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I'm 17 years old, living in Australia, Geelong, I've been feeling unwell for around over 2 years now. I'm most of the time tired, with headaches att?
See your doctor: You should schedule an appointment with your doctor. ...Read more
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.
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
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?
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
Had a miscaiage over a month ago with epideral ever since been gettong worse headaches back pain walking into. Things loss of hair stomach pain?
Speak with GYN: If you had an epidural then a wet tap complication is possible but you need to discuss with your gyn and the anesthesiologist. A wet tap is where the needle causes a small leak of spinal fluid and lead to headaches and some back pain. Does not cause hair loss but that can be hormonal changes after the pregnancy. See your gyn for more detailed info. ...Read more