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How long does the pain continue after having a gangrenous appendix removed?

How long does the pain continue after having a gangrenous appendix removed?

It depends: Some people get better within a few days, others take a few weeks. Everyone is different. ...Read more

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Had gallbladder, out the old way out in may 2013, due to stones and it was gangrenous - how long would that have taken for this to occur?

Had gallbladder, out the old way out in may 2013, due to stones and it was gangrenous - how long would that have taken for this to occur?

Hmmmm: Few days to turn infected gallbladder to gangreene gallblader given the right condition. But luckily, the body does a good job at controlling and containing the infection at the gallbladder site. Glad you got over this serious problem. ...Read more

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I was in the ER and needed lifesaving emergency surgery had a gangrenous gallbladder what would have happened if nobody was there to give consent?

I was in the ER and needed lifesaving emergency surgery had a gangrenous gallbladder what would have happened if nobody was there to give consent?

Physician consent: In an emergency licensing situation tif wo physicians agree that surgery is necessary and potentially life saving then they can give consent so you still would have gotten surgery you needed. Glad you are ok. ...Read more

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Why are blood work high after having a gangrenous gallbladder remove 3 weeks ago and I still have jaundice?

Why are blood work high after having a gangrenous gallbladder remove 3 weeks ago and I still have jaundice?

It all depends on-: -the amount of damage that was sustained by your liver. Many times the liver takes a while 2 recover. It also depends on renal function 2 remove the bilirubin from the blood & tissue. ...Read more

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My dad is 91 with Parkinson's & recently had a stroke and has a gangrenous toe. Which is less painful, dying from gangrene or having an amputation?

My dad is 91 with Parkinson's & recently had a stroke and has a gangrenous toe. Which is less painful, dying from gangrene or having an amputation?

Gangrene: The gangrenous toe will not necessarily kill him. Nor will an amputation. However, the gangrenous toe will probably demarcate and actually fall of on its own. Seek the advise of both your podiatrist and a vascular specialist - who will be working together in his care. ...Read more

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Had gangrenous gallbladder lap removed 5 weeks ago. Have pain under right lung when I breathe deeply. Dr. Says recovery takes longer. Yes? Other reason?

Had gangrenous gallbladder lap removed 5 weeks ago. Have pain under right lung when I breathe deeply. Dr. Says recovery takes longer. Yes? Other reason?

RUQ pain: Pain with respiration could be from the lung lining (pleura) rubbing against the same on the chest wall or some peritoneal (abdominal cavity lining) inflammation. If you are not doing better or other symptoms are present - fever, shortness of breath, nausea/vomiting, cough, etc, you may need to have those addressed and further work up done. If subsiding and no other symptoms, wait and see. ...Read more

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Skin itch?

Skin itch?

Rash?: Is there anaccompaning rash? Isolated itching can be from the outside dry skin, cold, exercise or an irritation. From the inside due to medications, renal, or liver issues. Hydrocortisone cream, saran lotion, calamine, aloe vera can all offer temporary reilef. Need more info for a more specific answer. ...Read more

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What's weeping skin?

What's weeping skin?

Natural Process: When there is injury to our skin, inflammation occurs which means the area becomes red, warm, tender and with swelling. The swelling occurs under the skin layers and then can leak out of an open wound. The fluid contains water, protein, electrolytes and cells that give it color. This is a natural process and aids in healing. As it heals, the drainage will decrease. Keep it covered. ...Read more

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How to care my skin?

How to care my skin?

Wash and moisturize: Wash regularly and use a moisturizer with spf. ...Read more

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Freshness about skin?

Freshness about skin?

Maybe: What kind of a question is this? Putting a question mark at the end of a phrase doesn't automatically turn the phrase into a question. If you want an answer, you need to ask a proper question. ...Read more

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Why is my skin flaky?

Flaky skin: Many possibilities. I would discuss with your Dr. Who knows you best. ...Read more

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I have a knot my head?

I have a knot my head?

OK: If you are worried about it, or it hurts you, then see a dr. And get it evaluated and treated, best wishes to you. ...Read more

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How come my skin itch?

How come my skin itch?

Allergy/Eczema/other: It may be due to allergy to something or skin condition like eczema if you have dry skin and/or rash you can try over the counter allergy meds like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec/claritin. But if it oersist check with your doctor. ...Read more

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How thick is our skin?

How thick is our skin?

Skin thickness: Skin thickness varies from 0.5mm thick on the eyelids to 4.0mm thick on the heels. (REF: http://www. Histology. Leeds. Ac.uk/skin/skin_layers. Php) ...Read more

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Feel weird light head?

Feel weird light head?

Many Causes: You may be feeling light headed because of dehydration or need calories. Getting plenty of water and proper amounts of food could help. However, there may be more serious causes and you should see your doctor if you keep feeling like this. ...Read more

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Why is my head so flat?

Why is my head so flat?

Hard to say?: Without a picture or an exam, I don't believe anyone can tell you. Repharase your quesition and give more information. Age would ben nice to know. Any trauma. Since birth? Do your relatives look the same? Interesting question but just can't answer based on your limited question. Sorry! That is my flat-out answer! ...Read more

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I have a knot on my head?

I have a knot on my head?

OK: If it hurts or is not resolving in time, then see the Dr. To get it evaluated and treated. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have some skin problam?

Tell us about it.: You will need to give us some specifics before we can help you. Where is it, how long have you had it, what symptoms are you having, etc., etc. ...Read more

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How do I lighten my skin?

How do I lighten my skin?

Lightening skin: A number of things can lighten skin. It really depends on what your particular problem may be. Hydroquinone is a common bleaching substance and retinoids (prescription meds or otc compounds) can also cause some lightening. Your dermatologist can help you find out what might be best for you. ...Read more

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Skin Alegre from 2 years?

Skin Alegre from 2 years?

Skin condition: If you have had a skin condition for 2 years, it is time to see a skin doctor and get it properly diagnosed so the proper treatment can occur. Best wishes. ...Read more