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A 33-year-old female asked about a 86-year-old female:

does someone on a gtube still need liquid?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
All humans need H2O: Yes, of course. All humans need to be hydrated well. We need water to survive.

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How much time can a g-tube hole take to heal?

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Several weeks: It can take several weeks to heal.
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How long should a g-tube hole take to heal?

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What can be done for discomfort after a g-tube placement?

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See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you.
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A 29-year-old female asked:

How long does it take a g tube site to heal after removal. How long is leaking considered normal?

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6-8 wks to heal: Probably 3-4 weeks to stop leaking. PEGS will close earlies then those placed @ surgery. Small frequent meals will help

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