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I feel dizzy spells after open heart surgery?

I feel dizzy spells after open heart surgery?

Have it checked: After surgery you may have anemia (low blood count) or hypotension/ dehydrtation, etc. You should have it checked by your cardiologist or pcp. Could need something as simple as adjusting medications. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dizziness (Definition)

Dizziness is a feeling of light headedness that includes loss of balance, vertigo, or the feeling as ...Read more


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Fatigued and dizzy 16 days after surgical abortion?

Fatigued and dizzy 16 days after surgical abortion?

Call abortion MD: These symptoms can be caused by excessive blood loss and anemia. You need to make sure to contact and re-visit the abortion MD for an exam to be certain that all is well. ...Read more

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Why is my vision blurry after having lasik surgery 10 days ago?

Why is my vision blurry after having lasik surgery 10 days ago?

Normal healing?: If your surgery went perfectly, your eyes are likely still healing and vision will continue to improve. Peak vision sfter lasik can take weeks to months to set in. Undercorrections or overcorrections can occur. In these cases, enhancements may be needed. It is too early to know if you will need this. Ask your doctor about his opinion on your progress. ...Read more

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Why did I faint after splint removal after my septorhinoplasty?

Why did I faint after splint removal after my septorhinoplasty?

Nasal splints: You fainted because you had a vasovagal reaction. Your heart slowed down a bit and your blood pressure came down as a result of pain and aprehension. It is quite common. ...Read more

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Why am I still exhausted two days after gallstone removal surgery via the throat?

Why am I still exhausted two days after gallstone removal surgery via the throat?

Expected: ERCP although might not look like much, it is still invasive and most of the time, it includes making a cut on the inside of your intestine. In addition, whatever caused you to get the procedure may still be lingering before you get better. Give it at least 6 weeks and see how you feel then ...Read more

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Decompression surgery 18 days ago now have server pain when sat and standing, feel nauseous and dizzy?

Decompression surgery 18 days ago now have server pain when sat and standing, feel nauseous and dizzy?

Decompression : Marmoset. Resubmit your question with more details of the surgery. That is why it is not getting answered. Where was the decompression? ...Read more

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After shoulder surgery when will my energy return?

After shoulder surgery when will my energy return?

Quickly: You should start seeing a return of your energy levels within a few days. There is no reason why you can't be up and around, walking regularly (i.e. Resume most of your normal daily activities), which will immediately help the return of your energy. ...Read more

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When can i fly after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery ?

When can i fly after laparoscopic gallbladder surgery ?

Probably yes: Almost all of the gas in the abdomen disappears within 24 hours of the surgery. If your abdomen remains tight and distended (enlarged) I might wait a few days until it resumes a more normal size. A week out from surgery there will not be a problem. Only concern is that you might be flying somewhere remote where there isn't adequate medical care if a problem develops. ...Read more

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Can I start running again after fusion surgery ?

Can I start running again after fusion surgery ?

Maybe yes, maybe no: Not enought info to answer. The ability to return to running depends on the site of the fusion. If it was a wrist fusion, of course you can run. But if it is an ankle fusion, running may not be a good idea. ...Read more

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Had Abdominal Hernia Surgery 2 days ago. I still feel really really tired and nauseous after anesthesia. Is this normal?

Had Abdominal Hernia Surgery 2 days ago. I still feel really really tired and nauseous after anesthesia.  Is this normal?

Probable narcotics: This sounds like side effects of the pain pills (narcotics) try to wean your self off and change to non narcotics. Call your Surgeon ...Read more

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Can I fly after laparoscopic surgery?

Can I fly after laparoscopic surgery?

How long ago: was your surgery? Was it yesterday or 6 weeks ago? Were there any complications? The easiest thing to do would be to call your surgeon and ask when you could fly. ...Read more

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How Long After Laparoscopic Surgery To Ride A Roller Coaster? I had the surgery last week thursday.

How Long After Laparoscopic Surgery To Ride A Roller Coaster? I had the surgery last week thursday.

Depends: Depends what type of laparoscopic surgery you had. I generally tell my patients to return to normal activity level as tolerated by pain. But everyone is different, so it's best to ask your surgeon. Just give a call to the office, and they will let you know. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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I had endoscopic sinus surgery and septoplasty. How long will headaches last after the surgery?

I had endoscopic sinus surgery and septoplasty. How long will headaches last after the 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 more

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When can I resume sex after fibroid removal surgery & c-section?

When can I resume sex after fibroid removal surgery & c-section?

6 weeks is safe: Your gyn surgeon would be the person to ask, but the generally accepted standard is about 6 weeks. Most people wait for a post op exam to get clearance from the doctor just to be safe. ...Read more

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How many days after tonsillectomy/ adenoidectomy will i stop feeling nauseous? I had surgery tuesday april 23, 2013. Around 11:30am

How many days after tonsillectomy/ adenoidectomy will i stop feeling nauseous? I had surgery tuesday april 23, 2013. Around 11:30am

Pain medication: Likely the pain medication is playing a large role with the nausea you currently are experiencing. Many surgeons prescribe Lortab Elixir for their patients and this medicine is a combo of tylenol (acetaminophen) plus narcotic (hydrocodone). The medicine is likely making your nausea worse. Consider taking otc tylenol (acetaminophen) for you next scheduled dose. You could call your ENT for zofran odt which works great for nausea. ...Read more

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After 6-8 weeks after abdominal surgery ?Can i masturbate?

After 6-8 weeks after abdominal surgery ?Can i masturbate?

It's ok: After 6-8 weeks from surgery there shouldn't be any reason why you can't masterbate from a healing perspective from surgery. ...Read more

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Is it possible that i walk again after acl/pcl/lcl reconstruction surgery after 6 weeks?

Is it possible that i walk again after acl/pcl/lcl reconstruction surgery after 6 weeks?

You should: You should be able to walk by 6 weeks after surgery. But consult your surgeon, because everyone has different protocols. ...Read more