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How high is the risk of losing taste when having an operation in the cribriform plate ethmoid region?
How high is the risk of losing sense of taste when having operation in the cribriform plate ethmoid region?
I have to have an operation within the cribriform plate ethmoid region how high is the risk of losing sense of taste/smell?
Wife has high risk pregnancy wife is 10 weeks pregnant and the dr told her today she is a high risk pregnancy. She has a incompentent cervix that is small and short and told her without a cervix stitch she would most likely (90 %)lose the child. We are wo
A group of: persons who are uninsurable by normal plans because their high risk status all but guarantees the insurance company will lose money on them...the premium pool will not be able to cover the payouts. For example, a patient with a pre-existing medical condition trying to get health insurance, or a driver with multiple driving infractions/accidents trying to get auto insurance. ...Read more
Exposure: Acute exposure - sudden contact with something that is of short duration and normally won't repeat itself. High risk exposure - exposure to a substance that represents significant hazard to human health. ...Read more
I'm 37yrs old and if im considering having another baby in about 3yrs is this okand would I be considered high risk due to age?
Yes and yes.: Yes, "advanced maternal age" as it is called, is when the mother is age 35 or older at the time of giving birth to her baby. That being said, I have seen women who have had healthy babies after age 40. Hope that helps! ...Read more
I've tried to get health ins. Since i got sick 3 yrs ago, but keep being denied. Told i make too much or can't afford premium, high risk. What can I do?
ObamaCare can help: Obamacare can help people with preexisting conditions who have excessive, unaffordable premiums... But those features of obamacare may not be effective yet. Meanwhile, one can check for county or state sponsored insurance programs (some places have them, some don't). Another alternative is to find a job that offers health insurance benefits, but it can be hard to find a job sometimes. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Threats to baby, mom: Risk factors include conditions that might affect the health of the fetus and/or pregnant woman. Those include higher chance for birth defects, >1 baby, prior preterm birth, diabetes, history of eclampsia. Many women at high risk for pregnancy complications have healthy babies, but they probably saw perinatologists, had extra testing or imaging, or underwent treatments or delivery with nicu aware. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It's Relative: The list for high risk pregnancy is long. They share in common diagnoses in which early delivery may be forced to save maternal health such as severe hypertension and renal disease. Others in which baby's health may in jeopardy such as cervical insufficiency and diabetes. Early consultation with the obstetrician is desirable ! ...Read more
Stroke risk groups: Smokers, people with high blood pressure, and diabetes mellitus. These are the most common risk factors. Atrial fibrillation is also an important risk factor. There is a rare condition called Berger's disease that has a very high risk of stroke, in particular in Berger patients who smoke. ...Read more
Regular check up: I am guessing that you have glaucoma in your family, or your ophthalmologist has found some features of yours eyes that he thinks may lead to trouble down the road. Glaucoma treatment is highly successful so you only need to have regular check ups particularly the eye pressure, and evaluation of the back of the eyes. A regular visit to the ophthalmologist will be mandatory. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Advanced mom age: The risk of having a baby with any form of chromosome defect increases as the mother ages. It is lowest in her early 20's and rises above 1% at 40 and approach 5% at 50. It is a fact of life, that environmental toxic factors may eventually cause changes to the eggs that yield this risk. ...Read more
Not too many: Surgeons are reluctant to operate when the risk of death is very high. They see their role to be that of prolonging life. Nonetheless, many things can happen in surgery and death is a possible outcome. The more complex and lengthy the surgery, the greater the risk. Operating on deeper and vital structures increases risk. And the underlying disease may be critical and deadly. ...Read more
Second opinion: You can ask for a second opinion. Maternal-fetal Medicine doctors manage high risk OB patients. You are entitled to a second opinion. I would ask for one. ...Read more
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