Patient discussion about hypertrophy
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Q. I have hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and an ICD. Is it possible to get breast implants with an ICD?
I have no further symptoms: I workout and run 6 days a week, in good shape and only 27 years old.
|A||Some medical equipment can damage your ICD If you are visiting your doctor , tell him or her that you have an ICD BEFORE they do any testing or treatment.i'm pretty sure they'll find a creative way to do the implant.any way- before doing any procedure- ask the cardiologist that handles you about it.|
Q. When should the tonsils and/or adenoids should be removed?
|A||Currently the tonsillectomy is recommended in the presence of 6 episodes of throat infection (Group A strep pharyngitis) in one year or 3-4 episodes in each of 2years. Adenoidectomy may be recommended when tympanostomy tube surgery (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tympanostomy_tube) failed to prevent ear infection.|
Another thing to consider is the presence of oral breathing - the constant use of the mouth for breathing in small children may lead to malformation of the facial bones that would necessitate more extensive surgeries later in life.
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