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Can I smoke weed after 3 weeks wisdom tooth extraction?

Can I smoke weed after 3 weeks wisdom tooth extraction?

Should not impact: the healing of the wisdom teeth extraction, but can't really tell you that it is "safe." Marijuana use, just like alcohol or tobacco use (which are both legal), has downsides and risks, and it is worthwhile for you to be aware of them. If you are young (less than 21 or so), marijuana is more toxic to the developing brain and is associated with a lot of potential ill effects. If older much less. ...Read more

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Weird bleeding and drainage 9 days post op laminectomy. Normal?

Weird bleeding and drainage 9 days post op laminectomy. Normal?

Bleeding: Bleeding and drainage after a laminectomy is not normal. You need to contact your surgeon for an evaluation as this can potentially lead to an infection. ...Read more

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Post op sciatic pain 3 weeks after surgery. What can be done?

Post op sciatic pain 3 weeks after surgery. What can be done?

It's still early: In the post operative period to make changes to your current regimen. Continue pain medications and level of activity suggested by your spine surgeon. ...Read more

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Is bleeding 3 weeks after C-section normal?

Is  bleeding 3 weeks after C-section normal?

Yep.: Lochia/menses can continue to flow for several weeks after a delivery. ...Read more

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Swollen incision sites 3 weeks after knee arthroscopy?

Dr. Mary Ness Dr. Ness
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Swollen incision sites 3 weeks after knee arthroscopy?

Probably: As long as it is steadily improving ...less red, less swollen, no drainage, etc. it is probably normal. ...Read more

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Is bleeding 6 days post wisdom teeth extraction alright?

Is bleeding 6 days post wisdom teeth extraction alright?

Possibly: Have the surgeon who extracted the tooth take a look. In the meantime, bite on a sterile gauze for 15 minutes to help control the bleeding. ...Read more

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Smelly odor 3 weeks post partum c section. ?

Smelly odor 3 weeks post partum c section. ?

Could be problem: Any pain, fevers....if so need to see your OB asap. If not...can have some discharge for several weeks after c sectionl. Continue to observe and if any pain, fevers, increasing foulness of discharge, see your OB. ...Read more

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Pain after endometriosis removal ( 1 week post op)?

Pain after endometriosis removal ( 1 week post op)?

Post-op pain: It's pretty common to have on-again off-again pain for several weeks after surgery, but if it's severe or doesn't resolve quickly you need to call your surgeon asap - that's what he/she wants you to do. ...Read more

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Please help! 3 weeks after wisdom teeth removal and still pain !?

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Not uncommon: Unfortunately most wisdom teeth surgery is accompanied by some degree of pain up to 3 weeks. For the pain management, you can take an Rx medication by your oral surgeon and alternate with NSAIDs OTC. If concerned, visit your surgeon for post-op appointment. ...Read more

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Cohesive implants 280cc with lift , 7 week post op fearing displacement?

Cohesive implants 280cc with lift , 7 week post op fearing displacement?

Post Op Care: Surgeons are always on the look out for complications following surgery. You would have been given specific instructions after surgery on what to watch for and how to contact your surgeon should a complication arise. Given your worry it is time to sign off of the internet and to contact your surgeon. ...Read more

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I'm having vaginal itching 3 weeks post partum, is that normal?

I'm having vaginal itching 3 weeks post partum, is that normal?

Post partum itching: Midwifery today notes that witch hazel can be safely applied directly to the perineum or you can try soaking a cloth in cold water, wringing it out thoroughly and putting witch hazel on it before applying to the perineum. The mayo clinic agrees that witch hazel is a safe perineum treatment and suggests placing chilled witch hazel pads on your perineum to aid in the soothing and healing process. ...Read more

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Insomnia. After65 days post surgery?

Insomnia. After65 days post  surgery?

Consult your MD: A lot more needs to be discussed about your new-onset insomnia. There seems to be no chronological correlation between your surgery and insomnia. Please discuss it with your primary md and mention any additional stressors, any new ideas related to prior surgery, any changes in family/environment, any other medical symptoms and any other information that could help md to help you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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32 days post op revision rhinoplasty can I smoke pot ?

32 days post op revision rhinoplasty can I smoke pot ?

It's illegal: As it is illegal to smoke per federal law, a conscientious doctor can't recommend marijuana use, especially in a forum like this. Smoking anything is never good for healing. Discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Weird upper stomach feeling 6weeks post laparoscopic gallbladder surgery & ercp pancreatitis. 3 months post Csection. Uncomfortable. No pain. NORMAL?

Weird upper stomach feeling 6weeks post laparoscopic gallbladder surgery & ercp pancreatitis. 3 months post Csection. Uncomfortable. No pain. NORMAL?

Possibly: Residual symptoms of pancreatitis can include some fullness and discomfort, depending on severity and cause. During the period of recovery, abstinence from alcohol, limiting fatty food intake, may limit the stress on the pancreas. Your doctor should check pancreatic enzymes to make sure they are normalizing. If there are any concerns, additional blood testing and further imaging may be necessary ...Read more

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Clitoris pain 3 weeks after giving birth?

Pain: You may have had a tear or laceration in this area when you delivered your baby. Time to get evaluated by your ob. ...Read more

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I'm 10 weeks post laparoscopic appendectomy, returned to work after 3 weeks, but still suffering from abdominal pain and and swelling.

I'm 10 weeks post laparoscopic appendectomy, returned to work after 3 weeks, but still suffering from abdominal pain and and swelling.

Return to surgeon...: Returning to the surgeon for evaluation & counseling is the most reasonable thing to follow at this time, although someone online may guess the possibility of having delayed infection, small entrapped hernia to lap opening, or undue adhesion, etc. To have the related things for good care done correctly, please follow instructions described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best wish... ...Read more