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How Bad Should Tonsillitis Be Before Surgery
Any symptom = OR: Gallstones without symptoms are watched at times. Once you start having symptoms, then 95% keep having symptoms or complications (infection, pancreas inflammation, or blockage of bile duct). Symptoms include pain in right upper or central abdomen after a meal, sometimes with nausea. ...Read more
Depends: There are two issues here: medical risk from anemia from too much bleeding and your quality of life. A doctor check your blood count and easily know if there is any danger but only you can decide how much the fibroids bother you. But fibroid surgery is usually minimally invasive now so it is much quicker and easier than in the past. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you have a outsourcing while you have strep throat? How soon can the surgery be done after starting antibiotics?
See your surgeon: The best person to answer your question is your surgeon since he knows your case. Everyone is different and healing can vary. Call the surgeon. ...Read more
I just had a peritonsillar abscess in my throat drained. How long should it take for me to be completely healed?
A week: Usually draining it heals things rapidly and you should be all healed within a week. ...Read more
Depends...: Cosmetic surgery is considered “elective”; patients should be at their best state of health prior to proceeding. In other words, you will want to have be completely recovered, in good physical and mental health, psychosocially stable... For some patients this may be as early as one month after gallbladder surgery; some patients will need more time. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Have patience: Well this is the time you can enjoy Ice cream and cold smoothies to your heart's content. It takes 7 to 14 days to heal. Every day will be a better than the day before. ...Read more
I'm wondering how long do sutures last in your mouth after having dental surgery and how long are you supposed to be in pain?
Depends on type..: There are different suture material used for different surgical procedures, but generally the sutures are either self resorbing, or non-resorbable ones. The resorbable ones , like gut or vicryl, normally start breaking down between 2-4 weeks. The non-resorbable ones , like silk or nylon materials should be removed normally @ 7-14 days...; generally, after 10 days you should normally be pain free. ...Read more
How long after urethral duverticulum surgery will I be healed, what should I expect during healing?
6 weeks or more: Recovery depends on how complicated the surgery is. Small diverticulae can be easily removed. Large can be more complicated and result in some stress incontinenece. Discuss this with your surgeon. Never, never, never be afraid to ask questions.Its your body! if you are not getting answers then its time for a second opinion. ...Read more
Will my vision improve immediately after having cataract surgery? I need cataract surgery, but i'm worried that i won't be able to see after the surgery. I'll need to return to work as soon as possible after the procedure. How long will it take for my vis
Vision improves fast: Cataract surgery is a quick and easy procedure from which you can recover. Most people begin to see better within a day of the procedure, but this depends on the degree of cataract as well as the type of cataract surgery you have. Depending on your work, you may be able to resume normal activities almost immediately. Speak with your eye surgeon about your particular situation. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
If my hydrocele came back after surgery, is it simply bad luck or surgery wasn't done well? Not sure if I should get surgery again from same Dr.
About 2 weeks: Patients are generally sore for about two weeks but most can return to work after one week. ...Read more
How many days after radiotherapy should chemotherapy be taken? If too soon, does the patient get really really sick?
It depends: There is no single answer. In early breast cancer the delay might be 4 weeks. In lung cancer, bladder cancer and rectal cancers the treatments are given together to get the best treatment effect and shrinkage of the cancer. When these treatments are given together the doses and schedules are often changed to reduce side effects. Most patient are able to take these treatments without excess problem. ...Read more
I know about foods, exercise and travel, but how soon after tonsil removal surgery is it safe to drink alcohol? And also to be kissing/intimate?
I just had a uretoscopy surgery done 4 days ago, and I was wondering if it would be ok to go swimming this soon after the procedure?
Uteroscopy: better consult with your doctor to see if that is okay. ...Read more
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