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How are gastrostomy tube and nasogastric tube different?

How are gastrostomy tube and nasogastric tube different?

Nose and stomach: nasogastric tube is a tube inserted through the nose and place the tip in the stomach for feeding purposes gastric tube is a tube go directly to the stomach through the abdomen bypassing the upper part could be inserted by a scope without surgery or general anesthesia ...Read more

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Is "patulous eustachian tube" the real/medical name for eustachian tube dysfunction?

Is "patulous eustachian tube" the real/medical name for eustachian tube dysfunction?

Is the same: Normally the eustachian tube that connects middle ear to nasopharygeal area , remain closed in this condition it opens intermittently opens ...Read more

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Eustachian tube dysfunction or patulous eustachian tube, what's the difference?

Eustachian tube dysfunction or patulous eustachian tube, what's the difference?

Ear tube issues: The two terms relate to the state of the eustacian tube and the consequences of that state.The patuous description implies the eustacian tube does not open and close in a normal manner. If you station tube is not open and close it is deemed to have dysfunction. This dysfunction may result in autophony, a sensation of hearing an echo in one's head. ...Read more

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Is prolonged nasogastric tube feeding ok?

Is prolonged nasogastric tube feeding ok?

No: long term use of nasogastric tube can cause erosion to the nose and nostrils and can cause all kind of sinus problems if tube feeding warranted the use PEG tube which a tube that could go directly to the stomach via the abdomen bypassing the upper part and could be inserted by a scope no need for surgery or anesthesia and tolerated by any body regardless how sick they are it could be done bed side ...Read more

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Differences between gastrostomy and nasogastric tube.?

Differences between gastrostomy and nasogastric tube.?

Location: The location of the tube tells which one it is. A nasogastric tube is a temporary tube placed through the nose into the stomach. It can be used to remove fluid from the stomach, or used for instilling liquid food. A gastrostomy tube is a surgically placed tube through the abdominal skin into the stomach, usually used for longer term nutritional liquid feeding. ...Read more

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Does fallopian tube recanalization work?

Does fallopian tube recanalization work?

Sometimes yes!: It depends on the patient and the reason the tube(s) is (are) blocked. Tubal cannulation under fluoroscopy and by hysteroscopy have both been studied extensively since the early 1990s (it was actually first done with a whale bone in the 1890s!) the most important consideration is whether the woman is a appropriate candidate for the procedure. ...Read more

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Dose gastric motility deteriorate when using jejunul tube feeding

Slows down: You are essentially bypassing the stomach ( gastric area) and feeding right into the intestines. Thus the motility of the stomach would be less in instances in which you are feeding directly into the intestines. ...Read more

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What is a patulous eustachian tube autophony?

What is a patulous eustachian tube autophony?

Hearing yourself: The term describes a condition in which patients can hear their own breath and voice much louder than normal. It occurs when the eustachian tube (which is normally closed) is open more than normal. This is can be very annoying. Luckily it is much less common than eustachian tube dysfunction in which the tube is more closed than normal (congested) and patients feel like they can't hear as well. ...Read more

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Chest tube recovery?

Chest tube recovery?

What is the question: Not quite sure i understand the question. ...Read more

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What are the differences between gastrostomy tube and nasogastric tube?

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What are the differences between gastrostomy tube and nasogastric tube?

Gastrostomy: A gastrostomy tube is a tube inserted through the skin into the stomach, used for long term feeding in patients who cannot swallow. A nasogastric tube is a tube inserted through the nostrils into the stomach. It is a short term catheter which can be used for feeding, but it must be removed or it will cause erosion of the mucosa in the nose. ...Read more

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I'm wondering are esophagostomy feeding tubes and esophageal feeding tubes different?

I'm wondering are esophagostomy feeding tubes and esophageal feeding tubes different?

Possibly not: one meant to feed through esophagus which does not make any sense medically the other is a tube passed through the esophagus to the stomach for feeding purposes no body use that for long term now if some body had an esophageal surgery because of rupture or perforation or had complication from and esophageal surgery like a leak could end up with opening to vent the esophagus and or in stomach ...Read more

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Who needs a jejunostomy tube!?

Who needs a jejunostomy tube!?

For feeding: Jejunostomy tube is placed for intestinal feedings, usually in someone who is too ill and unable to swallow or eat. It may be placed in someone after a major abdominal surgery to assist in recovery and improve nutrition while healing. It is usually a temporary tube. ...Read more

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G tube hole scar revision ?

G tube hole scar revision
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As long as healed : As long as you wound is well healed and there is no foreseeable short term need for the g-tube. Scar revision is an option. Please realize that the scar may be longer then the original scar but will likely be less depressed. Improvements are possible by removing the scar is impossible. ...Read more

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Is HSG fallopian tube test painful?

Is HSG fallopian tube test painful?

Not really: The hsg causes cramps. The discomfort one has can depend on such factors as her pain tolerance as well as who does the procedure and his/her expertise. For example, i perform all hsg's on my own patients and have done so for over 20 years. My techniques give less discomfort, for example, compared to a doctor who only does them on occasion or has only done them for a few years. ...Read more

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What is eustachian tube dysfunction, bilateral?

As follows.: The main symptom is muffled or dulled hearing. You may also have ear pain because the eardrum is tensed and stretched. Other symptoms that may also develop include a feeling of fullness in the ear, ringing or buzzing in the ear (tinnitus) and dizziness. One or both ears may be affected. See ENT doc to manage this problem. ...Read more

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What happens during nephrostomy tube insertion?

What happens during nephrostomy tube insertion?

Several steps.: Nephrostomy tubes are most often placed by interventional radiologists (ir). First, you may receive a mild sedative. Ir uses fluoroscopes to find the kidney. The skin at the site of the tube is numbed with local anesthetic. A needle is placed through the skin and into the kidney's urinary space. A wire is guided into the kidney, the needle removed, and then the nephrostomy tube is deployed. ...Read more

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How come there isnt an artificial fallopian tube or fallopian tube transplant?

How come there isnt an artificial fallopian tube or fallopian tube transplant?

Because IVF works: There is no good reason to try to make an artificial fallopian tube or try to transplant a fallopian tube, as in vitro fertilization (ivf) has high success rates for tubal problems causing infertility. ...Read more

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What's a nasogastric tube like?

What's a nasogastric tube like?

Like a tube: tube inserted through the nose and place the tip in the stomach to feed the patient long term use of nasogastric tube can cause erosion to the nose and nostrils and can cause all kind of sinus problems if tube feeding warranted the use PEG tube which a tube that could go directly to the stomach via the abdomen bypassing the upper part and could be inserted by a scope ...Read more

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Can force of fluid in chromopertubation open faliopian tube ?

Can force of fluid in chromopertubation open faliopian tube ?

I've seen it work: I perform hsg's on all of my own patients, and have been doing so (with water based contrast) for over 20 yrs. Many of my patients conceived right after the hsg was done! ...Read more

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Naso-gastric tube hurt m uch?

Naso-gastric tube hurt m uch?

Depends...: Some people complain about it constantly, some people don't have much issue with it. Alot depends on the actual size of the tube as well as the flexibility of the tube. As it stays in the body, it warms to body temperature and can become more flexible and less of an issue. ...Read more

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Why is gastrojejunostomy done?

Why is gastrojejunostomy done?

MANY REASONS: Connecting the small bowel to the stomach (gastrojejunostomy) can be done to bypass a blockage in the distal stomach or duodenum. It is done for GI tract reconstruction after removal of the distal stomach or duodenum. Actually, gastric bypass surgery incorporates a form of gj. There are other reasons, of course, but these are some of the primary ones. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had a gastrojejunostomy last year.can i do pilates??

I had a gastrojejunostomy last year.can i do pilates??

Yes.: Enjoy yourself. No physical restrictions. Good luck. ...Read more

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My tube are tied and i want more kids?

My tube are tied and i want more kids?

Bypass tubes: The cost may be an issue but tube reversal is possible but not always successful. A fertility center can harvest some of your eggs and fertilize them with dads sperm. The resulting combo can be placed in your womb at the appropriate time after your body has been prepared to receive the embryos. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for blocked tubes?

Blocked tubes: It depends on which tubes you are asking about. Please clarify question. ...Read more

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What are the signs when u need to have ur tubes taken out?

What are the signs when u need to have ur tubes taken out?

Your GYN would be: The best resource person. My input- persistent lower pelvic pain from pelvic inflammatory disease from infection/ std , ectopic pregnancy, endometriosis etc are indications for removal of fallopian tubes. ...Read more

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What does it feel like if my tubes came untied and what does it feel like?

What does it feel like if my tubes came untied and what does it feel like?

No symptoms: If your tubal ligation failed (fortunately highly unlikely) there are no symptoms except pregnancy to tell you! if you are concerned you can see your gynecologist about getting an hsg (hysterosalpingogram). This is an x-ray study done by injection of dye into the uterus to see if it flows backwards into the tubes. ...Read more

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What are my chances that my tubes can come untied by itself have that ever happened ?

What are my chances that my tubes can come untied by itself have that ever happened ?

See details: A tubal ligation means the the tube are tied off and then cut in half. If they one half becomes untied which is very unlikely the two ends will not reconnect. ...Read more

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What is test tube baby?

What is test tube baby?

Test tube baby: A test tube baby is a layman's term for a baby conceived using in vitro fertilization. ...Read more

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What is test tube baby?

What is test tube baby?

Baby from IVF: This is a child that is conceived in a lab from the combination of genetic material from the mother and the father. The resulting egg is then re-implanted back into the mother's womb. ...Read more

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What's a feeding tube for?

What's a feeding tube for?

Help with feeding: A feeding tube is used to help patient's with food intake. The tube will either be put down the throat, or there are more options for long-term care (e.g., a tube surgically placed in the abdomen, to directly access the stomach). Many situations call for feeding tubes; comatose patients, patients with esophageal or swallowing problems, etc. ...Read more

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What is an NJ feeding tube?

What is an NJ feeding tube?

Nasojejunal: http://images.medconduit.com/Portals/0/images/product/i08416.jpg Nasojejunal feeding tube

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Who needs a jejunostomy tube!?

For feeding: Jejunostomy tube is placed for intestinal feedings, usually in someone who is too ill and unable to swallow or eat. It may be placed in someone after a major abdominal surgery to assist in recovery and improve nutrition while healing. It is usually a temporary tube. ...Read more

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What's a nasogastric tube like?

Like a tube: tube inserted through the nose and place the tip in the stomach to feed the patient long term use of nasogastric tube can cause erosion to the nose and nostrils and can cause all kind of sinus problems if tube feeding warranted the use PEG tube which a tube that could go directly to the stomach via the abdomen bypassing the upper part and could be inserted by a scope ...Read more

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What must I know about a peg tube?

What must I know about a peg tube?

PEG Tube: A peg tube is used to deliver nutrition directly into the stomach bypassing the usual entry of nutrients through the mouth. You will need to know about some care issues related to the tube and some signs of complications. You should be supported by a registered dietician and the physician that placed the tube. ...Read more

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Is surgery to unblock tubes painful?

Is surgery to unblock tubes painful?

Depends/likely: There will be some pain after any and every surgery. However, the post surgery recovery period includes pain management with your surgery team and is usually very good. Okay to ask your surgeon about pain management after this procedure. The benefit of your procedure will be worth this small risk. Be well. ...Read more

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Can my tubes come untied in 5 years?

Can my tubes come untied in 5 years?

No: No it could not It is not a bow tie that is going to be untied. They cut them ,and burn them and tie them, and take a piece of it out I hope that answer your question ...Read more