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Many hematologists: Evans syndrome is an autoimmune disorder in which the body somehow makes the proteins called antibdies that attack and destroy the red cells as well as plateletes--causing anemia and bleeding problems. Depending on the severity of your condition, steroids and/or IV immunoglobulin is used. If you or someone you know suffering this affliction, consult your doc/hematologist (blood doctor). Good luck. ...Read more
Within the last 1.5 yrs I severely sprained my ankle that previously had an Evans Repair. It is extremely unstable again. What are my options?
Ankle instability: Lots of options for ankle instability. There are more aggressive ankle stabilization surgeries if you choose to redo it. Bracing is always an option of course, physical therapy for strengthening. In my opinion you should seek repair with some Ossetia or bony component/ tendon transfer or ligament reconstruction. With severe instability a fusion is a last resort as well. Good luck. ...Read more
What are the risks of a surgery involving evans osteotomy to correct a valgus foot? How likely are these risks? Thank you very much.
Doubt: Not that I know of. I think he probably is just endowed with genetically full lips. Some people 'enhance' their lips with various fillers. Look at lisa rinna for example. ...Read more
I had a surgery on my ankle called evans osteotomy. They used cadaver bone. What or howis it done how long pain & when can I stand on foot?
All questions you should of asked your surgeon prior to the surgery.
Now, that it is over, these are all questions you should ask your surgeon now.
No one one this forum, but your surgeon should be telling you when you can stand post op from a surgery that we did not perform.
I wish you a speedy recovery. Don't be afraid to ask your surgeon questions. ...Read more
No controlled studies have been done.
Some women report transient swelling, and are happy.
It is certainly only transient, lasting for 8+ hours by reports.
Don't purchase a large supply if you are going to try it!! ...Read more
Losing weight: Doesn't quite work like that. Even if your weight were to be lower right after exercise, it is just from sweat loss. In order to track weight loss, weigh yourself at the same time (preferably in the morning) every day. Chart your weight over time, and you will pick up the trend. Don't worry, weight fluctuates day to day. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Actually some very: Smart folks smoke mj, but they act very dumb while under the influence. They think they are profound and brilliant, but they really are just stoned. Many not so smart people smoke, and they do not get any brighter afterward. It can be psychoaddictive and can tempt you to smoke and do nothing else. That is indeed not productive, if not dumb. ...Read more
Perception.: Sadly, in america being thin is prized. Thin people are extensively used a role models (see ffilm, advertising etc). As a result, someone can come to perceive only thin people as being "normal". Our perception of healthy becomes warped. My guess is that you scrutinize your body and weight a little too much. How about aiming for healthy rather than thin? Take care. ...Read more
Could be: If it isn't one yet- it sounds like its on the way to becoming one. I would be concerned about bulimia. They would be the ones to hoard food in private and vomit. It might be time to see a psychologist and find out why she feels the need to behave as she is doing so. Catch it early before it become a serious problem. ...Read more
Is this new?: Many things can cause anxiety including an anxiety disorder, of course, but also thyroid problems, too much caffeine, nicotine or any other substances, any new medications, new stress in your life. My question would be whether or not this is brand new anxiety or if you've had it for awhile. Treatments include psychotherapy, medications, relaxation strategies. I"d be happy to talk more with you. ...Read more
Slow and steady: It takes a while to put on weight and the best way to be successful in losing it is to be slow about it as well. With a well controlled diet and exercise plan, you should anticipate 1/2 - 2 lbs per week. More than that can set you up for gaining it back quickly. With this calculation, you should plan to take at least 2 months and often more for the 15 lbs. Have your physician give you a plan. ...Read more
Possibly: I have been unable to find reports of allergic reactions to eas advantedge. However, the products contains several proteins, including milk and soy (see product details on eas website. These proteins and a few other ingredients are known potential allergens, so the possibility of allergic reactions exists. ...Read more
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Many causes: You may be eating too much for the amount of exercise you are doing or are not exercising with enough intensity or enough time to get the benefits. Could also be hormonal, thyroid, medications. See your doctor and get checked out if you have not recently. ...Read more
Yes: Even if your ability to maintain an erection and ejaculate has not yet recovered, a stroke would not have affected sperm production. However, many medical conditions that predispose one to a stroke are also linked to a low sperm count. If you are trying to conceive your doctor can perform a sperm count and offer detailed advice. ...Read more
Need more info: Where does it hurt? And need details about the pain. It is best to see a doctor and have it evaluated, diagnosed and the it can be treated. ...Read more
Not necessarily: There are some mental health issues that are biological; however, it is usually in a grey area in terms of nature and nurture. There is usually something that triggers a mental health issue, but there had to be something there to be triggered in the first place. Best wishes. ...Read more
Your goal weight: Loss rate is too steep to be healthy. Try setting goal for 1 up to max of 2 lbs per week average. Insure that calories burned > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water /day. Aim for 8 hrs of sleep & at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit /day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid soda, alcohol & junk carbs. Get mix of cardio & weight lifting exercises. ...Read more