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Author: Shahid Iquebal, M. Pharma
Shahid is a pharmacologist with masters in pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacology. In the past, he worked for Maxinov Healthcare Research Division and R.P Biotech. At DiseaseFix, he is a content guide and writer. He is also associated as a researcher with Integrated Resources Pvt Ltd. currently. Shahid’s areas of interests include cellular and molecular pharmacology, pre-clinical screening, and systemic and clinical Pharmacology.
Weight Loss After Gallbladder Removal: Do You Put on Weight After Gallbladder Removal?
After cholecystectomy, you may experience trouble in digesting fatty foods until your body adjusts. For this reason, your doctor or dietician may instruct you to avoid high fats and fried foods until your body is not ready to tolerate them. In fact, gallbladder problems and your weight changes go hand in hand.
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
Most of the cases of carpal tunnel surgery are done on an outpatient basis and it’s not painful at all. The surgery is performed either under general anaesthesia, which puts you to sleep, or under local anaesthesia, which numbs your hand and arm. You might be given a light sedative through an intravenous line.
Peripheral neuropathy or peripheral polyneuropathy refers to the condition that damages the peripheral nervous system. Neuropathy causes the destruction of the nerve cells called neurons. As a result, the neurons are unable to communicate properly with each other and with the brain.
Hypocalcaemia occurs when the total serum calcium concentration is less than 7.0 mg/dL and the ionized calcium is less than 3.5 mg/dL in your body. It is a commonly seen biochemical condition in which there are lower than average level of calcium in plasma. Calcium has many important functions in your body.
Neuroblastoma (Children’s Cancer): Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Risks, Diagnosis, Prevention, Treatment, Stages
Neuroblastoma is a type of cancer that develops from immature nerve cells found in several areas of the body. These nerve cells are in their early developmental stages, found in embryo or foetuses. The word neuroblastoma consists of two terms where ‘neuro’ refers to nerves, and ‘blastoma’ refers to a cancer that affects immature cells.
Many a times untreated VSD is diagnosed in adults and it may require surgery if it can cause a risk to the patient. In adults, VSD can be small, medium, or large in size with or without other complications such as pulmonary stenosis, pulmonary hypertension, or aortic regurgitation.
How are Kidney Stones (Other Kidney Complications) Associated With Gout?
Individuals living with gout can face challenges, pain and unpredictability, especially if lifestyle changes haven’t brought their uric acid levels down to normal. If gout attacks become more frequent, you may develop chronic gout, which can stress other systems in your body, especially your renal system.
Know About Cholecystectomy (Gallstones) Surgery, its Procedure & Related Complications
Treatment of gallstones is not needed when they are asymptomatic. But if it has started causing symptoms, then it is likely that symptoms may get worse in the future paving the way for serious complications such as jaundice and pancreatitis. Your doctor may recommend for removal of the gallbladder surgically.
What is Gallbladder Pain Like?
Gallbladder pain (often misspelled gall bladder) is a term used to describe any pain that occurs due to a disease or a medical condition of the gallbladder. The majority of gall bladder pain is caused by gallbladder problems such as biliary colic, cholecystitis, gallstones, pancreatitis and ascending cholangitis.
The gallbladder is a long pear-shaped membranous sac (hollow structure) that sits just under the liver. It stores and concentrates the bile produced by the liver which is important in fat digestion. It weighs around 300 gm on average. The organ helps in the digestion of foods but is not a vital organ.