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Who performs the exablate treatment?

Who performs the exablate treatment?

MR Guided u/s tx: Exablate is mr-guided ultrasound treatment. A list of providers may be found at www.Insightec.Com. In california there are centers for fibroids and for cancer. The fibroid centers are at universities in sandiego and la and the bone metastases centers are at standford and the city of hope, and i hope you find this information to be useful. ...Read more

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Can a tracheotomy to be performed as a form of treatment for copd?

Can a tracheotomy to be performed as a form of treatment for copd?

Not as a treatment : Patients with terminal COPD may end up in a tracheostomy but it is not a treatment for COPD per se. ...Read more

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Is it common for a tracheotomy to be performed as a form of treatment for copd?

No: It is not a common treatment though it is used. It used usually in severe /end stage copd. These patient tend to have very severe COPD and need frequent treatment. ...Read more

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How common is it for hcg to increase again after achieving negative w/o treatment for a complete molar? D&C was performed 02/11/15

How common is it for hcg to increase again after achieving negative w/o treatment for a complete molar? D&C was performed 02/11/15

Pregnancy/recurrence: There are two possibilities. It is possible that not all tissue from your molar pregnancy was removed, and it is growing back and causing your HCG level to rise. The other possibility is that you are pregnant. Either way, this is very important that you see your OBGYN for evaluation. ...Read more

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Are squats bad for me? I am.Diagnoed with pfs. What if they are performed.Correctly? What is best treatment of pfs considering I am an athlete.

Are squats bad for me? I am.Diagnoed with pfs. What if they are performed.Correctly? What is best treatment of pfs considering I am an athlete.

Squats: I'm not a big fan of anything that drives a significant amount of force into the patella including squats and lunges - especially if you're still recovering. I like wall sits for quad strengthening (which is what you need for pfs), hamstring stretching and if you want to do squats, use proper technique and stop if you're having pain. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Hi i'm 17 and i've always had knock knees. Is there a surgery that can be performed or some other kind of treatment that can correct this?

Hi i'm 17 and i've always had knock knees. Is there a surgery that can be performed or some other kind of treatment that can correct this?

Rarely necessary: Knock-knees is also called genu valgus. Although this can be a contributing factor in some knee and other lower extremity conditions, it rarely requires surgery unless severe. You are also skeletally mature at age 17 as a female, and thus, it's unlikely that these "knock knees" will increase in the next couple of decades. The most important thing you can do is stay fit ; stay at a healthy weight. ...Read more

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1 week after treatment for pinworms can you perform anal licking?

1 week after treatment for pinworms can you perform anal licking?

No: Generally 2 treatments are suggested for pinworms and you can easily become reinfected. This is not clean practice. There may be other pathogens. All the best. ...Read more