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I have phrenic nerve damage to my left diaphragm I am trying

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I have phrenic nerve damage to my left diaphragm I am trying to find out the best option for me
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Yes I seen a thoracic sugery and I am scheduled to have sugery on my diaphragm on August 24 but I am trying to find other options before I have the sugery
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I had a car wreck two years ago. I had two nerve bloke about a year and a half ago. I had left shoulder sugery about three years ago.
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 months ago.

Hi there.
Thank you for your question.
I will be helping you out with your concerns today.
I am sorry to hear about your problem.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Are you there
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 months ago.

I understand your concerns about the surgery that you are about to have.

There is no other option, other than surgery to repair the damaged phrenic nerve.

So surgery is the way to go and there is unfortunately no other options that have definitely been proven to help in your case.

Let me know if you have more questions.
Please do submit a rating when you are done.
Kindest regards

Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 months ago.

Let me know if you have more questions.
Please do submit a rating when you are done.
Kindest regards

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Is this a fraud
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 months ago.

This is not a fraud.

This session is open for any further questions that you may have.

Kindest regards

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Tell me what type sugery they do
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 3 months ago.

Surgery is usually a plication of the diaphragm that can be performed using a number of techniques through a thoracotomy, video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS), or laparoscopy. It depends on the experience of the surgeon and the technique that they opt for.

Let me know if you have more questions.
Please do submit a rating when you are done.
Kindest regards