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I'm looking into MTF procedure, since i'm 48 years young, is it a right time for this kind of surgery? Thank you. Yasser
Transgendered: First, congratulations on being at a place where you can reach out and ask for help. Gender reassignment surgery is not the first step in this process. One first should be in a good mental health therapy process to make sure this drastic change is valid for you. Then you must begin to live as a female, dress as a female, and then take the appropriate medications to begin to change. Then surgery. ...Read more
Pain Will guide you: If you cannot live with the pain in your current condition or you have weakness, then surgery may be the best option for you. Most microdiskectomies are very successful- but don't go into any surgery without carefully considering it. Many people get over a herniated disk in 3-4 months without surgery. Don't let yourself get too bad before you do something. Talk to your surgeon- he will help you. ...Read more
What surgery is required to eliminate severe pain if alternatives have not worked? Please help. Thank you!
Usually, vision deteriorates with time. Is it possible to somehow improve vision (w/o glasses, contacts, or surgery)? I'm in my 30s. Thank you.
I have a sentinel pile & it's gotten really big. It always bleeds w/each BM. I'm really scared for surgery cus of complications. Any advice? Thank you
Colon cancer: test that identifies DNA changes in the cells of a stool sample. The stool DNA test specifically looks for DNA alterations associated with colon polyps and colon cancer. The major goal of the stool DNA test is to detect whether DNA changes that indicate colon cancer or precancerous polyps are present in the colon. ...Read more
Is there a gyn who can take virtua charity care to do my surgery in southern new jersey?Please help. Thank you.
CALL Virtua and ask : Them, they will give u a list of docs who accept that coverage. ...Read more
I have just done my myomectomy surgery and planning soonest. How could that be. Pls educate me more thank you?
More info needed: I don't know what you mean by "planning soonest". Please explain. ...Read more
I have to go to surgery colostomy closure.What to expect after surgery?What should be my diet after surgery?Thank you
Follow advice: Following colostomy closure, i think it's a good practice to avoid very harsh roughage(nuts, popcorn, etc) until your bowel movements return to normal. Otherwise you should expect things to return to normal but it may take a week or two. It's best to follow your surgeon's advice, however. ...Read more