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Can Babies Be Around Patients Who Have Had Radiation Treatment
Usually yes: It depends on the type of radiation treatment. Radiation that is directed at the body from a machine is gone as soon as the machine is turned off. You do not remain "radioactive". Radiation that is put into the body through an iv, an oral liquid, or implanted pellets or seeds stays with the patient, and the patient should avoid babies for a period of time. Ask your doctor or nurse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I answer a: Form of this question daily. If radiotherapy sources are placed inside an individual, and they are allowed home, your baby shuold be able to be within 10 feet for 30 minutes, and a kiss and hug for a few seconds. If the treatment is external beam, there is no radiation in the patient outside the room, no risk to a baby. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can a 8 month old baby be around someone who has had radiation treatment kemoradition for liver cancer ?
Has surgery to correct "recirculation" been helpful in pediatric patients who have had fess and still have sinus infections?
I recently had a total colectomy with ileorectal anastomosis for severe chronic inertiia that was unresponsive to other treatmentswhen they removed my colon they were surprised to find some areas of early stage cancer as well I had been undergoing regular
Can a patient receive sinus surgery if they have been crying, and are congested as a result, prior to surgery?
Sinus surgery/crying: Crying can cause temporary swelling in the sinus passages but should not be a contraindication to the procedure as your surgeon can prescribe a nasal spray to reverse the swelling for surgery. Also, be sure if you are crying that you are emotionally ready for the surgery as you need to be in a positive frame of mind to be able to recover optimally from the surgery. Hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Confusing question: Newborns need to stay away from those known to have active contagious disease.Sickle cell is not contagious, and a healthy sickle cell patient need not be avoided any more than any other person. ...Read more
Scheduled to have rai. Will be admitted to hospital for the treatment. I have a 6 and 2 year old. How many days before i can safely be around them?
Depends on dose: The american thyroid association has published guidelines on their site thyroid.Org. Expect 5 days, but your doctor will give you guidance and can follow your radiation level. ...Read more
Depends: Radiation can reduce fertility depending on the tissues radiated in the pelvis (ovaries, uterus, testes, prostate, etc.), the dose they received and whether your also were treated with other therapies that can cause infertility (chemotherapy, hormonal therapy, surgery.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Mr. Stallone has done a pretty good job with his. ...Read more
My 2 yr old has tubes due to recurrent infections and we believe she may have some hearing loss can they do anything other than surgery again?
If you think..: ...Your child may have hearing loss, ask your pediatrician to set you up for an audiology evaluation (a hearing test). It's not something that should be left, it should be taken care of asap. If there is hearing loss, and he already has tubes, surgery will not likely be the answer. If he has no hearing loss, you can discuss what the problem might be with your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have 1cm intra/extra spinal tumor at L4 with 3 nerves that appear to be in tumor. If removed, do most patients have chronic pain after surgery?
Varies : The outcome of resection of a tumor from your spinal column can vary significantly based upon multiple factors. Certainly one of the possible poor outcomes would be to have pain unrelieved or even worsened after surgery. I would discuss the likelihood of this happening directly with your surgeon. ...Read more
Perhaps: Some individuals that become brain dead after a drug over dose can become organ donors. If the organs in question are functioning, they can be removed. However, there may be increased risk for the transfer of infections such as hepatitis b and c, and HIV that are often associated with illicit drug use. Careful testing for these infections and informed consent from the recipient is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If we have an elderly patient with cholecystitis accompanied with fever for 7days ago so can we do laproscopical surgery or never ?
If I am 5'6" and 327#, 18 weeks pregnant with 4 previous cesarean what kinds of complications can occur at deliver and can they be detected before.
Can patients routinely get a stress testing before discharge from the hospital if they have had pci or cabg?
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