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10 - 30 days: Recovery would be based on surgical technique. If done laparoscopically you would usually be released to full activity in 10-14 days. If done via incision, you'd probably be restricted from full activity for 4-6 weeks. Either way, an extended hospital stay of 3-5 days would probably be necessary in the immediate post op period. Good luck. ...Read more
What is perforating?: Septal perforations are seen at times in people fooloing around with cocaine. Perforations can be closed with some difficulty. Let your plastic surgeon or ENT surgeon know about everything then this can be treated. ...Read more
See a surgeon NOW: If you have a perforated appendex you should be under the care of a surgeon and in the hospital. ...Read more
Would someone feel pain when a colon is perforated or can it be a painless and unidentifiable injury?
Perforated sinus everything I eat and drink goes up in sinus have been very sick for months I need help?
See ENT: You should see an ear, nose and throat surgeon. If you are having sinus issues there are procedures to address them. ...Read more
Had an upper endoscopy done today; if the dr had perforated something, would he have likely noticed during the procedure?
Endoscopy: Most likely he would have noticed depending on where and how big. Discuss with him. ...Read more
Can a perforated and distored/ folded tmj disc can be restored and have normal function? Even though the condyle changed shape. Thank you
The good news is adapted retrodiscal tissue now
functions as a pseudo-disc. See Orofacial Pain specialist for evaluation and conservative, noninvasive treatment. ...Read more
Would you know if you perforated toddlers colon by taking rectal temp? Is it hard to do? I took his temp yesterday. He said "ow" and cried.
Yes: Within hours the kid would be deathly ill as germs entered the area and an infection. It is exceedingly difficult to perforate the colon taking a temperature. I can't remember hearing or reading of a case ever in 3 decades. A little petroleum jelly on the thermometer helps it slide in easier. ...Read more
Perforated colon: A perforated colon (pc) is a surgical emergency and needs to be treated as soon as possible. It can lead to death unless treated promptly. The consequences are death and sepsis, infection, due to the release of bacteria in the colon into the peritoneal space. With early repair and appropriate antibiotics, the patient with a PC may recover. Good luck. ...Read more
Small if experienced: If the md is experienced in insertion of iud's the risk is very small but not totally non-existent. ...Read more
Yes: As a matter of fact, it will be easier to fly with that ear because one would not have to equalize pressure in it. The caveat is that you are the passenger. You should likely not pilot for fear of equilibrium issues. ...Read more
Not unless there is: A whistling noise when breathing. A nasal septa perforation is not visible externally. Only a medical provider or someone who is looking inside the nose would notice. ...Read more
Pain gets worse:
Pain in the stomach area (above your navel) usually gets worse with nausea, vomiting, sometimes accompanied by fever, dizziness.
Any symptoms that get worse, seek medical advice.
Here are risk factors for developing stomach irritation or ulcers - too much intake of caffeinated drinks, alcohol, spicy foods,
leading a stressful life/type a personality.
Hope to be of help. ...Read more