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Type Of Instruments Used To Remove Foreign Body In The Ear
Gets removed: Most ocular foreign bodies are actually "on" the eye, not "in" the eye, and are removed in the office with eyedrop anesthesia. More rarely, a rapidly moving foreign object will penetrate the wall of the eye, cornea or sclera, and ends up inside. In almost all cases, this will need to be urgently removed with a surgical procedure. The prognosis for recovery depends on the nature of the injury. ...Read more
Is there an ultrasound procedure to locate a foreign body in the throat lining? Foreign body is plastic.
Nasal foreign body: Assuming you have a foreign body in the nose, the foremost strategy would be to remove the foreign body. Your nose will be much happier that way, too. If the foreign body can't be taken out right away, avoid sleeping on your back, breath with your mouth open and expedite getting it out. Removal of nasal foreign bodies is typically not something that should wait...Not even longer than a day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Best to have: Foreign body removed which often means a visit to the eye doctor (ophthalmologist) who can see if you damaged your cornea. They can also prescribe antibiotics as necessary. You can use cold water in the mean time to decrease pain and wash away the pain. But your eyesight is not something you could risk losing. Please see a doctor. ...Read more
Seizure surgery: There are a variety of surgeries to control seizures including vagal nerve stimulation. Surgery is not an option unless medications fail to effectively reduce or eliminate the seizures. The next step is noninvasive and possibly invasive monitoring to determine a surgical option. Each case is highly specific and should be discussed with the neurologist and neurosurgeon in a team approach. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can stem cells be used to create fibrous tissue over part of skin of the thigh to create mesh from patients own body for hernia repair?
What kinds of materials are used in place of skull during a cranioplasty? What are the synthetic materials that doctors use in place of bone during a cranioplasty?
Depending : Depending upon the problem being addressed, type and size of defect, and final plans for reconstruction a number of materials may be used ranging from acrylics to titanium mesh. ...Read more
What is the mechanism in which cancer kills? Do the masses interfere with proper organ function? Or do cancers put off toxins in the body? Or what?
How doesCA kill: Cancer cells grow,requiring energy, disrupting normal organ function and can even growing into vital structures like blood vessels.Left untxed CA will essentially drain the person, why they loose wt, and eat into adjacent organs. It can also spread gaining access to other organs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can we view the whole human Ear canal (from the opening to the ear drum) from our naked eye with the help of a flash light.(without using an otoscope)?
If the body has a natural tendency to heal itself, why must physicians surgically remove parts of the colon or intestine?
Healing: The body does have the ability to heal itself, but needs support and stronger interventions at times. If there are tumors in the colon, vascular damage, or extreme inflammation that kills part of the colon, those parts must be removed so that the rest can function well (and so can you!). Most doctors are as conservative as possible in such surgeries, and do not recommend them without cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a link between tattoo ink and cancer? When laser removal frees the ink from the dermis, are the lymphatics able to keep the body clean?
No: Of the millions of tattoos that have been performed there has been no definite link with the onset of cancer which in particular would be suspected of developing in the skin in the region of the tattoos. The etiology of the squamous cell Ca, basal cell Ca and melanoma have been associated with causes unrelated to tattoo. There has also been no complications from removal by laser. ...Read more
Do you know are the types of dioxins present in auto exhaust the type that bioaccumulate in the body for decades?
Danger seems minor: If you believed everything you read about dioxins, you'd be reading uncritically. It's enormously politicized, and much of what's written both by "greens" and "industry" is clearly bogus. Dioxins accumulate in the food chain, but are not specially stored in humans that ingest or inhale them; Mr. Yusuchenko got rid of the toxic dose quickly though he was left with scars. ...Read more
What are the names of antibiotics or ointment, which is placed on the skin to eliminate the bacteria causing the unpleasant smell ?
ANAEROBES: Odor associated with infection is often assocaiteed with anerobic infections. This can be treated at times with topicals like Metronidazole ointment. More invasive skin infections will need an oral med.Keeping the skin clean and dry, free from other contaminents is important. Cleansing with hybaclen shelps with MRSA ...Read more
Free-living amoebae: Acanthamoeba and naegleria are two of the more common free-living amoebae present in fresh water, particularly in warmer climates, and these can enter through the eyes or other mucous membranes and extend into the CNS and produce meningitis and other often lethal conditions. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to remove excessive fats in our body? What type of exercises that can burn the fats from the whole body?
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