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Adenoidectomy Recovery In Adults
Almost never: Adenoids tend to disappear on their own in older kids and teens. While some could still persist in grown ups, if there is new adenoid growth in an adult it is concerning for something else growing in the area (like lymphoma or other tumor) and in that case a biopsy can be considered in the clinic, or complete removal in the operating room to assess for the underlying cause. ...Read more
What is the average recovery time for a tonsillectomy/adenoidectomy with septoplasty/turbinate reduction for a 19 year old female?
I have severe grade 4 enlarged tonsils nearly meeting in midline. ENT wants to remove with concerns about apnea. Isn't tonsillectomy risky in adults?
Depends on severity: Basic principles used in repairing hypospadias in adults is same as for children. Consult a pediatric urologist or reconstructive urologist with experience. Process invokes correcting the curvature by straightening penis & advancing the opening at least as far as the glans and optimally to the tip. Surgery is performed under anesthesia & may involve skin flaps, or grafts of skin or buccal mucosa. ...Read more
Done growing?: There are two types of maturity that are important to achieve before breast enlargement surgery: breast maturity and emotional maturity. Plastic surgeons need a stable platform on which to build. If the breast grow after augmentation, then the outcome may be unsatifying. Breast augmentation for cosmetic purposes should be delayed until at least ag 18, and the decision needs to be individualized. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes.: Adenotonsillectomy is a very safe, usually outpatient procedure in a child. The combined procedure is indicated when a child has obstructive sleep apnea, sleep disordered breathing, or chronic mouth breathing, swallowing difficulty and alteration of facial growth due to enlargement of the tonsils and adenoid. We take special precautions and watch children diagnosed with sleep apnea very closely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In general is surgery for a low pole displaces patella in a child a out patient surgery or usually require hospital stay? How long is recovery?
Surgery: The only person who can answer these questions is the surgeon performing the procedure as surgeons have all different protocols ...Read more
See below: Dehydration in children may be subtle and the infant or child will be listless, and may have atemperature, and high pulse rate and low blood pressure.In adults they will complain of feeling thirsty, generalized weakness.Dry skin, headache, and have a high pulse rate and low blood pressure. ...Read more
Evry year more than half a million pple undergo gllbladder surgery in usa.So how many people of total population r living lives without a gallbladder?
Don't know: Who would keep track of those statistics. Many millions living in us that have had gallbladder surgery i would guess. As about 8-10% of people in us get gallstones & the us poultation is 313 million, so some number less than 30 million may be expected purely by calculation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
AIDS symptoms: There are no specific symptoms typical of aids. Outside of acute HIV syndrome, which has several ways of presenting, some of which are like infectious mononucleosis, the disease remains silent until the immune system has been damaged enough so that opportunistic infections appear. The same thing applies to children and adults. ...Read more
Why is tonsillectomy in a child is less likely to involve complications than the
same procedure for an adult.why?( I'm a college student)
Tonsillectomy: The healing ability of a child is much better than adult, hence surgery is done early on ...Read more
What is the typical recovery time for surgery to repair an inguinal hernia? We have a 20 pound toddler!
Growth at that-: -epiphysis will no longer grow.Get a more detailed answer ›
Improving: We are constantly trying to improve therapy for children with high-risk neuroblastoma (stage 4). Within the last couple of years, the addition of immunotherapy to standard of care therapy greatly improved overall survival from 46% to 66%. Thus, immunotherapy should now be standard of care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
5-10 days.: It usually takes about a week to recover from t&a surgery, give or take a few days. ...Read more
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