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Will Surgery Be Able To Remove All Of The Cancer Do I Need Additional Surgery
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
If you have to have gallbladder removal surgery but had surgery to remove your bellybutton what will be the surgery chosen?
Is it necessary to have surgery to diagnose and treat endometriosis? I don't really want surgery and all the risks etc
Nope: If you are okay living with the symptoms and the pain, there is no reason to put yourself through surgery. That is your decision. However, there are instances where the diagnosis might be something else, and you should talk to your doctor/surgeon to clarify that possibility and if there are other harms of not getting an operation. ...Read more
Lap band has created many problems for the past three years and i need to remove it. Want to know the possible removal complications due to surgery. ?
Yes: Laparoscopic surgery generally always requires general anesthesia due to the insufflation of the abdomen with co2 to create a space to see and work. Removal of an iud does not usually require laparoscopy though, unless it has somehow migrated intraperitoneal. Iud removal can often be done with a paracervical block, with or without sedation. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
If you have a thyroid cancer 20% but if remove already & the right also it remove how stage of cancer you have in your body and we need to treatment ?
Stage: Hi. Given your age, regardless of tumor size or local spread in neck, if you have no distant metastases (e.g., lungs or bone), it's Stage 1. If you have distant metastases, it's stage 2. It would help to know if your cancer was papillary or follicular or one of the less common thyroid cancers. Good luck! ...Read more
What type of surgeries can be performed for people with ascites do to cirrhosis, what factors go into deciding when to do the surgeries, and what is the prognosis afterwards? (can the person still be active, do contact sports ect.?)
Ascites: Besides medicines, there are various procedures that are possible for ascites. They range from a shunt which can be placed in the liver without surgery (TIPS) to shunt surgery itself. In addition, a successful liver transplant would cure Ascites. Once healed, some people would be able to engage in contact sports, within reason. Details of these procedures require more than 400 characters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why will some plastic surgeons continue to do procedures on patients who have clearly taken the procedures to a deformity level? Is it ethical?
Certification Matter: Not all cosmetic procedures are performed by board certified plastic surgeons. The american board of plastic surgery selects its members on the basis, of ethics, safety, and appropriate management of complications among other things. Unfortunately the us government does not impose this standard on all physicians. So anyone with a medical license can do cosmetic procedures. Certification matters. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
I have been contemplating breast reduction surgery. Would i be able to sell the fat that will be removed?
Depends on work: It depends on the nature of your work, but if it involves any strenuous activity, i would plan on two weeks with limited activity for six weeks post-operatively. If more administrative in nature, could probably go back after one week, again with limited activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you are doing an operation on the heart, would you have to break the patients sternum and/or ribs in order to preform the operation successfully?
Depends: Depends on problem being operated on and the surgeon performing the operation. Many heart ailments can today be done via less invasive methods, either through smaller incisions between ribs or via robotic techniques. Special expertise in such approaches make it important to seek out those surgeons trained to perform these less orthodox methods. Some operations still require splitting breastbone ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tibia fracture with two screws placed surgically. How many months do I have to wait to get them removed? What will recovery from the removal be like?
Usually 8 months or: More. Most will leave hardware well after the fracture is healed. Between 8 months to a year after implantation, it can be safe to remove if needed. Removal recommended only if symptomatic or troublesome. Fracture healing is primary concern, many screws and hardware constructs can remain implanted indefinitely, if not causing symptoms. Screw removal recovery is 2 weeks if the bone is healed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I will undergo an MRI of the aorta, what will the doctors be able to see except the aorta? will they take pics from the side or from above my body?
For patients who have bladder sling removal surgery (mini arc) to remove a portion of the mesh due to tissue and nerve injury, how often do they have to have more surgeries due to the remaining mesh?
Itogisy advised need operation to enlarge the origice in bladder to prtfos cystoscopy. All my tests are normal can I refuse such surgery?
Yes: Nobody can force you to have a procedure.What do youmean by"itogisy".Enlarge "orifice in bladder",I assume you mean the urethral orifice.If the doctor is recommending cystoscopy at your age of 79 and your urethral orifice is too small,chances are you have a slow stream & your prostate needs checking.It is not possible to get scope in unless orifice is enlarged.It sounds like you are in good hands. ...Read more
I am patient of high myopia. I wanted to go cataract surgery in order to remove my glasses. Will it be fine in the future. ?
Confusing question : You have high myopia at age of 31.Why do you need Cataract Surgery.Do you also have Cataract which is unusual at age of 31.I feel your question is if you will be helped by cornea lasic surgery to correct your High Myopia to get rid of your glasses. You should consult an Opthalmologist who does this kind of surgery as it can correct your myopia.If you have cataract they can take care of that too ...Read more
I was diagnosed with hpv, what is the best way to remove the warts ? Who performs the procedure? Will i be able to drive etc after procedure?
If I need to have my adrenals removed, will it be similar to the laparoscopic removal of my gallbladder?
No: That is a much bigger procedure.Get a more detailed answer ›
What if any of my results are positive and what would need to be done after, and how urgent would it need to be done, removal of gallbladder etc. ?
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