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TIPS shunt removal. If they can be inserted They can be removed. Can you please suggest a surgeon who does remove TIPS shunt? Thank you for your time.

TIPS shunt removal. If they can be inserted They can be removed. Can you please suggest a surgeon who does remove TIPS shunt? Thank you for your time.

See surgeon: These are usually not removed. They can be closed / narrowed intentionally if needed. I would suggest you to see a transplant surgeon (any local transplant center). In south Florida you have Cleveland Clinic, University of Miami.. Read more

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Had stitches last year due to salivery gland removal. At both the corners of stitches some keloid type thing is getting developed. How to get rid of it?

Had stitches last year due to salivery gland removal. At both the corners of stitches some keloid type thing is getting developed. How to get rid of it?

Scar revisions: In order to comment, a photo or exam is needed to determine where the scar is and see if plastic surgery is even feasible. You should see a local plastic surgeon or dermatologist to review your concerns. Read more

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Gino gave me birth control pills & told me 2 start taking them after IUD removal. It's been 2 wks & I haven't started yet. Can I start now?

Gino gave me birth control pills & told me 2 start taking them after IUD removal. It's been 2 wks & I haven't started yet. Can I start now?

Start now: You can start now, but since we don't know where you are in your current cycle, you should use backup contraception for the month. Also, you may have some irregular bleeding. This will correct itself next cycle. Read more

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In 12 hours I will be 7 days after wisdom teeth removal. Is it safe to smoke? Pls no preaching about how unhealthy it is. Just an honest answer. Please!

In 12 hours I will be 7 days after wisdom teeth removal. Is it safe to smoke? Pls no preaching about how unhealthy it is. Just an honest answer. Please!

Smoking ;extractions: Smoking is usually discouraged for 48-72 hours following extractions. Reason: to inhale the smoke you must create a negative pressure in your mouth. This negative pressure can dislodge the clot from the extraction site resulting in a dry socket. You should be fine to enjoy the cigarette of your choice. One week post extraction--you should be fine to enjoy the smoking brand of your choice. Read more

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