The latest medical news on General Surgery

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A dental bridge can replace a missing tooth or several teeth. In this article, learn how dental bridges work, including the types and what to expect.

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A person may need a tooth extraction for various reasons. Here, learn about the different types of extraction and what to expect during and after t...

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Trigger finger is a condition in which a person’s finger locks or catches if they try to straighten or bend it. Home remedies can often treat it. L...

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My name is Rudy Kadlub, and I'm a 70-year-old powerlifter. This is my story of how I continued to break world records after shoulder surgery.

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There are many possible causes of a dent in the head, including injury, surgery, congenital conditions, and tumors. The treatment for a dent in the...

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A recent study investigates the factors that increase the risk of a dog developing an infection following surgery. They also look at the financial ...

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An inguinal hernia is when part of the intestine pokes through the abdominal wall. This article looks at the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treat...

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Female-to-male gender-affirming surgery may involve the creation of a new penis. Learn more about what to expect from different forms of this surge...

Pancreatic Cancer

Following evidence that bacteria can travel from the gut to play a role in pancreatic cancer, a new study finds that the same is true of fungi.

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Cataracts are cloudy areas that develop on the lens of the eye. They can affect a person’s vision. Surgery is currently the only way to remove cata...

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In a groundbreaking procedure, surgeons have successfully repaired a human cornea using 'reprogrammed' cells from the patient's skin.

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Doctors do not currently recognize breast implant illness as a medical condition. However, many people report experiencing it. Learn more here.