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Doctor insights on: Does Velashape Actually Work Is It Safe Or Are The Side Effects Not Worth The Procedure

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Are there any side effects from velashape? What kinds of risks and side effects are possible from velashape? .

Are there any side effects from velashape? What kinds of risks and side effects are possible from velashape? .

Can hurt: The most common side effect is bruising and it only lasts for a few days. There is a chance for scabbing or blistering and it usually occurs for people with very loose skin. That isn't very common and it can be prevented by lowering the level of the energy delivered to the skin. The redness and swelling after the treatment is normal and it usually lasts for a couple of hours. ...Read more

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Thinking of getting velashape. I weigh 200 pounds, just wanted the procedure as a jump start to diet and exercise. Does it work? Cost is 1800 for all of stomach, sides and back is this reasonable?

Thinking of getting velashape. I weigh 200 pounds, just wanted the procedure as a jump start to diet and exercise. Does it work? Cost is 1800 for all of stomach, sides and back is this reasonable?

It depends.: It depends on your bmi. If your bmi is under 30 you should have a good response. (bmi is your basal metabolic index) remember to drink pleanty of water. You should start your diet before you start the veleshape. You will have a better response. ...Read more

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Does velashape (cellulite treatment) work well?

Does velashape (cellulite treatment) work well?

Not particularly: The treatments should only be considered of limited benefit, and may only be temporary. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to a cordocentesis procedure? How does the procedure work?

Are there any side effects to a cordocentesis procedure? How does the procedure work?

Cordocentesis carrie: Miscarriage. Cordocentesis carries about a 2 in 100 risk of miscarriage. Bleeding.. Slowing of the baby's heart rate. Infection. Uterine infection. ...Read more

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What is a cervical interlaminar epidural injection? Is this a safe procedure? How long is the side effects last?

What is a cervical interlaminar epidural injection? Is this a safe procedure? How long is the side effects last?

CES: A procedure where a needle is placed between the bones of the spine entering carefully the epidural space. Usually it is quite straight forward if done by a seasoned MD - do not have this done under any sedation - you will get ample local. Side effects usually not seen but may include increased pain for a few days, facial flushing - these will improve. Know the risks before you have it. ...Read more

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Is facial rejuvenation safe? What are the biggest risk factors when it comes to facial rejuvenation? Aside from the dangers of surgery, what other kinds of side effects are possible post-procedure? Have the chemicals or instruments used to perform these p

Is facial rejuvenation safe? What are the biggest risk factors when it comes to facial rejuvenation? Aside from the dangers of surgery, what other kinds of side effects are possible post-procedure? Have the chemicals or instruments used to perform these p

Facial: Facial rejuvenation is a very broad topic and includes surgical procedures, laser procedures, injectables, chemical peels, and skin care. It is almost impossible to relate possible side effects of all of these in this forum. Please be more specific. ...Read more

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Is removing of sun spots on face using laser a safe procedure? Are there any long terms side effects?

Is removing of sun spots on face using laser a safe procedure? Are there any long terms side effects?

Qualified doctor: It is safe and effective int he properly trained hands. I see you are in saudi arabia with lots of sun exposure and possibly a darker skin tone thus you must be careful or else you can get a burn, scar, a darkening of the skin ore worse lightening. Do not do anything until out of sun 2 weeks or more ...Read more

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How safe is CO2 laser resurfacing on the face? I have extremely sensitive skin. Can this procedure cause scarring or other side effects?

How safe is CO2 laser resurfacing on the face? I have extremely sensitive skin. Can this procedure cause scarring or other side effects?

CO2: CO2 laser is a wonderful tool to help improve the quality of the skin for the right patient. It can cause scaring and pigment issues. It is important to meet with a skin care expert to determine if the Co2 is appropriate for you. A less invasive form of CO2 is the fractionated lasers. Les complications but multiple treatments and not the potential results of the CO2 ...Read more

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I work Mon-Fri and I want to get circumcised so I just need detailed information about the whole procedure, like how long it will take and what do I need to do before hand, side effects and will the doctor be able to book me off work to recover?

I work Mon-Fri and I want to get circumcised so I just need detailed information about the whole procedure, like how long it will take and what do I need to do before hand, side effects and will the doctor be able to book me off work to recover?

You will need to: Obtain direct feedback from the clinic where you elect to have your circumcision (to get some answers). There is basic info at this site: https://www. Drugs. Com/cg/adult-male-circumcision-aftercare-instructions. Html ...Read more

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I've read about using arnica to help bruises go away faster. How exactly does it work? Is it safe to use? Side effects?

I've read about using arnica to help bruises go away faster. How exactly does it work? Is it safe to use? Side effects?

Safe, MinmalSideEff: The active ingredients of arnica are sesquiterpene lactones, such as helenalin and 11, 13- dihydrohel-enaline and chamissonolid. Also pinoresinol, epipinoresinol, phillygenin, matairesinol, nortrachelogenin, and nortracheloside (six dibenzylbutyrolactol derivatives).helenalin and dihydrohelenalin, may be responsible for anti-inflammatory and analgesic activity. **[P.S. Never worked for me]** ...Read more

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Are there any natural supplements with anti-inflammatory properties but no bad side effects? If so, how do I go about choosing one that works/is safe?

Are there any natural supplements with anti-inflammatory properties but no bad side effects? If so, how do I go about choosing one that works/is safe?

No free lunch: There's no such thing as a free lunch in medicine. In other words, for any desired benefit from drug or surgery, there's always potential risk but it's not a guarantee of side effect either. OTOH, dietary supplements aren't required to warn you & thus tend to hype & mislead. Studies suggest benefit from turmeric, green tea, ginger, rosemary, cat's claw, devil's claw & willow bark (aspirin). Check ...Read more

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Help! Need to know if there's any weight loss pill or supplement that will be safe, work and have no bad side effects for me?

Help! Need to know if there's any weight loss pill or supplement that will be safe, work and have no bad side effects for me?

Weight loss drugs: There are numerous weight loss drugs and herbal supplements on the market. However, most physicians and dieticians would recommend healthy eating and exercise over taking any type of drug (which can have side effects, especially herbal supplements that are not regulated by the fda). Weight loss comes from burning off more calories than you eat. Personally, I never recommend diet pills for patients. ...Read more

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Thank you! Could you give me your opinion of which works best and is safer with the least chance of negative side effects: mobic, (meloxicam) relafen or voltaren?

Thank you! Could you give me your opinion of which works best and is safer with the least chance of negative side effects: mobic, (meloxicam) relafen or voltaren?

Even odds: These are all members of the NSAID family. They all have about the same potential for side effects such as stomach irritation or possibly some salt and water retention (edema). There are some small studies that suggest that diclofenac might have slightly better analgesic effect but they all have fairly equivalent anti-inflammation properties. ...Read more

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How safe it is to take green tea extract capsule from GNC or vitamin to accelerate weight loss? Does it really work or does it cause any side effects

How safe it is to take green tea extract capsule from GNC or vitamin to accelerate weight loss? Does it really work or does it cause any side effects

Side effects: Supplements are not regulated by fda. They can claim whatever they want, put things that really work and are really dangerous, and there is no regulation unless a whole bunch of people are really hurt by it. ...Read more

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What are the advantages of velashape over liposuction?

What are the advantages of velashape over liposuction?

Questionable: Velashape is a noninvasive treatment with questionable results. ...Read more

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Is there anything overseas that has not been approved in the u.S. That provides better results than velashape?

LOTS of things: Are available elsewhere for fat/circumferential loss but don't expect many US practitioners to know much about them. Latest US approved device that sounds promising to me is "Ultraslim" ...Read more

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Which is better: zerona, velashape or ultra cavitation?

Which is better: zerona, velashape or ultra cavitation?

Better?: All non invasive therapies for skin tightening have VERY limited results and are rarely reproducible... ...Read more

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I had velashape done a few years ago (4 sessions) and lately been having pain on one of my outer thighs in a 2-3 inch spot. What could be the cause?

I had velashape done a few years ago (4 sessions) and lately been having pain on one of my outer thighs in a 2-3 inch spot. What could be the cause?

Lumbar disc injury: Or nerve damage, not sure if velashape could be culrpit since so far out but never know, could be muscle injury/spasm or even hip degeneration or even knee referred pain ...Read more

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If I have nerve damage in my leg can I still get velashape?

If I have nerve damage in my leg can I still get velashape?

Sensory/Motor Nerve: If you have sensory nerve damage and cannot feel heat well, you have to be careful. You will want to try it on areas that you have preserved sensation first. Compare that to areas you don't feel very well. If you can't feel heat at all, better to be cautious and not to do it. ...Read more

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Do I need a plastic surgeon for velashape? Should I get velashape from a plastic surgeon, or is it available at a spa or clinic? .

While the velashape: Is available at some spas and non-surgeon clinics, they would not be able to offer you the range of choices, including actual surgery, that a real plastic surgeon could offer you. ...Read more

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Can Velashape cause nerve damage in the thigh? I had Velashape done, while the treatment was being performed the technician left the machine on

Can Velashape cause nerve damage in the thigh? I had Velashape done, while the treatment was being performed the technician left the machine on

Very unlikely: The "Velashape" treatment should not "reach" the "depth" of your nerves. (however the superficial cutaneous nerve in the thigh could "technically" be injured with TEMPORARY numbness resulting)

You should re-consider if you wish to continue such treatment in a facility where some "carelessness" may have occurred! MY OPNION ONLY!

Dr Z ...Read more

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My dad had neck dissection and lymph nodes removed what are the side effects or risks involved after this procedure?

My dad had neck dissection and lymph nodes removed what are the side effects or risks involved after this procedure?

Neck Dissection: The best person to ask is the surgeon who did the surgery. He will know exactly what was done and can tell you what to expect specifically for your dad. ...Read more