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Pillar: Hello, the pillar procedure can be performed in the office under local anesthesia. I usually recommend soft food, pain meds as needed after the procedure has been performed. Typical recover is 1-2 weeks of mild discomfort. ...Read more
My son got 2800 immnoglobin e level what is the medicine or procedure to attain normal. Is there any side effects is this normal please help?
Allergy?: A high immunoglobulin E level indicate a high tendency to allergy to various factors. Why was the test done? Ordered by whom? If your primary care doctor ordered it but did not explain what it means, please ask for a referral to an allergist. If the specialist ordered it, I'm sure he/she will go over what it means and what needs to be done, depending on his symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chronic pancreatitis: Medical known as lateral .Pancreaticojejunonsotomy. Major abdominal surgery for relief of pain associated with chronic pancreatitis. Surgery consists of opening pacreatic from one end to other(from head to tail)slit open duct is then sutured to loop of proximal small bowel, jejunum. This permits pancreatiuc juices to drain directly into the small bowel without having to travel down length of duct. ...Read more
Stitch in the cervix: A cerclage is a simple surgical procedure where the doctor places a stitch in the cervix to provide support during pregnancy. This procedure is for women who have an incompetent cervix and can not hold the baby in for the duration of the pregnancy. The procedure is very short and can be done in a few minutes under general or spinal anesthesia. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers