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Can I Still Have Esophageal Surgery Even Though I Have A Mild Case Of Bronchitis
Maybe...: It depends on your symptoms and oxygen level on the day of the elective procedure. The surgeon and anesthesiologist will make the decision on the day of your surgery but if it is delayed, they have your best interests in mind. You don't want to take any unnecessary risks! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily: Whooping cough can prolong the mucous, cough related symptoms of copd. It can also predispose to longer more chronic infections by altering the airway structure, called bronchiectasis. If there is still cough and sputum production 6 weeks after pertussis infection see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is a hitial hernia dangerous to one's health? Many times I have difficulty taking a deep breath and it can cause anexity sometimes for me. I was told over 30 years ago that i had this type of hernia but it seems to have flared up symtoms. I do not have ac
I : I do not know that your breathing symptoms are from a hiatal hernia. Acid reflux is a common symptom of a hiatal hernia. Aspiration of stomach contents into the lungs, more often when lying down sleeping, can cause breathing or asthma-like feelings. Many people have small hiatal hernias that do jot cause problems. Rarely very large hiatal hernias can cause sudden illness from twisting internally, or can rarely bleed or cause anemia. It sounds like you need to seee your doctor for an examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I reduce pain due to scoliosis? Even though I have undergone a surgery but I still having the chronic pain especially at right scapula.
I have a severe lung condition, but I also have asthma, bronchitis, and the most severe case of sinus polyps he has ever seen but is taking his time t?
Aspirin?: You may have a condition known as aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease which can be difficult to treatment. You don't need to take any ASA or NSAID tp get it but taking these drugs often trigger a severe attack. Consult an allergist to find out since Aspirin desensitization often provides great relief for your condition. ...Read more
If I have a very mild case of NF1, can I hope, that my children would have mild cases, too? I have a few CAL spots and a few fibromas, nothing else.
NF1: 50% of people newly diagnosed with the disorder have no family history of the condition, occurring spontaneously through a mutation in normal genes. Once this change has taken place, the mutant gene can be passed on to future generations. There is no standard treatment for NF and symptoms-pain, problematic tumors, bone invasion, etc- dictate further care. Because malignant change can occur, Early diagnosis and treatment can reduce mortality rates. ...Read more
I have very bad acid reflux and I have for years. And i can not tell if some of the symptoms i'm having recently is throat cancer or gerd..
GERD or Throat Cance: Need more specific details. If your voice has become "hoarse, " this might point more to a throat problem. Unexplained weight loss would be another worrisome feature. If you have any doubts, consult an ENT specialist to completely evaluate the throat. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had surgery in June and have had a few GERD episodes but nothing this severe. I have had an upper gi which showed no abnormality. I know am suffering with severe gas pains. I live in nm but am visiting in Texas. I took some phazyme which is helping
R/O IBS VS ADHESIONS: IBS VS ADHESIONS VS IUC/CROHNS DZ/IBD YOU NEED PROMPT EVALUATION. IBS SX can be managed .You need a full exam and blood work. Especially screen for H pylori . Also stool screen x 3 for occult blood /parasite/ &colonoscopy./EGD While you are getting these items checked out you should stick to a gluten free diet . Ie gutbliss.com and Wholeapproach.com The SX wax and wane. 30gm Fiber& 64oz water ...Read more
I have had some flu-like symptoms in the past week. But I have also experienced some heart palpations. Is this a virus? Do I need to take medication?
Yes you would need: to see a doctor or healthcare provider before you improve. Palpitations are usually a warning sign of something worse coming, though without further medical history it would be hard to determine if palpitations mean something more serious. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Can you have bronchitis but with no cough?Went to hospital and diagnosed with it but I hardly have a cough.Weird?
Possibly: If there is wheezing and a history consistent with bronchitis then you may have it. Probably if it is left untreated for another week or so you will develop the cough. I usually do not make the diagnosis without wheezing and cough but medicine is an "art" and we all have our own way of doing things! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cough and surgery: Hello, it depends on the cough itself and the surgery you are scheduled for. For example, if you are scheduled for tube placement in your ears, this surgery takes 5minutes for both ears and can be done with IV sedation. But an open heart surgery requires general anesthesia and hours of surgery. If the cough is productive, associated with a fever, in a smoker/copd pt, then anesthesia will cancel. ...Read more
I have pyloric stenosis surgery as a child and now I am 32. I have mild but daily heart burn. Anything I should be aware of or do to correct this iss?
Chronic Gerd.: You should see your doctor, or preferably a gastroenterologist, since your symptoms are occurring daily. Given your childhood history, the G.I. doctor may recommend that you have an EGD to look at the end of the stomach and see if there is any problem with outflow from the stomach. I suspect you may have just garden-variety acid reflux, however. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It seems like I have a cold, but the symptoms are in my chest only. I don't have a cough and I'm not wheezing. Could I still have bronchitis?
Is it safe to have gallbladder surgery if you still have some past mono symptoms from prev infection?
Depends: On what symptoms you are having. Minor health issues would not likely be a concern, but weakened immune system with weight loss or low white blood cell may not be good for elective surgery. Please review in detail with your surgeon before any surgery is scheduled. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have chest congestion on a regular or it might be better to say mucus in my chest at least 6 years but I do no have a cold.What might be the cause?
I think I have strep throat, but i'm not completely certain. I have the symptoms, but is there a possibility they are just symptoms of a cold/fever?
Diagnosed with lupus years ago but my C3 and C4 have always been normal even when I'm in a flare. Is this possible or was I likely misdiagnosed?
Yes, it can be.: Decreases serum C3 or C4 could either forecast or mark a renal flare, not always seen in SLE. If you have/had at least 4 of the 11 disorders there is a strong chance that you have lupus. 1. Malar rash 2. Discoid rash 3. Photosensitivity 4. Oral ulcers 5. Arthritis 6. Serositis 7. Kidney 8. Neurological 9. Blood 10. Immunologic (A-DNA, A -SM A -PhL) antibodies 11. ANA ...Read more
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