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Is fat injection thyroplasty permanent? I'm a 25 year old male wanting this for cosmetic reasons. What are the risks involved in getting this surgery?

Is fat injection thyroplasty permanent? I'm a 25 year old male wanting this for cosmetic reasons. What are the risks involved in getting this surgery?

Harvested fat varies: Results from free fat injections depend on the harvesting technique. The more damaging the technique, the fewer pluripotential (stem cells) survive the transfer. It's important to review with the surgeon his/her experience and see results at 3 - 6 and 12 months after injections so you can get a clear picture of the success or failure of the proposed technique. ...Read more

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What are the newest surgeries our injections to remove fat in the stomach?

What are the newest surgeries our injections to remove fat in the stomach?

Liposuction alternat: There is a relatively new device called zeltiq. Zeltiq freezes your unwanted fat and measurably destroys the fat cells. It costs about $700 per area treated, is mildly painful and has almost no downtime. Their website offers many doctors throughout the us who have the machine. ...Read more

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I'm going to have surgery soon and am wanting to know if the injection (lidocaine) hurts and how much?

I'm going to have surgery soon and am wanting to know if the injection (lidocaine) hurts and how much?

Likely: Most of the local anesthetics cause some pain when they are injected in sensitive areas of the body. It usually hurts first after injected and the it goes away. Different people experience pain different ways so some think it hurts a lot, some are ok. ...Read more

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I had oral surgery when i was a child and the injections were incredibly painful. Has anything changed?

I had oral surgery when i was a child and the injections were incredibly painful. Has anything changed?

Yes and no: Pain on injections can be lessened by giving the injection slowly! there are several devices that allow this. But mostly its the dentist that is the greatest variable. ...Read more

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Can i get a bigger butt without surgery by some kind of injection?

I agree with Dr. : Pappas. If you specifically desire a bigger butt - have you considered working w a trainer to ^ your gluteal mass? ...Read more

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Is surgery the only other option if injections don't fix pinched nerves in the back?

Is surgery the only other option if injections don't fix pinched nerves in the back?

Back pain: No. Physical therapy, chiropractic care, and aquatic therapy are other alternatives to surgery for low back pain and pinched nerves. Some patients benefit from anticonvulsant and anti-depressant medications that can relieve leg pain. Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and back bracing are also helpful treatments. ...Read more

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Pars defect l5. 20 y female. Conservative measures and injections don't help much. Is surgery an option! if so what kind will help with this.

Pars defect l5. 20 y female. Conservative measures and injections don't help much. Is surgery an option! if so what kind will help with this.

Tricky question: pars defects can often be asymptomatic incidental findings differential injections for diagnostic purposes are critical to confirm the pain generator while fusions can be done success for reducing axial back pain is limited careful consideration is required ...Read more