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I Am Skinny Is It Safe For Me To Have Leg Bypass Surgery In My Leg
Yes, if indicated: Actually by being thin the operation is often technically easier and wound complications are less compared to an obese patient. You may, however, be able to feel the graft easier which can be concerning to some but has no impact on the safety of the procedure. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I had a Tillaux Fracture in my ankle. Because it wasn't too bad i got a full leg cast instead go surgery. I am having trouble bending my knee and my leg is thinner. Is there anything i can do to help my knee while i am in a smaller cast below the knee?
Age?: this makes no sense You are 20 and stop growing by 16 unless there is some endocrine disease. Till aid fractures only occur in teenagers who still have a partially open growth plate At your age that is impossible. Thus the term tillage fracture is wrong. I don't know what kind of fracture it is so the question cannot be really answered without more information ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 24 year old female I have bow legs i want to know how to correct it . My shoes rubbed from one side always my legs don''t look good in jeans?
I herniated my disc in my back when I 13 my parents said no to surgery I am now 28 and it still affects me would it be to late for surgery?
What should I do about nerve damage 1 yr. And a half after surgery? I had surgery for my veins in my left leg. It was not sucessful in any way. My lower leg to my foot is numb and tingles. The doctor has admit to nerve damage. My neurologist said to wait
Im very obese. I know this because I have severe low back pain when I walk. I can't even walk for 5 minutes without pain. What is the best way for me to lose weight. I cannot have weight loss surgery because i've had stomach surgery before. Please help?
Weight loss center: I recommend finding a weight loss center that consist of a team of professionals who evaluate you individually and not provide a "shot gun" approach. A physician should look at your drug list and make sure u are not on meds that is causing weight gain or preventing weight loss. A exercise person should eval you and design a program around your limitations, dieticians to work with you individually. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How to deal with varicocele? I have it in my left testicle. I am looking for an option? I don't want any operation
Check w/a: Urologist. Most varicocele's don't need surgery, but there is no effective medical treatment. ...Read more
I just had laminectomy and discectomy surgery, is it concerning for me to have pain again down my leg?
Follow Up Needed: In some patients, having a nerve "un-pinched" or decompressed during surgery can be the equivalent of having an extremity "go to sleep" and then become painful and tingly when the extremity "wakes up". In other words, the nerve could be regenerating itself. You should still follow up with your surgeon to rule out a new pinched nerve or failed operation. Any more questions? Just ask. Deuk spine. ...Read more
I am 61 year old woman. I have bad knees and have been told that replacement of knees is the only solution. What exercise can I do for this ?
Water exercises: One of the best exercises for "bad knees" is to walk in the shallow end of a pool. Aquatic exercises are beneficial because they provide resistance with less weight bearing. Stretching (maintaining flexibility) and range of motion exercises (to prevent loss of movement) are also important. See you doctor or physical therapist for more ideas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have osteoarthritis in my right knee and one side is real bad the dr said i need surgery but not for 10 yrs my knee won't last that long?
Arthitis knee: Get a second opinon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hello doctor in an accident on my left leg i lost skin
so i had a skin grafting surgery
but my leg doesn't look good
can i have plastic surgery?
Cherish your scar: You're free to ask a plastic surgeon about scar revision, but let's think. You're a 20 year old man. You had a nasty accident and your survived, and kept your leg. You surely have a great story to tell, and other men will admire your scar. Most women will think it's cool, too. We buy tattoos; we can only earn scars. A man's good looks come from physical fitness. This is entirely under your control ...Read more
My right leg is slightly bowed and my left leg is straight. Why would i only have one bowed leg? What can I do he fix it? I wasn't born with this
An orthopedic: Surgeon or podiatrist may give you a good answer based on an exam. You may have dropped arches in your feet, or other issues. It's impossible to say from a one liner. ...Read more
I am on xarelto for dvt in leg I had. Can I do weight training (bodybuilding) while on this medication. Was told the "pumps" we get can be dangerous. ?
After six wks..: Hope you have modified your risk factors for DVT also... ...Read more
Had left nephrectomy 16yrs ago. I have 10inch black tattoo on my right side, amd im planning to have lazer removal. Is it safe for me in my case? Help
Safe: It is a concern that you have a solitary kidney but the depth should protect it from removal of a tattoo. You may also ask your nephrologist. All the best. ...Read more
I am a athlete (kabaddi) my age is 19, weight 65 kg , height 6 ft I have in pain in my joints of legs and arm what can I do to get out of this problem?
Ice, stretch, NSAID: Kabaddi is a rough sport. Like other american contact sports, many joints can be hurt. Icing them and areas of injury/pain after an event is important. Stretching before and after is good too. You may need to take some anti-inflammatories or can take natural supplements too; omega 3's are good. Ice! ...Read more
I am an indian girl and my age is 20 i want to increase some inches to my hight my hight is 5 feet. Is limb lengthing surgery safe and how much useful?
I am 19 245 lbs 5'7 BMI: 38 I was wondering what your opinion is on the lap band surgery. Is it wise for me to get it with my age?
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