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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
Arteriovenous fistul: It is an arteriovenous fistula. It is a surgical connection of an artery and a vein. Once "mature", it is where they insert the needles for the blood to flow to the dialysis machine. It can take 3 months or so from "creation" until it is ready to use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You can - : You can - but harder to interpret results. ...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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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