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Can a bcir surgeon help me with my kock pouch?

Probably: They should be able to, but it is always wise to follow-up with your original surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I travel with a colostomy pouch?

How can I travel with a colostomy pouch?

Advanced Planning: Pack plenty of supplies, take them with your carry-on luggage; delays and lost luggage happen often when traveling. Identify stoma professionals at your destination; professional stoma societies have directories on the web. Special multi-lingual certificates and travel health insurance are also available from stoma societies. See your doctor before leaving: traveler's diarrhea is a special concern. ...Read more

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Does anyone know a Dr ,plastic surgeon or an institute that can help me with my plagioceply correction in adults?

Does anyone know a Dr ,plastic surgeon or an institute that can help me with my plagioceply correction in adults?

Plagiocephaly repair: You need someone who does facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. They have done that in Paris for years but it is very specialized field. Search the 'net. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a doctor in new jersey please help me with a tubal ligation reversal surgery in their office please my doctors don't do this procedure please help?

Can a doctor in new jersey please help me with a tubal ligation reversal surgery in their office please my doctors don't do this procedure please help?

Surgery: This surgery is done in an operating room with general anesthesia. It is not simple. It is not usually successful. And it is very expensive. Most gyns do not put their patients through it. ...Read more

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Can a doctor go through the belly button to preform a gastric sleeve surgery, to avoid scaring?

Can a doctor go through the belly button to preform a gastric sleeve surgery, to avoid scaring?

Yes: Yes some advanced surgeons can do this but not that many. Generally even the surgeons that are capable only do the single incision procedure on specific patients. I do this procedure in my practice but the incision is not through the belly button. But a few centimeters higher instead. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could get the lap band surgery with minimal change disease?

Can you tell me if i could get the lap band surgery with minimal change disease?

Here are some...: This Q has been longstanding with no answering. Despite not an expert in bariatrics, based on my lifelong digestion of medical knowledge coupled with common sense, I could not see any interaction between both through uneventful lap band surgery since minimal change disease denotes the usually uneventful kidney changes from various reasons. More? Ask your doctor straight, not circuitous timely. ...Read more

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I underwent Whipple surgery . can you suggest me with diet?

I underwent Whipple surgery . can you suggest me with diet?

Small frequent meals: as above, high fiber diet and watch your blood sugars as I don"t know how much of your pancreas is left behind ...Read more

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Need docs familiar with the gastric bypass surgery to tell me how safe it is?

Need docs familiar with the gastric bypass surgery to tell me how safe it is?

Gastric bypass safe: The the bypass is the gold standard for weight loss operations. It's been around for over 50 yrs and is a proven operation. It is the best in terms of overall weight loss. It is a safe operation but should only be done by an experienced gastric bypass surgeon. There are many lap band surgeons out there, but few are good gastric bypass surgeons. I have recommended bypass for family members. ...Read more

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Dr says he will do an ileostomy reversal by inserting a tube which he'll connect my stoma to 1 end & rectum to the other. Is that how a reversal is?

Dr says he will do an ileostomy reversal by inserting a tube which he'll connect my stoma to 1 end & rectum to the other. Is that how a reversal is?

No: an ileostomy is a safety valve in the proximal intestine to prevent intestinal content from reaching a stitch line in a lower segment of colon near the rectum where a tumor has been resected and the ends of colon stitched together . This safety valve can then be closed.when the stitch line has healed. The ends of the ileostomy are mobilized and resutured. ...Read more

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Scoliosis surgery please help me with the recovery?

Scoliosis surgery please help me with the recovery?

Walk for exercise: If you have already had surgery for your scoliosis then you should discuss recovery with your surgeon. Generally, walking is the best exercise immediately after surgery progressing to pt and strengthening. Pain should subside over 3-4 weeks, possibly longer. Wean off your pain meds as soon as you can comfortably. Avoid nsaid's the first 6-12 weeks post-op. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about ulcerative colitis and the "j"pouch operation.It has been told to me my only remedy?

Can you tell me about ulcerative colitis and the "j"pouch operation.It has been told to me my only remedy?

Not only remedy: When ulcerative colitis causes chronic problems and not treatable by standard medications, the removal of the entire colon is usually recommended. This will leave the patient with either an ostomy (referred to as a "bag") or a pouch can be created and connected to the anus (called a continence procedure). The latter has potential problems, but many young patients prefer than to a bag. ...Read more

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My shoulder tends to dislocate. What surgery or operation can help me with this?

My shoulder tends to dislocate. What surgery or operation can help me with this?

Stabilization. : If you have repetitive shoulder dislocations then you need a stabilization procedure. This tightens your loose capsule or repairs your labrum. This can usually be done arthroscopically. If you have dislocated more than three times you have an increase risk of developing arthritis in the shoulder. ...Read more

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Please help docs! is open or laproscopic the best hernia surgery to have ?

Please help docs! is open or laproscopic the best hernia surgery to have ?

Depend...: Repair inguinal hernia by open or lap? That depends on the size of hernia, surgeon's expertise and patient wish, etc. Generally speaking, smaller size tends to be repaired laparoscopically; big sized hernia, by open. But the limit of lap inguinal hernia repair is being pushed and expanding. So, ask surgeon to find out a reasonable approach to suit your need. ...Read more

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What are good exercises to do to flatten stomach with s stoma (colostomy in 2003). Permanent colostomy.

What are good exercises to do to flatten stomach with s stoma (colostomy in 2003). Permanent colostomy.

Isometric exercises: Isometric exercises will be helpful to build abdominal muscle and avoid big pressure changes inside your belly that could lead to hernia. The ostomy is technically a type of hernia. You want to avoid coughing, straining and lifting to decrease risk for parastomal hernia. Also using an abdominal binder can help with getting your muscle in space, while protecting your stoma. ...Read more