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Ramona L Bates, MD has been a solo plastic surgeon in Little Rock, AR since 1990.

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Any medical information provided by this site is not a replacement for medical diagnosis, treatment, or professional medical advice. It should not be used to treat or diagnose any medical condition. Always seek professional medical consultation by a licensed physician for diagnosis and treatment of any and all medical conditions - please, do not ignore your doctor's medical advice based on information written by the author or commenters of this site. Please do not ask me for medical advice, but instead contact a healthcare provider in your area.

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Craniofacial, Distraction Osteogenesis; eMedicine article, June 30, 2009; Pravin K Patel, MD, Marco F Ellis, MD, and Linping Zhao, PhD, MSE

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Herbal suppliments are being studied as medications, but still too much is unknown. If you are the patient, tell your doctor which ones you are taking. If you are scheduled for an elective surgery, stop taking the suppliments for 2-3 weeks prior to surgery.
Some references:
1. Kleiner, S. M. The true nature of herbs. Phys. Sports Med. 23: 13, 1995.

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E-mail Me

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This site is self-maintained. In early 2009 I joined the Better Health Network. As part of that Network, I will occasionally be paid for my writing. Those posts will be clearly noted.

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If I add any advertising, it will be clearly marked as such.

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