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Paul House

Surgeon

Paul House
  • Columbia, MO
  • St. George's School of Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Is a pancreas transplant possible?

I cannot tell you what to do, but I would listen to the doctor. If you want to take her to a different doctor to see what they say, by all means, do. I will tell you this, it is READ MORE
I cannot tell you what to do, but I would listen to the doctor. If you want to take her to a different doctor to see what they say, by all means, do. I will tell you this, it is your daughter, I would not take advice from a family member unless they are a DOCTOR. Be nice to your family and do what you feel is right.
I wish your daughter and your family well.

Oledochouse

Is it possible to gain weight after a gastric bypass?

To answer your question, yes, it is possible to gain weight if you do not do what the doctor tells you about eating and exercise. The reason to have bypass surgery is to help you READ MORE
To answer your question, yes, it is possible to gain weight if you do not do what the doctor tells you about eating and exercise. The reason to have bypass surgery is to help you take off the pounds, but you have to do the work.

I wish you well,

Oledochouse

Is high blood pressure bad for anesthesia?

If your blood pressure is too high the Doctor will most likely not do the surgery. I can tell you that I do not do any type of surgery if a person has high blood pressure problem. READ MORE
If your blood pressure is too high the Doctor will most likely not do the surgery. I can tell you that I do not do any type of surgery if a person has high blood pressure problem. You need to work on your blood pressure before you have any surgery done. I wish you well, oledochouse

Constipation after surgery?

You need to talk to your doctor and ask if there is something you can take for your constipation. I would advise you not to go to a different doctor or go to the drug store for READ MORE
You need to talk to your doctor and ask if there is something you can take for your constipation. I would advise you not to go to a different doctor or go to the drug store for something for constipation unless your doctor tells you what to get. I wish you well. oledochouse

How can I make my child's recovery easier?

Ask the doctor what he can eat and give him that love that only a Mom and Dad can give. He will be OK. I wish you well

Are colonic polyps surgically removed?

The best way is to get them removed. They get well in a short time and you do not have to go through the headache of dealing with them every day. I wish you well, Oledochouse READ MORE
The best way is to get them removed. They get well in a short time and you do not have to go through the headache of dealing with them every day.

I wish you well,

Oledochouse

How long do surgical stitches take to heal?

There is no set time. If you are a smoker or a diabetic, it can take longer. Just do what the doctor tells you and before you know it you will be healed up. I wish you well, READ MORE
There is no set time. If you are a smoker or a diabetic, it can take longer. Just do what the doctor tells you and before you know it you will be healed up.

I wish you well,

Oledochouse

Is surgery really needed for kidney stones?

If the stones are large, then the only thing to do is brake them up or remove them. Kidney stones are very painful and can cause a lot of trouble if not taken care of. I wish READ MORE
If the stones are large, then the only thing to do is brake them up or remove them. Kidney stones are very painful and can cause a lot of trouble if not taken care of.

I wish you well,

Oledochouse

Does sex after surgery carry any risks?

You need to talk to your doctor before you do anything in the way of sex. The damage that can be done can put him back in the hospital. Take a cold shower and watch HGTV to get READ MORE
You need to talk to your doctor before you do anything in the way of sex. The damage that can be done can put him back in the hospital. Take a cold shower and watch HGTV to get you thinking about something else. I wish you well. oledochouse

How do I know if my son needs his tonsil removed?

I would say take them out. It is not going to be easy on him as it is now when he is older. I wish you well oledochouse

How can I prepare my body for a surgery with diabetes?

Keep track of your numbers everyday and keep track of your blood pressure. You need to write down your numbers so you can tell your doctor. The numbers you give him will tell let READ MORE
Keep track of your numbers everyday and keep track of your blood pressure. You need to write down your numbers so you can tell your doctor. The numbers you give him will tell let him know if it is safe to operate. If you have problems at all, let your doctors know what to do.
I wish you well.

Oledochouse

What are the risks involved in an open heart surgery?

There are always risks to any surgery. You need to talk to the doctor with all your worry and questions. It is important for you to not let your father know if you are worried READ MORE
There are always risks to any surgery. You need to talk to the doctor with all your worry and questions. It is important for you to not let your father know if you are worried about him. He needs to know that you support him and he has you and everyone praying for him and you know he will be OK. I wish you and your father well.

Oledochouse

What should be the ideal blood pressure before any surgery?

Yes! If your blood pressure is high, no doctor would do surgery. If your pressure is too high, it would not be a good thing to chance a stroke or heart attack. Your doctor will READ MORE
Yes! If your blood pressure is high, no doctor would do surgery. If your pressure is too high, it would not be a good thing to chance a stroke or heart attack. Your doctor will tell you what you should do.
I wish you well.

Oledochouse

Did I cause permanent damage by having sex 3 days after my hernia surgery?

I do not know your doctor, but the doctor would not be at fault. Common sense would tell you not to engage in sex or any other thing that would strain your body. You need to go READ MORE
I do not know your doctor, but the doctor would not be at fault. Common sense would tell you not to engage in sex or any other thing that would strain your body. You need to go talk to your doctor, if they will talk to you. I do wish you the best, but you need to think before you do anything to hurt yourself.

Oledochouse

Should I stop taking my blood thinners before my anal fissure surgery?

You should stop taking any type of blood thinner at least 2 weeks before any surgery. You should talk to your doctor and ask what they want you to do. I wish you well. Oledochouse READ MORE
You should stop taking any type of blood thinner at least 2 weeks before any surgery. You should talk to your doctor and ask what they want you to do.

I wish you well.

Oledochouse

I have a painful bump on my wrist. Should I get it removed surgically?

If you are having pain I would remove it but be sure to get it checked to make sure it is not anything to worry about. I wish you well. oledochouse

Is it safe to conceive after gastric bypass surgery?

There are always risk to having children. If you are sure you are doing good after your surgery you will be wise to be checked out to see if it is safe to have a child. I wish READ MORE
There are always risk to having children. If you are sure you are doing good after your surgery you will be wise to be checked out to see if it is safe to have a child. I wish you the best. oledochouse

My surgery site is really itchy. What should I do?

Try some Benadryl. If that doesn't work, then call your doctor. When an incision is itchy, most of the time it is getting well. Just be sure you do not put anything on the incision; READ MORE
Try some Benadryl. If that doesn't work, then call your doctor. When an incision is itchy, most of the time it is getting well. Just be sure you do not put anything on the incision; it can make things worse. I suggest you contact your doctor if you continue to itch.

I wish you well,

Oledochouse

How should I prepare my body for the transplant?

Stop all bad habits and ask your doctor what they want you to do. I do wish you well.

Oledochouse

What are the possible complications of local anesthesia?

There are always risks. The doctor will make sure that everything is done before he will do any surgery. If there is a problem, there will be no surgery.