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Need more info: Do you currently have a complication? Although complications are rare, there are many possibilities. A headache from the placement of the epidural; a reaction to one of the meds used-and there are varying reactions/side effects. Numbness in the legs from positioning or from a nerve that was injured during the anesthetic. And then there are the complications from the surgery. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Retinal reattachment: Retinal detachment is uncommon in patients under 65 . It is more common if there is nearsightedness or trauma. The symptoms are floaters , flashes of light, or the vision dimming from top or bottom like a curtain...So, be checked if these apply to you. as for the surgery, it is needed to save the vision. They use medicine to keep you comfortable and safe...Have faith...Keep us posted..Dr.Sibley ...Read more
Can most pediatritions offices do stitches? My 1yo's chin wound glue failed, wound reopened but not bleeding. Was hoping to avoid hospital visit.
Can non dissolvable stitches be used to repair vaginal tear after child birth if i'm allergic to dissolvable stitches?
Yes: Yes, your ob/gyn could definitely use non-dissolvable stitches that then have to be removed in his/her office later. Maybe you won't tear, that would be the best solution! ...Read more
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What for?: Only indication for such a procedure would be to convince an unsuspecting man that you are still a virgin. Unless you &/or partner feel perverse need for sensation of deflowering. Non-absorbable sutures, if used, would need to be removed ughh. Sutured hymenal edges would also have significant tendency to separate when absorbable sutures dissolve. Or do u mean vaginal tightening surgery? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Upcoming op for recurrent sport hernia. Prev. op was open suture without mesh. New surgeon will use open anterior w/mesh. Risk of testicular damage?
Caution: Not a simple problem. If you have had a previous open repair, and you're still having pain, I would strongly recommend a laparoscopic repair IF you need one. Only about 20% of inguinal repairs are done this way, so you'll have to find a surgeon w/ enough training/experience. Try the Americas Hernia Society website to find one near you. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I'm having laparoscopic cholecystectomy to remove gallbladder. Will the wounds be stitched with staples or glued ?
I'm having a gallbladder operation. Will the insisions be closed with glue or will they be stitched with dissolvable stitches or staples?
Why after hemorrhage and unplanned c hyst would attending let resident close incision with suture?
They are learning: Residents are learning their craft from the attending physician. Your attending is involved in every part of the operation, even if the resident is doing the sewing. ...Read more
Persistent Seroma: Seromas following surgery can be very frustrating for both the surgeon and for the patient. Though usually most seromas get better with time occasionally there are some seromas to refuse to go away. Seromas that have been present for a long time tend to form capsules which prevents permanent resolution. Sometimes these chronic seromas need to be surgically removed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 days post op from gallbladder removal. They used skin glue to hold the incisions together. The glue is peeling off, is it ok?
Yes: yes it is ok, simply do not try to peel it yourself. your wound is healed by now any problem, always check with your surgeon. ...Read more
A fib: Risk of emboli going to brain causing stroke. Rapid ventricular response(heart rate to high) may cause angina, dizziness, passing out, heart attacks, other heart irregular rhythms. Let you cardiologist manage case. Is complex to explain here. It is certainly manageable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are dissolvable stitches used to suture a septoplasty? I don’t want stitches ripped out of my nose after a septoplasty. Will they use dissolvable stitches?
Would be: Advisable and if you can do so very cautiously. Dermabond can be puled apart rather easily. Might want to have a physician take a look. If you do so yourself use only clean water, no peroxide and go slowly and gently. ...Read more
Don't know: What is too early? Why was it placed originally? Best to ask the individual who initially treated you. ...Read more
Dermabond: Do you mean the seal of the product is broken or that the wound has dehisced? Either way, you should not being using this product on your own. ...Read more
My son cut himself with a knife it was pretty deep Er Dr applied Dermabond to it and said no tetanus since last once was 5 to 6 yrs ago,is this ok?
I had surgery 10 days ago and one my 9th day the dermabond came off half way and my incision is now being poked by the remainder of surrounding glue. ?
Glue sutures: If you’re having ANY problem, with your suture line you should definitely contact the surgeon who did the operation for you as soon as you can. She or he will know the type of material used to close the world this is very important. Any suspected complication with the surgical wound should be discussed with the Doctor Who did the surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Difficult: If it is a deeper wound, dermabond alone may not be able to approximate the wound. Please check with your physician. ...Read more
What to do if i had laproscopic surgery 5 days ago and the dermabond in my navel accidentally came off, what should I do?
Dry dressing: The wound will pretty much have come together within 48 hours, so after 5 days, having the dermabond fall off is of no concern. Put a clean dry dressing on top so it does not get irritated by your shirt or belt. Even if a small amount of fluid appears on the dressing, it should be okay. Call you surgeon if the incision gets red or drains cloudy yellowish or greenish drainage. ...Read more
I had dermabond on a wound on my finger for about 2 to 3 days and it came off. It doesnt hurt very much but should i be concerned?
No Concern: 19 y/o male says i had dermbond on my finger for about 2 to 3 days and it came off. It doesn't hurt very much but should I be concerned? No. If there is no open skin and no infections, no further treatment required. Like any skin cut, the hurt will soon go away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dermabond was used to seal our 7yr old's head cut in August. Cut looks fine but the glue is still there. Is acetone safe for removal?
How long does dermabond stay on? It’s been three weeks since pacemaker implant and the dermabond has not fallen off yet.
Wound healed.: If the wound is fully healed, the dermabond can removed with nail polish remover. Superficial skin if approximated properly should take up to three weeks to heal. ...Read more
After dermabond is peel off from wound will there b scar of wound or after how many days skin become normal?
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