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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Not likely: It sounds like nerve damage. You should ask your surgeon if this will improve with time.

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Metzger
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 monts to a year: Without more detail i cannot be sure as i don't know what type of surgery was done, but if you mean numbness around the scar, that recovers slowly ove ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Beard
25 years experience Urogynecology
Yes: For upto six months but if it's in areas other than around the incision u ought to discuss it with your doc much sooner.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
9 years experience Internal Medicine
Sorry: None that I know of, I am sorry. Hope you heal well, take time, and listen closely to your doctors instructions.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aileen Shieu
20 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: It depends on how severe the numbness was before surgery and for how long you had your symptoms. If your surgery was to repair a cut nerve, it can som ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Resolution of: Numbness after hand surgery such as carpal tunnel release is dependent upon many factors but the primary issue is what the nerve was like before the s ... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Non specific: Immediately: mask or pressure during anesthesia later? Stroke is possible but usually more specific neuro deficit.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
How long, how much?: Nerve dysfunction including numbness, weakness and pain may not resolve immediately after surgery. This depends on factors such as age, length of time ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Di Saia
31 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not usually.: Scar tissue does not have nerves in it. It can sometimes trap nearby nerves and feel funny. The problem should not spread over time.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nima Shemirani
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Facial surgery: Dear jafar, you should speak to your surgeon it depends on what procedure you had you may notice that tingling may begin to happen, than means tha ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Owens
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe: The incision for the septoplasty is typically made just inside the nostril along the base of the septum. As this area heals, there is frequently some ... Read More
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