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How Long After Surgery Before Taking Cortisone
This varies: Keep in mind, some patients travel by plane to get their surgery. In general, some risks of flying involve development of blood clots, that risk is elevated during the initial post op period. Avoided by keeping active(walk when permitted), hydration. Your surgeon will tell you. Uncomplicated surgery, 3 weeks. Again, talk to your surgeon. Sternal wires may set off certain alarm types. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Days to weeks: The recovery time varies with the size and location of the hernia and the method of repair. The most common hernia operation i perform is via the laparoscopic approach. I encourage my patients to return to their baseline aerobic activities as soon as possible, typically within 7-10 days. In general, i advise against heavy lifting for 3 weeks. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: It depends on what type of hernia and technique of repair and anesthesia. It also depends on whether or not you are taking narcotic pain medication. In general, wait until the anesthesia wears off, and you are no longer taking narcotic pain meds. Check with your surgeon to be sure. Hope this helps! ...Read more
2-3 weeks : Every cataract surgeon will have a different answer. The main issue is the chance that applying the eyeshadow will either lead to an eye infection or causing the corneal wound to open up. To my knowledge, there has never been a clinicial study asking this question. In my practice, i ask my cataract patients to wait 2-3 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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Right away: Check with your lasik surgeon first, but there should be no prohibition from weight lifting. The main precaution after lasik is rubbing or touching the eyes as this may dislodge the corneal flap. Lifting, jogging, and other non contact sports are usually ok as soon as the vision improves -- generally by the next day. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Particular time needed unless you plan to put it over a surgical scar. Then you need months for it to completely heal. ...Read more
A LONG TIME: You are risking for a gastric beed. ...Read more
How long after taking naproxen should I wait before taking my Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose for the night?
One hr after dinner: you didn't say why you are taking medrol, (methylprednisolone) Asthma? poison oak or some skin dermatitis? Why are you taking Naproxen? Generally naproxen should be taken only if having pain and always take with food. If you eat dinner , then take your naproxen, should not be a problem taking Medrol (methylprednisolone) before going to bed or after dinner . Naproxen is very helpful for treating inflammation in joints/tendons/arthritis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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