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22 years experience Critical Care
Depends: It depends on the location and pathology and size and any preopertive deficit. Even with a small lesion in a relatively "safe" area, people can feel ... Read More
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22 years experience Critical Care
Depends: It depends on the location and pathology and size and any preoperative deficit. Even with a small lesion in a relatively "safe" area, people can feel ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Singer
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends..: There are many types of brain procedures with varying recovery times. Wound healing is usually within 10-14 days but overall recover can vary dependin ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Usually 2-3 months: Obviously the length of time to recover from a craniotomy is influenced by many factors such as the type of procedure, the pathology, age, and other m ... Read More
A 75-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Surgical Post Op: This is a question best answered by your surgery team they know what specific anesthesia was used and at what doses. Any answer here would be pure sp ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience Anesthesiology
It depends: This will depend on the type of anestheti given however short-acting a esthetics are typically used. All effects should be gone by the following day. ... Read More
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Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Quick : Assuming there were no complications most of the effects should be gone in 24 hours. If excessive amount of benzodiazepines was used it could be a f ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Yoo
Dr. Kevin Yoo answered
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends on healing: MairaQ, After brain surgery, any new neurologic deficit will heal. The amount of healing depends on how badly brain was injured. The duration of hea ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Marlin
48 years experience Neurosurgery
Awhile - 6weeks to 5: Alcohol will lower seizure threshold - a glass of wine maybe fine but i'd wait at least 6 weeks and more if you have had any seizures and never in exc ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery: This is a question that should be taken up with the neurosurgeon as the answer will be based on the severity of the injury and risk of injury due to a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Neurosurgery: The minimum recommendation is three months at least after surgery, depending on the extend of the surgery some neurosurgeons might request no roller c ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience Neurosurgery
Depends on type: Post-op deficits, such as short-term memory problems, depend on the type of surgery, location, how much brain tissue was manipulated, length of surge ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Certainly: After evaluating this person's dental needs, the dentist will consult with this person's physicians regarding the proposed treatment.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience Neurology
Depends: This really depends on the age of the patient and whether are any complications, usually betwwen three to five days on average.

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