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One of my teaches told our class that if you leave a tam pon in over night you'll have to get it surgically removed. Is this true?
YOU are the patient: ...not the MRI. Presumably you didn't just wander into an MRI facility & make an impulse purchase. A doctor ordered an MRI for a reason. (S)he is the 1 who knows you & can interpret the MRI findings IN YOUR CASE; or, if (s)he can't, is ethically obligated to find someone who can. Ask to see the actual images. "Questionable significance" means exactly that. Knowledge is power; arm yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've never used any tam-pons before I've always used pads, but I bleed heavily and go through many pads. Would I go through less tam-pons?
Rhizotomy: There have been few studies of the effectiveness of trigeminal nerve rhizotomy in the relief of trigeminal neuralgia. However, the studies did show it seems to be effective and well tolerated. The major complication is facial numbness. Rarely, but importantly there have been some cases where the neuralgia returns more severe than before. If this happens, contact your doctor asap. ...Read more
Throbbing in head & l.Back where i've had a fusion, u pon standing. What could this be? Is it serious ?
Low back pain: The first question is how long ago did you have your back fusion. I would not expect for the pain to totally subside to about 8 to 12 months after surgery. The other issue is that patients tend to develop facet syndrome after having had back fusion it can be treated but you'll need someone skilled in interventional pain to help. Other problems such as hardware failure are possible, get evaluated. ...Read more
4months before discovered venous angioma at brainstem pons.Took rest symptoms gone.Now its new got pain righteye, shakyvision. Related with cavernoma?
See your doctor: Go back and see the physician with whom you consulted earlier. This sounds potentially quite severe and you should be seen and examined asap. ...Read more