Myron E. Bednar, MD
- internal medicine
Location and Office HoursHunterdon Regional Cancer Ctr
2100 Wescott Dr
Flemington, NJ 08822
- BlueCross BlueShield
- First Health
- Great-West Healthcare Cigna
- Horizon BlueCross BlueShield
- Independence BlueCross BlueShield
- United Healthcare
- Hunterdon Medical Center
Why is the location of an AVM in the brain important for treatment?
A critical issue in the treatment of arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) in the brain that have not ruptured is the location of the AVM. Superficial AVMs on the surface of the brain seem to have a lower risk of hemorrhaging than those deep in the cerebellum or brainstem. Therefore, superficial AVMs in the brain surface are ones that doctors may consider leaving alone and not attempting any treatment on. This is particularly the case if they’re close to, adjacent to or incorporating critical control centers on the surface of the brain that relate to language function, reading, writing, speaking comprehension, movement, critical sensation, vision and other sensory functions.
Can I donate blood if I live with someone with hepatitis?
American Red Cross answered
If you live with or have had sexual contact with a person who has hepatitis, you must wait 12 months after the last contact.
Guidelines on eligibility to give blood change from time to time. The most up-to-date eligibility information can be obtained by contacting the American Red Cross blood center nearest you.
How can I protect my children from hypocalcemia?
Piedmont Heart Institute answered
You can protect your children from hypocalcemia by making sure they get enough calcium, magnesium, and vitamin D in their diets. If you have an infant, ask your doctor about feeding a low-phosphate formula that will not affect blood calcium levels. If you have any family history of congenital hypoparathyroidism or DiGeorge's syndrome, talk to your doctor.
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