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Surgery Game For Kids
Look at the kid..: Verbally or, more importantly non-verbally, your kid will communicate if in pain. Or take advice of the professional (doc, nurse practitioner, physician assistant) that knows your child the best, or has done the surgery. Then what medication, what dose, what frequency, what adverse affects to watch for are all guided by medical personnel, and generally should be written instructions. ...Read more
Maybe: The fact that you say medication didn't work makes me assume your child is in the nicu. In this setting the PDA usually has an impact on the baby's ability to breath so the PDA needs to be dealt with. In older children pda's can be closed non-surgically in the catheterization lab, but if your baby is very small this option is not available and tying off the PDA at bedside can usually be done. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
6wga diagnosis with chiari1 years ago. Surgery not recommended. Must i worry about anasthesias for delivery? Will my child have this? I'm very concerned.
Deep breaths: It is normal to worry while pregnant. I already am confident you'll be a great mom! you'll have a few ultrasounds during your pregnancy to check on the baby. Keep all of your prenatal checkups. Delivery is a ways off and we can talk closer to that time. Right now, you are to focus on your nutrition and avoidance of smoking, alcohol and drugs. ...Read more
Yes: A child, or an adult, can die from an overdose of pain medicines before surgery, after surgery, or having nothing to do with surgery. However, if a child has been properly prescribed pain medications by a competent physician, and you are giving the prescribed amount at the prescribed interval, then the risk is almost nonexistent. ...Read more
Depends: The answer depends on the size and type of asd. In general, we often wait until the child is a few years as asds pose no emergency during that time (as long as there aren't other major medical conditions). The surgery is better tolerate and technically more successful when they are older. But again, this depends on whether the child has any other issues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually yes: Guys start out with 2 testicles, so if something happens to one of them, the other one alone makes enough hormones and sperm to have a family. So, the question is whether or not he has at least one good testicle. The answer is usually yes, even though nothing is 100% certain in life. ...Read more
Question too vague: You need to be more specific with your questions. Provide background DX , age and type of procedure.Start over, questions are not linked on the site. ...Read more
Unlikely: A rare but well-recognized complication of hernia surgery is trauma to the tube that carries sperm, the vas deferens (that's the tube that is clipped when performing a vasectomy). In order to have fertility problems, a person would have had the misfortune of trauma to both sides--possible but unlikely. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Often helps: Surgery for endometriosis usually improves the chances for future pregnancy. Surgery can decrease scar tissue, remove cysts from ovaries and get rid of some of the endometriosis. After surgery i often put my patients on a medication to slow or prevent endometriosis from coming back so fast, such as bcp or lupron (leuprolide). Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had oral surgery when i was a child and the injections were incredibly painful. Has anything changed?
I'm 28 yrs old and I have endometriosis and i dont have a any kids if i dont do the surgery what will happen?
What do you suggest if my child is 7yrs old. she have chalazion from 7months, can I do for her surgery now or take a time. plz ans?
Why wait?: This is an easy thing to fix. Get it done. ...Read more
Do you recommend a timpanoplasty for a 15 years old child? Do you think he will have a normal life after the surgery? I mean will he be able to swim?
Tympanoplasty: He should do just fine after surgery and certainly will be able to swim ...Read more
Just how effect or even worthwhile is recticole repair surgery? Darn childbirth! #nqlu yup, having five kids left me damaged. I have a recticole. Is it worthwhile having it repaired? What are the chances of bad outcomes?
Very effective: As with any surgery, a rectocele repaired by a competent and experienced surgeon can be done effectively with minimal risk of complications. Unfortunately, even the best of surgeons have complications at times. The best way to know if a rectocele repair is right for you this to see a surgeon and be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need more info: Records from the primary care doctor, surgeon, any pt and other doctors plus operative notes and imaging reports or films need to be seen by a specialist in pregnancy (perinatologist or maternal-fetal medicine specialist). Input from a new spine surgeon might also be needed. Then a discussion between ob, mfm, spine doctor occurs along with consultation with family. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer