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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 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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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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When my laptop overheats on my lap, what are the medical issues for that?

When my laptop overheats on my lap, what are the medical issues for that?

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

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What a lap incisional hernia?

What a lap incisional hernia?

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

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Could someone get cancer from using their laptop on their lap?

Could someone get cancer from using their laptop on their lap?

Doubtful: There has been no cause and effect data on laptops and the incidence of cancer. ...Read more

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Might someone have lap band and then have the bypass, if necessary?

Might someone have lap band and then have the bypass, if necessary?

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

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It bad to keep running laps if I have patellar dislocation?

It bad to keep running laps if I have patellar dislocation?

Maybe: 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

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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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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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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 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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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