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I Can Not Be Safely Intubated For Thyroid Surgery Is There Another Safe Way
Please let me know if there is any drug that can be used as a mydriatic in old patient but should be avoided by others?
Atropinoids: dilating drops are either atropinoids or sympathetic meds like neosynephrine (phenylephrine). There are no age specific meds, only condition related contraindications. Anatomic narrow angle can be a contraindication as well as trisomy 21 (Downs syndrome). Of course allergy is also attention contraindication. ...Read more
Surgical removal of the thyroid can be performed safely in experienced hands. Risks include general anesthesia, bleeding, infection, injury to nerve that moves vocal cord causing hoarseness and swallowing difficulties, injury to parathyroid glands causing low calcium and need for medications, need for thyroid medications, scar and ...Read more
Yes, but.: There's no absolute contra indication to being on anxiety medication. However, it's critical you inform your surgeon of all of your current medications and the dosages so that he can determine if there's any concern about drug interactions which could lead to complications. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is sculptra recommended for aging skin? Is sculptra a safe treatment to use? I always worry that some of these treatment have not been proven to be safe to use. Can i be sure that sculptra is not just a scam but is actually an effective way to treat a sun
Is surgery the only way to treat a malignant thyroid nodule? Also how long would this operation take?
Would you recomend being sedated for wisdom teeth removal? Is there any other way to be sedated other than through an iv?
Can rifampicin/rifaldin be used to do chemical synovectomy in a patient having hemophilia arthropathy? Is it a safe procedure?
Too many unknowns. : There are too many unknowns for this type of treatment to be seeking advice on this forum. Please seek the help of a physician asap. ...Read more
Not really: I am presuming that you mean, can a tubal procedure be reversed? Yes, it can be reversed, but it will leave a scar that increases the likelihood of an egg implanting in the tube, causing a tubal pregnancy. Tubal ligation is intended to be a permanent procedure. Speak to your gynecologist on the matter, though some gynecologists do not do this kind of specialty work. ...Read more
Ablation: Hysterectomy can definitively stop the period and getting pregnancy. A less invasive surgery is to perform the essure tubal sterilization that is done through a thin telescope into the uterus (hysteroscope.) at the same procedure, the lining of the uterus can be removed to stop or lessen the period (endometrial ablation.) the result is not as complete as hysterectomy but very good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to have medical abortion after experiencing 1 year c-section? If i will do this procedure, whats the risk and percentage to be successful?
Is there a risk to Botox during fertility treatments? It helps with my migraines but I'm not sure if I can do it while doing in vitro fertilization.
Is there a cure for pcos? Can this be treated permanently? If so, what are the medicines to take to fully get cured? I have it since i was 14. I'm 28!
Can implantable contact lenses be used for severe myopia? I am very nearsighted, and i've been told that laser surgery might not be completely effective because of this. I don't want to undergo surgery if it won't give me 20/20 vision. Would implantable c
If : If you are not a good candidate for lasik, the alternatives are the implantable contact lens or a lensectomy. The latter is essentially a cataract surgery before the eye's natural lens has developed a cataract. Naturally there are pros and cons to these refractive surgeries. While it is impossible to guarantee an uncorrected visual acuity of 20/20 with any refractive surgery, most patients are very pleased with their result. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pls doctors i heared there is a new way to suck fats without surgery by using laser so is it useful? And is there any side effects?
Laser liposuction: External laser treatment ("laser lipo") is being used to "melt fat", but it truly does not work effectively. It may be useful for very tiny pockets of fat, but not for much more. Liposuction is still your best option for fat removal, if you can't lose it by diet and exercise. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How is it possible for an opiate naive person to have no head change while taking narcotic medications would this affect anesthesia during surgery?
Opioid high: The opioid" high" is achieved at a smaller dose in the opioid "virgin" patients than in the chronic user. In general anesthesia we have to limit the amount of opioids given to the patients for pain (we treat the pain under ga too) because when they wake up they have to breathe by themselves. In addicts, the necessary dose can be 10 times or more to be efficient (due to receptor up regulation). ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
How old should you be to take keragro and is it safe to take ? And will there be any negative results with in it ?
Get checked: It sounds like you are trying to get more hair growth. Looking online, there seem to be some questionable products out there - risky, especially if you don't know exactly what you need. Are you able to see a primary physician or dermatologist? You may not even need anything special; on the other hand, you may need a specialized treatment plan. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Check which one...: It is important to check which form of Hydroxyzine you are using as well. Hydroxyzine pam (pamoate) will help with anxiety. Hydroxyzine hcl (hydrochloride) won't help much. I have even seen pharmacists mix these up and dispense the wrong one on multiple occasions. If you would like a safer and easier over-the-counter medication, try liquid benadryl (diphenhydramine). It's chemically very similar to Hydroxyzine pam. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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