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How Do U Know If U Need Surgery For Hemroyeds
How do u get diverticulitis, how do u know if u need surgery to cure it? What happens during surgery, how does it cure it?
Infection: Small out-pouches form on the outside of the colon, most often in the left lower abdomen. Infection of these pouches is diverticulitis. Prevent by eating high fiber foods, avoid junk foods, avoid constipation, drink plenty of liquids, take fiber supplements such as metamucil. Surgery to remove part of the colon is only for multiple episodes of recurrent infections, colon stricturing, bleeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Acute or chronic?: Acute bronchitis is often manifested by a cough productive of discolored mucous and often accompanies URI symptoms. A fever and body aches may also be present and it can have either a bacterial or viral etiology. Chronic bronchitis is a form of COPD and is defined by a cough productive of discolored sputum in a person with a history of smoking. It is usually not associated with cold sxs or fever. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mixed bag: Certain schools of thought feel as though stones imply a need for cholecystectomy (gallbladder removal). Gallstones form for several reasons, namely chemistry in our bile (which is made in the liver). People who lose weight rapidly also have a propensity to form gallstones. You may have gallstones but it is unknown unless you had symptoms and an ultrasound to verify. Usually people have RUQ pain. ...Read more
Bulge or lump.: A hernia will manifest itself as a bulge, most commonly in the groin or belly button region. The bulge may be tender, is often reducible (either spontaneously or with direct pressure), and may be as small as a grape or as large as cantaloupe. In general, no bulge, no hernia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Strabismus surgery: Only your ophthalmologist can determine the neccesity of surgical treatment for strabismus - usually after failure to correct it via patching and/or glasses causing deterioration of the visual acuity of the affected eye. If you are not satisfied with the recommendation, get a second opinion. ...Read more
Fewer calories: The answer is to burn more calories than you take in.This is very hard in that the body will do everything it can to preserve those calories.It is useful to know that fat has double the calories as carbs or protein-so every time you refuse french fries and take a salad with no fat dressing you win.Exercise-like a 30 min walk-will do wonders!try it and let us know. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms; testing: Often a UTI is suggested by burning with urination, urinary frequency, and possibly blood in the urine (orangish color). Some experience pain over the bladder area. Although there are otc products to ease discomfort, they discolor the urine & making urinalysis more difficult. Avoid caffeinated drinks; increase fluid intake to help flush bacteria out, & see your doctor for testing & treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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