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Doctor insights on: Does The Entire Body Get Weak After Surgeries

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I'm 2 wks post op after gallbladder surgery and I get really weak still is this normal?

I'm 2 wks post op after gallbladder surgery and I get really weak still is this normal?

Yes: Becoming fatigued easily is very common after abdominal surgery, and can last for months is some cases, bit should not be that long after laparoscopic surgery. Make sure to bring it up with your surgeon at the postop appointment. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Ureter tract endometriosis. On lupron (leuprolide) shot now, but pain is worse, i lost all of my strength, I am very weak, should I get surgery instead?

Ureter tract endometriosis. On lupron (leuprolide) shot now, but pain is worse, i lost all of my strength, I am very weak, should I get surgery instead?

2nd opinion may help: Like all medical suppressives, Lupron (leuprolide) is merely a stop-gap measure intended to relieve some of the symptoms for a short term. If you are not experiencing relief on your gnrh therapy, a second opinion/surgical consult may be warranted and helpful. Please see http://centerforendo.Com/articles/suppmeds.Htm for additional information or contact our office in atlanta for further info if we can help. ...Read more

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Why won't my doctor have me get surgery, my shoulder is very very weak instable i want to play water polo but can't bc of shoulder problems?

Why won't my doctor have me get surgery, my shoulder is very very weak instable i want to play water polo but can't bc of shoulder problems?

Muscle Weakness: One does not just get surgery. If your muscles are weak and unstable then they must be strengthened. This is usually done with physical therapy, not with surgery. ...Read more

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If you had surgery to the lower back and the doctor accidentally cut your gluteal nerve with that cause the glue to get tight or just to be weak?

If you had surgery to the lower back and the doctor accidentally cut your gluteal nerve with that cause the glue to get tight or just to be weak?

Very rare outcome: If this did occur, and I have never heard of this complication in my entire career, you would experience weakness of buttock muscles with difficulty extending your leg at hip. ...Read more

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I had burr-hole surgery for a subdural hematoma in 2004. I've had a good recovery except for persistent upper-body weakness. Is this outcome normal?

I had burr-hole surgery for a subdural hematoma in 2004. I've had a good recovery except for persistent upper-body weakness. Is this outcome normal?

Possibly: Motor acquired as a result of your subdue all hematoma was probably related to the trauma causing the hemorrhage or to increased intracranial pressure. It is not uncommon for motor weakness acquired at the time of your trauma and surgery to be permanent. ...Read more