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Why Do Doctors Tell You To Discontinue Glucosamine Before Surgery
Can any doc tell me what's the difference between gloucosamine sulphate and glucosamine chondrotin?
Explanation: Glucosamine sulfate has one "active" ingredient-glucosamine. Glucosamine chondroitin has two-glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin sulfate. There is much controversy over whether either does anything. Studies have focused on the knee joint where study guidelines are strict and exclude many not fitting them. Most rheumatologists think they Don, t work. ...Read more
I had knee surgery 4 years ago and I take glucosamine. Is there any other pill that I could take or is that enough. Can I play sports or is that bad?
For osteoarthritic knee apart from knee surgery what are ways to relieve this? Can homeopathy work? Tried glucosamine and painkillers are only tempora
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My doc. Prescribed me that I should take 1500mg of glucosamine, but I ran out of Procosa. Can I take Krklnd Glcsmine, chndroitin and MSM 300tablets?
Yes: These are very comparable products. Best wishes ...Read more
Safe: Unless you have a shellfish allergy, glucosamine is generally a safe dietary supplement. Its efficacy has been argued over for years. The goal of taking it is to allow the body's cartilage to repair itself and stay healthy. If you have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis and you want to try it, take it for three months and see if it works to alleviate pain or stiffness. ...Read more
None: They are usually offered ad combination therapy ...Read more
I am 63. I have knee pain. My doctor says that it is osteoarthritis. I have heard that glucosamine? May help. What is it? Should I try it?
My grandmother is 70 and her doctor told her she has osteoarthritis. Does glucosamine and chondroitin really work?
Yes: The combination of glucosamine and chondroitin has been shown in studies to (1) provide a degree of pain relief in the short term, and (2) trigger growth of new cartilage when taken for at least two years straight. So it can help you pain and reverse some of the chronic damage. You can find this in the health food store. MSM is not necessary and adds to the cost of the product. ...Read more
Last month I saw my doctor for knee evaluation. He said nothing is abnormal. My knee still poops/grinds when straightening. Can glucosamine HCl help?
I have had many injuries including knee surgeries. Do supplements such as "glucosamine" have an actual benefit?
When there's OA: The combination of glucosamine and chondroitin has been shown in studies to (1) provide a degree of pain relief in the short term, and (2) trigger growth of new cartilage when taken for at least two years straight. So it can help you pain and reverse some of the chronic damage. You can find this in the health food store. Start when arthritis is evident and painful. ...Read more
Can I take glucosamine pills and bifidobacterium pills, while I'm taking my antibiotics after dental implans surgery? Thanks a lot
86 yrs old with high blood pressure. Want try glucosamine chondroitin for knee OA b4 surgery, scheduled next year. Pls advise amount in mg for intake?
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Depends: Generally, vascular surgery done on larger vessels have a good long-term success, but also have a higher early mortality. Smaller vessels have a lower overall long term patency, but also have a lower early mortality. As with anything, a lot depends on the experience of the surgeon and the condition of the patient. ...Read more
Hard to answer: The pain after surgery varies significantly among people. Factors include age at surgery, magnitude of surgery, pre-op pain status, co-morbidiites, etc. Some patients go home without taking any pain medication at all although that is not the norm. Most people need some narcotic pain meds for a few weeks post-op. ...Read more
Hello I heared that there is heiggt reduction surgery please if there is this kind of surgery tell me which doctor do it?
How do I tell someone I have PGAD I'm too scared and embarrassed. I might get exploratory groin surgery but the doctors don't know I have this I'm 21
PGAD: I understand that this is embarrassing but it is really important to advise your doctor of this or any other conditions you have that involve your genitalia - before you have surgery. Recommend that you make your health the priority - which means getting up the courage to talk about this candidly to your medical team. Take care. ...Read more
Individual: It is based upon many factors including: the nature of your spinal condition, whether or not you have other medical problems, the surgery being done, and the relative skill/expertise of your surgeon. Doing the right surgery on the right patient with the right surgeon can have a very high success rate of over 95 percent. Doing the wrong surgery on the wrong patient is unlikely to be successful. ...Read more
Potentially curable: It usually means they have located a specific area of the brain that triggers the seizure, and they can remove that area with a low complication rate. As a result, it's possible to be cured. ...Read more
By doing so:
Preferably in a language he or she understands
seriously call or email or write or say it in person
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A cataract: Is an opacity of your lens causing symptoms of not being able to see as well as before but you will need an ophthalmologist to definitely diagnose and treat ...Read more
Sir, my midshaft humerus fractured broken slightly. Can it will be heal without surgery tell me also the recovery time? Doctors did plaster of paris.
Do doctors like it when you get a second opinion? I am referring to a orthopedic doctor. I had surgery with one but don't believe what he is tell me?
I like when patients seek second opinion. Just don't tell us it's because you don't trust our opinion!
it shows me that a patient cares about their condition enough to become fully informed.
If a doctor is offended by your getting a second opinion, that tells you he or she is not confident and not who you want to treat you.
We do want you to come back - don't let the second doctor "steal" you! ...Read more
Does the doctor or anesthesiologist tell you which medicines or vitamins to stop before your surgery?
Pre-Anesthesia: During the Pre-Anesthesia testing appointment the anesthesiologist will help you answer these questions. It is a good idea to bring any documents that describe your health history and your medication list. ...Read more
Not serious: Septoplasty or surgery to correct a deviated septum is fairly routine and not serious. Very few risks and a great deal of benefit. There are only 2 reasons that I can think of to have this surgery. 1.) if the septal cartilage is causing you to have difficulty breathing and you are unhappy about it, and 2.) if you are having intra-nasal sinus surgery and the septum is blocking exposure of sinuses. ...Read more
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