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how to get rid of bloating after surgery

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Franklin Schneider
31 years experience Cardiology
Several causes...: Your fluid retention may be from the intravenous fluids you received during your operation and recovery. You may also be (relatively) , malnourished, ... Read More
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Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
What Surgey ?: Depending what type of surgery and how long you were in the hospital and if you take water pills? And if you do did they give it to you in the hosp ... Read More

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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco Agullo
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Treatments: We cannot make scars disappear, but we can make them look less noticeable. A combination of topical medications like Mederma and lasers can help.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Endoscopic surgery??: Surgeons will add gas to the area to help visualize the site better. The gas will go away on it's own over time. I have not heard of any way to spee ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Unsure: Unsure as did not post what kind of surgery.How much movement do you have and where is the pain relative on the shoulder.Physical therapy helps alot o ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Glantz
37 years experience General Surgery
Trapped Gas: The best way to get rid of "trapped gas" after surgery is to get up often and to walk around. Otherwise, an over the counter medication such as simeth ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Difficult: Can be impossible , plastic surgery may or may not modify scars appearance. Dermatologist can help at early stage of scar formation and cosmetic addit ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not certain: I wonder what the odor is like? Sometimes infections can cause odors.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Post Op Experience: The only thing you can do is wait. Time heals. I am sure the hospital or surgeon sent you home with post operative instructions for what to expect and ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Nguyen
19 years experience Bariatrics
Overtime : Overtime they will lighten and may eventually disappear.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Soberman
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Yes, but....: I am not a neurosurgeon, but have read reports of various procedures that can be very helpful. You should talk with your neurologist about seeing a ne ... Read More

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