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Hematoma Removal Surgery
What could cause low oxygen levels after a carotid artery surgery and then hematoma removal surgery? Dry esophagus from ventilator?
2-3 weeks: Hematomas are collections of blood. They initially coagulate then liquefy after 1-2 weeks. After they liquefy your body will resorb them or you can have them drained. Read more
My husband had a hematoma on his left side they said surgery is not required but how is he supposed to deal with this pain if it's extremely bad.
After fiberoadenoma surgery can a calcified hematoma go away by itself or it needs another surgery?!
Blood: After mastectomy then reconstruction that gets a hematoma is caused by blood. The blood vessels supply oxygen to the breast tissue. This can occur with any surgery and will most likely resolve on its own. It may require drainage. Talk to your surgeon and they will discuss it with you. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have hematoma after gallbladder surgery. Don't know how big it is. How long does it usually take for the body to absorb it and why does it happen?
About Six Weeks:
Hematomas are quite common after surgery.It is just collection of blood which gets clotted after the surgery and with time liquefies and gets absorped in the blood stream.
Most hematomas do not require any treatment and resolve by itself. But sometime if they are large and pressing on some organ/ structure or it gets infected, then it has to be drained and treated appropriately. Discuss with Surgeon Read more
Serious consequence.: Depending on the size this could have very serious consequences including permanent brin damage and death. You need to listen to the advice of the neurologist and neuro surgeon. They spent most of their young lives learning how to treat these life threatening conditions. Read more
Unless: You are on a blood thinner, chances are low. Read more
What to do if I had surgery when I was 5 months old for a calcified hematoma on my head I am now 19 and I want to join the army can i?
Good luck: I don't see any reason that this would be considered a problem for your enlistment. Read more
Just had surgery for a.10x8 hematoma due to an earlier hiatal hernia what can I expect. Regarding pain and recovery time?
I have a hematoma from abdominal surgery, it's been 5 weeks and I am still soar and the hematoma is still here. Should I worry?
Not so much: Most likely will absorb but does time. Now if bothers you go back to the surgeon Read more
What kind of dr should I see for small hematoma - head. Over a previous skull surgery. Comes periodically and then reabsorbs. Migraines aggravate?
After my nana 89 has had bore hole surgery, for hematoma she not drinking and hasn't been before this, on IV fluids why she not drinking thanks?
This can happen: After a brain injury of any type. It is common to see this along with other deficits and this needs to be paid close attention. It can very quickly lead to dehydration, kidney damage, utis. If she does not respond to cues, may need to consider a g tube for long term nutrition and hydration needs. I hope this helps and best of luck...And thank you for caring for her during this time of need! Read more
I'm diagnosed with subdural hematoma, and needs surgery immediately. But could this surgery has any side effects later on or could it threaten my life?
This surgery is safe: Subdural hematoma may be minor, requiring no treatment, or large and life-threatening. Generally surgery is recommended if the hematoma is causing symptoms or is large on ct or mri. The primary risks of surgery are infection and rebleeding, possibly requiring reoperation. The risk of brain injury or long-term side effects is low. Read more
I've just been told I have an hematoma after having laproscopic surgery for ovarian cyst, how do I treat it? In so much pain.
Ask your surgeon: Best to ask your surgeon who would be the most knowledgable for you and your specific situation. Read more
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