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Doctor insights on: How Can You Minimize The Risk Of Leg Clotting During Surgery And Recuperation

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How can you minimize the risk of leg clotting during surgery and recuperation?

How can you minimize the risk of leg clotting during surgery and recuperation?

Many options: After surgery it is standard to have leg stockings including pressure or pneumatic ones for preventing clots. Early walking and passive leg movements also help. In some cases use of blood thinners such as Heparin is preferred by doctors. ...Read more

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What happens during surgery for a fractured leg?

What happens during surgery for a fractured leg?

Fractured leg: The treatment for a fracture leg depends on the location of the fracture and the displacement of the fractured fragments. A simple nondisplaced fracture can be treated in a cast and more complicated fracture may require a rod insertion or plates and screws. ...Read more

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Recuperation time for lateral release surgery?

Recuperation time for lateral release surgery?

Variable avg 8 weeks: Start range of motion and weight bearing immediately. Start quad exercises immediately. Swelling reduction as well. Usually can resume jogging at 6-8 weeks and slowly work back into full athletics as pain allows ...Read more

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Recuperation time after having surgery on tibia?

Recuperation time after having surgery on tibia?

It depends...: On what type of surgery was performed and where on the tibia it was done. Please provide more details. ...Read more

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How long does clindamycin given during surgery stay in the system I had a reaction to it blistered rash and want to know how to minimize the reaction benedryl does not help ?

How long does clindamycin given during surgery stay in the system I had a reaction to it blistered rash and want to know how to minimize the reaction benedryl does not help ?

Only hours: Clindamycin is only around for a few hours. It should be completely gone by 24 to 36 hours. Reactions are commonly caused by histamine. Any antihistamine such as tagamet or Zantac (ranitidine) may provide some relief as well. You should make sure your doctor knows about your issues in case you need something stronger like steroids. ...Read more

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Per doppler I & doc knew per doppler right leg vein no good still he removed vein of right leg during bypass surgery & found it no good. doctor error?

Per doppler I & doc knew per doppler right leg vein no good still he removed vein of right leg during bypass surgery & found it no good. doctor error?

This is not...: ...a question that can be answered on Health Tap's Q & A feature. But your concern is understandable. Please get a second opinion from a doctor who is NOT associated with the physician who performed your surgery. I truly hope all eventually goes well with you. Dr. Anne. ...Read more

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My femoral nerve was damaged during surgery. During physical therapy i tore my patella now I have shooting pain down my right leg starting at my knee

My femoral nerve was damaged during surgery. During physical therapy i tore my patella now I have shooting pain down my right leg starting at my knee

See your orthopod: If you tore your patellar tendon, this should be fixed, even if you have a femoral nerve palsy. See an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment sooner rather than later. ...Read more