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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: Your surgeon can explain why.
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Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Bad Idea: Incisional hernia repair is almost-always done with mesh. Mesh infections can be devastating complications. Increasing the incisions in the abdominal ... Read More
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Dr. James White
30 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Yes and No: Small areas of fatty deposits could be addressed at the same time of surgical repair of a hernia. Cosmetic procedures in general are best completed a ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rafael Lugo
27 years experience General Surgery
Condition: I thi l that depends on the age and condition.
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Internet: Most childrens hospitals will have a website. On that website are usually links that deal with preparing for upcoming surgery. The sitr will include p ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Could also: This could be seen even with regular surgery. See your doctor for follow up.
Dr. Gregg Nishi
21 years experience Bariatrics
Blister: It can happen from time to time. The trocars (plastic or metal tubes that are inserted through your abdominal wall) can exert pressure on your skin an ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Natural course: When the body is injured or operated on with surgery, fluid is sent to the area as part of the healing process. In the breast, this is called a serom ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Sclafani
31 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Facial surgery: Contact or refer to the websites of the american academy of facial plastic & reconstructive surgery, the american society of plastic surgery or the am ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Kim
35 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Answer Varies: If you are talking about placement of a percutaneous tube into your kidney, you can typically cover them and shower immediately. Some docs will allow ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Fluid: around an old surgicial siteis always questionable and may represent irritation, infection or inflammation. Review the scan with a radiologist and a G ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
No: But most do or they enlarge and cause other trouble. Risk - benefit is the calculation. Includes what surgery was original. Where is the incision? ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Samuel (skip) Feinstein
Specializes in General Surgery
Fix it: Unlike hernias trough natural openings, incisional ones tend to enlarge and break down additional tissue lines. When small they are easy to repair.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Pus or infection like drainage is never normal after surgery, seek medical evaluation and treatment immediately.

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