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Is there a surgical procedure to remove fluid from the abdomen?

Is there a surgical procedure to remove fluid from the abdomen?

Paracentesis: Paracentesis is a procedure whereby a needle is placed into the abdominal cavity to remove fluid. This can be done to diagnose a condition, or relieve discomfort from the abdomen being distended. However, it is important to find out the underlying cause of the accumulated fluid and treat it primarily if possible because the fluid will like reaccumulate if the condition persists. ...Read more

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Is there a procedure that can remove the fluid around my lungs without requiring general anesthesia?

Is there a procedure that can remove the fluid around my lungs without requiring general anesthesia?

Yes: Thoracentesis, as it is known, involves placing a needle into "pleural space" under local anesthesia and with drawing fluid by a syringe or allowing passive drainage. Certain 'rapidly accumulating" effusions may require hospitalization and placement of a chest tube. ...Read more

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Is there a non surgical procedure to remove large kidney stones from the body?

Is there a non surgical procedure to remove large kidney stones from the body?

Minimally invasive: Occasionally, large stones need to be removed via a combined percutaneous and endoscopic approach. An interventional radiologist will place a wide diameter sheath into your kidney through your flank. The urologist will the pass an endoscope through the sheath and remove the stone using shock waves. ...Read more

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Is there a procedure to removed baby from the Fallopian tubes without surgery?

Is there a procedure to removed baby from the Fallopian tubes without surgery?

Medical & surgical: An ectopic pregnancy can be eliminated by surgical opening of the Fallopian tube and removal via Laparoscopy or sometimes manual extrusion, which may fail to work with follow up serial HCG's rising. Medical use of methotrexate requires an ectopic to be less than 8 weeks gestation. The danger is always imminent rupture & massive bleeding while waiting for the Rx to work which can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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Is there a cosmetic procedure to remove the bumps on the arm caused by a dialysis fistula?

Is there a cosmetic procedure to remove the bumps on the arm caused by a dialysis fistula?

Depends on cause: Bumps must be looked at to determine their nature. Cannot answer without seeing and palpating the sites. ...Read more

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What procedure is used to drain fluid from a cystic lesion in the brain?

What procedure is used to drain fluid from a cystic  lesion in the brain?

Check with your doc: This is very difficult. Check with at least two neurosurgeons for second or more opinion. ...Read more

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What will happen to the organs beneath a post surgical scar?

What will happen to the organs beneath a post surgical scar?

Not much: may stick to inner peritoneal wall. If a fascial - abdominal wall defect occurs, then gut or organ can herniate into the space. ...Read more

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What is the procedure required to remove a cancerous growth in the mouth?

What is the procedure required to remove a cancerous growth in the mouth?

Mouth cancer: Depends on what kind of cancer you are talking about. You need to see a specialist an oral surgeon or a craniofacial surgeon. Don't ignore this. ...Read more

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Is there a way to remove surgical mesh from the obturator muscle in the hip and if so what type of dr would do this?

Is there a way to remove surgical mesh from the obturator muscle in the hip and if so what type of dr would do this?

Depends on type: If you had a vaginal mesh procedure, then you should seek treatment either with the implanting surgeon, a urogynecologist, or a urologist trained in female pelvic surgery. If you had a hernia repair, then you should seek treatment with the implanting surgeon or another general surgeon. ...Read more

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Are there circumstances where the body is unable to resorb the fluid from a ruptured Baker's Cyst?

Are there circumstances where the body is unable to resorb the fluid from a ruptured Baker's Cyst?

Slowed: There are circumstances like impaired lymphatic flow that can complicate fluid resorption. But assuming fluid isn't continually produced eventually the fluid will be resorbed. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to undergo surgery when the discovery of a gallstone in the gallbladder. Or there is a cure and there is no need for surgery?

Is it necessary to undergo surgery when the discovery of a gallstone in the gallbladder. Or there is a cure and there is no need for surgery?

R u having symptoms?: The only definitive treatment of gallbladder disease is to remove the "gallstone factory". Thankfully, this can usually be removed via out-patient laparoscopic surgery. Like all operations, there are risks and it is up to you and your surgeon to decide if the benefits of this operation outweigh the risks. However, if you have stones that are "silent"--not causing symptoms--we don't recommend rx. ...Read more

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Is there a surgical procedure that can remove acne?

Is there a surgical procedure that can remove acne?

Not really.: If you have active acne, surgery is not the way to go. We use various antibiotics, vitamin a-based medicines, and topical medicines to treat acne. There are surgical procedures to treat scarring after the acne subsides, however. ...Read more

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Are there stitches that dissolves in the body? I.E. No need for a post surgery to remove the stitches?

Yes!: Some sutures are designed to dissolve as the area heals. Others must be removed. All sutures that are deep in the chest or abdomen, for example, dissolve on their own. The external sutures you get in the emergency room may have to be removed; it's easy and usually painless. Your doctor should tell you what type of after-care you will need. Good luck. Lgromkomd. ...Read more

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After the surgical removal of an avm from the brain, can it come back? If so, how likely is it?

After the surgical removal of an avm from the brain, can it come back? If so, how likely is it?

Unlikely: If the avm was completely removed ie. The nidus removed and all feeding vessels that are not feeding other essential ares of the brain are clipped, the likelihood of the avm returning is slim. If the entire avm could not be removed due to its location, there is a chance it would again recruit additional blood supply and grow. There is therapy to address this, talk to your neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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Is there a surgical procedure to remove fluid from the abdomen?

Paracentesis: Paracentesis is a procedure whereby a needle is placed into the abdominal cavity to remove fluid. This can be done to diagnose a condition, or relieve discomfort from the abdomen being distended. However, it is important to find out the underlying cause of the accumulated fluid and treat it primarily if possible because the fluid will like reaccumulate if the condition persists. ...Read more

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