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Treatment for Hydrocephalus with posterior fossa cyst & VP Shunt insertion with pyogenic meaningitis?

Treatment for Hydrocephalus with posterior fossa cyst & VP Shunt insertion with pyogenic meaningitis?

Pyogenic: Infection in the face of a VP shunt will inevitably require that the shunt be removed, the infection treated with antibiotics and then the shunt replaced. ...Read more

Shunt (Definition)

Device that allows the flow of usually a fluid between two places. Sometimes a shunt may be used during carotid endarterectomy surgery to maintain the blood flow to the brain while the carotid artery ...Read more


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Can a person with a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt have children natural?

Can a person with a ventriculo-peritoneal shunt have children natural?

See below: As long as the shunt is functioning, there should not be a problem. ...Read more

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What does "ir" stand for in "ir picc line insertion"?

What does "ir" stand for in "ir picc line insertion"?

At our: Hospital, ir refers to Interventional Radiology. So the order is for the picc to be placed by the Interventional Radiology team. ...Read more

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Who does grommet insertion?

Who does grommet insertion?

PE Tubes: For a variety of ear conditions, otolaryngologists (ENT) may recommend insertion of pe tubes/tympanostomy tubes, sometimes referred to as grommets. ...Read more

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Is the grommet insertion a risky thing to do?

Is the grommet insertion a risky thing to do?

No: In an experienced ENT doctors hands it should be no problem. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to use tampon after IUD insertion?

Is it possible for me to use tampon after IUD insertion?

Yes: There is no problem using a tampon once an iud is placed. ...Read more

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How painful is IUD insertion for nulliparous women? What measures can be taken to relieve the pain?

How painful is IUD insertion for nulliparous women? What measures can be taken to relieve the pain?

IUD: It is one of Common Contraceptive used by women. If it fits well, it does not cause much pain. For 3 months or so it can cause pain and bleeding. You can take NSAID such as advil (ibuprofen) or motrin for pain. There is no such contraindication of IUD for Nulliparous women. ...Read more

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What are risks of grommet insertion surgery?

What are risks of grommet insertion surgery?

Few: Grommet us a hollow tube inserted in the tympani membrane to drain fluid in the middle ear to prevent infection and deafness fairly safe some times will result same as complication and bleeding. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain after copper IUD insertion?

IUD: IUD insertion can lead to cramps. If they occur they usually resolve w/i 3 months or less. NSAID's can be helpful if pain occurs. **http://www. Familyplanning. Org/pdf/Facts_About_IUDs. Pdf ...Read more

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What are the health risks of grommet insertion surgery?

What are the health risks of grommet insertion surgery?

Tubes are safe: Overall risks are minimal. Most common is drainage from the tubes which is usually treatable with antibiotic ear drops but rarely they need to be removed to stop it. There are very small risks of the tubes lasting less than 6 months or longer than 2 years. There could be a persistent hole in the eardrum (~1% of the time). Up to 1/5 people may need a 2nd set of tubes. ...Read more

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What to do about copper IUD pain one week after insertion?

What to do about copper IUD pain one week after insertion?

CALL YOUR DOC not: Normal, to make sure everything is ok and the iud is in the right place and u do not have an infection, call your doc now. ...Read more

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Is pain after copper IUD insertion normal? Should I be concerned?

IUD: IUD insertion can lead to cramps. If they occur they usually resolve w/i 3 months or less. NSAID's can be helpful if pain occurs. **http://www. Familyplanning. Org/pdf/Facts_About_IUDs. Pdf ...Read more

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When do you recommended to have intercourse after an IUD insertion?

Whenever you like: There are no restrictions on timing of intercourse with an iud. However, it may be appropriate to wait one week if you are using no other form of contraception. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a longer than usual period after the insertion of the IUD marina?

4-6 weeks: That is very normal for the first 4-6 weeks after insertion. Then cycles should normalize then get shorter, lighter or absent. ...Read more

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I'm on the nuva ring and after a week of insertion I began bleeding more than normal - is this considered normal?

I'm on the nuva ring and after a week of insertion I began bleeding more than normal - is this considered normal?

Depends...: ...On where in your cycle you placed it. If not inserted early in your monthly cycle, then you should expect irregular bleeding until you get to the second ring. ...Read more

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My wife's IUD fell out. What are the chances of a second IUD falling out after insertion? She has never been pregnant.

Worth another try.: Just because an IUD fell out after an insertion does not mean that all IUD's will fall out of this particular uterus. Unless there is a known anomolie of the uterus or the cervix, it is worth replacing the IUD as it is an effective method of contraception. ...Read more

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I now am on my second month of insertion of nuvaring, am I suppose to wait 7 days to have unprotected sex? I started nuvaring (mar.18th)

I now am on my second month of insertion of nuvaring, am I suppose to wait 7 days to have unprotected sex? I started nuvaring (mar.18th)

Your fine: If you are on your second NuvaRing and you waited no more than one week between rings you are protected and should be protected from here on out even during the week between rings. For more info www. Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more

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46F. Was Dx with insertional tendinosis L leg. Dr wants to send me to PT. Can I just treat it at home instead? What kind of stretches do I do?

46F. Was Dx with insertional tendinosis L leg. Dr wants to send me to PT. Can I just treat it at home instead? What kind of stretches do I do?

Tendinitis: The reason you need to go to PT is for an evaluation of what exercises are the best to help; and not harm you. Then you can likely do them at home. But you need a proper evaluation first. So if your car was making funny noises would you take it to a mechanic or just keep driving and hoped it got better? ...Read more

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Sex didn't hurt at first but a few months later it started to hurt during insertion. The pain goes away after it is in deeper but I get sore quickly?

Sex didn't hurt at first but a few months later it started to hurt during insertion. The pain goes away after it is in deeper but I get sore quickly?

Talk to your doctor: Pain during intercourse is a common problem and may be due to a variety of causes. See your doctor for an evaluation. The treatment will be based on the diagnosis and cause of your symptoms. This can be a quality of life issue for many couples. I encourage you to see your doctor. ...Read more