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I went to my orthopedic today because of knee pain and after my xray and looking over my medical records he decided I needed to go under the knife again for my right knee this will be my 4th surgery. . So far I've had one in 2012,13,14 a...
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I had a lateral release done 2wks ago.. I just got stitches out and a brace fitted.. I forgot to ask before I left to ask if wearing always implied that I sleep with it or if I can just wrap it.. does anyone know
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I have no idea where this problem should be catergories so I post it here. I went to a surgery to remove abcess in my right buttock, but mid way though recovery the clinic nurse spot a wound tunnel. I would call the time when tunnel i...
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Hi, I am 32 years of Age.i am healing from anal fissure.from couple of week i have been noticing two lumps on anus opening at 3 o clock position and 9 o clock position.when i goto Bowel movement left lump swells to pea sized and right lu...
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I had an open colon resection done June 22nd and for the past week have done nothing but vomit. The surgeon is saying it's a virus but I have barely even been able to eat anything at all since the surgery. They took all of my sigmoid and...
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7 days ago I had a cyst removed in the area between my testicles and anus. I had 8 stitches in an incision that is about 2 inches long. Sometime in the past 48 hours 4 of the stitched came undone and now I have an opening about the size ...
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I broke my patella in 4 pieces dec 2 2014. Had the surgery. Was immobilized 12 weeks. Been going to pt religiously. I seemed to be doing great until about 1 month ago. I am at 125 degrees. Other knee is 145... But now my knee hurts 24/7....
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I am 16 and have a VSD that is 4 mm. I went to the cardiologist last week and he said it's leaking a bit, I will need another check up in 6 months, if it doesn't improve, I will need surgery and I'm scared because people can die from he...
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Hello.. For last 4 weeks I am having an abscess in my perineum area. Though it's not very painful, it makes discomfort as it drains sometimes from a small tear...and it smells really bad making the inner wears dirty smell. Actually the...
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Long story short, after severely dislocating my elbow last November during a snowboard accident, chronic dislocations have completely torn my ulnar collateral ligament (UCL). Surgery is my only option to keep my elbow from dislocating un...
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Dear Health Professional, I had a surgery 3 weeks ago for a pilonidal cyst that has been now removed, however they stitched it and after they removed the stitches, the wound was left open to heal. Apparently, "The doctor gave it a sh...
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Dear Expert please advise I am 30 yrs old female I have pain in my right Breast. Ultrascan results shows as below: An Ill defined hypoechoic leision is seen in 6 o clock position with irregular borders. The lesion measures approx 12x13m...
Amreen123 | Posted
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Hi guys. I've not heard of many people having this surgery but any help is greatly appreciated. Not gonna bore you with the whole story but basically a year ago I under went key key hole surgery to clear dead scar tissue and inflammatio...
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hi! Is it possible to change the shape of a head, for adult ?
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my big toe cut when i was 10yrs old now i'm 26 yrs i want to implant a toe i want to guide me how, where i can do it
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i recently had a mri on my thoracic spine which revealed two 2mm bulges one on the T8-9 and the other on the T11-12 , could this be a reason for my middle back aches? ive had a Dr. say that it shouldnt be causing my pain then ive another...
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Hello, I suffered a Achilles injury a while back. I am not sure if I should get surgery or not. I have read periodicals and things online saying that surgery isn't required if you have a aggressive rehab process. I would just like to kno...
kaijking | Posted
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Hello. I had an infected ingrown toenail surgically removed at a podiatrist a little under one month ago. Now, the area is clearly infected with yellow pus, a lot of swelling, clear oozing, redness and purpleness, a lot of pain with an...
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Hi, It's been discovered that I have an ovarian dermoid cyst. I was sexually active about 2-2 1/2 years ago. If I have the surgery and send the cyst for biopsy is it possible that this indescretion may be revealed. I am unmarried and onl...
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Hi. Any suggestion regarding good general surgery books, that describes in detail surgical procedures? Thanks
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