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Will Fundoplication Affect Ability Breathe
It May Improve: A small subset of people with gerd have reflux of acid up their esophagus and down their trachea (especially at night), with symptoms that are similar to asthma. Before proceeding with anti reflux surgery, I have all of my patients undergo a 24-hr pH study. This can better assess whether any breathing problems are secondary to reflux. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No real effect: Adrenaline has very little to do with oxygenation of the blood. Its effects are on things like heart rate, blood pressure, constriction of arterial blood vessels. Its only association with oxygenation of the blood is to increase respiratory, heart, and vascular resistance which is needed in shock or severe blood pressure drop situations. ...Read more
Possibly: Since breathing is so important in singing, costochondritis may affect your ability to sing loud and long because you might not be able to take in as deep a breath as you normally would due to pain. If you are able to take in a deep breath, then it shouldn't affect your singing at all. ...Read more
Will losing weight improve respiratory function enough to extend the time until mechanical vent is needed? Restrictive airway 2 to CMT 1A nerve damage
Usually doesn't : Most people have no limitations. There are limits to exposure to electromagnetic interference, such as from large engines. Also, people cannot arc weld. There may be limits on how much weight may be lifted. Usually people cannot be commercial pilots or truck or bus drivers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: This depends on how advanced the disease is. Glaucoma starts taking vision in a subtle way that is often not noticed by the patient. As it progresses, it takes more and more vision. Many patients with stable, controlled glaucoma have good vision that does not affect their ability to work. Discuss this issue with your ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will TB scars cause breathing problems? Is oxygen therapy needed? In future when i conceive will it effect my lungs?
Depends how big: Most of the umbilical hernias , with finger tip defect will not affect 'to gain flat ab ' ( abdominals ) and can do abdominal exercises, how ever with large hernias which will not allow to do exercises , due to creation of intra -abdominal pressure may cause incarceration, and only option left is surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2 answers:: Defibrillators prolong life. Proven fact. They don't interfere with ability to work but the disease for which they're indicated often does. Quality of life: if they shock you, they ruin your quality of life because you never know when it's coming. Some people can live with that. Other's can't. ...Read more
Hemolytic D. newborn: It is extermely important in women of childbearing age who are rh neg. To be sure they get no rh pos. Blood so there is no chance that they develop antibodies in case they have an rh pos. Child and so have hemolytic disease of the newborn. If an rh. Neg. Woman gets exposed to rh. Pos. Blood and develops antibodies, they can attack and kill the rbcs of the next child she has if it is rh pos.. ...Read more
Yes: Every patient who has a mastectomy will need at least a few weeks to recover before resuming aerobic exercise. If lymph nodes are removed, the affected arm may be sore for 3-4 weeks and we advise avoiding heavy lifting. If a reconstruction is performed with expanders, use of chest wall muscles will be restricted during the expansion process, but aerobic activity is not a problem.... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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