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Doctor insights on: Will I Need A Long Period To Recover After An Ercp

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Will I need a long period to recover after an ercp?

Will I need a long period to recover after an ercp?

No.: Usually the procedure is done as an outpatient procedure and you go home the same day. Occasionally one may have to stay overnight to be monitored. Recovery after arriving home varies depending on what specific things were done during the procedure. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Ricker
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Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (Definition)

Tube inserted orally or nasally, down esophagus, through stomach to duodenum, then slight turn into the commond duct so that a pictures can be taken and/or contrast injected into the ductwork to see if there are blockages of the common duct (from gall bladder) or ...Read more


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So I have a question is it a bad thing to hold ur uranine for a long period of time?

So I have a question is it a bad thing to hold ur uranine for a long period of time?

Not healthy: You can cause abnormal bladder function by purposely waiting too long to go. We call it "teacher bladder". ...Read more

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Why doesn't targin work for your pain when you have been on it for a long period of time?

Why doesn't targin  work for your pain when you have been on it for a long period of time?

Drug dependence: Targin which is a narcotic medicine has the potential for addiction. People would get dependent for the narcotics after a long term use, may feel it is working anymore and ask for increased dose. It is better to avoid narcotics and seek for some other means for pain control. ...Read more

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Is 6mg of nicotine bad over a long period of time?

Is 6mg of nicotine bad over a long period of time?

Yes: Nicotine is a carcinogen (a cause of cancer); no matter what the form i prefer my patients to not use it. Longterm exposure to nicotine can increase your risk of lung cancer. ...Read more

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Is asprin bad for you over a long period?

Is asprin bad for you over a long period?

Aspirin: Depends. If there is an indication for you to take it no. IF there is no indication and you are taking it frequently in higher dosages you can have some GI issues ...Read more

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Standing for a long period of time, aching back?

Standing for a long period of time, aching back?

Very common. : Know what you mean. When you do have to stand try putting your foot up on a low rail ( think like the brass rail in a bar.). ...Read more

Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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Ercp (Definition)

Endoscopic retrograde cholangio pancreatography. ...Read more