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What Does It Mean To Have A Superficialization Of My Fistula Done
A fistula is an abnormal connection between two places. Most commonly, it originates somewhere in the intestine and communicates to another location in the intestine or in the skin. A fistula can develop after abdominal surgery, with inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, anorectal abscess, and ...Read more
After I done to remove may anal fistula, my acne also reduced and looks fresh. What does that mean? Is there relation with my blood?
Growth for dialysis: A primary arterio-venous fistula (that means where an artery and a vein have been sutured directly into each other as opposed to an interposition graft) takes some time for the vein to grow larger. The size of the vein is important because it allows the flow requirements of dialysis. This often takes a month or two to happen. ...Read more
No: A "deep periodontal cleaning" should not be done if there is an abscess and/or fistula in the area. The dentist may curette or clean out the abscess in order to help it to drain, but this is not the same thing as a deep cleaning. I would postpone a "deep cleaning" until after the abscess has been resolved. ...Read more
You can -: You can - but harder to interpret results. ...Read more
I had fistulotomy done 6 days ago. It was for a simple fistula. Still a little bleeding. I signed up for tough mudder 6 mnths ago. Is it safe to race?
Too soon: Speak to your surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Connect Vein&Artery: This is when a vein is surgically connected to an artery (end-to-side anastomosis). This maintains blood flow to the hand while diverting blood into the vein. The vein becomes pressurized to arterial pressure and had much higher blood flow. Over time its size will double and its walls thicken so that it can be accessed for dialysis. Left arm is most often used because it is the non-dominant arm. ...Read more
Other than a cystoscopy, which I had done a few months ago, what tests could reveal a urogenital fistula?
Dr.'s alertness with good history wraises suspecting urogenital fistula. Typical hx - passing air and / or fecal material + intractable UTI in patients with bowel diverticulosis, cancer, etc. So, record the feature and degree of symptoms with detailed sequence of events, bring those to see doc timely.
Meanwhile, practicing healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession will help anyone. ...Read more
I have done fistula removal surgery (lift)on jan 5th 2013. But I do have little pain while passing stool. That lasts for only 5 mins.
Reexam: You need to be re examined by your surgeon and may be should use stool softeners. ...Read more
Vag culture Escherichia coli & enterococcus pos! Does this mean I have a fistula I am scared as I have ocd of health issues?
Bacterial vag/cult: These bacteria are common findings in vaginal cultures, since the anus is very close to the vagina, and easily cultured if present. A fistula would produce a distinct discharge, and have an odor of feces. This report will just require more attention to hygiene when cleaning up after a bowel movement. ...Read more
When I walk around and sit down or lay down, my vagina lets out small air that doesn't make loud noice. Does this mean loose vagina or fistula?
I'm a gay male and I'm having a fistulotomy done for a fistula and was wondering if I can still have anal sex after when I am completely healed?
Ask: Best to ask your surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Should I get my own CBCT of a molar that has a fistula. This way an apicoectomy can be more precisely done vs. A 2D x-ray the endo. Dds already has?
Might be overkill: Your endodontist has prepared him/herself their entire career for moments like these... your failing root canal. Let them do their tasks as they have been trained. If they feel they need the imaging you asked about, they will request it and explain to you why they need it. No need for you to micromanage your care. ...Read more
What does the tetm "hypermobile stapes" mean in regards to the inner ear? I saw this on my perilymph fistula op report.
Hi my father is esrd patient 58years old his all fistulas stop working would you suggest superfacial fistula permanent catheter or something else?
Hi my father is esrd patient 58years old his all fistulas stop working what would you suggest superfacial fistula permanent catheter or somthing else?
What should be done if debris in bladder on ultra sound and cystoscopy. Could it be from fistula from small bowel to bladder?
I had perilymph fistula patch procedure done on my ear. Will I need to be cautious of certain activities forever? (perpetual weakness?)
Good hygiene: Clean the ear canal and always keep it dry, to prevent any secondary infection. Good luck! ...Read more
I had a intraductal fistula surgery on my right breast 2 weeks ago, the surgeon made the incision over a old one, it is very painful, is this normal. This is the 4th surgery I have had done on this breast.?
What kind of fistula: If you want a meaningful answer to this question you will need to say what type of fistula (where it is) and if you know what caused it. A fistula is a connection between two organs that should not exist. So there are too many types for anyone to answer this without more info. ...Read more
Depends: There are many kinds of fistulas. By definition a fistula is an abnormal communication from one organ to another. Anal fistulas arise from the anal crypts internally. Enterocutaneous fistulas connect the bowel to the skin, fistulas can develop from almost any organ and most often indicate some underlying disease process. ...Read more
Don't have to be: It takes a surgical procedure to connect the end if a vein to the side of an artery (create an av fistula). Once created, it will take another surgical procedure to shut the fistula down if need be. Most often they are kept in place even if not used as a back-up system for dialysis access. ...Read more
Abnormal Connection: An abnormal connection between to organs or vessels. Example: entero-cutaneous fistula- an connection between the bowel and the skin. These are typically caused by diseases of the bowel. Example: arterio-venous fistula- a connection between an artery and a vein. These are created surgically to provide dialysis. ...Read more
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