? I've heard that some implantation surgeries actually transfer fat from one part of the body to another. Can this be done during a calf implant surgery?
No: Go for it.Get a more detailed answer ›
How will calf implant surgery affect my ability to practice sports involving intense leg movements?
Depends/likely: The calf implants for cosmetic enhancement of your leg will have some impact on your calf muscle performance. Okay to ask/talk to your cosmetic surgeon about this issue. Like a breast implant, the calf implants are usually under the muscle, sometimes they can be above the muscle. Take a friend with you to help with the risk/benefit visit. Good luck. ...Read more
How will calf implant surgery affect my ability to practice sports involving intense leg movements? I would like to undergo calf implant surgery to improve the looks of my skinny legs. Does the procedure have an impact on the ability to practice sports li
I recently underwent surgery to remove a metal implant in my leg. A couple of days later i developed small boils with pus which itch. What should I do?
See your surgeon: Call your surgeon and let him/her what's going on. ...Read more
My infected knee implant was removed(fifth time) replaced with temporary knee insert 5 years ago. The insert has moved .. The insert is painful and wearing me down. I can't put weight on that leg. I have been unable to face full knee surgery again. I g
Very tough situation: Unfortunately, if the spacer has moved, it will continue to move and erode bone. Since you are young, some options may include repeat knee replacement (assuming the infection has been eradicated) or fusion, in which the knee is made stiff. People can usually walk with a fusion, with minimal pain; however, sitting is difficult because the knee doesn't bend. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After 2 surgeries on leg for stent implants my physician wants me to stop warfarin and take plavix (clopidogrel) for 3 months. He says that warfarin does not work on the lower exremities. I now take about 27 1/2 a week?
Muscles need time: To properly rehab and rebuild themselves.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends on time: The clf muscles atrophy after achilles tendon surgery depending on the type of problem it had to start and the type of surgery as well as the amount of immobilization. Initial it may seem not to contract but with time and therapy it should. A neurological examination may be necessary to prove that the nerves to the muscle that cause it to contract are not injured. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Left calf pain about 1 week. Sudden onset and not better w/rest, heat, ice, or massage. No recent surgery or strenuous activity. What could this be?
Be seen: There are multiple possibilities, many of which are quite benign; but when you talk about the sudden, a traumatic onset of calf pain you always need to consider the possibility of a blood clot which is potentially life threatening and so I would encourage you to be seen to have this ruled out. ...Read more
Fat grafting works: Fat grafting works and works beautifully and permanently. I have been performing fat grafting for calf augmentation for over 17 years every week and not a single patient lost any of the fat that i transferred. You can see the long term results at www.Drgrossman.Com. The procedure results are very much surgeon and experience related. Good luck from nyc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Side effects from coming of war fin. I have
surgery and have stopped warfin for af. I have only been off one day and are getting cramps in calfs ?
Should be on heparin: If you transition off warfarin (/coumadin) for planned procedure, you should be on Heparin shots to continue blood thinning, but in a short-acting fashion. If doing this, should not be any noticeable symptoms. If not, feeling in calves could be from clots. Talk to your dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had reconstructive knee surgery but lately the interior portion of my knee into my calf has been hurting. It hurts to touch, bend, straiten, etc?
Why does my calf hurt after meniscus surgery, i don't have a bloodclot in my , im on cruches and I have a brace?
When is surgery indicated for a clean tear of the calf muscle? 30% of medial gastro torn. I'm 45 year old, healthy athletic man
I am 5 weeks into recovery from whipple surgery. Yesterday, I woke up having itchy calf area, should I be concerned ?
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