ID: 7608
3d Illustration of a liver and a gallbladder

The gallbladder is a small organ that stores a substance called bile. Bile helps to digest food. When a person falls out of homeostasis their gallbladder can begin to malfunction. Oftentimes this results in the development of small crystallizations known as gallstones. Gallstones are incredibly painful and more often than not a person who suffers…

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ID: 7604
Image of a hernia in the abdomen region of a man

A hernia is the bulging of an organ through a tear in the tissue or muscle that is supposed to hold it in place. Most are found in the abdomen, however, they can also be found in the groin and even upper thigh area. Surgery is nearly always recommended to avoid further complications, such as…

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ID: 3218

The tonsils are glands in the back of the throat that are a part of the lymphatic system. Healthy tonsils help trap bacteria. But when they become infected, enlarged, or diseased, the tonsils can do more harm than good. In these circumstances, doctors may recommend undergoing a tonsillectomy to alleviate symptoms and eradicate infection or…

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ID: 3207
Sinus Surgery

Sinus surgery is an effective means of treating chronic sinusitis that has not responded to more conservative treatments, such as antibiotics, nasal steroid sprays, anti-histamines, and nasal irrigation. When performing a sinus surgery, a doctor will use special tools to enlarge small sinus openings, re-route sinus pathways, and remove diseased tissues that prevent normal drainage.…

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