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Hi, I had an excisional biopsy on my lower facial cheek. Depth 4mm with an elliptical margin of 4mm. It turned out to be an SCC. I am a healthy 48 year old male and the surgery has left a dimple/indent presumably from the loss of subc...
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hi there, I have that excess horrible soggy skin under my armpit. After my pregnancy I try to breast feed my son for a but after just one month j couldn't cope with the size of it under my arms and the fluid that come out was like sweaty...
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I have been approved for the roux en y gastric bypass operation but I am not sure that I can go through with it. I am not sure that this operation is right for me, and I'm really scared too. I went to a general/bariatric surgeon lookin...
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My wife fell and broke her arm in at least three places that I know of. She is 56 years old and she is diabetic. She also has a mechanical aortic heart valve and is on warfarin. The orthopedic doctor wants to surgically repair her elbow ...
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Hello :) I had an onarian cyst removed February 2011. They drained about 550CC from it and said it was about the size of a football. I'm always getting this really bad pain where my ovary use to be, and sometimes, its so bad, I'll cry. I...
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I am an author working on a novel, I'm seeking a doctor who can give me some information about certain injuries, their their treatment, and possible sequelae. The injuries are very specific, but the information does not need to be techni...
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hey doc's, im very much in pain and i cant get a fix on it, i got my callus removed y surgery in right foot under toe joint !! the wound is still open and i cant walk and unable to do anything from 2 weeks. i dont think its healing , ...
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Wat would cause it to swell n b squishy n puffy n discolored ???
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Hello, I had an elective surgery under general anesthesia a week ago. When I was discharged the nurse disconnected the analgesic and the saline tubes, but didn't take the needle of my wrist and she left me alone for ten minutes while I w...
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I understand I am jumping the gun but just a little worried. I am in the Navy and worried about my career. I had a small surgery performed on my right foot a little less then a year ago. It was a planter fascia release on right foot. Af...
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I understand I am jumping the gun but just a little worried. I am in the Navy and worried about my career. I had a small surgery performed on my right foot a little less then a year ago. It was a planter fascia release on right foot. Af...
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Couldn't find the exact place to post this. I fell almost 2 months ago and landed on the corner of the tub which caused a massive hematoma above my hip on the left side of my abdomen. It is the size of a child's head around 13 inches. I ...
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I had my two lower impacted wisdom teeth removed 9 days ago. When I touch both sides with my tongue there is no pain or weird taste that would indicate dry socket. However, just on my left side there is a constant, throbbing pain that ex...
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I had ultrasound on my abdomen everything was fine expect that it says I have ring down artifact on my gallbladder and adenomyomatosis. I saw a surgen who said I need to remove my gallbladder. Is anyone familiar with this? And should I g...
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I have been having attacks of pain in my upper middle and right side for a few years now. I have had ct scans, ultrasounds, and a hida scan, but the results are all normal. Based on my symptoms my gastroenterologist has referred me to a ...
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I just had my appendix removed about 5 days ago and now I have an air or fluid mass in my testical that I can move up in to where my appendix was and then back down in to my testical at will it is causing me a lot of pain . I called the ...
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I went to the ER on Sept. 18 with what I thought was a stomach virus, turns out that my appendix needed to be removed due to the amount of inflammation that the CT scan showed. I was given antibiotics for 12 hours and then had my appendi...
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I am currently on a low-fibre diet after having small bowel obstruction, am finding it quite restrictive. They think the obstruction is due to adhesions. I'm going to have a follow up to see about having it removed laproscopically. I've ...
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How do you know if an incision & drainage hole is developing a fistula? I have read some scary articles online about how some open wounds develop a tunnel & fistula...how do you know this is happening? I am going to have thw wound chec...
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Hi.. I am 25 and lift weights moderately to keep fit. I have also recently changed my diet (when this issue first became noticeable). I work in I.T so i am sat down on an office chair inadequately padded for long periods but i do at ...
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