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arachnoid cyst surgery recovery time

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Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
Varies: healing varies from person to person, but on average about a month to have at least a 90% recovery.

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Need more info: I have referred this to our experts in neurology.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
IT ALL DEPENDS-: -what comes up @ your consult. also whether you have symptoms that match those that would come from the cyst. also where it's located. be sure to ask ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes,: depending on the type of procedure and the specifics of the arachnoid cyst, there may be a small chance of recurrence.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It completely depends on the method of removal and the size of the cysts. Small cysts done through a laparoscope or robot recover very quickly. Large ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Varies: If the removal is done by laparoscopy then recovery would usually be one or two "down days", but if laparotomy (a larger incision on the abdomen) is p ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends : On what do you call recovery? Also depends on open vs laporoscopic, age , other medical problems. In healthy adult with laporoscopic surgery 4-7 da ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
7-10 days: Recovery should be 7-10 days at the most.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Ganglion cyst it : Matters where the cyst is and who you are and what you do for a living. These are important individualized questions to ask your surgeon. But a gener ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welle
15 years experience Bariatrics
Depends..: Recovery time depends on a couple of factors. Was your surgery minimally invasive? Did they do it the old fashioned way with a big cut? Did they have ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus: Usually 2 weeks off work if it is trimmed, light activity for 2 weeks, -then full activity as tolerated. If the meniscus has a repair, usually 6 weeks ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
2-4 weeks: It depends on how bad the inflammation was, laparoscopic or not?, how long you waited prior to surgery . Whether there was perf or not? Still, in mo ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience Fertility Medicine
Varies: Depends on your motivation and your requirements at your job. If lifting is involved, most recommend 6 weeks. If not, it really is up to you as to w ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
3weeks: Recommend 3 weeks of immobilization to avoid recurrence of a ganglion cyst after surgery. Then may require a period of time to regain normal range of ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Quick healing: A dermoid cyst is a saclike growth that is present at birth. It contains structures such as hair, fluid, teeth or skin glands that can be found on ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your surgeon: Wash the incision with an anti-bacterial soap such as hibiclens or phisoderm. Irrigate hydrogen peroxide over a 4 x 4 gauze and most importantly call ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Bruising: Is normal. Red, hot skin at the site or discharge is not. If present get it checked out. Generalized fever of your body could just be a cold or flu if ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Little longer: Any clean wound should heal with in 7 to 10 days , collagen formation for strength by 3 rd wk , .May take few more days because of size and streaching ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
8-9 months: An acl revision is seldom as simple as a first time acl reconstruction, so rehab would often be a bit more guarded. However, given good graft fixation ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Shybut
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Weeks: I have seen professional athletes recover in 7 days, ready to return to competition--this is extremely fast. 4 weeks if you rehab very well. 6 weeks ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Typically 6 to 9 months . I would check with your surgeon and he's knows best with the inside of your knee looks like as well as your general physical ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Quick: Usually less than a week to recovery full functiion. Will need protected use for up to four weeks.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, blood sugar control, the exact type ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
About 2-3 weeks, but: Check with your surgeon, as he/she can give you the best estimate, depending on the size, location, site, whether its a primary or a recurrent one. G ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Don't be scared: An arachnoid cyst is something that you were born with and it's location is very far removed and completely unrelated to your nosebleeds.
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