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In late post-surgical colon ‘leaks,’ finger points to microbes

In patients undergoing high risk surgery such as in the rectum, the rate of post-surgical leaks that develop after a segment of the colon has been removed and stitched back together can approach 30 percent. 920 more words


Surgical consult conclusion

I had my surgical consult. I’m sort of feeling odd about the whole ordeal, because in effect, it was not much of an ordeal.

We waited over half an hour for my appointment. 1,318 more words


Exactly What Is Botox?

Botox is a medical medicine that is stemmed from the botulinum toxin. It is made use of both cosmetically as well as for therapies of certain muscle problems. 1,301 more words

Blepharoplasty Houston

Vampire Facial, with a twist...

So I have heard of celebs having their blood taken out their arms and used in facials to stimulate collagen production or some rubbish, little did I know when I went to my last glaucoma appointment that my consultant was about to suggest something similar as a treatment for my low eye pressure… 705 more words




This was a word the dental tech at my dentist’s office used to add an important (and very descriptive, if I may say) line item to my ever-expanding list of concerns re: this jaw surgery journey. 608 more words


WWE's Goldust Will Be Sidelined Due To Shoulder Surgery

Perennial favorite Goldust announced via Twitter that he will be sidelined due to surgery for the next few months:

Update. Will have shoulder surgery. I am not done with the…

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Glaucoma and me...

I have always been a high maintenance individual , you would only have to ask my parents! Strong willed, determined and just a little bit spoilt! 2,349 more words