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Dr. James Nunley

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Dr. James Nunley
  • Reno, Nevada
  • MD at Columbia University
  • Accepting new patients

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

If it has a negative effect on your activities of daily living, then yes.

What are the most common side effects of a tumor removal?

If it’s the abdominal wall, there are very few side effects.

My husband has had a relapse of anal fissures. Would he require another surgery?

Consider psyllium husk fiber. Must be taken daily like brushing your teeth. If that does not alleviate the problem I would seek out a colonoscopy.

Is there a surgery for anal fissures?

Yes. Later interval sphincterotomy (lis). I’d try six weeks of fiber therapy before I proceeded with surgery.

My dad's stitches opened after bypass surgery, leading to blood loss. Will it require another surgery?

It is hard to say without seeing the open wound and amount, but it is unlikely.

Parotid seroma keeps coming back after draining

To drain or not to drain? That is the question with seromas. I tend to leave them alone and let the body take care of it. If after three months it is still bothersome, that READ MORE
To drain or not to drain? That is the question with seromas. I tend to leave them alone and let the body take care of it. If after three months it is still bothersome, that is when I tend to drain or excise them. Be patient. It should take care of itself.

Is surgery a must for my mother's severe shoulder pain?

A question better for an orthopedic surgeon. My specialty is general Surgery.

Do I need surgery for gallstone removal?

Yes. There is a medicine that dissolves gallstones but is has many side effects and the stones return once you start.

Can a colostomy bag ever be removed?

This depends on the indication for your colostomy. Most can be reversed in 3 months if you are healthy.

Stone in my appendix?

Was the ct for pain? Also known as a fecalith, a stone in the appendix can cause appendicitis. I’d recommend talking to your doctor.

I had back surgery. Should I see a chiropractor or avoid it?

You may be looking for James Nunley the ortho surgeon. I am a general surgeon.

Off and on lower right abdominal pain

Hard to say with limited information. I do rarely see chronic or "ball valving" appendicitis that can present this way.