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Doctor insights on: How Many Concussions Is Safe

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How many concussions is too many?

How many concussions is too many?

Depends on severity: Ideally, we would prefer that patients don't have any concussions. However, these do happen. The concern with multiple concussions is their cumulative effect. If the concussions occur within a short period of time serious brain injury can occur. The entity of "dementia pugilistica" occurs in boxers who suffer many concussions in a short period of time. ...Read more

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Dr. William Singer
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Concussion (Definition)

An injury to the brain usually caused by trauma. Symptoms include loss of consciousness, altered ...Read more


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What's the best technic for amygdalectomy? Why most of doctors make electrocautery? Is it safe for adults? Any risks?

What's the best technic for amygdalectomy? Why most of doctors make electrocautery? Is it safe for adults? Any risks?

Be careful: Best success rates are 33-100%, but the complication rate ranged from 0 to 42%, whereas the mortality rate was as high as 3.8% best candidates are younger. Needs to be done at a center with a team of experienced psychiatrists and a functional neurosurgeon very familiar with psychosurgical procedures to select appropriate surgical candidates. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Accutane and are there long term effects?

Is it safe to take Accutane and are there long term effects?

Read the book: The i pledge book can bbe gotten at your doctor's office or found on line. This explains side effects in detail and prepares you to decide . Each patient is different. Patients who are good candidates , are grateful to have it. Most of my patients have not had any side effects so it is helpful for the right patient.. Dosage is usually lower for patients who have had laser care. ...Read more

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How safe is dysport? Are there any serious complications that can occur after dysport injections? .

How safe is dysport? Are there any serious complications that can occur after dysport injections?

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Very safe: In the hands of an experienced, qualified injector, Dysport is very safe. Most common side effects are bruising and swelling. If injected improperly, Dysport (and botox) and caused eyelid droop or weakness to other muscles nearby the injection site. These side effects are not reversible by any treatment but will subside with time (3-4 months). ...Read more

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After how many days of orchiectomy is it safe to have sex?

After how many days of orchiectomy is it safe to have sex?

One week: Actually, about 2-3 days, but one week would be safe, but i wouldn't suggest having sex that early after that procedure anyway. Should abstain for 3-4 weeks at least. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take urelle for long periods of time? Are there any consequences?

Is it ok to take urelle for long periods of time? Are there any consequences?

Conditional yes: Urelle is a salicylate compound and can have the same side effects as taking Aspirin or nsaids can. This is a prescription medication and you should be followed by your doctor. Let him/her aware of your concerns. ...Read more

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How is kali jiri powder for health ,any side effect .What are other ingredients /ratio. How many days need to take .Thanks?

How is kali jiri powder for health ,any side effect .What are other ingredients /ratio.
How many days need to take .Thanks?

Diverse remedies: It seems to have diverse uses, anti "worm" medicine, hair growth, anti-inflammatory etc. Side effects are its harshness on the gut and you should not take it in excess amounts. ...Read more

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For me (17 yrs male) how much masturbation is acceptable. Regardless of how much other kids do it. How much per week is safe and healthy?

For me (17 yrs male) how much masturbation is acceptable. Regardless of how much other kids do it. How much per week is safe and healthy?

However much feels good.: I think this is more a matter of sexual tension and relieving sexual tension rather than a safety issue. Some people have sexual activity rarely or never and some people have sexual activity several times a day. ...Read more

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How many cigarettes is safe to take in a day?

How many cigarettes is safe to take in a day?

Zero: The best thing to do is not to smoke at all. Smoking is a risk factor for multiple diseses including lung cancer and esophageal cancer. ...Read more

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Is it non epilepsy general seizure curable and how much it will take time to recover?

Is it non epilepsy general seizure curable and how much it will take time to recover?

Depends..: Upon the cause of the seizure almost completely. Drug use, alcohol withdrawal, traumatic brain injury if there was dural penetration or not all will have differing prognoses. You would be wise to seek individual professional opinion face to face for an accurate answer. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long is safe to take gabapentin for rls? I´m afraid the long term use can cause parkinson´s disease... Is it possible to happen?

How long is safe to take gabapentin for rls? I´m afraid the long term use can cause parkinson´s disease... Is it possible to happen?

Safety: Gabapentin has been around since early 1970s and used for lots of conditions into the very high doses. Typically no causative issues with degenerative problems like parkinsons. With that being said, it does have side effects. With any medications you have weigh benefit vs. Risk. For RLS doses, typically side effects are minimal. Have treated people upwards of 10 years with Gabapentin ... ...Read more

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What drugs to be taken after stopping smoking , is home remedial sufficient as many online post say this makes health good .How much this is true?

What drugs to be taken after stopping smoking , is home remedial sufficient as many online post say this makes health good .How much this is true?

Adjuncts to help...: prevent relapse. The 1-year success rate of quitting smoking "by home remedial" is dismal: less than 1%. (See how addicting nicotine can be!). Once you quit smoking, you are in nicotine withdrawal. 2 wks before the quit date, you should start taking Bupropion or Nortryptiline or other neuro-active agent that block cravings. (These meds take 2 wks to take effect & be continued afterwards). TTYD. ...Read more

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How many ibuprofen is it safetotake in oneday?

How many ibuprofen is it safetotake in oneday?

2400 mg: Generally the maximun dose of Ibuprofen is 800 mg 3 times a day for total of 2400 mg Ibuprofen has potential side effects such as gastric irritation and increased bleeding etc etc. So take with caution and if symptoms persist see your doctor. ...Read more

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What does a craniotomy to remove pineal cyst include? How long in hospital? How long is recovery? Any tips would b helpful

What does a craniotomy to remove pineal cyst include? How long in hospital? How long is recovery? Any tips would b helpful

Consider the need: I would first make sure that you need the surgery. Many pineal region cysts are benign and can be followed with imaging for some time. ...Read more

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How many lortabs is safe to take a day? An how often?

Only and only: The prescribing physician can provide you with an individualized answer. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a 15 year old to take emergency contraception? How long do the side effects usually last? How effective are these pills?

Is it safe for a 15 year old to take emergency contraception? How long do the side effects usually last? How effective are these pills?

Safe, effective for: Safe for OCCASIONAL use. EC pills are used after sex to lower the chance of pregnancy by about 70-80%. EC is a high dose of birth control. Abnormal bleeding or spotting is a common side effect. Nausea, abdominal pain or cramping, and fatigue may occur, but symptoms resolve in a day or two as the drug leaves the body soon. Women may also get breast tenderness, headache, dizziness, or vomiting. ...Read more