I have recently had revision knee replacement surgery. My foot has suffered some sort of trauma and seems to be suffering some numbness around my toe... Read more
Orthopaedist, Orthopaedic surgeon
Numbness and muscle weakness around the foot occurs fairly frequently after complex surgery to the knee, such as revision knee arthroplasty.... Read more
im 161 pounds am i ok to have a brest inlargement? Read more
Plastic Surgeon, Cosmetic Surgeon
Hi Weight only couldn't be a sole factor for decision making.
I have a complete rupture of biceps tendon. I understand it will not repair but pain will lessen with time though do not see how arm regain strength... Read more
I presume you are taking about proximal i.e. Rupture at the shoulder rather than elbow - which is generally best repaired. It depends on y... Read more
pilonidal sinus surgery pending - under what circumstances would you recommend primary closure along the midline ? Read more
Colorectal Surgeon, Gastrointestinal Surgeon, General Surgeon
I will do primary closure for First time surgery, no infection and small skin defect.
I have removed my girdle after 10 weeks wearing 24/7 except went having a shower, I can see no difference I have compared a before and after pictures,... Read more
Hello, Although you should be able to see some results, it is worth waiting for 3-6months to see the final outcome.
Is it possible that a fibroid can mesure 35cm ? Read more
Yes it is possible for a fibroid (Myoma) to grow to 35cm. There are 7 different types of fibroids according to the American Classification o... Read more
I have an ovarian cyst measuring 84mm. I am 75 years of age. The CA125 test was borderline raised (52). I was told it is benign after an ultra sound s... Read more
I would agree with above above observations. Having a cystectomy would hopefully solve your symptoms as well as get a tissue diagnosis that... Read more
two metformin tablets a day give me diarrohhea. is there a substitute medication ? Read more
A common problem. Metformin causes gastrointestinal upset in about 1:10 patients, but it is such a good treatment for diabetes it is often w... Read more
my cataracts are congenital but I have an incomplete iris, looks black shape of a wedge both eyes. (coloured ring of eye) can I have cataract lens imp... Read more
Yes you can. A couple of issues. If we put an ordinary lens into the eye then you may get a lot of glare from the edge of the lens as our... Read more
With an enlarged prostate and having a catheter put in to drain it ( of 1.5ltrs) and removed afterwards is it usual to pass blood when urinating - sho... Read more
Yes this completely normal don't worry- it is called decompression haematuria and is due to the sudden release of tension in the bladder cau... Read more