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What can I expect from a breast lumpectomy?

I am having lumps removed from both of my breasts and am feeling nervous. What can I expect after the surgery?

I think I have an ingrown toenail. What does this usually look like?

What does an ingrown toenail look like? My big toe has been hurting me a lot lately, and it looks like I have one, but I can't really be too sure.

Are there side effects to chiropractic adjustments?

I have been considering seeing a chiropractor for neck pain, but I am wondering if there are any side effects that come from these adjustments?

What are some of the possible side effects to a breast reduction surgery?

I have been considering getting breast reduction surgery to help ease some of my back pain. I am very nervous about my decision. Are there any possible side effects that may...

Can a chiropractor help with lower abdominal pain?

I often have lower back/abdominal pain. I have tried what feels like everything. Can a chiropractor help to relieve this pain?

Do chiropractic adjustments help with chronic lower back pain?

My husband has chronic lower back pain. He does not want to take prescription pain medication, and is really suffering. We are look for different alternatives. Can chiropractic...

Can shingles be prevented?

Is there anything that can be done to prevent getting shingles?

How is sodium potassium imbalance corrected in elderly?

My mother is suffering from a sodium potassium imbalance in her body. How should this be corrected ?

Is bad breath a sign of an underlying infection?

My husband has very bad breath, and this has been happening rather suddenly. Could this be a sign of an underlying infection?

Can acupuncture help with weight loss?

I have tried everything to lose weight. Diet, exercising, yoga - nothing is helping me. Can acupuncture help with weight loss?

Why are two thermometers showing different temperature readings?

I took my temperature reading from two thermometers, and both are showing different readings. Why would this be happening, and which one should I believe?

What can I do to correct my posture?

I have been sitting at a desk 40 hours per week for nearly 30 years. This has caused my back to become very hunched. As I get older, I am starting to worry more about my posture....

Does local anesthesia also make one drowsy?

Can I feel drowsy from local anesthesia?

Why do I have dry mouth after the anesthesia?

I had surgery 3 days ago, and was under anesthesia. Ever since, my mouth has been extremely dry. Could the two be related?

Is back pain possible after an epidural?

I gave birth to my son 3 weeks ago. Ever since my delivery, I have been experiencing back pain where the epidural was injected. Does epidural cause back pains normally?

Are older patients at risk for confusion after anesthesia?

My mother is 78 years old and needs to have hernia surgery. She already has confusion quite often, but I am wondering if anesthesia can make this worse?

What can I expert during and after being under anesthesia?

I am having surgery, and I am scared about being under anesthesia. What can I expect?

Is general anesthesia safe for an 86 year old woman?

My mother is 86 years old, and is having a benign tumor removed from her. Is general anesthesia safe for someone her age? Would she be better off opting not to have the surgery?...

Can having been a long time smoker have an effect when I am under anesthesia?

I have been a smoker for over 30 years, and am having surgery next week. Am I at a higher risk while under anesthesia because I have been a smoker for so long?

What could happen if I stop breathing under anesthesia?

I am going to be having surgery, and will be under general anesthesia. I am worried I will stop breathing while under anesthesia. Can this happen?

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