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3 years s/p ex lap for endometriosis, symptoms returned, no insurance and can't afford medication, intense pain, what do I do?

3 years s/p ex lap for endometriosis, symptoms returned, no insurance and can't afford medication, intense pain, what do I do?

Free clinic: Consider low dose birth control from planned parenthood or a local free clinic in your area. Generics are available for as little as $10 for a three month supply (or free from the above clinics). ...Read more

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Use of antiiinflammatory drugs following lap band surgery?

Use of antiiinflammatory drugs following lap band surgery?

NSAIDS: As long as you don't take excessive amounts, it should be fine. Anti inflammatory drugs are generally more of a concern when consumed by a person who has had a gastric bypass where it can cause ulceration of the gastric pouch. ...Read more

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How much weight should I lose my first months after lap banding?

15 - 10 - 5: After a band, most patients lose about 15 pounds the first month (depends on total amount of excess weight), then 10 pounds the second month, and about 5 pounds a month for the next several months. Then, it depends on eating compliance. ...Read more

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I just had a lap scope and d&c done, how long before I can go back to work?

I just had a lap scope and d&c done, how long before I can go back to work?

D & C: That is decision by your ob/gyn who performed the D&C, depending on findings & procedure done. ...Read more

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Is it bad to put your phone on the top of your lap if it is not on flight mode?

No: As long as you're not flying, then no, it's not bad in any way.

If you are flying, well that would change things and could very well upset your flight attendant. ...Read more

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How many freestyle laps will it take to be considered physically exerting and count as a workout?

How many freestyle laps will it take to be considered physically exerting and count as a workout?

Depends: Generally 20-30 minutes of aerobic exercise is the minimum needed preferrable at least 3 times a week for a positive cardivascular response and health. The laps may depend on your speed and length of the pool. ...Read more

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What is the symptoms of having a coraded lap ban?

What is the symptoms of having a coraded lap ban?

Not sure: Not sure about ur question. I think u may b referring to eroded lap band. This can cause difficulty swallowing, pain, bleeding etc. If this is ur question, u need to c ur surgeon. It is an easy diagnosis to make with endoscopy. ...Read more

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Recovery time for a lap chole?

Recovery time for a lap chole?

5-7days: These are usually uncomplicated and done in an outpatient surgical center. Typically you can have pain for 5-7 days, and then it usually is significantly resolved, or at least very tolerable. Do remember however that you have had abdominal surgery, and avoid heavy activity/lifting for 4-6 weeks. No contact sports either for that time, you need to heal internally still, even if the bandaids are off. ...Read more

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How long is a lap surgery?

How long is a lap surgery?

Depends: The length of laparoscopic surgery depends on the type of surgery, the anatomy of the patient, the experience of the surgeon, ect. ...Read more

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How long can a lap band stay?

5000 years: It is designed to stay in you. ...Read more

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How do you qualify to get a lap band?

Depends:surgeon/plan: This will depend o. Several factors including your surgeons preferences and indications for surgery awe well as the provisions of your insurance plan and criteria for predetermination that they have established for your benefits plan. ...Read more

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What are the dangers with the. Lap Band?

What are the dangers with the. Lap Band?

Depends.: Short term complication rates are very low. The most common being bleeding or wound infection. Long-term complications however are more common. The major complications are a slip or an erosion. Both requiring reoperation. ...Read more

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How long to recover from lap apendectomy?

How long to recover from lap apendectomy?

Varies: Depends partially on the degree of the infection, but in general no heavy work for about 2 weeks and then gradual return to normal. Need to get instructions from your own surgeon to review your specific directions. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a lap band slipping?

What are the chances of a lap band slipping?

'2%--18%' on Website: Lap band slippage occurs when the lower part of the stomach “slips” through the band, creating a bigger pouch above the band. Either removing fluid (from the lap band) or surgical repositioning is required to repair band slippage. Symptoms include vomiting and reflux, and it is diagnosed by drinking a dye and using x-ray to observe it. See http://www. Bariatric-surgery-source. Com/lap-band-problems. ...Read more

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Which is better: a lap band or a realize band?

You be the judge: This article should answer all your questions:
http://www. Wlshelp. Com/lap-band-vs-realize-band. Html ...Read more

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What are some of the problems after the lap band?

Lap band: Lap band for the most part is a safe procedure. The worst complications but are very rare is a slip and a erosion. Slip is when the band comes out of position and slips down on the stomach causing pain and inability to keep food down and erosion is when the band erodes through the stomach wall and needs to be removed because it causes pain. ...Read more

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What are things I should know about the lap band?

First you know: Why you are getting one, and tried all non operative alternatives, enrolled in a weight reduction program for a reasonable time. If you fail, lap band is one the procedure, relatively safe, and it is removable (reversible). You have to discuss with your surgeon the risks, like any procedure it has, of course you know the benefits if you follow the required regime ...Read more

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What is the risk of man putting laptop on his lap?

What is the risk of man putting laptop on his lap?

None: Except for muscle cramps and the minimal exposure to radiations. However it is prudent to Place your laptop on the table ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: lap-band?

Lap band: Brand name of an adjustable gastric band made by allergan. ...Read more

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If someone with herpes sits on my lap can I catch it?

If someone with herpes sits on my lap can I catch it?

Possibly: If someone's active herpes lesions come in contact with your skin there is a possibility of transmitting the virus to you. It is more likely to happen if there is contact with open or abraded skin. However, the simple act of someone sitting on your lap is not likely to spread the virus. ...Read more

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How come I couldn't get an erection during a lap dance?

How come I couldn't get an erection during a lap dance?

Many causes: There are many reasons for erectile dysfunction: psychological and physical/medical. I recommend that you be evaluated by a physician to rule out possible serious medical causes (eg, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, vascular insufficiency-poor circulation, hypogonadism or prostate diease). ...Read more

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Why do some people need to have their lap band adjusted?

Why do some people need to have their lap band adjusted?

Too tight/too loose: It is adjusted because it may be too tight and cause limited food intake and nausea/vomiting or it may be too loose, allowing patients to eat past their caloric limitations. ...Read more

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I'm considering the lap band. How risky is the procedure?

Quite: There are several complications include band shift, band erosion (where it breaks through the wall of the esophagus/stomach), and pain. This is a very high risk procedure that does not have the same benefits long term of a gastric bypass (roux-en-y) procedure or others. Don't get fooled into thinking it will resolve all of the problems. ...Read more

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After 5 weeks of lap apendoctomy surgury can I go back to work?

Please call your sur: Am surprised your surgeon did not tell you that because that is something that the doc should always tell you so call your doctor as your doc knows how your surg went and how u are doing and I assume u have been back for a post op check up. ...Read more

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I have had lap band, and have been thinking of having a revision?

I have had lap band, and have been thinking of having a revision?

Talk 2 surgeon...: You should go back to your surgeon and talk with them. Usually, people have to convert from a lap band to another type of operation that not only affects how much you eat (restrictive) but also an operation that affects how you absorb your food (malabsorptive). As you might imagine that's a big step, and most surgeons require quite a bit of counseling to determine the right type for you. ...Read more

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Can you provide some advice for someone who's had the lap band done?

Can you provide some advice for someone who's had the lap band done?

Patient-dependent.: The Lap Band is very dependent on your efforts at weight loss. It's an assistive device. It won't make the weight magically disappear from your body. It'll help, you lose weight, about 70 pounds on average, in conjunction with a prudent diet and exercise regimen. ...Read more

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Is the only source to find out if you have endometriosis is thru a lap?

Definitively...yes: It used to be we had to have biopsy proof of endometriosis to treat medically. Nowadays, we can treat if we have clinical evidence, history, or symptoms that strongly suggest endometriosis. Otherwise, yes, a laparoscopy (thin instruments and camera through small abdominal incisions) can prove you have it and your gyn can treat you during the same procedure. Usually no surgery unless meds fail. ...Read more