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Is it safe to have cosmetic surgery if I have had a kidney transplant?

Is it safe to have cosmetic surgery if I have had a kidney transplant?

Should be: However, always discuss such questions with your transplant dr. Before proceeding. He/she will know best. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have cosmetic surgery if I have had a kidney transplant?

Is it safe to have cosmetic surgery if I have had a kidney transplant?

Yes: Having a kidney transplant will. Ot prevent you from having cosmetic surgery. Your risk profile for things like infection and your ability to heal may be effected by your immunosupression. Prior to undergoing any type of procedure it is important for you to discusd the risks involved with both your nephrologist and your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Hello! is it safe to have surgery if you have mrsa?

Hello! is it safe to have surgery if you have mrsa?

Depends: On where your surgery is, if you have been treated and whether your MRSA is colonized or an active infection. These are great questions to discuss with your surgeon and primary care doctor. ...Read more

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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 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?

Yes: It is safe. Success rate depends on how far along in pregnancy. Risks would be same for any other medical termination. Surgical termination relatively soon after csection may increase risk of uterine perforation but 1 year is not super close ...Read more

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Is it normal to have surgery to tighten your virginity and make it seems like never had sex? Is this surgery safe?

Is it normal to have surgery to tighten your virginity and make it seems like never had sex? Is this surgery safe?

I : I believe the question you are asking has to do with tightening the opening to the vagina. I don't believe "normals" have been established in this arena. Many of these vaginaplasty procedures are becoming more common place but they are also very elective. In other words, it is rare when there is true medical necessity. These procedures are usually outpatient and very safe in the right hands. You can find gynecologists and plastic surgeons that perform these procedures. ...Read more

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I recently been diagnosed with svt. I decided to have the ablation done. I'm extremely scared to do this. Is this a common procedure and is it safe?

I recently been diagnosed with svt. I decided to have the ablation done. I'm extremely scared to do this. Is this a common procedure and is it safe?

Yes, usually: In experienced hands it is a very safe and successful procedure. Volume equates to better outcomes for most procedures, meaning you want someone who has done thousands of procedures and not just a few and want it to be done at a high volume center. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have eye surgery while pregnant?

Is it safe to have eye surgery while pregnant?

Yes: Generally, unless it's an emergency, like a retinal detachment or lacerated cornea, most eye sugery is best postponed to the postpartum period. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have surgery if I have frequent heart palpatations?

Is it safe to have surgery if I have frequent heart palpatations?

Medical evaluation: A medical evaluation is a part of pre-anesthesia check and is carried out prior to surgery. Please be sure to mention it to your doctor so that it may be taken into account in the evaluation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have surgery if I have several dermal anchors?

Is it safe to have surgery if I have several dermal anchors?

No: Any surgery is dangerous! the benefits must clearly outweigh the risks in your eyes before you should consider having it. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a hip surgry while you have mercer.?

Is it safe to have a hip surgry while you have mercer.?

I assume you mean: Mrsa not mercer the answer is yu shold not have surgery whil you have active MRSA - but consult an infectious disease person. ...Read more

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What to do if I have had a pomeroy's tubaligation. is it possible to become pregnant after this type of procedure without having the reversal done?

What to do if I have had a pomeroy's tubaligation. is it possible to become pregnant after this type of procedure without having the reversal done?

Yes: A small percentage of women will get pregnant on their own in spite of having a tubal ligation such as the Pomeroy. Its also possible to have in-vitro fertilization. In this instance fertilization occurs in the lab and the fertilized embryo is implanted in a way that bypasses the tubal ligation. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it safe to have an epidural if I have scoliosis?

Is it safe to have an epidural if I have scoliosis?

Yes: Most anesthesiologists are well-experienced with epidural placement, and scoliosis is not a difficult challenge, in most cases. For severe scoliosis, an anesthesia "consult" in advance -- that is, meeting with the anesthesiologist in the 7th or 8th month to discuss your case and reviewing x-rays -- might be a prudent idea. ...Read more

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If taking niphidipine, is it ok to have Remifentanil as an anesthetic for surgery ? I heard it is dangerous may cause CHF ?

If taking niphidipine, is it ok to have Remifentanil  as an anesthetic for surgery ? I heard it is dangerous may cause CHF ?

Drug interactions : Never heard of first drug. Check the spelling. There are many drug interaction checkers available on the Web. Your anesthesiologist should know about all of the things you are taking, not only prescribed mess but foods also. Some surgeries can be done under local anesthetic but others under general where you are unconscious. You must discuss all these issues with your docs beforehand. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have back surgery when sick?

Is it safe to have back surgery when sick?

Depends: When spine surgery is elective (not an emergency, such as for paralysis), it is best for a person to be well. If you have a serious infection or medical problem (like angina (chest pain), uncontrolled sugar (diabetes), uncontrolled high blood pressure, recent heart attack, recent heart stent required blood thinners) surgery should wait until those problems are addressed. ...Read more

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