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Does surgery hurt?

Does surgery hurt?

Not during surgery: Local or general anesthesia makes surgery painless. Once anesthesia wears off you will have pain that your surgeon will control with anti-pain medications and anti-inflammatories. Talk this over with your Surgeon. ...Read more

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Does chalazion surgery hurt?

Does chalazion surgery hurt?

No: This procedure should not hurt. The area is numbed with a local injection which may sting at first. After the procedure, the lid might feel sore but pain is not likely. ...Read more

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Does orthadontic surgery hurt?

Does orthadontic surgery hurt?

Orthognathic surgery: It is an operation to reposition your mid face (maxilla) or your jaw to achieve ideal occlusion and cosmetic result. General anesthesia is required for the surgery and post op pain can be controlled with narcotic pain medication. ...Read more

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Does keliod surgery hurt, and how long it takes to heal after surgery?

Does keliod surgery hurt, and how long it takes to heal after surgery?

You mean Keloid?Hurt: It does not hurt more than any other surgery. Most of the time it is done under local anesthesia. I usually use kenalog, (triamcinolone) a slow acting local steroid to preventnt the keloid recurring. That slows down the wound healing somewhat. ...Read more

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Does chest surgery hurt?

Does chest surgery hurt?

Yes: Yes, but doctors do best to control your pain. ...Read more

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On a scale of 1 to 10 how bad does bunion surgery hurt?

On a scale of 1 to 10 how bad does bunion surgery hurt?

Different: Everybody has a different pain threshhold. Clearly, a person with a higher pain tolerance will say post-op bunion surgery pain was quite managable. Another important factor is the surgical procedure performed. Some procedures are more involved and therefore have more post-op pain. Either way, your physician should give you the appropriate post-op pain medication based upon these 2 factors. ...Read more

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Does torus palatinus surgery hurt?

Does torus palatinus surgery hurt?

Yes it can: The tissue over the torus is very thin. On closure after removal of the bone, it tend to break down and heals in secondarily. Think of it as a large ulcer. ...Read more

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Does root canal surgery hurt without anesthesia?

Does root canal surgery hurt without anesthesia?

Depends: If by root canal surgery you mean root canal treatment, then if the nerve is dead, you can have it without anaesthesia. Except, why would you not want something that will make you more comfortable. If your dentist or endodontist is good at giving anesthesia, it would be very comfortabe. If, however, you mean surgery as in cutting the root, you will definitely want and need anesthesia for that. ...Read more

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Does nasal polyp surgery hurt? Please, need some answers?

Does nasal polyp surgery hurt? Please, need some answers?

Possibly : See your ENT for the answers. Can be somewhat painful but you are given pain meds and decongestants. Follow the directions given by your doctor It is also important to know the extent of the surgery. ...Read more

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Does breast reduction surgery hurt much?

Does breast reduction surgery hurt much?

No: Most women seeking breast reduction surgery are in significant neck, shoulder and upper back pain already. After surgery, they usually experience an immediate sense of relief, not a large amount of surgical pain. ...Read more

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Does an ear surgery hurt? I mean will i be in a lot of pain after the surgery?

Does an ear surgery hurt? I mean will i be in a lot of pain after the surgery?

Need more info: Unfortunately it depends on extent of procedure. Tubes? External ear reconstruction? Please resubmit question with some more specifics, since range is tylenol (acetaminophen) through narcotic pain medications. ...Read more

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Having bunion & hammer toe surgery. Does it hurt many afterwards?

Having bunion & hammer toe surgery. Does it hurt many afterwards?

Yes.: But the amount of pain is variable and pain medication is provided to help you through the process. The pain is similar to the pain of a broken bone. The worst of it usually occurs in the first 24-72 hours after surgery, then begins to taper off gradually. ...Read more

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Does trigger thumb surgery hurt? Do they cut the whole joint open?

Does trigger thumb surgery hurt? Do they cut the whole joint open?

Nothing serious: Minor surgery, under local anesthetisia, they do not cut the whole joint open. Thank you. ...Read more

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How bad does wisdom teeth surgery hurt and is it safe to undergo for people who suffer from seizures?

Depends: For the surgery you are typically unconscious, so you do not feel any pain-- until you awake. Then it depends heavily on if the teeth were impacted and how severely. Also, you need to discuss with the oral surgeon your seizure issues and make sure it is addressed with the anesthesiologist. ...Read more

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Can you please define orthopedic surgery and does it hurt?

Can you please define orthopedic surgery and does it hurt?

Depends: On what surgery and what part of the body. I put total knee replacement in the top 5. Need more info. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is orthopedic surgery and does it hurt?

Every surgery hurts!: Orthopedic is the branch of medical sciences dealing with bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves, broken bones, pulled mucsles, torn tendons/ligaments, arthritis surgery.
The good thing about surgery is that pain it causes does get better and every week you would feel the improvement in it. ...Read more

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My big toe slightly overlaps my big toe, do I need surgery? It does not hurt.

My big toe slightly overlaps my big toe, do I need surgery? It does not hurt.

It's all over now.: You probably meant to ask: "My big toe slightly overlaps my second toe." Right? This likely means that you are developing a bunion. The shifting of the big toe means it is either going over, under or pushing aside the second toe. Yours is going over. As long as you have no problems with the changing toe position, then leave it alone. Only time will tell if the problem will need some attention. ...Read more

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How much does carpal tunnel surgery cost. Does it hurt?

How much does carpal tunnel surgery cost. Does it hurt?

The Costs can hurt.: Well let's see. There is the surgeon's fee, operating room fee, recovery room fee, anesthesiologist's fee, pre-operative testing costs, miscellaneous intra-operative supply fees, post-operative medication fee and possible rehab costs. Your insurance company may have already negotiated a lot of the costs already. Without insurance, you will have to ask around for the best price. Minimal pain. ...Read more

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Does ingrown toenail surgery usually hurt?

Does ingrown toenail surgery usually hurt?

Very minimal: You will feel a stick from the injection and some burning from the numbing medicine. After that the procedure is painless. After the numbing wears off, the area can be tender for the next couple of days which can be managed by tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil. ...Read more

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I am going to have ingrown toenail surgery, does the shot hurts?

I am going to have ingrown toenail surgery, does the shot hurts?

Depends: On your pain tolerance, severity of problem, presence of infection, circulatory and neurological status as well as the technique of administration of the injection. Generally, if you relax as best you can, under most circumstances, the injection is not excessively painful. ...Read more

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How much does a wrist fracture surgery hurt?

How much does a wrist fracture surgery hurt?

Variable: The pain after surgery depends on many factors including the patient's own capacity to deal with pain. Most surgeons will have a comprehensive plan for addressing post-operative pain including: ice, immobilization and pain medications. ...Read more

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How muchdoes orthagnatic surgery hurt?

Moderate: It really depends on exactly what surgery you are having. Pain from this can easily be managed with intravenous medications while in the hospital and with oral medications after discharge to home. ...Read more

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I have an i.t. Band injury and they said that I may need surgery I am really scared how bad will it hurt afterward and what does the surgery involve?

I have an i.t. Band injury and they said that I may need surgery I am really scared how bad will it hurt afterward and what does the surgery involve?

Are you sure?: First, and probably most importantly, the vast majority of ITB injuries do well with nonoperative care. In the very small percent that have surgery, the technique used and therefore the recovery involved are based on the pathology. In some cases a torn tendon is repaired, in others a tight tendon is released or a spur removed arthroscopically. I would certainly discuss directly with your surgeon ...Read more

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How much will it hurt to have re-alignment surgery?

Usually mild pain: Discomfort from strabismus surgery is typically mild can can be relieved with otc tylenol (acetaminophen). Your surgeon will provide specific recommendations for postop medications. ...Read more

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Will the needle or i.V. Hurt during my upcoming surgery?

Will the needle or i.V. Hurt during my upcoming surgery?

Minimal: The I.V. Placement will be a needle stick — often the site is injected with a local anesthetic first, but that is still a needle stick. People tend to worry a lot about the I.V. — very few have significant pain with it. ...Read more

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My rotator cuff hurts 6 years after surgery. Is that okay?

My rotator cuff hurts 6 years after surgery. Is that okay?

Depends: There are many causes of shoulder pain, even after surgery. There could be a new tear or retear (which can occur in 20-50% of the time depending on size of the original tear), there could be neck problems that cause shoulder pain, and there could be arthritis or biceps problems that are totally unrelated. On rare occasions, chest and abdominal problems could even cause shoulder pain. ...Read more

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I'm going to have surgery soon and am wanting to know if the injection (lidocaine) hurts and how much?

I'm going to have surgery soon and am wanting to know if the injection (lidocaine) hurts and how much?

Likely: Most of the local anesthetics cause some pain when they are injected in sensitive areas of the body. It usually hurts first after injected and the it goes away. Different people experience pain different ways so some think it hurts a lot, some are ok. ...Read more

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Going to have surgery soon, I'm really nervous for anesthesia more than anything. Does the IV hurt going in?

Going to have surgery soon, I'm really nervous for anesthesia more than anything. Does the IV hurt going in?

Shouldn't hurt much: The IV is a tiny thin plastic catheter that goes into a vein as a route to give meds ; fluid. Ask to have your skin numbed with a little Lidocaine (local anesthetic) before the IV goes in; you should barely feel the IV after that. Then you can have some medication to help you relax before you go into the or. Let me know if you have other questions about anesthesia. Best wishes! ...Read more

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I have a tear on my minuscus, my surgery is in a couple months I stand at work for 6-7 hours. What can I do for it not to hurt while I work?

Support...: It is important to provide as much support to the affected joint as you can. Try to avoid very sudden movements; and definitely avoid heavy lifting! ...Read more