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Debridement After Sinus Surgery
Less than 2 weeks: Headaches can occur following sinus surgery but usually they should be gone within a short amount of time. If yours are persisting you need to let your surgeon know and if despite whatever he or she does, they continue, a second opinion is always a good idea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
How long will sinus surgery take for ethmoid mucocele and turbinate reduction? Hour? Saline spray necessary post surgery?
Deviated septum surgery how successful is it. Will the condition return? After surgery I have nasal crusting
Very Successful: Deviated septum surgery is very successful to remove the blockage from the airway. There is a possibility of the septum not staying in place and having a recurrence. If you are having a lot of crusting after surgery, particularly if you are more than 6 weeks out from surgery, you should get in to see your surgeon again. The surgeon can also check to see if the septum is in the mid-line. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends : On the amount of tissue needed to get clean margins, but on average a pretty smooth recovery with easily controlled pain. Many times can be done with local anesthesia so talk to your doctor about their surgical plan and expectations. ...Read more
Is it dangerous to have an abcessed tooth extracted after just having arthroscopic shoulder repair surgery two days prior ?
An abscess anywhere: needs to be treated asap as otherwise it'll do more damage to the neighbouring structures. In my opinion its the treatment of choice that it should be treated asap, otherwise pain would be unbearable for you. It will be dangerous to NOT TREAT the abscess, and the infection can spill into the blood which might infect the shoulder. So have it treated. You cannot delay it. Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Maybe: Sometimes laser vision correction is offered after cataract surgery in order to decrease dependence on glasses, but it is not required. There is another type of laser that is sometimes needed to improve vision in about 10% of cataract patients called yag capsulotomy. Speak to your cataract surgeon to clarify. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An abscess develops after a femoral artery embolectomy. Incision and drainage is done. How long should it drain before debridement?
Surgery: tomorrow I'm having nasal polyps removed, he's fixing my deviated septum, & having an extra sinus cavity removed. How long for recovery?
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
You may: You may have some uncomfortable pressure to deal with, but very unlikely pain. You should ask that question of your surgeon. Good luck from nyc. ...Read more
Depends on type: Recovery depends a lot on what you're having done and who is doing it. Typically in my patients overnight they have some sponge in their nose, that sponge comes out the next day and they feel "better". It can usually takes a few days after that until they are up and around and then a week until I have my patients at full activity including blowing their nose and exercising. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: Need to make sure infection is completely gone..... ...Read more
WHAT ?????: No such entity. Please clarify your terms ...Read more
Tachycardia : the fast heart rate after surgery can be due to blood loss or due to the stress of the surgery. If it was due to blood loss, get your blood count checked. If it is due to the stress of the surgery, do not worry about it. You can also get tachycardia by being dehydrated. Make sure you drink plenty of water. Good luck and feel better! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In simplest terms, sinus surgery is defined as making openings through the nasal passages and the four, paired sinuses on each side of the nose, bigger. This may include straightening a crooked (deviated) septum, reducing the size of the nasal turbinates, and making the openings (ostia) larger, using by means of a drill with a very small bit that removes bone ...Read more
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