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What are the most common complications of shunt placement in adults?

What are the most common complications of shunt placement in adults?

Tree are a few: Infection, draining too much fluid, bleeding in brain are rare but possible complications. There are a few others that are extraordinarily rare as well. ...Read more

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Shunt (Definition)

Device that allows the flow of usually a fluid between two places. Sometimes a shunt may be used during carotid endarterectomy surgery to maintain the blood flow to the brain while the carotid artery ...Read more


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What are the most common complications of scid?

What are the most common complications of scid?

Not easy to describe: Symptoms of scid may include a sudden and recurring diarrhea, chronic ear infections, upper respiratory infections and more than one case of pneumonia in a relatively short period of time. Often, children who suffer from a complication of severe combined immunodeficiency will experience sudden weight loss, especially when the immune deficiency is not realized early. ...Read more

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What are the most common types of plastic surgery performed in the U.S.?

What are the most common types of plastic surgery performed in the U.S.?

Many types: Plastic is derived from the Latin word plasticus and the Greek word plastikos, meaning to shape or mold. Shifting tissue has been around for thousands of years. Plastic Surgeons do Hand, Micro, Reconstructive, Aesthetic, Cosmetic Surgery. Best to look for a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon before getting work done. "Most common", would then depend on the type of surgery. ...Read more

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What are the most common complications of plastic surgery?

What are the most common complications of plastic surgery?

Surgery complication: Surgical complications are specific to the type of procedure. For instance, liposuction complications include contour irregularities and asymmetry. In general, though, surgical complications are well within acceptable ranges. I recommend you seek consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon for the safest, best outcomes. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of c-section complications?

What are the most common symptoms of c-section complications?

Complications: The most common complications of a cesarean section are infection, hemorrhage, and wound disruption. Fever would be a symptom of infection. Vaginal bleeding would be a symptom of hemorrhage. Redness and increased pain around the incision site are symptoms of wound disruption. ...Read more

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What are complications that occur in children with the flu?

What are complications that occur in children with the flu?

See Below: Most of the time, kids recover from the flue without any problems. They can get ear infection, viral or bacterial pneumonia, or rarely, infection of the heart. ...Read more

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What are the complication of kwarshiorkor in children?

What are the complication of kwarshiorkor in children?

Multiple: Kwashiorkor( k) is a process that leads to a multitude of problems. Early symptoms include apathy, lethergy and irritability. Loss of muscle mass, skin probs, swelling in organs, face & limbs, & increased susceptability to infection. Stupor and coma may occcur with death rates approaching 40% even under rx. Survivors will generally have long term mental and physical deficiencies. ...Read more

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What are the most common back surgery complications?

What are the most common back surgery complications?

See list : There are many potential complications associated with spine surgery. The most common are as follows: infection, dural tear, epidural hematoma's, damage to the spinal cords and/or spinal nerves, thrombophlebitis, anesthetic complications, hardware breakage, persistent pain. This is not an all inclusive list. You should talk to your spinal surgeon. ...Read more

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What are the most common complications of obesity?

What are the most common complications of obesity?

Oodles, poor health: Obesity is associated with diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea, infertility, premature birth, colon polyps, hiatal hernia, diverticulosis, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, immobility, restrictive lung disease, cardiac disease, gout, stroke, uterine fibroids, breast cysts, tumors, cancer, prostate cancer, depression, low esteem, skin rashes, premature death, multiple meds, surgery, etc. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of dehydration in adults?

What are the most common symptoms of dehydration in adults?

Depends.: Dehydration can be associated with weakness, dizzinesss, cramps and passing out and reduced urin output. Also thirst. ...Read more

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What are the common complications of splenectomy?

What are the common complications of splenectomy?

Depends: Most of the time there are no complications. A pneumococcal vaccine is used before surgery to help with your immunity after surgery. Risks of bleeding or infection after surgery are low. Open and laparoscopic surgery options are available for some people, and recovery after laparoscopic surgery may be quicker. ...Read more

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What are the common complications of spinal stenosis?

What are the common complications of spinal stenosis?

Weakness: Spinal stenosis complications depend on the region of the stenosis. Weakness, numbness. Tingling, paralysis, incontinence of bowel and bladder are all known complications. Talk with your doctor about specific complications based on the location of your stenosis. ...Read more

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What are the most common sight problems in babies?

What are the most common sight problems in babies?

Misalignment: Babies can have issues (wiring in the brain, refractive errors, paralyses) which misalign the eyes (termed strabismus). This will drop the vision in one eye if not fixed. Less common are cataracts, glaucoma, tumors, maldevelopment, and some inherited problems. If you are the least bit uncertain, have your pediatrician check the eyes and see if a referral to an ophthalmologist is needed. ...Read more

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What are the common causes of a stroke in infants?

What are the common causes of a stroke in infants?

See below: Strokes are rare in infants, but risk factors include: congenital heart defects, dehydration, infection, brain malformations, arteriovenous malformations, and blood clotting disorders. ...Read more

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What are the most common congenital abnormality for the baby in diabetic pregnancy?

What are the most common congenital abnormality for the baby in diabetic pregnancy?

VSD.: Cardiac ventricular septal defect (hole in the heart, congenital heart murmur) is one of the most common congenital anomalies in general and the most frequent anomaly in infant of pregestational diabetic mothers. More specific anomalies to diabetic infants include caudal regression and renal anomalies. ...Read more

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What are the most common risks and complications of an osteotomy? What kinds of complications can happen with osteotomy? .

Talk to doctor: The most severe complication is non-healing of the osteotomy, but this is rare. Slippage of the fixation, swelling, pain, infection. ...Read more

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What are the most common complications of temporal lobe epilepsy surgery?

What are the most common complications of temporal lobe epilepsy surgery?

Depends on the side: The most common problems are just headaches, infections, or the lack of seizure cure. The more scary complications are the less common complications. For instance, partial vision loss, memory problems, or speech problems are only seen in 2-5% of patients. Talk to you md about your specific case please. ...Read more

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What are the common complications of thyroidectomy?

What are the common complications of thyroidectomy?

Depends: In experienced surgeon's hands the complications are minimal. For example my patients have a less than 1% incidence of hoarseness, infection or hematoma. The risk of permanent hypoparathyroidism is less than 1:1000 also in my hands. ...Read more

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