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Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Doubt: Possiable, but unlikely. Discuss with ent.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ask your surgeon: We are always happy to answer questions about sinus disease and sinus surgery. This question has been hanging around for weeks and i suppose there ha ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
42 years experience Addiction Medicine
Smoking and surgery: Smoking is not bad; addiction is not a moral issue. Smoking will impair your body's ability to heal.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Knox
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Define Sinus Surgery: In simplest terms, sinus surgery is defined as making openings through the nasal passages and the four, paired sinuses on each side of the nose, bigge ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Difficult to say: It is difficult to answer your question because we do not know the extent of your surgery or the disease associated with it. For example, if you had ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Sinus Surgery: Assuming you have no history of headaches, as soon as healing starts & bleeding & packing gone, usually within 72 hours, headaches should ease up.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Shields
28 years experience Podiatry
Hammer toe surgery: I see my patients in 6-9 days after surgery. If they have any concerns they come in earlier. Some doctors will see their patients at some point longe ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Depends: If the areas are not infected, then usually none are prescribed. Some surgeons, however, like to have you take them just to be covered should anything ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Loury
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
An hour or less: If only one side then less than an hour. The mucocele usually has done most of the work and just needs to be opened unless the frontal is also involv ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually successful: There are many techniques for septum surgery such as septoplasty or submucous resection but surgery is usually successful in correcting at least part ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends : On the amount of tissue needed to get clean margins, but on average a pretty smooth recovery with easily controlled pain. Many times can be done with ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
An abscess anywhere: needs to be treated asap as otherwise it'll do more damage to the neighbouring structures. In my opinion its the treatment of choice that it should b ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ilan Cohen
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Maybe: Sometimes laser vision correction is offered after cataract surgery in order to decrease dependence on glasses, but it is not required. There is anot ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Not always: You can try conservative management such as physical therapy, mild pain meds and epidural steroid injections. If you cannot get improvement or if weak ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Already occurring: If a drainage procedure was done the wound should have been left partially open. The dressing changes will do the debridement. Make sure to change dai ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Days to weeks.: This question is best posed to the surgeon since the recovery often depends on the complexity of the surgery. By the way, the sinus cavity is a vacant ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
It's still early: In the post operative period to make changes to your current regimen. Continue pain medications and level of activity suggested by your spine surgeon.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Lumbar Infections: Lumbar wounds should have a 1-2% infection rate. If obesity is present, that figure could increase by another 2-3%.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
You may: You may have some uncomfortable pressure to deal with, but very unlikely pain. You should ask that question of your surgeon. Good luck from nyc.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Astrachan
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Depends on type: Recovery depends a lot on what you're having done and who is doing it. Typically in my patients overnight they have some sponge in their nose, that sp ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Variable: Need to make sure infection is completely gone.....
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
WHAT ?????: No such entity. Please clarify your terms
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
1 to 12 hours: It depends on the type of local anesthesia the oral surgeon used.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Stachler
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Tachycardia : the fast heart rate after surgery can be due to blood loss or due to the stress of the surgery. If it was due to blood loss, get your blood count che ... Read More

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