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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience in General Surgery
Occasionally: There are some dermal bonding agents or glues that may be used. However, the usage of said agents is not common. One has to be very careful when using ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Outside healed.: When the outside incision is completely healed,so is the inside incision
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jay Stylman
37 years experience in General Surgery
Cut: An incision is an opening made in the skin or mucosal surface. It is usually performed to allow entry into a body cavity in order to accomplish a sur ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Vitamin e: Among other things vitamin e oil/cream is safe and may help.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience in Internal Medicine
Nomal: Healing scar tossue
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vishnu Rumalla
24 years experience in Plastic Surgery
I use one stitch: Thanks for your question. My incision length is 3-4 mm and I use one single absorable stitch on each incision. Good luck.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience in General Surgery
What: What about it? You mean recovery time form ventral hernia repair. About a week to two depending on size.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
26 years experience in General Surgery
No.: Once you heal from the surgery, you shouldn't feel a thing. The mesh should be placed inside the hernia for maximum effectiveness, and you can't feel ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Nir Hus
Dr. Nir Hus answered
15 years experience in General Surgery
Surgical clip: in surgery we intentionally leave clips behind on bleeding vessels. Nothing abnormal in a clip left behind.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Call your surgeon: Wash the incision with an anti-bacterial soap such as hibiclens or phisoderm. Irrigate hydrogen peroxide over a 4 x 4 gauze and most importantly call ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chivukula Subbarao
39 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Don't worry: It is going to get better in 3-4 weeks.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: If there is no redness, pain and drainage.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience in General Surgery
Not So Bad: The pain from an "i and d" is dependent on the location & severity of the abscess and the method of anesthesia. A simple one just under the skin can ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Post-op pain common: Talk to your surgeon! tell him/her what's going on. You're the best judge of how much pain you can tolerate but let your surgeon know. S/he should hav ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
depends: The type of incision can be the same in both c-section and ovary resection, the surgeon opens the skin along the bikini line and then opens the fascia ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience in General Surgery
Call your surgeon: Could be a variety of things such as normal healing, a hernia, or even an infection. Infection typically with red skin. Hernia often associated with a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ly Phan
Dr. Ly Phan answered
21 years experience in General Surgery
Should wait: 6 weeks. Just be mindful that to exercise as tolerated to prevent recurrent.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Beasley
19 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends: The technique used to remove a cyst depends on where the cyst is located and how large the cyst is.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
19 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Time: It is hard to say what you are feeling, and you can occasionally get a new hernia at a laparoscopic incision/port site. With that said, wound healing ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience in Phlebology
No: You should see the doctor who did your laser vein surgery becaseu drainage or weeping is deflinitely not something that we whould consider to be norma ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Wilson
16 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Incision site: The incision site and approach is the main difference. A laparoscopic repair is done with cameras. The hospital stay and morbidity is about the same b ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience in General Surgery
Alright: Should be fine to return to all normal activities and exercises once you are fully healed and released to such activities by your surgeon.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
HH: This is called hiatal hernia, & depending on the size & extent of herniation, laparoscopic surgery is performed on op basis. Recovery is fast if no co ... Read More

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