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Toddler born with a tongue ‘TWICE the size it should be’ has surgery

Toddler born with a tongue ‘TWICE the size it should be’ undergoes life-changing surgery to help him eat, talk and breathe easier The 19-month-old was born with the rare Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome (BWS) The condition meant his large tongue could be spotted on pregnancy scans His parents initially thought it was Baker acting ‘cute’ by poking… Read More »

Managing pain after surgery

Surgery and pain pills used to go hand in hand. After all, you need a strong prescription pain medication to ensure you aren’t in pain after a procedure, right? Turns out not only is prescription pain medication not always needed, but often not advisable after surgery, because it can raise the risk of opioid addiction.… Read More »