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After Face Suregy Swelling Last
I had my cheekbone fractured and had an zygoma surgery. I had the surgery on 31/03/2016 and the swelling on my face has not fully disappeared. The?
Check with your --: -surgeon 2 make sure there is no complications. It's really only been a month,and swelling is 2 B expected still, but 2 B sure check with him/her. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I know is 19days since mini face lift surgery,there is still slight swelling ,is there anything that can bring down the swelling fast. No pain?
Cold compresses: I would "clear" this with your surgeon as you did not clarify what type of surgery you had...Ocular or eyelid? ...Read more
Radial head surgery type 2, 3 not sure7 scrws 4weeks ago. I have a lot of stiffness and swelling. Im going to ot. How long is recoup?
Recovery: From this procedure can be 10 -12 weeks. Need to protect the repair but gently move the elbow so it doesnt get stiff. At about 8 weeks can start pushing it more. ...Read more
Ice and NSAID's.: Ice packs applied to the swollen area 10 minutes at a time with 10 minute breaks in between can help. So can non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like aspirin, Motrin (ibuprofen) and naprosyn (naproxen sodium). Do not exceed the manufacturer's dosages written on the bottle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Elastic facial bandages, jobst is one brand, can help limit the swelling that results from mandibular(lower jaw) surgery. It is less helpful for maxillary (upper jaw) surgery. These surgeries will result in a certain amount of edema that will occur regardless of efforts to limit it. But certain surgical techniques, intraop meds, and the elastic bandage can help. ...Read more
Sir, I have undergone mitral valve repair surgery(open heart) on 9th jan and on 10th feb early morning there was severe swelling of my face.
Seek urgent care: If your face is significantly swollen, it could be a medicine reaction. Many medicines are often used after mitral surgery, ace inhibitors like Lisinopril are commonly used and can cause angioedema which can sometimes limit breathing ability. If swollen, seek urgent care. ...Read more
3 weeks post wisdom teeth surgery. Dull and achy pain on left bottom side of face and a lot of swelling. Could this be dry socket or an infection?
Yes: It sounds like you have some sort of infection on the left side. Many times this is due to food impaction in the area. Normally following the 7 day post-op appointment the patient is given a rinsing syringe to irrigate and clean the socket. You need to see your dentist for proper treatment. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Had a reaction to something after surgery 5 days ago. I have face, tongue swelling and numbness, taking prednisone, benadryl. When will swelling stop?
Drug reaction : It usually disappears within 72 to 96 hours. However it is sometimes present up to 14 days so just continue your mess and relax ...Read more
Had retention cyst surgery, accidentally bit same place while eating (only once). Swelling since last 3days, reduced a little. Shall i wait? Help!
Discuss at postop: It's difficult to assess your wound from your description alone and it may be best to discuss with your surgeon at the time of your postop examination which i assume should be soon. Other signs to call him/her earlier would be infection or bleeding or drainage. ...Read more
Partial rotator cuff tear can be healed without surgery?.I have been doing rehab and icing it for last 2 months . Pain is gone but swelling remains
My (L)knee gave out & making cracking noises and hurting on the side and swelling up cant bend it straight that much. I had surgery last yr on it. ?
Depends: Some amount of hand swelling after hand surgery is normal. The amount of hand swelling depends on the condition and the treatment needed for the condition. Is important to control the swelling mostly with elevation and keeping the fingers moving. If this fails occupational therapists can help to reduce the swelling. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
@ 3yrs old had surgery 4block tear ducts last yr had partial block in 1 dr flushed out now have again no swelling or lumps how likely tumor blocking ?
Tear duct blockage: Many infants are born with a blocked tear duct. The tear drainage system may not be fully developed or there may be a duct abnormality. Often a thin tissue membrane remains over the opening that empties into the nose (nasolacrimal duct), hence the surgery. It is very unlikely in a 3 year old to have a tumor, more likely in adults. ...Read more
How likely lacrimal duct tumor? partial blocked duct flushed last year no swelling/or issues started again 1 yr later 1969 had duct surgery 4 block
In all my:
years of practice....(over 50) I have never seen or head of a case of lacrimal duct tumor.....not to say such doesn't exist... they do( VERY RARE!! )....it is far more likely that blocked lacrimal ducts are STUBBORN...and surgery while helpful a certain % of the time....can "fail"
Hope this is helpful...continue treating!!! NOT to worry!
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I have swelling across body and have gain 4kg weight in last 4 days post parathyroid surgery under general ansthesia is this common side effect ?
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