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Cardiovascular surg: Cardiovascular surgeons can do bypass symptoms by either an open procedure or by a min invasive method. The open procedure requires the sternum to be opened with a saw . This is called a sternotomy.A min invasive symptoms uses several smaller port access sites but leaves sternum intact. The thinking with this method is its less painful and quicker recovery ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gamma knife: Doctors have different answers. Please contact Dr. Neal. ...Read more
Is RACZ catheter an option when numerous times of epidural steroid injection fails to relieve the pain? Then how many injections before considering RACZ?
For Scarring: Racz catheter is used on a procedure called epidural lysis of adhesions which is codespeak for scar tissue, assuming you've had back surgery. Generally it is used to deliver an anesthetic/enzyme mixture to break up that scar tissue but is also used for mechanical compression to breakup the tissue as well. Generally your pain/spine doctor should discuss when this is a good option for you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do Hernias of 5mm ,need surgery? Had Ultrasound in Panama:- Hernia post insicional de cicatriz en hipocondrio derecho de 5mm
Hola, doctor, necesito su respuesta urgente ... Tengo 16 años y tengo un problema que 2 ó 3 veces por semana tengo sueños humedos, como los redusco???
Nocturnal emissions: Nocturnal semen emissions ("wet dreams") are entirely normal and healthy, especially at your age. There is no to reduce them. Assuming you are not sexually active, more frequent masturbation might reduce the frequency of your wet dreams. In any case, this should not be worrisom. Buena suerte! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had surgery Friday, supposedly hymenotomy. Nurse mentioned exam under anesthesia and I'm confused.
Need to clarify: Call your doctor/nurse and for clarification as to what exactly you had done. ...Read more
Depends : Test would be done to determine if you’re a candidate for minimally invasive heart surgery. Some deciding factors may include medical history, age, type of heart disease and lifestyle. Generally, someone who has had heart surgery prior would not be a candidate. Some surgeries include ASD and PFO repairs, removal of tumors, valve, bypass and a-fib surgeries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nitrous oxide?: Nitric oxide is not an anesthetic, though sometimes it is used during surgery to lower blood pressure in the lungs. Nitrous oxide is a weak anesthetic gas, and could be used. Often shoulder surgery is done under nerve block with sedation. If general anesthesia is planned, this could be done with IV medications only or with a gas such as sevoflurane or Desflurane that is inhaled. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hola, estoy tomando tibolona desde hace 3 años y a pesar de ésto en la madrugada siento calorones, como si la pastilla estuviera persiendo efectividad?
Sorry,: your question was not translated into English. ...Read more
Yes: There should not be any significant interaction. ...Read more
Yes: 5-fu is a type of chemotherapy. It can be given by iv, or in certain cases as a cream that the patient inserts into the vagina with an applicator. I'm not sure why it has been recommended to you, but it has side effects you should understand. Ask your doctor for more information. Good luck! ...Read more
Other options: Botox is not approved by insurance companies or medicare for pirifoemis syndrome. There are other options for treatment, however, including standard trigger point injections (with Lidocaine or saline), topical Baclofen (from a compounding pharmacy) and physical therapy. Acupuncture can help. It is also out of pocket, but likely less than botox. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Shattered nose 3yrs ago. 2 surgeries. Referred to pain specialist.Has me doing sphenopalitine ganglion block at home and meds.No help. Hope for me?
Issue may be deeper: the pain may be originating from a deeper source physically and that is why the nerve blocks may not be working. Botox injections may help? I always suggest meditation-deep-slow breathing- also for pain. It helps stimulate parasympathetic nerve system which stimulates GABA and endorphin production leading to better pain control. ...Read more