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after a peacmaker has been put what is the recovery time and do I need do

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Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
IC: The incision heals within 7-10 days. Once the interstim is programmed effectively, you should be improved.
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Dr. Mitchell Schuster
32 years experience Urogynecology
1 week: I'm guessing you are talking about interstim. The longest part of the recovery is the pocket for the battery to sit in. It isn't too bad. But, ic is ... Read More
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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
6 plus weeks: Broken bones take about six weeks to heal if you're otherwise healthy. Recovery includes healing of the fracture but also physical therapy. Done adja ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Frydman
47 years experience Podiatry
No: Stabilization of a fracture is very important and helps in healing process.
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
No: It should actually decrease healing time. The screws and plates are preventing any shifting of the bone.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4-6 wks.: Hardware removal from the distal fibula(near the ankle ) is commonplace. At your age you should be nearly 'recovered' @ 6 wks. Or so. The screw holes ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ask your orthopedic: Doctor. He knows your case the best and can give you the best answer, .
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
2-3 months: While of course it is hard to say exactly without knowing full details i typically say it is a 2-3 month process. Fro m surgery to being finished. How ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not the thing of wor: The reason 4 the revision is important. If u had infection, recurrent infection is foremost. If it was loose the success rate 4 the long term is less ... Read More
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Dr. Albert Melaragno
45 years experience Pediatrics
1 month/: depending on the severity of the fracture and your age, it would be 4-6 weeks
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Dr. Katherine Sutherland
43 years experience Gynecology
3 to 8 weeks: There is variability depending on the reason for the hysterectomy, the age and health of the patient, and the way the surgery is performed. A vaginal ... Read More
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