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2-3%: From the study that leads the approval of Revlimid (lenalidomide) -the data showed that there were 9/346 (2.6%) patients in the Revlimid (lenalidomide) group who developed grade 3 atrial fibrillation compared to 2/345 (0.6%) patient who developed grade 3 atrial fibrilation in the placebo group. ...Read more
Does anyone know, after hallux valgus-hammer toe correction surgery, doctor arranged plaster of paris bandage upto knee.?
Surgery 2wks ago for floating toe after osteotomy for crossover.Have been NWB.MD on Wed.Have 3 kids/going insane.When FWB, please!? Thank you
No, except: NSAIDS are not contraindicated after cardiac surgery due to specifics related to the operation. Aspirin is actually probably indicated after heart surgery especially coronary bypass. NSAIDS may be contraindicated based on other drug use, renal function and other medical problems. Check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had severe leg/foot cramping. Shots given, left foot. Dev hammertoe! dr rec surgery. 3mo. Later, dr refuses surgery &rt foot dev hmrtoe! what can I do?
See another doctor: See another doctor, preferably an md trained in foot and ankle. Sounds like you saw a podiatrist. ...Read more
When is it safe for return to workouts after kenalog (triamcinolone) steroid bilat knee injections for severe oa.
Epidural for my c sections 14&12 y ago, chest numbness. Need epidural for upcoming hip surgery. Risk for chest numbness again or was block too high?
5.5 months post dvt.Coumadin (warfarin) therapeutic.30-40 comp stocking worn daily.2nd ultra sound in two weeks.Dvt unknown cause.What can I expectgoing forward?
Microfracture: Different surgeons have different protocols and you should discuss with your surgeon. Typically, motion of the knee and non weight bearing (WB) are used postop for about 6 wks. There are exceptions. If the micro fracture was in the kneecap joint a knee immobilizer may be used to reduce WB knee flexion and WB with a straight leg may be permitted. Some docs use less restrictive protocols however. ...Read more
2 days: I hold patients out of strenuous activity for 2 days after each viscosupplement/joint fluid injection to minimize soreness and maximize benefit. Of course, your physician should be able to guide you in this process. Some patients that have moderate pain and swelling are held out of sports until their symptoms improve, which may be a few weeks after completion of the full series of injections. ...Read more