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Does it hurt to get a hemorrhoidectomy done?

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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Hemorrhoid Surgery (Definition)

Hemorrhoid surgery is a procedure done to treat enlarged hemorrhoids. There are several variations, depending on the type of hemorrhoids you have, their size, and your doctor's expertise in a particular procedure. Most are done as an outpatient. While the biggest complaint is pain following surgery, newer procedures are able to minimize discomfort and ...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 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 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?

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 bleeding time done?

Does it hurt to get a bleeding time done?

Yes: A standard cut is made in the skin to assess bleeding time. However, this is an outdated test and same information can be gained from usual blood draw specimens. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a transrectal ultrasound done?

It can: Some patients tolerate the procedure without difficulty others have issues with rectal examinations and become very sensitive to the process. Usually IV sedation is used for the procedure and sometime just topical anesthesia is used. If you relax and do not tense up most people tolerate the procedure without difficult. ...Read more

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How bad does it hurt to get the stitches removed from a septo-rhinoplasty? Is it really bad? Should i take pain medicine before i go to get it done?

How bad does it hurt to get the stitches removed from a septo-rhinoplasty? Is it really bad? Should i take pain medicine before i go to get it done?

Not the worst : I would have someone bring you to the appointment and take 1-2 of the pain pills an hour before you go. There will be some weird pulling/tugging sensations and some suctioning of mucous, allowing you to breathe better after all is removed. Think of how good you will feel once it is done and you will make it through! ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get a cyst removed?

Usually not: Depends on location and size. Ability to have good local anesthesia makes pain a minimum problem. Like at the dentist, once the tooth is anesthetized, he may work on it without pain. Feelings of pulling or pressure may remain, but not actual pain. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get an ileostomy done?

Does it hurt to get an ileostomy done?

Some: An ilesotomy is a bowel surgery and will require incisions of some sort (laparoscopic versus open procedure). You can expect to have some degree of postoperative pain - usually that is controlled well with iv, im, and/or oral medications. ...Read more

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I think I have a mucocele, to get it removed does it hurt a lot? and around how long do the stitches last? Will it hurt after they're in?

I think I have a mucocele, to get it removed does it hurt a lot? and around how long do the stitches last? Will it hurt after they're in?

Laser: Hi Kenneth! It's usually a fairly easy surgery. I use a soft tissue laser to remove mucoceles in my office. They usually heal with a few days and usually have very little discomfort after the procedure. I'm sure you would be able to see a dentist with a laser in your area. The procedure should take just a few minutes once you are numb. Best of luck! ...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 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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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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How much it will hurt to have a percutaneous discectomy?

How much it will hurt to have a percutaneous discectomy?

Varies: Most patients who undergo a percutaneous discectomy do not report much discomfort. Be aware that most surgeons do not advocate these procedures due to consistent reproducable results. Make sure your doctor has hospital, not just ambulatory, privileges to perform these procedures and is qualified to take care of any complications. ...Read more

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Can it hurt when you get a colonoscopy?

Can it hurt when you get a colonoscopy?

Not usually!: Most physicians/surgeons perform a colonoscopic exam under sedation, either with Propofol or versed/fentanyl, and you are sedated to the point of not feeling pain, or at least forgetting about it! get your scope done asap, it's really simple, and is the single best screening test for colon cancer... ...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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