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Trauma To The Neck Long Term Effect To The Thyroid
Difficult: The pituitary is in the middle of your head. ...Read more
Risk factors: If this was a true TIA, due to blood vessel obstruction or distant embolism, you are clearly at high risk for another TIA or even a full blown stroke. You do not indicate if your doctor provide medication, but at the least, you should be taking an anti platelet drug, or even a anticoagulant. The cause needs to be evaluated fully. Do you have a skilled neurologist?? ...Read more
Ask Rad Onc: This is information that your radiation oncologist should be able to help with. This should come from them. ...Read more
How long does it take for local anaesthetic to be out of the area. Relative to blood thinning in the arm its injected into.
Local anesthesia: Depending on the pharmacologic agent used no longer than 6 -8 hours. Usually within an hour or two. ...Read more
Because the heart hypertrophies due to long term exercise, will this start to cause damage and arythmias or is it different as its due to exercise?
What duration of full body Anesthesia will cause damage to the brain? Will that decrease your IQ? Is the brain unrecoverable from the damage?
Odd question: Where did you get the idea that anesthesia causes brain damage? Anesthesia is a controlled sequence of dropping sensation but while preserving/supporting body functions like breathing, oxygen exchange, fluid balance. These do not damage if done properly. If your question is really about coma, the involuntary loss of consciousness,outcome is determined by the cause of the coma. ...Read more
About 15 years: Your cancer risk will go back down to baseline after 15 years. However any damage done to lung capacity is permanent. (emphysema changes). At 33, now is a good time to stop and you should be fine. Take a look at this article http://jco.Ascopubs.Org/content/21/5/921.Full" rel="nofollow" target="_bla. ...Read more
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What are long term effects of damage to the pituitary gland from chemotherapy in a male in his 60's?
Loss of hormones: One may lose control of thyroid & adrenal function. One may no longer secrete antidiuretic hormone with resultant diabetes insipidus. One may stop secreting growth hormone and if a male hormones that stimulate the production of testosterone.These hormones all contribute to organism homeostasis & metabolism. Medical treatment can compensate for their loss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No!: There has to be other factors responsible for wear ; tear of the patellar cartilage, like, trauma, dislocations, or partial dislocations of the patella, multiple sporting injuries can all cause the cartilaginous defects, resulting in more extensive damage with passage of time resulting in arthritis. ...Read more
How does untreated PAD lead to the loss of a leg? Make sure to mention the specific arteries of the leg.
Poor circulation: Peripheral artery disease results from atherosclerosis of the blood vessels supplying your lower extremities. The main arteries of the legs are the internal and external iliacs and popliiteal arteries. The smaller and narrower blood vessels are occluded first.If you have plaque in your arteries which severely impedes blood flow the tissue can die ( gangrene) and eventually lead to amputation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can botox migrate to other areas? Is it possible for the botox to migrate under the skin to unintended areas after injections? If so, how is the problem avoided?
Botox migration: Botox can migrate to other areas. This is the cause of the eye droop seen occasionally after injection of the "parenthesis" area between the brows. It is very unusual for Botox to cause systemic problems, except on individuals who have unusual neuromuscular disorders, such as myasthenia gravis or ms. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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