Who is an expert psychiatrist for elderly mental patients? Read more
If you want names you could do worse than Google "Geriatric Psychiatrist"
Can you have a varient of Hemi facial with brow drop, eye closes and mouth pulls that side with smiling with out having visable spasms? Read more
Possibly, yes. Though there are other possibilities such as faulty re-innervation from an old Bell's palsy.
Back pain since early 20s then lumbar discitis 2009. Daily moderate pain/stiffness limits any lifting or sitting/standing in one position. Increasingl... Read more
Neurosurgeon, Medico Legal Expert
All steroid injections (usually combined with Local anaesthetic agents) are palliative, short lasting and should be spaced by few months at... Read more
I had a hysterotomy at 15 weeks plus. I then had an intra-uterine blood clot for about 7 weeks. Since the blood clot has gone, I have been bleeding... Read more
Some irregular bleeding is not uncommon following the operation. However as it has persisted for more than 4 weeks I would recommend a scan... Read more
Hi I have been period free for four months and 6 days ago I started Elleste Duet 1mg. I am now bleeding. Is this a return of my normal period or could... Read more
It is quite normal to have some sort of breakthrough bleeding in the first six months of HRT. The likelihood is that the bleeding will settl... Read more
I had a right total knee replacement over 3years ago it will not straighten -20 or bend more than 60degrees since operation . I have had 3 operatio... Read more
Yes, sadly that knee won't improve at this stage without more surgery. Revision surgery is the only option...
I have been diagnosed after having a baby with a liver hemangioma. Every day I have pain on my right side around the rib cage. I went and saw a specia... Read more
Gastrointestinal Surgeon, General Surgeon
Thanks for your question. Firstly liver hemangioma is a benign lump and can be found in 2% of the population. It is important that the imagi... Read more
My hubby has been told his BNP reading was 749 ( MI& 3BYpass2013) had ecg & waiting for perfusion...should we be worried? Read more
The answer depends on a number of things, most importantly his symptoms and ECG findings. An echo cardiogram and perfusion scan should help.... Read more
Can you do a laparoscopy for adhesions? Read more
Yes this is the ideal approach for adhesions although it may be possible that the operation is converted to an open procedure