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I'm considering getting osseous surgery done this friday. What can i expect?

I'm considering getting osseous surgery done this friday. What can  i expect?

Osseous surgery: is usually done by a periodontist. adequate anesthesia and sedation are used. After the access to the bone is established the dead bone and tissue are removed and the area is cleaned. The site is covered with a periodontal pack or dressing for healing and comfort. Instructions are given and explained. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the results of an osseous surgery on the teeth?

What are the results of an osseous surgery on the teeth?

Osseous surgery: can reshape the alveolar bone to fill holes created by periodontal disease. As a result, the treated teeth will look longer and remain in your mouth for a long time. ...Read more

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Chronic unilateral left pars defect , osseous edema right anterior L5 body centrum acute/subacute fracture tried everything should I consider surgery?

Chronic unilateral left pars defect , osseous edema right anterior L5 body centrum acute/subacute fracture tried everything should I consider surgery?

Let me explain: The traditional treatment for what mention usually nonsurgical. If the pain is disabling you and can not by nonsurgical means, i believe you consult a spine surgeon or neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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I had four quadrant osseous surgery two weeks ago still having pain in my jaw. Increased sensitivity also. Taking 6 Advil (ibuprofen) a day. Is this normal?

I had four quadrant osseous surgery two weeks ago still having pain in my jaw. Increased sensitivity also.  Taking 6 Advil (ibuprofen) a day.  Is this normal?

It is not normal: Generally, NSAIDs (Advil, Aleve, (naproxen) etc.) are starting the morning before surgery, and taken for 3-7 days. After this time no prescription medications are normally needed. In addition to the NSAIDs, a narcotic may be recommended for the first few days. Contact your surgeon for post op evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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Second osseous surgery last week, and a frenulectomy. 800mg ibuprofen for several days. Now having heart palpitations, related to surgery or meds?

Second osseous surgery last week, and a frenulectomy. 800mg ibuprofen for several days. Now having heart palpitations, related to surgery or meds?

Palpitations: When was your last medical check-up? I would not assume anything. It would be better that you see your physician as soon as possible for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Pouch surgery in ulcerative coitis y doesn't it work on everybody?

Pouch surgery in ulcerative coitis y doesn't it work on everybody?

Indication 4 surgery: Pouch creation and successful performance in ulcerative colitis patients truly shows the "art" of medical/surgical care. If you have been told by your surgical team that you are not ready, or not a candidate for a pouch, then okay to ask more questions of that team. It is better to stay with an ileostomy than proceed too fast to a pouch. Many factors can derail your ultimate success. ...Read more

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Can a roux en y surgery be reversed?

Can a roux en y surgery be reversed?

Generally yes: Depends on diagnosis that led to the surgery, and status of health and length of remaining intestine. ...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

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Is eye surgery for a 93 y.O.?

Is eye surgery for a 93 y.O.?

Too old to see?: Age does not determine the necessity for eye surgery but does impact the outcome. Always balance potential benefit of proposed surgery and risks with age being only one of those factors. Frank discussion with doctor and family should help find common ground. ...Read more

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