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Squirrel Fibroma Virus
Plantar fibroma: Treatment ranges from conservative to surgical. Conservative treatment consists of orthotics that accommodate the mass, use of topical verapamil, or injection therapy. Surgical excision can be performed but fibromas can recur. There are some studies supporting radiation therapy as well for very invasive and recalcitrant cases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Plantar fibroma: Treatment ranges from conservative to surgical. Conservative treatment consists of orthotics that accommodate the mass, use of topical verapamil, or injection therapy. Surgical excision can be performed but fibromas can recur. There are some studies supporting radiation therapy as well for very invasive and recalcitrant cases. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Not really: You shouldn't gain weight after surgery. If you lie around in bed or on the couch and don't do any activity you must limit your daily caloric intake to your BMR (basal metabolic rate) to maintain your current weight. If the calories you eat are equal to or less than your BMR you will not gain weight. You will only gain if you eat more than your bmr. http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-calculator/. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Homeopathy: This would call for collaborative care. One of my homeopathic teachers in mumbai, dr. Rajan sankaran, always insists on a firm allopathic diagnosis and consults with such colleagues regularly. If you had your case thoroughly explored by a competent homeopathic physician, there may well be a homeopathic remedy that helps you on all levels. See http://www.Theothersong.Com/clinic.Html. ...Read more
I have a fibroma on my tongue been there for years it hasn't went away yet or diminished how do you get those and how do you get rid of them?
Small Fibroma removed from tip of my tongue yesterday w/stitches too.Today my tongue is swollen in and around the that area.Is this common/normal?
Not common: Lesions of tip of tongue or dorsal surface are essentially benign. In the anterior 2/3 of tongue, malignancies only arise on lateral edge. When lesion excised, I assume under local, the sutures usually control the incision with minimal swelling. I suspect because of vascularity of area that a suture may have caught a blood vessel and swelling is a hematoma. As such warm gargles may help ...Read more
Small Fibroma removed from tip of my tongue yesterday w/sutures too.Today my tongue is minimally swollen in and around that area.Is this common/no?
Of course, cutting: tissue to remove tissue means creating damage (partially controlled) to tissue & capillaries, thus leaking cut blood vessels, damaged cells & cellular debris attracting white blood cells to clean-up the debris are all inherent, health (hopefully) restoring processes which create swelling & possible resulting tenderness/pain. Key to good surgery: minimizing collateral damage in ways easing healing. ...Read more
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