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Doctor I have chubby cheeks and im 63kg and 1658cm. I want to remove the fat around my mouth. So is buccal fat pad removal good or laser liposuction?

Doctor I have chubby cheeks and im 63kg and 1658cm. I want to remove the fat around my mouth. So is buccal fat pad removal good or laser liposuction?

Depends.: Those are certainly two options, but you'll need to consult a good plastic surgeon or cosmetic dermatologist who has lots of experience with those procedures. There is no way to know what would work best for you without seeing and examining you in person. ...Read more

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Help-i have redness & small blisters & cracks (burns?) from laser hair removal on face, neck & corners of mouth what should I use to heal w/o scars?

Help-i have redness & small blisters & cracks (burns?) from laser hair removal on face, neck & corners of mouth what should I use to heal w/o scars?

Ointment: It sounds like you may have some mild burns from the hair removal laser. Any cracks or blisters should be covered with antibiotic ointment and kept clean. Avoid any sun exposure until you are cleared by your treating physician to reduce any damage. The face usually recovers very quickly from this type of treatment. ...Read more

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Hi am wondering can I get an estimate what would be the tonsil stone laser cryptolisis?

Hi am wondering can I get an estimate what would be the tonsil stone laser cryptolisis?

Tonsil stone: Many ents have stopped doing this procedure because the stones often come back and the procedure is painful. The standard tonsillectomy is often the way to go ...Read more

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Good day my husband had a remnant bit of tonsil removed yesterday via laser, and today is sick, very weak and throwing up and stuff is this normal?

Good day my husband had a remnant bit of tonsil removed yesterday via laser, and today is sick, very weak and throwing up and stuff is this normal?

Maybe: He may be having an adverse reaction to the pain medication presribed but only your doctor can determine the cause. Please contact the surgeon who did the surgery or your family doctor. ...Read more

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Do most ent's do the laser co2 thing to ablate tonsil crypts without surgery?

Do most ent's do the laser co2 thing to ablate tonsil crypts without surgery?

Laser CO2 tonsil: Laser co2 tonsillectomy is by definition surgery. What may differ, depending on the surgeon is whether they perform laser tonsillectomy under general anesthesia or under local anesthesia with sedation. Most ent's use electrocautery, bipolar, harmonic scalpel or radiofrequency (coblation) for tonsillectomy. ...Read more

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How safe is laser tonssil resurfacing to cure tonssil stones? Can it cure my tonssil stone issue?

Safe: Laser resurfacing is a safe and fairly noninvasive procedure. It smooths out the surface of the tonsils and helps prevent stones from forming in the pockets that sometimes form. Here is an excellent article on tonsil stones.
http://www. Therabreath. Com/tonsil-stones-treatment. Html ...Read more

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What is best and least expensive to remove/soften lines around mouth? Laser treatment or fillers or something else? Time of recovery for both? I have never been a smoker. They make me look bitter and sad.

What is best and least expensive to remove/soften lines around mouth? Laser treatment or fillers or something else? Time of recovery for both? I have never been a smoker. They make me look bitter and sad.

Skin: Skin fillers such as juvederm, Radiesse and Restylane (dermal fillers) are the mainstay products that most cosmetic surgeons are using these days to rejuvenate the area around the mouth. Dermabrasion (not microdermabrasion) is a surgical alternative but much more invasive. ...Read more

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Laser surgery on tongue 6 weeks ago. Now dave dry mouth and metallic taste. Tongue has been rubbing on metal fillingwhat does this suggest?

Laser surgery on tongue 6 weeks ago. Now dave dry mouth and metallic taste. Tongue has been rubbing on metal fillingwhat does this suggest?

Call your doctor: Laser surgery on tongue for what? Are you taking medications? We would need much more information in order to help you. I suggest that you call and see the doctor who performed the surgery and ask those questions of him/her. ...Read more

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I am suffering from pharingitis during two year. My consultant ask me to do tonsile remove by laser technology. I want not to done operation on throat.

I am suffering from pharingitis during two year. My consultant ask me to do tonsile remove by laser technology. I want not to done operation on throat.

More info needed: It is difficult to tell what you are asking. You need to provide your symptoms, duration of symptoms, treatments given, and what do you want to know. ...Read more

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What causes roof of mouth lacerations and bleeding?

What causes roof of mouth lacerations and bleeding?

Not normal: It could be a few things from pizza burns to some form of pathology. If it does not go away within a week or two, I would suggest a visit to a dentist or oral pathologist. ...Read more

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Can laser cavity removal hurt?

Can laser cavity removal hurt?

Mimimal: Laser cavity removal only works on virgin teeth
some patient feel it more than others. ...Read more

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Could laser cavity removal hurt?

Could laser cavity removal hurt?

Depends on severity: The bigger the cavity, the closer the infected tooth tissue is to the nerve of the tooth, the greater the risk for discomfort. Your dentist is skilled in anesthesia and in selecting the best decay removal mechanism. Talk it over with your dentist. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a tonsil removal like?

Docs, what's a tonsil removal like?

Sore throat: During removal no pain you are under anesthesia after there is swelling in the back of the throat and a sore throat for anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. There occasionally os some bleeding about a week after removal so be aware of this and let your surgeon know if this bleeding happens ...Read more

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What amount does laser cavity removal cost?

Varies..: Each office has it's own fee schedule, so you'll have to ask the office where you will be treated. It also depends on the size of the restoration and the material used to restore the tooth. There is no one universal answer to give you. ...Read more

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To what extent does laser cavity removal cost?

Depends on severity: Depends of the amour of work required to resolve your problem, the fee schedule your dentists feels is appropriate, and the general cost of doing similar service in your area. Ask your dentist. Remember, dentistry is a service, not a commodity. Fees are based on the amount of service that needs to be done for you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if laser cavity removal hurts?

Pain less: The use of dental lasers has provided many options and better dental services for the dental patient. Lasers cause less pain than regular high speed drills, less anxiety, faster procedure and more conservative treatment. Good choice and good luck. ...Read more

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Questions on tonsil removal. Will I breathe better?

Questions on tonsil removal. Will I breathe better?

It depends: This depends upon if you have breathing problems solely due to enlarged tonsils. Your breathing is also impacted by your weight, use of or exposure to tobacco smoke, size of tonsils and adenoids, whether you have allergies or asthma. Review these questions your primary care provider and/or ear nose and throat/otorhinolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Can I eat soft pizza after the 5th day of my tonsil removal?

Can I eat soft pizza after the 5th day of my tonsil removal?

Ask your ENT: Ask your surgeon what you should or should not be eating; fair question, should have input from your doc. ...Read more

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How bad do marks need to be to have laser stretch mark removal?

How bad do marks need to be to have laser stretch mark removal?

Subjective: Cosmetic dermatology procedure. As such, it is subjective, i.e. Eye of the beholder. Medical indication might be if they cause significant psychological distress/symptoms. Even so, insurance may not pay for it. ...Read more

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I can hit whistle some low notes but I sound too nasally. Will tonsil removal help me with this problem?

I can hit whistle some low notes but I sound too nasally. Will tonsil removal help me with this problem?

Possible: The 3 major reasons why tonsillectomy is performed are 1.) recurrent infections, 2.) severe upper airway obstruction, and 3.) foul smelling odor caused by retained food particles in the tonsils. The tonsils are never removed electively to alter voice quality or the ability to whistle. It is true that tonsillectomy may widen the oral cavity and improve voice quality. ...Read more