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How Long Does The Procedure Of Braces Take
Not long: Placing braces is quick and easy these days. I place a full set of brackets in about 6 minutes. This is prefaced with tooth preparation by my assistant which takes about 5 minutes. We wait 5 minutes for the glue to set, then place the arch wires which are the vehicle that actually moves your teeth. We soend about twice as much time reviewing our "care and feeding" of you and your braces. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does the actual lithotripsy procedure take?
How many hours is the post-procedure recovery at the hospital? How long is total recovery?
1 hour procedure: 2 hour recovery in hospital and 2 days full recovery usually ...Read more
What kind of tibial: Surgery we are talking about, this will decide the answer. ...Read more
Variable: Anterior shoulder stabilization or bankart surgery is fairly routine but length of surgery is variable depending on extent of labral tearing and which type of approach (arthroscopic vs open) is taken. Sometimes additional unforseen pathology is encountered which can lengthen procedure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not long: 6 weeks or so, maybe less but your doctor knows the extent so would be the first person to ask, good luck. ...Read more
Varies: The recovery time is dependent on the degree of complexity and level of impaction, but this is a standard procedure that is done every day. Your surgeon will be able to tell you more based on your situation. ...Read more
It varies: To answer this you need to be more specific as to what kind of surgery you are asking about. In general, facial healing is fairly quick. Most bruising will be gone within 7-14 days. Most swelling goes away in a few weeks but will continue to improve for up to a year. Smoking and other health problems can delay healing. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
How long will it take for my throat to heal after the peanut is taken out? Why a biopsy? How long will this procedure take?
Strange question: if you chocked after eating peanuts and associated breathing difficulty followed that it is emergency. see doctor ASAP. I m however is not certain if you need theoat biopsy for this. There are might other reasons to suggest biopsy beside peanut true allergy reaction. Again, see your doctor and get proper evaluation and Tx. ...Read more
How long does an otoplasty procedure take? How long should I expect my otoplasty to take from the time that i enter the hospital to the time i leave?
How long does it take for the steroids in an ESI to start working? How long for the temporary anesthetic to wear off? L3/L4
Epidural steroids: Normally they act in about 2-3 days but may take as long as 10 days to show the effect depending on the amount of inflammation. The local anesthetic wears off in 2-4 hours depending on which was used. If you continue to have numbness after such a procedure beyond a few hours, it is a concern and should be evaluated. Please see the physician who did your procedure. ...Read more
Knee braces: There is some controversy over exactly what knee braces do and how they work. However, the concensus in the medical commmunity is that they can be beneficial under certain circumstances, depending on exactly what your diagnosis is. You should see a good orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in knees and have a proper evaluation. Check out this handout: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0115/p423.html# ...Read more
Dependent: This is dependent on the location of the meningioma, how large it is, if it's fully removable, and the patient's clinical status prior to surgery. I know you'd like a better answer- in an ideal case, if it goes really well and is really simple, then expect anywhere from 3-5 days. If there are difficulties, it could be 5 days and may last up to 3 weeks depending on the difficulties. ...Read more
HYDROXYZINE: In healthy individual (i mean no liver, kidney or other metabolic diseases): onset of action- 15 to 30 minutes after intake; duration of action 4-6 hours- when you take recommended dose. If you are taking other medicines e.g. Barbiturates, central nervous system depressant medications, etc. The effect may be longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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