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Is There Any Way For Me To Have My Diseased Nail Removed Without Surgery
No: Surgery is currently the only way to fix a hernia. You can try using things like an abdominal binder or hernia belt to try to avoid it getting larger or strangulated. Most hernia's can be fixed laparoscopically as an outpatient surgery with a relatively short recovery time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Short answer is NO: Certain stones, depending on their characteristics such as size and composition can be dissolved with medication. But it takes a long time and the med can be toxic to liver. Then the gallbladder will re-form the stone after it is dissolved. If you are an acceptable surgical candidate and have symptoms, you should have a cholecystectomy before complications arise. ...Read more
Is there any alternative to surgery to remove non cancerous testicular cysts? My urologist says it's currently the only way to remove them. Thanks
None : If they are benign , if you want you may leave alone with out surgery, no medication will remove them, but need to be checked regular basis for any change. ...Read more
My ball gladder is inflated, but I do not have stones or any other abnormality, is it possible to reduce it and live life without removal surgery.
Need more info: How did you find out your gall bladder is "inflated"? Are you having pain? What imaging was done? If you don't have gallstones or pain related to your gallbladder, there is no need to have it removed surgically just because it is "inflated" or enlarged. If you have an inflamed gallbladder, also known as chronic cholecystitis, you should talk to your doctor about other treatment possibilities. ...Read more
I have an infected pacemaker pocket. Is there any antibiotic approach that will help me avoid having all the hardware removed?
I really have callus in my feet. what sholud i do to minimize or to remove it?
Is there any natural treatment for it.
Can bathe : Then use a pumice stone......Get a more detailed answer ›
I've had a diagnosis for rcc however I do not want surgery which i a told is my best option, is there any other treatments out there for rcc?
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more
What to do if i had a disk surgery about 5 years ago and the pain is not gone! is there any new method to cure this problem?
Need new ideas: Forties male 5 years from disk surgery not any better. Disk might have been a "red herring". Up to 30% of people with chronic unilateral low back pain experience pain generation from sacroiliac joints. Find an osteopath who knows how to evaluate via physical examination and a fluoroscopic guided diagnostic block of the sacroiliac joint. See boa.Com ; my essays on pain syndrome board at quora.Com. ...Read more
Is there anything besides implants to replace molars that have been removed? Have two back molars that needed to be removed, do not qualifie for implant due to my bone density. Is there anything else that i can do? Is there any type of retainer that can
Partial denture: A retainer for this situation is usually considered a short term solution, but still appropriate, and sometimes a required step of a larger treatment plan to restore your bite. In this case it is called an interim partial denture and is much like a retainer which includes the two teeth. A more permanent version of this would be called a partial denture, and is usually made with metal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I had to get my testicles removed because of cancer. Is there any way for me to still have kids?
With banked sperm.: Sperm banking is an important part of any discussion for those undergoing treatment for testicular cancer. Most cancers involve one testicle only, but those with testicular cancer appear to have abnormalities with their sperm in the unaffected testis. Removal of both testicles, chemotherapy, or retroperitoneal surgery for more advanced testis cancer can render the patient infertile. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sever tonsillitis, ENT wants to remove my tonsils said there is no other way for it to heal, is it safe for removal while infected? 25 years of age
Severe tonsillitis : I personally prefer to remove tonsils well after an acute infection has resolved. The tonsil is less likely to bleed and fall apart during surgery and post operative bleeding risk is much less. For the moment, take antibiotics as prescribed and have a detailed conversation with your ent. You may also wish to consider a second opinion. ...Read more
No unless you : Have a signicant congenital difference with functional librations a hand surgeon will not offer a finger procedure to lengthen a digit. Cosmetic surgery and hand surgery do not mix well. The most essential issue in the hand is fiction followed elimination of pain deformity that are functionally limiting http://en.M.Correction of functional deformity not cosmetics. ...Read more
I have a 16mm stone in the neck of my gallbladder. I don't want to do an operation to remove it. Is there anything that can be done ?
What do you suggest if I have a very tiny cavity on my teeth.Is fillings is the only option to remove cavity.Are there any alternative way to treat cavity?
Restoration: Once the decay becomes evident, a restoration is needed. The longer you wait the larger the restoration will be. Tend to it soon. ...Read more
Be sides surgery is there any other way you can make your breast smaller? If surgery is the only option how do I go about doing that?
Other : Other than breast reduction surgery, often considered to relieve neck and back pain or other medical problems associated with having large breasts, diet and exercise (ie losing weight overall) would be the only other way to "make" your breasts smaller. There are several resources online for learning more about breast reduction surgery. To pursue finding the right solution for you, consider speaking with a board certified plastic surgeon who can discuss your reasons and options with you in person. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should i be concerned if my boyfriend has a calcium deposite on his knee is there any way a doctor can get rid of it without having to do surgery?
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