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Female External Catheter
A catheter is a thin plastic tube that is inserted into the body to obtain fluids/blood or give medicine. So some catheters can be placed in the veins and medicine given directly into the body, IV fluids given or blood sampled. A catheter can be placed in the bladder ...Read more
Can meralgia paresthetica on both thighs be caused by catheter insertion in femoral veins during cardiac ablation for a-fib?
Female, married recently.Intermittent itching occurs in the external genital area, labia minora & majora &area above the clitoris. Is talc good to use?
Fracture stabilizer : Some fractures are treated with external fixation instead of internal fixation. Plates and screws are used to hold the broken ends of the bone together while the fracture heals. These devices are placed under the skin and muscles. An external fixator uses pins in the bone to connect with bars outside the body. Both accomplish the same goal, to stabilize the fracture until it heals. ...Read more
Yes: It happens often with patients. Nurses are aware of this and it's usually not a problem since it's not usually voluntary. ...Read more
Would a suprapubic cathether be better than ileal conduit surgery for my of aged dad, with bladder ca?
No: The connective tissue fibers that should hold the rectum in place in the pelvis have broken or you would not have prolapse. No other therapy can replace these. There are several different surgical options. An experienced colon and rectal surgeon can review your case and explain the options. ...Read more
Internal: The majority of vaginal yeast unfections will also cause some itching and irritation to the external labia. The majority of labial yeast infections are caused by yeast from inside the vagina. Treat the vaginal yeast problem and it should all go away. Treat only the outside and it will persist much longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could suprapubic cathether be better than ileal conduit surgery for my father with URI bladder cancer?
Here are some ...: Radical cystectomy with non-continent (ileal conduit) or continent (neo-bladder) diversion is the standard of care for muscle-invasive bladder cancer for appropriate surgical candidates. So, suprapubic catheter has no position for treating bladder cancer but only in case for palliative care. Meanwhile, would you tell me what is URI bladder cancer? For additional detail? Ask treating Doc timely. ...Read more
In bimenual pelvic exam of daughter, how doctor check labia minora and majora & anus internally-not externally by inserting 2 fingers in vaginal wall?
Please Clarify: I am sorry, but I do not get the question or the concern. Please explain what you are worried about. Do you think the doctor missed something? ...Read more
Depends: These types of congenital diaphragm hernias are commonly seen on abdominal ct scans done for other reasons, and are usually not dangerous, as they have typically been present for many years, cause no symptoms, and only contain a small amount fat so are not at risk to become strangulated. Large hernias are a different story, and may need surgical repair by a experienced general or thoracic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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