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Can You Get Surgery To Make You Taller
Possibly: Either way, it is best to see an ophthalmologist as soon as possible for determination. Don't waste precious time on the internet when it comes to your eyes--best to seek professional help. ...Read more
Maybe: Depends on why you're blind. Some reasons are fixable. Some are not. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on why you are blind. Best suggestion is to consult an ophthalmologist who should be able to answer your question after examining you. ...Read more
Variable: Some women have a single breast augmentation surgery and things age reasonably naturally. A significant number of women are unhappy with the way their breasts sag over time, especially with the weight of implants. If this occurs, surgery would be required to reposition the breasts and implants higher on the chest wall, with or without removing or changing the implants. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
18 Years Old: Most often, plastic surgery is an elective procedure, so you really should be at least 18 years old (a consenting adult) to legally give your consent. Minors can undergo plastic surgery with appropriate parent/guardian consent when it it warranted (as in reconstructive plastic surgery). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not many: While it is nice to have the whole colon, you can survive without it just fine. The colon absorbs water, so you may have more runny or liquid stools, but otherwise, you should not have any decrease in life span -- although it depends why it was removed? (for cancer: there is a risk of recurrence; for ibd, perhaps recurrence in the small bowel). ...Read more
Have an evaluation: If this is a concern, start with an evaluation with your doctor to determine if there are medical conditions interfering with your ability to focus and attend. If nothing is evident, see a neuropsychologist for testing. If you have ADHD, it is a treatable condition that can interfere with future education and work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you explain if it's possible to ask your doctor to get a proctocolectomy because you feel it will make your life easier?
Avoid San Joaquin: Valley and other areas of the southwest & northern mexico where the mold, coccidioidomycosis immitis is found. The high frequency of cases in central california led to the name "valley fever". C. Immitis is dormant in dry weather & becomes active in the rainy season. So you can probably visit fresno in the summer. Anyone is susceptible. Half the folks living in endemic areas have been infected. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain: Pain and pain quality. If the pain starts to get better in a day or two it is probably muscular. If the pain gets worse and otc pain meds do not work, you cannot get comfortable no matter what you do then you need to see an md asap. If in doubt a trip to the md is worth the trouble. ...Read more
Depends on cause: Some causes of "blindness" are treatable. One of the most common causes of worldwide "blindness" is the simple need for a glasses correction. Cataract can always be treated to restore vision no matter how severe, unless there are other additional eye problems. Some retinal and corneal causes of blindness can also be helped medically or surgically. An ophthalmic exam is needed to know for sure. ...Read more
Do you know if you get lasik surgery you will still be guaranteed to need reading glasses in your early 40's?
Can they just do an epidural when you want to get cosmetic plastic surgery similar to when you want to get a bigger butt?
They could: In reality, it could be done, it just never is. An epidural would be fine for procedures from the belly button down. I have to admit that in 15 years of practice I have never seen it done. Why you ask? Likely because it would require keeping the patient around post-op for a long time to allow the epidural to wear off. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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