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How Is A Chest Tube Inserted Does It Hurt
Depends: There are 2 ways. the easiest way is to place it over a wire that's inserted through a needle. These work for almost every type of problem that requires a chest tube. The other way, is to make an incision, dissect down to the ribs and puncture the pleura and place the tube through the hole. This is much more involved and painful. Local anesthetics do not numb the pleural and deep tissues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A chest tube (chest drain, thoracic catheter, tube thoracostomy, or intercostal drain) is a flexible plastic tube that is inserted through the chest wall and into the pleural space or mediastinum. It is used to remove air (pneumothorax) or fluid (pleural effusion, blood, chyle), or pus (empyema) from the intrathoracic space. It is also known as a bülau drain ...Read more
Anchoring stitch: Has to be cut. Some patients do it themselves but it is not the best option. ...Read more
How long does it take for a tight discomfort in chest to go could it be acid ps top of chest is where it is dr?
Self fixing: The hole or perforation closes up by itself as part of a healing process. ...Read more
What does it mean if I have pain as supposed to discomfort when a speculum is inserted and opened in my vagina? Is endometriosis a possible reason?
Yes possibly: Obviously speculum exams involve placement of the instrument within the vagina - first through the pelvic floor muscles (called the kegels muscles) and they can hurt. With the opening of the speculum the ends can push against anything - cervix, inside the pelvis and if a person has endometriosis it can cause pain. Typically intercourse would also be painful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have this bump where the hole of my nose piercing is. It does not hurt. What is it ? I've pressed it to see if any pus comes out but nothing does.
Nose pierce cyst: Sounds like a cyst has formed. Best t seek in person ENT or PS opinions and surgical removal under local anesthesia. ...Read more
No discomfort: I'm not sure if you are talking about a Gastrointestinal Endoscopy or not. This is a procedure that a doctor can look at your digestive tract. It is usually done under conscious sedation. This is where you are semi-awake and usually able to respond to commands, but do not remember the procedure. There can be some mild bloating and gas afterwords which can result in some mild discomfort. ...Read more
Hopefully not: Ask your doctor! bones are one of the areas of the body that are very hard to make numb. Just giving that medicine hurts & even afterward, there is a kind of deep bone ache that happens with manipulating bones. For that reason, sometimes your entire arm/leg/etc. Will be made numb with regional anesthesia. Your doctor will do all she can to safely minimize the hurt. ...Read more
What is a Cytoscopy? Does it get inserted in the penis or another spot in a guy? Does it require any surgical procedure? And does it hurt?
Endoscopic exam of: bladder , looking inside the bladder the scope is introduced through penis in male directly though urinary orifice in female. some times through the scope additional procedures are done , Slightly more painful in men due to anatomy , Some type of anesthesia or sedation will be give . It is fairly safe low risk useful and commonly done procedure .Speak to your doctor. ...Read more
I have something stuck inside my penis and i can't get it out. It is a 10 inch silicone tube. It was inserted into the urethra.
What does it mean when your breast is blowded and it has pian like soar or it feels like there is needles pinching ?
POSSIBLE INFECTION: If a unilateral breast(single) is swollen and in pain with pins and needles in the nipple or the breast, acute mastisi or infection of the breast tissue mat be the cuase and should be checked soon. If breast feeding it still could be and infection but soacking in warm water may relase the milk and pressure in that case. Moinitor for fever and redness. ...Read more
Think twice or more: Getting a tattoo is painful. In addition, there are no controls as to what chemicals they are putting into your skin. You could develop an allergic reaction to one of the dyes used. In addition, if you change your mind and want it removed that is difficult, costly and usually not very successful ...Read more
What happens at a transvaginal ultrasound? Does it hurt? How big is the probe? Will it be different because I have vaginismus? I'm scared.
Don't Worry!: If you are able to engage in vaginal intercourse then a transvaginal ultrasound should not be a big deal. The probe is about a foot long and no more than an inch in diameter. The probe is covered in a condom and lubricated with gel. You may insert it if you ask. It is advanced to the cervix and moved to see the uterus and ovaries. Many women like the tv exam better since the bladder isn't full. ...Read more
I had to get a cathederized coil enclosure in my heart when i was 5. Does anyone know where it is and what it does?
PDA: You most likely had a connection between aorta and pulmonary artery usually this closes after birth .This connection serves well in utero and spontaneously closes in most people. ...Read more
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