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Do surgeons do pathology tests on endometriosis adhesions and lesions?? I have servere endo deep pelvic & residual with kissing ovaries & endometrioma
Not always.: Endometriosis is usually pretty obvious to the surgeon and pathology tests are often not needed just to make the diagnosis at the time of surgery; however, if anything is removed from the body it will be sent to pathology for tests. Biopsies are sometimes done if there is question about the diagnosis. Best wishes! ...Read more
Just got my CT scan results. It says here that impressions are polysinusitis w/ bilateral maxillary & left sphenoid retention cysts.. Please explain?
Shattered nose 3yrs ago. 2 surgeries. Referred to pain specialist.Has me doing sphenopalitine ganglion block at home and meds.No help. Hope for me?
Issue may be deeper: the pain may be originating from a deeper source physically and that is why the nerve blocks may not be working. Botox injections may help? I always suggest meditation-deep-slow breathing- also for pain. It helps stimulate parasympathetic nerve system which stimulates GABA and endorphin production leading to better pain control. ...Read more
White spots on tonisls & stones. had problem since I was 7. went to docs 3yrs ago. only min done. clearly need surgery for removal. help!
If you set up a: virtual consult with one our doctors, we can refer you to an ENT surgeon for a second opinion. Recurrent strep infections, especially those accompanied by scarlet fever, valvular heart disease or kidney involvement, as well as tonsil infections complicated by abscess formation, are among the conditions in which benefit of tonsillectomy outweigh risks. You should complete TB treatment first. ...Read more
Mum, 64, had successful lap surgery removed right ovary & cyst. Post op care? Also water boils near incision sites. Using lactofine lotion on them ok?
Follow up: After laparoscopic surgery, most patients can resume normal activities relatively quickly. Consult your surgeon in this regard. "water boils" near incision sites are frequently blisters related to the adhesive in the dressings used to cover the incisions. Keep these sites clean and dry, and see your surgeon in his office for a postop visit as directed by him. ...Read more
Is the difference in: Opinion clinically significant? Two pathologists, like any two people may have slightly different view of a given tissue. It is for your doctor to discuss the matter with both parties to see if the differences are just terminology/semantic or do the opinions differ enough to affect diagnosis and treatment. If latter, it would be good to consult a pathologist at a large academic center. ...Read more
Gamma knife: Doctors have different answers. Please contact Dr. Neal. ...Read more
Do Hernias of 5mm ,need surgery? Had Ultrasound in Panama:- Hernia post insicional de cicatriz en hipocondrio derecho de 5mm
I have chronic scar pain (inflammation + nerve pain) 2 years post-tibial sesamoidectomy. Doc suggested injecting sculptra. What do you think?
Need to find a doctor on fort sam houston that accepts tricare for spouses to do tubal ligation reversal surgery asap lynnette bigelow
Brooke : Brooke army medical center serves fort sam houston. You can contact humana military healthcare services at 1- 800-444-5445 or you can make an appointment (210) 916-9900. However, wilford hall usaf medical center is at lackland air force base which is also in san antonio texas. It is a world class medical center with a large gynecology department. Good luck. ...Read more
Many options : There are many scar treatments available now. The best is some form of silicone-either topical cream or solid sheet. The last paper i read that compared scar treatments had silicone as the best. Also it's cheaper then mederma and is sold at most major drug stores and online. ...Read more
Can i keep bahama cruise reserv 1mo post-op after laparoscopic assisted low anterior resection of rectal cancer? Surgeon says no, gi/oncologist yes.
Can u please tell me foods that are easy 2 dig Hav slow dig system,poss partial blockage doto severe endo,mult surg,hyst,+2laporotomys n yr,adhess,mas?
2 sores(white)on tongue.difficult to speak properly. been there around 2 weeks. wut treatments r available?andwhich dr.to see(not dentist)
Who performs lymph node biopsies? Haematologists, oncologists, radiologist? None seem to provide any answers
Clnscopy1. One 20mm Sessile Tubvillous adenoma removed w/saline injection/hot snare. Repeat 1 year
2nd Clnscopy 10mm sesile Tubular adenoma at previous site Removed piecemeal w/ jumbo cold forceps.ArgonPC performed .When should I repeat Clnscpy?
1 to 2 years: no right answer here but would repeat in 1 to 2 years to be safe ...Read more
Having thr w/post approach.With noted non-tear inflam issues to glut min & med attachments, dr plans on using autologous prp upon closure. Thoughts?
Will probably help: with speeding the healing process.Get a more detailed answer ›
EVLT Complications: Depends on who did the treatment & what the complication was. If a vascular surgeons performed your treatment, then they should be able to deal effectively with any complication. Blood clot or vein damage complications are typically best treated by a vascular surgeon, and there is a chance you may need catheter thrombolysis to dissolve the clot. Treat the complication as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer