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How Painful Is The Nesbitt Procedure
A med student did a very painful procedure on me that resident could do better. Do I need to put up with this?
No: You can request to have the resident do the procedure. Be firm. You are not obligated to let others do the procedure on you. However, please understand that this is how new doctors learn. This is how things are done in teaching hospitals. Going to a hospital without medical students and residents will allow you to avoid this situation. ...Read more
Not usually: The pain usually is short lived from an intravenous injection of the radiotracer. Some people experience pain from hida studies for gall bladder function and chest discomfort from cardiac stress tests. Patient is monitored by medical personnel.. The patient is usually imaged in the lying down position. Imaging time is variable and can last few hours, but is intermittent and not continuous. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: But this test is usually necessary to determine if your level of disc abnormality on the MRI is really an problem or not. Many times the bad disc is not visualized on a MRI done while lying down. The discogram injects saline into the disc creating pressue in the disc simulating gravity effect whil standing, if the disc is bad the disc wil extrude and cause pain but you will know you need surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The purpose of the : Test is to find the source of your pain by recreating it over the same location with the same quality as the disc is injected. If it is a normal disc you will feel pressure. If a disc that is somewhat abnormal , maybe an ache but a disc or discs that are the source of your pain should be an exact reproduction temporarily. This is done under local anesthesia with occ. Use of some sedation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How painful is smartlipo? How much pain should I expect during and after my smartlipo procedure?
Tolerable: Pain is relative, everyone responds differently. That being said, most people tolerate smart lipo very well while awake with only an oral pain medication prior. We use tumescent anesthesia, where a numbing fluid is injected into the area to be treated prior to the laser treatment. This portion of the procedure is somewhat uncomfortable, but after that pain is minimal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hello I have a question I am getting a therapeutic pulpotomy done tomorrow I'm scared to death! Is it at all painful after this procedure?
No: A therapeutic pulpotomy is not a painful procedure and generally is done to relieve pain in many situations. It is obviously something you need done. You will be in better health for having it done! ...Read more
I am a 35 year old female virgin. Is there a surgical procedure to eliminate the physical aspect of being a virgin so my 1st time wont be so painful?
Yes possible: You will not need a surgical removal of hymn if it is still intact , your fear is understandable see your gyn doctor if needed will rx vaginal dilators , give instructions how to use them to increase width and depth of vagina. It is usually done for certain diseases and after sex assignment ( sex change ) you could be a candidate also. ...Read more
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