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Hello, my Dr confirmed my suspicion that I had gallstones, therefore I’m seeking advice. He stated its 2.8cm and it’s just pretty much floating around. For a few years now I get pain in the middle of the night ( which fit the discription...
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my navel is swelled and has drainage and very painful no recents surgeries no glabladder or appendex please help thanks lisa
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the liver is normal in size but shows mild increased parenchymal echogeniity.no focallesion seen.intrahepatic and common bile ducts are not dilated.CBD measures 0.4cm.portal venous system is unremarkable. the gallbladder measures 4.4 x ...
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hello, for a few months now i have these symptoms whenever i sit for a while: about an inch above my belly button i feel like "strangled", like something pushing in and the more i get that the more i get pale on my face. symptoms end a...
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Hi i have recently been diagnosed as having gallstones.Does having gallstones mean that my gallbladder is diseased or are/can the two things occur separate; Many thanks in advance.Stoneford.
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Hi. Its about two years that my mother has been diagnosed with severe Osteoarthritis, Disk Degenerative Disease, and spinal stenosis. About a year ago, her left abdomen starts swell and getting tender, sensitive and painful. Day by day h...
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Three weeks ago I had a bad motorcycle accident in Bali, Indonesia and besides a fractured hip, broken ring finger, two cracked ribs, and road rash all over my back, shoulders, left arm and right leg I severed about 25% of my pinky finge...
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If you have had a gallbladder removal or exploratory surgery if you could read over this, it would help me so much! (I know it is long, but I'm pretty nervous about this) I am doing the exploratory surgery next friday with possible gallb...
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I'm 27, I have been sick with abdominal pains since last June. I've been on tramadol and norco since. Sometimes I would go 2 months on tramadol 1-2 pills a day, then norco 1-2 pills for a month. Well I had an exploratory surgery and gall...
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What is an internal hernia? I have had sever pain an inch or so above my naval and several inches towards the right for 5 months.Pain travels through my ribs all the way around my back. I can't take it any more. Had rotten gallbladder ou...
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My husband is currently being put through a barrage of tests. Ultrasound, a dye test for Kidneys & a CAT scan. Brief history: about 2 years ago he went to a Dr. due to a bulge in his side (upper abdomen), left side that when pushed on, ...
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i had been operated for rt inguinal hernia 8 yrs back and rt. varicocele 6 years back, the inscision was made on above my rt inguinal area, i wanna know thatcan two surgeries on rt lower abdomen make my abdomen walls weak, and am i more ...
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as bad and embarrassing as this is to ask i need to know if it is dangerous to smoke heroin before having surgery for the record i am on the waiting list for a treatment program so if you feel the need to make me feel more ashamed than i...
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Hi, I had gallbladder surgery on October 29, 2009. I was in and out of the hospitals prior to that, and they found that my gallbladder was infected, and they said that it needed to come out. I had the surgery, everything seemed fine. I w...
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I am 45 yrs old and developed acute redness,pain, swelling, and a large hard area on my left breast. I had a temp of 101.3,headache etc but was being treated for the flu. So, I am not sure if the temp was from the flu or breast infectio...
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Doctor, My son, a 7 year old has an attached foreskin on his penis ever since his birth. I have been closely montoring the foreskin on his penis ever since he was about two. I understand that the foreskin should slide back in boys with...
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I had a successful kidney transplant on valentines morning, kidney is working great.I was released from hospital thursday and on frisday I noticed some blood dripping from wound site, I have about 10 inch incision on my right side of st...
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i have this pilonidal cyst on the cleft of my buttcheeks , right at the top on my butt crack... i went to the doctor and he said he couldnt do anything until it wasnt swollen...gave me anitbiotics and said it shouldnt come back....well h...
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i had total knee replacement surgery on january 12th and had the staples removed on the 25th. that was the most painful ordeal i have ever experienced. others i've spoken to said their knees seemed numb and they barely felt a thing. my i...
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I recently cut my palm on glass. it is swollen and I think there might be something in it. (don't think there is any glass in it). what is my best course of action?
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