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Dr. Richard Tholen
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
Maybe.: Was this done by an abps-certified plastic surgeon? If not, seek one or more out and get additional opinions about what must be done rather urgently. ... Read More

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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Can you specify what was removed after testicular injury? The swelling from tissue injury either by trauma or surgery should be resolved in 4 to 6 mon ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Less than 8 weeks: Recovery time depends on the cause for surgery and the patient's overall health status. If the operation was successful and uncomplicated, then recove ... Read More
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Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
38 years experience Anesthesiology
Variable: It is dependent on the condition one is in at the time of surgery, the age of pt (or to be more exact the physiological age--some 70 yo are more like ... Read More
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Recovery time varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, smoker or not, blood sugar control, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Would depend: On size, location among some things none of which you mention. In reality, the person who would know best is your surgeon.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not that simple: It would depend on 1) the gestational age of the baby and 2) the where/why of the hematoma. Most stable hematomas do not need removal unless they bec ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Hematomas: generally do NOT "re-appear" without TRAUMA You may have a sebaceous cyst Get it checked out! Hope this helps Dr Z
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: The doctor who is doing the follow-up visit(s) after the initial care of the injury can check to see if the numbness is a normal amount of numbness. A ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Probably hematoma: Sounds like a hematoma not a cyst based on the history of trauma.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Too long : Four months is a bit too long for a hematoma to heal. Call the surgeon and arrange another appointment .?

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