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Does it hurt to get a chin implant done?

Does it hurt to get a chin implant done?

Sometimes: The primary recovery problem with chin implants is swelling. It can be sore, but medication and ice help a lot. Normally this resolves in a few days. Swelling can take several weeks to resolve. Rest, elevation and ice can help speed this up. ...Read more

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Dr. Majid Jamali
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Chin Implant (Definition)

Chin implant is a synthetic material that is shaped in the contour of your chin to augment or enlarge a weak chin in a surgical procedure called chin augmentation. It is generally placed underneath the soft tissues of your skin and muscle to accentuate your chin to match the cosmetic appearance of your lower face and provide a better balance of your ...Read more


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Does it hurt to get a lip augmentation done?

Does it hurt to get a lip augmentation done?

It doesn't have to: Lip augmentation can be done with a local or regional anesthetic block similar to what a dentist does for work on teeth. With this anesthetic block you would not feel pain with the procedure. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a forehead lift done?

Does it hurt to get a forehead lift done?

Not much: There is some discomfort associated with any procedure, but forehead lifts (along with most facial plastic procedures) should not be associated with substantial pain. There are different approaches to a forehead lift. Seek a consolation with a qualified facial plastic surgeon to get answers specific to your individual needs/concerns. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a breast lift done?

Does it hurt to get a breast lift done?

Yes: You will be in pain and sore for a couple weeks. Worst is the first 2-3 days post op. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a lumpectomy done?

Does it hurt to get a lumpectomy done?

Minor surgery. : A lumpectomy is typically performed as an outpatient surgery under twilight anesthesia, supplemented by a local; post-op pain well-controlled by Ibuprofen +/-hydrocodone. Most people may return to normal activities within one week. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a hysterosalpingography done?

Does it hurt to get  a hysterosalpingography done?

Not usually: Pain associated with an hsg is usually due to tubal spasm. If the individual performing the procedure, injects slowly there usually is no pain. The only exception is if you have tubal disease and adhesion's then the procedure can be painful. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a dental crown?

Does it hurt to get a dental crown?

Just the anesthetic: Once you get the anesthetic to numb your tooth and your gums, everything else should be pain free, drilling the tooth can be noisy and annoying but that's all, the impressions to make the mould for the lab are usually done in the same visit, if your dentist uses a cerec machine you can get your crown the same day, or you can get a temporary crown until your next visit. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a laminotomy done?

30-60 mins: It varies on how many levels surgeon to surgeon redo take twice as long. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a hemorrhoidectomy done?

Yes: Even when done perfectly, a standard hemmorhoidectomy remained one of the most painful surgeries to recover from. There are new techniques that may lessen the pain somewhat such as the use of ligasure. There is also a new technique called thd which uses a doppler probe to find the source of the problem without an incision and looks to be a promising new technique with minimal post-op discomfort. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get an implant radiation done?

Does it hurt to get an implant radiation done?

Usually not...: I will presume that you are talking about therapy for some type of cancer (prostate, breast, lymph nodes...). Radiation implantation itself may be uncomfortable, but generally is not painful. The radiation treatment (being released by the implant or externally) is also not painful. However there can be adverse effects that generally come months/years later that must be explained by the oncologist. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a hysterectomy done?

Sometimes: There are various reasons to have a hysterectomy. Some are fibroids, pain, heavy bleeding, or cancer. It is important to know that there are newer types of hysterectomies that result in much less pain, such as vaginal, laparoscopic and robotic. Consider consultation for these minimally invasive methods if you need a hysterectomy. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a hair replacement done?

Depends on you: What one person perceives as painful varies. I have patients that say it was nothing and others that say it was definitely uncomfortable. I think pain perception can be altered by your state of mind in going into something alternative. Think positive, stay focused on other things and stay on top of the pain to help minimize it. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a cataract surgery done?

Does it hurt to get a cataract surgery done?

No: Modern techniques for cataract treatment are terrific and pain free. You will be gently treated, not be aware of the anti-pain premedication given to you and enjoy a post-operative recovery that you will find to be remarkable. ...Read more

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My inner vagina lips are a bigger then normal what surgery can I get done to remove them. And does it hurt to get it done or not?...And is it normal?

My inner vagina lips are a bigger then normal what surgery can I get done to remove them. And does it hurt to get it done or not?...And is it normal?

Yes: Labial size is variable for many women. However, labial hypertrophy (enlarged labia minora) can create discomfort during intercourse. Labiaplasty can reduce the size of the labia. It is a cosmetic surgery and does hurt, but the recovery is not as bad as it may sound. Make sure you see a doctor with experience in this type of surgery. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a knee revision surgery done?

Sure - a bit: I don't do these procedures, but see many patients who have had them. There is pain associated with the surgery and recovery - usually well controlled with medications. It seems most patients feel the pain was worse before their surgery - and essentially all of them, that I have seen, were glad to have had the surgery. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a neck cta done?

Does it hurt to get a neck cta done?

NO: This is a radiology test that typically uses contrast dye injected into an IV in the arm. There is often a warm sensation in the arm but not truely sharp pain. The area being imaged does not usually develop any sensations during this test. ...Read more

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I feel a gum graft is needed but it will not re-attach to a very long & front crown. It would form a "pocket". I do not show this area when smiling. ?

I feel a gum graft is needed but it will not re-attach to a very long & front crown. It would form a "pocket". I do not show this area when smiling. ?

See the dentist.: Gum grafts are usually done for two reasons. Either there is not enough of the "attached" gum present to protect the underlying bone from disappearing due to trauma or it is done for cosmetic reasons. Since you do not show this spot, i would only recommend it if you need more attached gum tissue. ...Read more

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I have a flap on my back tooth does it only happen if you don't look after your teeth or is it a natural problem?

I have a flap on my back tooth does it only happen if you don't look after your teeth or is it a natural problem?

Natural problem: Probably a wisdom tooth that doesnt have enough room to erupt. Ask your dentist about whether or not it should be extracted ...Read more

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Dr. Sheila Smith
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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more