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How long after a tatoo can you have a surgery

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Dr. Peter Karsant
38 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Not a problem.

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
You should get: a small trial one in an inconspicuous area, to make sure that you don't form keloids with tatoo. Keloids form more commonly in areas where skin is cl ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cheryl White
30 years experience Pain Management
Dont wait to diagnos: Depends. Some pain gets better over time as the body adapts. Some needs more immediate treatment to avoid long term pain or disorder. Seek speciali ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
16 years experience General Surgery
Depends: The length of laparoscopic surgery depends on the type of surgery, the anatomy of the patient, the experience of the surgeon, ect.
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Varies from person: Varies from person to person, but is usually three to four hours.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
1-2 hours: Depending on what exactly has to be done. If grafts have to be harvested, etc. It takes longer.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: It depends on size, location, depth.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: There are several types of clavicle (aka collarbone) surgeries. Some common procedures consists of clavicle fractures, ac joints repairs, distal clavi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
33 years experience Ophthalmology
1-2 weeks: Your eyelid will heal in 1-2 weeks after a chalazion incision and curettage, typically. Your surgeon should have discussed this with you.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6-12 weeks: An mcl typically takes 6-12 weeks to heal, depending on severity. It pretty much heals on its own over time without specific treatments. There is seld ... Read More
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