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Cosmetic Procedure Remove Arm Caused Dialysis Fistula
Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more
Scar Revision: Scars can sometimes be improved with the following methods: 1) passage of time; 2) protection from sun; 3) dermabrasion or laser resurfacing; 4) steroid injection; 5) silicone topical therapy; 6) cosmetics (for camouflage); 7) surgical revision. The methods taht will work best for you will depend on factors seen during an exam. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What cosmetic surgery options are available for scarring/bumps after having a dialysis fistula on your arm?
I have an av fistula in the antecubital space of my arm and a peritoneal dialysis catheter, is there a safe way to play paintball ?
acne scars: There are many laser and non laser techniques to treat acne scars. These include subscisssion, tea crosshatching, chemical peels, microdermabrasion , and other non laser techniques. In addition ., lasers include smooth beam , pixel, fraxel, other erbium, co2, and other lasers. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have excess skin on my stomach from major weight loss. Will getting it removed count as a cosmetic procedure? How can I make it so?
Most insurances: Consider skin excision in the form of a tummy tuck to be "cosmetic" in nature. A panniculectomy - which is a more limited operation, in which only the hanging apron of skin is removed - may be covered. Otherwise, trying to pull a fast one is known as "insurance fraud".... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am dialysis patient. Doing since last 6 years. I had line in my neck n when they remove it got clot. Caz of that my fistula hand is swelled.
Venous Hypertension: The fistula causes increase blood flow through the veins draining the arm. If the veins are blocked or narrowed (both possible because of long term dialysis catheter) the increased pressure causes more fluid to collect in the arm and cause swelling. An interventional radiologist might be able to treat the narrowing with a baloon dilation and stunting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two yrs ago, an IV in left arm, hurt so bad, to remove it, i was given morphine. Now i may need dialysis, but my right arm is my dominate. Will they s?
Access placement: If you decide to go on hemodialysis, your vascular access should be a arterio-venous fistula (avf). That is normally placed in the non-dominant arm. Another option is peritoneal dialysis (pd), where a catheter in placed in the peritoneal cavity so no arterial access is needed. See the image on the right. The catheter is not placed in any abdominal organs. Discuss pd with your nephrologist. ...Read more
Depends on problem: Depending on what changed you from your "regular" smile (age, injury, tumor, nerve damage), several surgical options may exist, and can improve but usually not completely restore your "old" smile. See several abps-certified plastic surgeons who are experts in facial surgery and find out what details are pertinent to the surgical recommendations possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A fistula is an abnormal connection between two places. Most commonly, it originates somewhere in the intestine and communicates to another location in the intestine or in the skin. A fistula can develop after abdominal surgery, with inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, anorectal abscess, and ...Read more
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