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10 days back had testicular fixation surgery (right one)no torsion was just precaution . My testies is hard to tuch no pain or swelling is it normal ?

10 days back had testicular fixation surgery (right one)no torsion was just precaution . My testies is hard to tuch no pain or swelling is it normal ?

Hard testes: It's hard to tell whether it is normal or not, but if there is no pain or swelling, it's a good sign. Also, i would expect you to have a post surgical follow up, so if you've not had one, you will either have one soon or you should call your doc for that. ...Read more

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I have gone through a surgery for brain anuerysm 6 months back. It is not coiling. But some wrapping is done. May i know what precautions i shud take?

I have gone through a surgery for brain anuerysm 6 months back. It is not coiling. But some wrapping is done. May i know what precautions i shud take?

Talk to MD: Though the technique of wrapping the aneurysm is not as definitive a treatment as the placing of a clip, it should still allow you to lead a normal lifestyle. Check with your neurosurgeon about your specific case. ...Read more

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What is the medical name for cholesteatoma surgery please? And what precautions do I take before the surgery please?

What is the medical name for cholesteatoma surgery please? And what precautions do I take before the surgery please?

Skin cyst: Cholesteatoma is a destructive and expanding growth consisting of keratinizing squamous epithelium in the middle ear and/or mastoid process. For pre and postoperative instructions, ask your ENT surgeon. ...Read more

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What precaution should be taken after tonsils surgery is done of the child?

What precaution should be taken after tonsils surgery is done of the child?

Precautions: Stay on a liquid to a soft diet for several days. Eat lots of ice cream and popsicles to kill the pain. ...Read more

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How can you take precaution from bypass surgery stitching?

How can you take precaution from bypass surgery stitching?

Clean: Staples or stitches can be used on the incisions. I favor soap and water and cleaning area. Sometimes anti of hydrogen peroxide can clean up some debris. Many of us use subcuticular( below the skin) sutures and any surface cleansing j's fine. Wounds are sealed before one is discharged in general but do not probe to prove, . ...Read more

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Partial hysterectomy what are precautions after surgery?

Partial hysterectomy what are precautions after surgery?

Depends: I depends on how the surgery was done. If you had a large incision on your abdomen then you should not be lifting more than 10-15 pounds for several weeks. If you had it done through the vagina or laparoscopically (small incisions) you don't have to worry about lifting restrictions. I also suggest that nothing go in the vagina for 6 weeks. Talk to your doctor about the specific details. ...Read more

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What are some precautions to make before having surgery on my ankle?

What are some precautions to make before having surgery on my ankle?

Do not shave your: Legs at home, be sure you no rash of any kind on the foot or ankle, keep clean and dry. There some other medical precautions your doctor will tell you about. ...Read more

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Regarding spleen removal surgery - what are the risks and precautions?

Regarding spleen removal surgery - what are the risks and precautions?

Vaccines and blood: Spleen removal can make one susceptible to some infections afterward, so vaccines for pneumococcus, h. Influenza, and meningococcus are necessary, either pre op or as you leave the hospital. During the surgery , blood loss, injury to the pancreas, or stomach injury are possible. Unless the spleen is massive it can probably be done laparoscopically. Good luck. ...Read more

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After surgery for pilonidal sinus how long does it take to cure and what precautions are to be taken.?

After surgery for pilonidal sinus how long does it take to cure and what precautions are to be taken.?

Depends on surgery: There are several ways to treat a pilonidal cyst by surgery. First, you can cut it out & suture back up the skin and tissues and that takes about 2 weeks to heal but there is a high recurrence rate. You can cut it open & leave open & change dressings (marsupialization) which can take several weeks but low recurrence or do the last procedure but use a wound vac & about 10 days to heal- no packing. ...Read more

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Age 17, diagnosed with asd, 1.5cm what r the precautions to b taken fr a month till surgery is conducted.It being delayed cause of my exams. Plz help.

Age 17, diagnosed with asd, 1.5cm what r the precautions to b taken fr a month till surgery is conducted.It being delayed cause of my exams. Plz help.

Precautions: You should avoid any activity that makes you push: squatting, constipation, blowing ballon. However, at that size and with normal right side of heart pressures normal risk of adverse event is low. ...Read more

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Spleen removal surgery -what are the risks and precautions to take?

Infections: Prevention especially in children , at 48 ideally get vaccinated 2 wk before surgery if possible , are prone to encapsulated organism infections. Pneumovox , Meningococcal vaccine and booster every 6 yrs. Flue vaccine every year. It is advisable to take prophylactic antibiotics even for trivial infections is advised ...Read more

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What are the precautions that should be taken after lasik eye surgery?

What are the precautions that should be taken after lasik eye surgery?

Follow directions: Before your procedure, your lasik doctor should have gone over post-operative precuations with you. Some include not getting dirt, water (or your fingers!) in your eyes, using your eye drops as directed, and keeping your post-op appointments. If you have any questions about what you can and cannot do, please call the surgeon's office to go over the directions with him/her. ...Read more

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What precautions i can take after left inuginal hernia surgery(taap)?

What precautions i can take after left inuginal hernia surgery(taap)?

Hernia surgery: You should maintain weight lifting restrictions for the next 6 weeks at least, usually no more than 10 lbs and then depending on the healing process and the surgeon's assessment and recommendations. ...Read more

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What is the main precaution for after surgery of severe carpal tunnel syndrome?

What is the main precaution for after surgery of severe carpal tunnel syndrome?

Wound care: Follow your surgeons recommendations with appropriate activity limitations and wound care and the prescribed follow up routine and therapy regimen. ...Read more

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What are the most important precautions or advice after undergoing lasik surgery and how long is the recovery period?

What are the most important precautions or advice after undergoing lasik surgery and how long is the recovery period?

LASIK: Certainly question regarding surgery are best addressed to the surgeon performing the surgery. In general it is critical not to rub your eyes after lasik surgery. Recovery time varies from patient to patient with some patients have excellent vision the next day. The eyes are not completely healed for months, but generally stableby one month. ...Read more

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33 yrs old. Is it normal to experience Iritis twice after 2 months post cataract surgery. Any precaution required to work condition travelling?

33 yrs old. Is it normal to experience Iritis twice after 2 months post cataract surgery. Any precaution required to work condition travelling?

Red eye post surgery: Iritis/uveitis after cataract surgery is not uncommon. If no surgical complication and implant in proper place ('in bag') it is due to rebound inflammation as steroids decreased. See eyemd to be sure haptics & IOL in proper place. Have steroids on hand during travel. Though rare: If persists after surgery, may need a blood work up for uveitis. ...Read more

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What could be the precautions that should be taken after ACL surgery ? Moreover ,after how much rest (after surgery) an ethlete can perform normally?

What could be the precautions that should be taken after ACL surgery ? Moreover ,after how much rest (after surgery) an ethlete can perform normally?

ACL Surgery : These questions should have been answered for you by the post op instructions given to you after discharge from the Day Surgery Center . Each doctor has their own set of post op instructions . In general no weight bearing for a few days . Ice the knew to reduce pain . No return to full athletic activity for at least 6 months or until cleared by your physician . You need PT to transition into full ...Read more

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What are important precautions when a patient initially gets home from triple bypass surgery?

What are important precautions when a patient initially gets home from triple bypass surgery?

No push ups 3 mo.: Given that there are no medical issues, healing of the sternum as with any bone in the body, occurs slow. It takes 6 weeks post sternotomy for new bone to start forming. During that time maneuvers that can result in sternal malunion or non union should be avoided. Like falling with outstretched hands, push ups, pushing a car or refrigerator, you may put if you golf but no swinging a bat or club. ...Read more

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