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Curity Disposable Lap Sponge Medication
3 years s/p ex lap for endometriosis, symptoms returned, no insurance and can't afford medication, intense pain, what do I do?
I got the lap band surgery almost two years ago, and I recently found out I have hypothyrodism im taking medication eill this effect my weight loss?
35 year-old woman did ok for 3 months after lumbosacral fusion for degenerative joint and osteoarthritic disease, but ended up in chronic pain.....?
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
D & C: That is decision by your ob/gyn who performed the D&C, depending on findings & procedure done. ...Read more
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
'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
Heat + cramps: The heat from the bottom of the laptop produces uterine contractions. Men also need to be cautious about laptop heat as it can reduce sperm production and counts. Place an object over your lap such as a pillow or newspaper to absorb the heat or place the laptop on a desk or table when in use. ...Read more
Laparoscopic repair: Laparoscopic incisional hernia is repair of a hernia associated with a surgical incision by means of laparoscopic techniques. This entails use of small incisions, trocars, instruments that are placed through the trocars and repair of the hernia with the use of synthetic mesh or a biologic graft. Suture reapair is also possible but is typically reinforced by the mesh or graft. ...Read more
Bariatrics: For bariatric surgical care, one successful procedure is the goal, not two. After engaging in the local bariatric program of your choice, you will learn the risks and benefits of each procedure in addition to the diet and behavior modifications. Many patients lose enough weight with the program alone, that surgical care is not needed. Okay to discuss with your bariatric team. Good luck. ...Read more
If you truly had a dislocated patella I doubt you would be able to keep running! unless it popped right back into place.
You have to get your quad muscle strong, the vastus medialis part of the quad strong to prevent further dislocation of the kneecap. You can do this by doing a straight leg raise with your quad muscle contracted. You can also get formal physical therapy from a pt. ...Read more
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
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
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
None: Except for muscle cramps and the minimal exposure to radiations. However it is prudent to Place your laptop on the table ...Read more
Lap band: Brand name of an adjustable gastric band made by allergan. ...Read more
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
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
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
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