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What can I do if my breast prosthesis gets damaged?

What can I do if my breast prosthesis gets damaged?

Exchange it: Breast implants are not designed to last forever although recent advancements have made them not only safer but also more durable. If something does happen to your implant, it is relatively straightforward to simply exchange out that damaged implant with a new one. Some patients will opt to change out both if the implants have been in for an extended time but that is not always necessary. ...Read more

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Prosthesis (Definition)

A prosthesis is an artificial substitute for a missing part of the body. Examples would be an artifical ...Read more


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What to do if I had implants in 8-05 and my right breast capsuled.3-06 What to do if I had scars removed & recapsuled. can this be fixed?

What to do if I had implants in 8-05 and my right breast capsuled.3-06 What to do if I had scars removed & recapsuled. can this be fixed?

Consult your surgeon: The only way to know will be to have a plastic surgeon do an exam and make suggestions on how to go about treatment. ...Read more

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What to do if I have breast ache when wearing my bra?

Get a bra fitting: Would encourage you to go in person to a specialty bra store. Up to 85% of American women are wearing incorrect bra size. The professionals at a specialty bra store can ensure that you have the correct band and cup size as well the best design to fit your need. You will also be taught how to properly settle your breasts into the bra. It is worth the effort. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have internal scar tissue on my nerves after my first rib resection? Is there anything I can do to prevent it?

Pain: you would have pain in the region, achy, burning usually. The only means of prevention is to prevent injury. No real way of avoiding the pain, if it is coming after the injury. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my left eye leaks, it looks like I'm crying all the time. how can I make it stop?

What do you suggest if my left eye leaks, it looks like I'm crying all the time. how can I make it stop?

Reflex tearing: Is often due to drying out of tear film (due to instability of tear film, abnormal tear components: mucin, lipid, or aqueous) or conjunctivalchalasis (irregular conjunctival surface makes tears unstable or evaborate too quickly). Start with warm compresses, lid hygiene, diluted tea tree oil, & nonpreserved artifical tears 4x/day: see eyedoco2020@blogspot.com ...Read more

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What can I do if my shoulder injury is not getting better?

What can I do if my shoulder injury is not getting better?

Ice.: If you've tried icing the shoulder and taking anti-inflammatory medications, and you're not getting better, then you should see an orthopedic shoulder specialist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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My penis keeps getting hard and i'm not ever horny what should I do and will a dr look at it and tell me why and how to fix the problem?

My penis keeps getting hard and i'm not ever horny what should I do and will a dr look at it and tell me why and how to fix the problem?

See answer : You should see a urologist for proper evaluation to determine the cause of your problem and discuss potential treatment options. ...Read more

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What to do if I have to get a lump in my breast aspirated, and i wanted to know if this procedure is painful?

What to do if I have to get a lump in my breast aspirated, and i wanted to know if this procedure is painful?

Not bad: If you have a breast lump that needs evaluation, then do not be scared off by the process of apirating fluid. It would not be much different that having your blood drawn. ...Read more

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How can i tell if its my lungs or back that hurt?

How can i tell if its my lungs or back that hurt?

Other symptoms?: Usually, conditions that cause pains from the lungs, or from the lining surrounding the lungs, would cause respiratory symptoms - cough, shortness of breath, wheezing - while those causing back pains would cause more postural symptoms - worse when sitting, or walking, or lying down, or bending over. That's one way to tell, but a directed physical examination by a doctor would be ideal. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have damaged my hearing and ways i can protect it?

How to tell if I have damaged my hearing and ways i can protect it?

Get a hearing test: A hearing test can determine if you have any hearing loss. You should avoid loud noise exposure or wear hearing protection when around any loud noise exposure. ...Read more

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If i damaged a ligament can it heal it self or do I have to get a surgery. I can't bend my leg all the way it hurts on the right side of my knee.

If i damaged a ligament can it heal it self or do I have to get a surgery. I can't bend my leg all the way it hurts on the right side of my knee.

It is a possibility: That it will heal by itself. Ligaments are in every joint and their function to create an orthopedic stability. They are relatively elastic and can lengthen under stress and then return to their original shape. Good rest, moist heat, otc anti-inflammatory and passive physical stretching will be helpful. If the condition is not improved in one week, see your health care provider. ...Read more

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What to do if I broke my wrist will this injury hurt when I'm older?

What to do if I broke my wrist will this injury hurt when I'm older?

Unknown: If it is in the joint and causes arthritis then it may cause you problems, but then again it may not. If it is not in the joint then very unlikely to cause any problems at all. ...Read more

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What will happen to my kidney disease if i get in really good shape?

What will happen to my kidney disease if i get in really good shape?

Depends on disease: Hard to answer. It depends on the type and severity of the kidney disease. Controlling blood pressure, salt intake, and urinary tract infections is the best way to maintain kidney function. ...Read more

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What do i need to do when i have scare tissue in my abdomen after lipo, what can i do to get rid of it? I makes my belly look bigger than what it is..

What do i need to do when i have scare tissue in my abdomen after lipo, what can i do to get rid of it? I makes my belly look bigger than what it is..

Well you might: try a Vitamin ointment (Vitamin E may reduce scar tissue) but the best bet is to confer with the Plastic Surgeon who DID the Lipo!!!!!!!!! Hope this helps Good Luck Dr Z ...Read more

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What could I do to determine if i stretched my ACL graft?

What could I do to determine if i stretched my ACL graft?

ACL: Typically a significant increase in pain, swelling, and instability or decrease in range of motion are signs of some issue in the knee. To determine is specifically the graft has "stretched" or become compromised you should see your surgeon for an exam. ...Read more

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What can I do if my hip is severely out of line?

What can I do if my hip is severely out of line?

Hip dislocation: If you have not been evaluated yet, it's mandatory that you see an orthopedic surgeon who will advise you more specifically. ...Read more

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I have 3 bone spurs in my mouth. Does it hurt a lot to get them removed and do you know what it costs to get them removed?

I have 3 bone spurs in my mouth. Does it hurt a lot to get them removed and do you know what it costs to get them removed?

Depends: Depends on size and location. Removal under local or general anesthesia is painless. Recovery period manageable with pain meds and anti-inflammatories. See Oral Surgeon for differential diagnosis, treatment plan, and answers to your questions based on your individual problem. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what to do if i got my braces a couple hours ago and they hurt really bad! what is the reason they hurt?

Can you tell me what to do if i got my braces a couple hours ago and they hurt really bad! what is the reason they hurt?

Not uncommon: When you receive new braces or recently have them tightened, the first few days can be a painful. Because your teeth are shifting and trying to get used to the new pressure. Take NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain control and be patient. ...Read more

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