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Creatinine Levels Increase Post Surgery
His dr can decide: This questions is best left to be answered by the doctors caring for your father= this one result is not the determining factor as to whether or not he is cleared- the gfr (glomerular filtration rate) is a better test to clarify kidney fxn. & in general this alone doesn't usually inhibit surgery- also the type of surgery is important to consider. Please discuss this issue thoroughly w his doctor. ...Read more
I did kidney transplant before two month and after surgery my creatinine is 1.2 but now 1.8, is safe now or how can I lower this level?
Will variceole surgery raise my low end of normal testosterone numbers (250) and when would one see it working post surgery.?
Never: Acer, I do not believe that there is much literature on this subject. We know that varicocele are associated with pain, which improves after surgery. We also know they are associated with infertility but not the cause. I have never seen or heard of the surgery being recommended to help boost testosterone. Either you're being told misinformation, or this literature is quite small. ...Read more
Recover: Some few may need temporary and rarely permanent dialysis. ...Read more
75y old (single kidney, high creatinine, pressure ok), had dizziness since total colectomy surgery 6 months. Co2 level is low (~114).May this be the reason?
Here are some. ..: Has the dizziness been constant (24 hrs a day) or intermittent or just related with positioning? If constant, need to consider some change in central nerve system incurred in the recent past including drug use; if off & on or positioning-related, consider postural hypotention. In short, is there any problems in central nerve, drug effects (iatrogenic), or indeed low red blood cell count, etc. ...Read more
Are there stitches that dissolves in the body? I.E. No need for a post surgery to remove the stitches?
Yes!: Some sutures are designed to dissolve as the area heals. Others must be removed. All sutures that are deep in the chest or abdomen, for example, dissolve on their own. The external sutures you get in the emergency room may have to be removed; it's easy and usually painless. Your doctor should tell you what type of after-care you will need. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more
Post surgery: You can drink vlear liquids.Get a more detailed answer ›
Dressing/stiches rem: Once the chalazion is surgically incised and if it is large you will need stiches and these need to be removed after 5to7 days, small ckalazion may not need stiches and the small wound need to be dressed till healed, it may take 5to7days as long as there is no complication like infection. ...Read more
balanced diet: It is important to consume a balanced diet following any surgery. Smoking should be avoided at all costs. Diabetes should be closely controlled if present. Patients should rest. And if there is any significant swelling and bruising, I generally recommend patients take an oral supplement called arnica. This supplement is a natural remedy which rapidly improves bruising and swelling. ...Read more
Negative balance: Weight loss is achieved by increasing energy/caloric expenditure and decreasing caloric intake. The combination of diet and exercise achieves negative caloric balance. Try "my fitness pal" a free app to help you. Isometrics burn calories. Eat half portions, avoid alcohol and sweet beverages, increase your veggies and switch to low fat foods. Good luck. ...Read more
Health insurance india: are there any health insurance programs that cover post surgery/ongoing medications?
Allergic reaction: Hives can be related to an early allergic reaction to one of your new medications. After surgery you likely have narcotic pain medications, sedative, antibiotic and others. Okay to call your pharmacy about possible allergic reaction to any new medication. Other possibilities exist, so call in to your surgery team as well. ...Read more
Refer to answer: Chronic pain post surgery, indicates lack of healing process. Lack of healing process is always inflammatory in nature, which most are auto immune disorders. Causes of lack of healing process could be hypothyroidism, arthropathy of different type. If problem persist I suggest refer to your physician or see a rheumatology. ...Read more
Talk to your doctor: Talk to the surgeon that removed your tumor. He or she will be most familiar with you and the pathology of your case. ...Read more
I have a red area about the size of a dime on my scar almost two years post surgery. What should I do?
Could you please provide more details about my upcoming CMC surgery? I have questions, re: recovering timeline (both short-time, post-surgery and long-time complete recovery). Should I be concerned there's no preop planned? Also, is there any way to sc
Surgery on thumb?: To clarify, by CMC do you mean first carpometacarpal joint of the hand, for which a thumb arthroplasty is planned (or something else)? If so, the following link may prove helpful: https://www. Youtube. Com/watch? V=6jqOkBE-eHw ...Read more
Open Conversation: Left untreated for too long, this setback can spin out of control and leave you with depression and guilt, or worse, as well as physical dependence. So, please discuss this with your md right away. You'll then be able to work together, cooperatively, openly, to create a safe and comfortable withdrawal plan. Put aside any embarrassment you may feel and put this matter behind you! Good luck! ...Read more
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