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Fistula (Definition)

A fistula is an abnormal connection between two places. Most commonly, it originates somewhere in the intestine and communicates to another location in the intestine or in the skin. A fistula can develop after abdominal surgery, with inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, anorectal abscess, and ...Read more


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How long after open surgery for an ingnal hernia repair do I need to wait until trying to get pregnant?

How long after open surgery for an ingnal hernia repair do I need to wait until trying to get pregnant?

No need to wait: There is no need to wait as hernia will usually heal in 6-8 was and your pregnancy will have no effect on the healing process. ...Read more

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How long after you have delivered a baby do you need to wait before having cosmetic surgery?

How long after you have delivered a baby do you need to wait before having cosmetic surgery?

Nature of the surger: For breast surgery it is important that your milk flow has disappeared (usually about six months after stopping breast feeding). For a tummy tuck or liposuction it's good to be near a maintainable pre-pregnancy weight (about six months minimum). Remember, you also have a newborn to care for while recovering from surgery. That can be challenging during healing since we want to avoid complications. ...Read more

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After receiving a heart stent, how long do you have to wait before you can drive again?

After receiving a heart stent, how long do you have to wait before you can drive again?

Stent: Length of time to driving post stent depends on the individual and their response to the procedure. If everything went well and the patient is without symptoms or procedural complications by day 3, sometimes day 2 could be driving. ...Read more

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How long after a bone graft do you need to wait for an implant?

How long after a bone graft do you need to wait for an implant?

Depends on graft: Determining when an implant can be placed after a bone graft depends on the type of bone graft placed, the size of the graft, and the location of the graft. It can be as early as 10-12 weeks, to as long as 6 months or more. Keep smiling ! ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait before going to work after a wisdom tooth extraction?

How long do I have to wait before going to work after a wisdom tooth extraction?

Everyone is differen: Most people take a day or two off from work. If they were particularly difficult extractions it may take up to a week. If you have severe pain after a few days you may have a dry socket and need to see the surgeon asap. Make sure you take your meds as prescribed. You should not need pain meds after a few days but you should always finish any antibiotic prescription. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait after a CABG operation to fly?

How long do I need to wait after a CABG operation to fly?

2 weeks: There is no medical reason not to fly after CABG other than it is uncomfortable and you don't want to be in an airplane and having a complication, ie rapid heart rate, drainage from an incision, or having chest pain even though it is likely just incision pain. Also, you will not be able to carry a suitcase. If you must fly, i allow it at 2 weeks after office visit. Better to wait 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long do you need to wait to have sex after having the miena put in?

How long do you need to wait to have sex after having the miena put in?

Depends: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is effective immediately if inserted within 7 days after the start of your period. If midcycle at the time of insertion some recommend using a condom for the first week. ...Read more

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How long should I wait after a root canal before going to work?

How long should I wait after a root canal before going to work?

Immediately: You should not have to wait to return to work after root canal treatment. You may be numb for a while, so be careful not to bite your cheek or lip. Pain should be controlled with over the counter Ibuprofen or acetaminaphen. If you were sedated (general anesthesia or "twilight sleep")during the root canal treatment, you should not drive and probably wait till the next day to return to work. ...Read more

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How long do you need to wait to get an adjustment after getting a spinal tap?

How long do you need to wait to get an adjustment after getting a spinal tap?

Spinal tap: If you mean chiropractor care by adjustment, the answer probably varies. I recommend you wait at least two days though. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to jump after scoliosis surgery?

How long do you have to wait to jump after scoliosis surgery?

Postop activity: That is a very personal decision you need to discuss with your surgeon. It also depends on type of surgery, number of levels fused, anterior or posterior, risk factors for osteoporosis or failed fusion. Generally, you're looking at 6 months for posterior surgeries. 3 months for anterior fusion. ...Read more

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How long should a person who had a ASD((heart surgery)) wait until going back to dentist and anything else do she/he would need to do before going in?

How long should a person who had a ASD((heart surgery)) wait until going back to dentist and anything else do she/he would need to do before going in?

Post Heart Surgery: You should have your own Cardiologist discuss this issue with you and your dentist. There is no pat answer. It is based upon your past and present medical and dental history. ...Read more

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How long need I wait to return to work after having a laparoscopy for endometriosis?

How long need I wait to return to work after having a laparoscopy for endometriosis?

A few days: Clearly, it depends on your job--but most people are able to return to work in a few days after laparoscopy for endometriosis-unless the surgery was unusual in some way. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait before I see results of a varicocele embolization?

How long do I need to wait before I see results of a varicocele embolization?

Here are some ...: If embolization takes its effect on varicocele, you should immediately see some, not complete, decrease in its size, feel a drastic drop in the pressure in the varicocele in standing position like in lying position, and experience less varicocele-related ache. In 3-4 months, sperm count and concentration in semen will also improve. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait before I see results of a varicocele embolization?

How long do I need to wait before I see results of a varicocele embolization?

3 months...: A complete physical disappearance after varicocele embolization may be impossible but its potential benefit to improve sperm count and motility may take place in 3 months since a cycle of sperm formation (spermatogenesis) is about 74 days. So, do semen exam in 3 months. More, ask your doctor who performed this procedure. Have you got it for oligospermia or of poor testicular growth in teenagers? ...Read more

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How long after a laparoscopy should you wait to start running?

How long after a laparoscopy should you wait to start running?

A few days: Your surgeon is the best person to answer that question. It will depend on everything that was done and how many incisions you have. ...Read more

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How long should you wait to go back to work after you have your wisdom teeth out?

How long should you wait to go back to work after you have your wisdom teeth out?

Ask your dentist: That varies based upon the number of teeth, the difficulty of the extractions and your particular kind of work. Four simple extractions and a desk job is different from four badly impacted teeth and a construction worker. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait before getting pregnant after a c-section?

How long do I need to wait before getting pregnant after a c-section?

It depends: Recent studies have shown that there is increased risk of uterine rupture at the end of a pregnancy if your due date is within 18 months of a prior c-section. So, many will recommend you wait at least 9 months to get pregnant. However, recommendations will and should vary based on your surgical history. Always have a thorough discussion with your obstetrician about this first. ...Read more

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How long do I need to wait to get pregnant after a c-section?

How long do I need to wait to get pregnant after a c-section?

1 year.: After your child's first birthday is the earliest i would recommend trying to conceive again. Earlier attempts and pregnancies are at increased risk for adverse outcomes (preterm labor, uterine rupture, anemia etc). ...Read more