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How long is the waiting period to drive or travel after the angiogram?

How long is the waiting period to drive or travel after the angiogram?

Depends: If you are going to have an angiogram performed through a groin vessel the time will depend on the size of the catheter used and whether or not your doctor used a closure device (material used to seal the puncture wound in the blood vessel). You must consult the doctor who will be doing the procedure to answer your question properly. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Angiogram (Definition)

An angiogram is a picture of the inside of ones blood vessel (vein or artery) created by injecting a clear liquid (radiopaque dye) which appears to be white (or ...Read more


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Until how long can an abortion pill be taken? Without having to the the physical procedure done?

Until how long can an abortion pill be taken? Without having to the the physical procedure done?

Depends : Some medical providers will use the date of 63 days after last menstrual period. Here's a great link http://www.prochoice.org/about_abortion/facts/medical_abortion.html ...Read more

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After a laparoscopy, how long will it take for the co2 to be absorbed and the swelling to go down?

After a laparoscopy, how long will it take for the co2 to be absorbed and the swelling to go down?

A Few Days: In order to do laparoscopic surgery, the abdominal wall muscles need to be paralyzed. Co2 is then used to inflate the abdominal cavity, creating room to work. While we try to remove all of the co2, some may stay under the diaphragm causing shoulder pain. The co2 is usually absorbed w/in 1-2 days but it may take a bit longer for the normal muscle tone to return. ...Read more

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After a period, about how long does it take for the rest of the "residual blood" to flush out?

After a period, about how long does it take for the rest of the "residual blood" to flush out?

Ans: Each cycle there is a shedding of the uterine wall. Most often completed in 5 to 7 days. But if the hormones do not surge enough may get this break through bleeding. The cycle will regulate itself. Be patient ...Read more

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How long does it take after the heart has stopped for the body to get cold to the touch?

How long does it take after the heart has stopped for the body to get cold to the touch?

30 minutes or more: In a person dying at room temperature, you may notice the body feeling cool at 30 minutes. No one will miss the body feeling cold at 10 hours. ...Read more

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After open heart surgery are you able to lay in the tanning bed? If so how long after surgery?

After open heart surgery are you able to lay in the tanning bed? If so how long after surgery?

Longer is better: Surgical incisions remodel for months. Going to a tanning bed too early risks hyper pigmentation (in addition to the usual tanning risks). Wait at least six months, even longer if possible. As always, tan responsibly! ...Read more

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When getting an inlay or onlay placed, how long does it take for the impression to be ready from the lab?

When getting an inlay or onlay placed, how long does it take for the impression to be ready from the lab?

Depends on the lab: The turn around time can be as little as 2 days or as long as 3 weeks. 2 weeks is the norm. There is another process where you can have an inlay or onlay (or crown) made in 2 hours with the CEREC system. This is what we do in my office. ...Read more

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Is Lap RHC safe? What is the recovery time and when can I travel internationally

Is Lap RHC safe? What is the recovery time and when can I travel internationally

Usually emergency: abdominal exploration to see if bleeding or other, after closing up with sutures , within a few days it would be safe to fly unless your surgeon wants to check you or major things were done that need follow up early , depends how long you are going abroad, you will need the sutures out in about 2 weeks , ask the surgeon, just be carefull not to strain the surgical site with lifting luggage ect. ...Read more

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Subsequent to an insertion of an iud, when you go back after 4 weeks how will the doctor check if it is in place?

Subsequent to an insertion of an iud, when you go back after 4 weeks how will the doctor check if it is in place?

Pelvic exam: He or she will perform a pelvic exam to make sure the string is vice single and nothing else coming out of the cervix, like the tip of the IUD. ...Read more

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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 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?

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1 - 2hrs; 4-6 hrs to: Tal. Depending on the facility, type of anesthesia. I usually perform this surgery in our surgical suite and can have the patient in and out within 3-4 hours. ...Read more

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I've just had a laporoscopy/laparotomy for an ectopic w/removal of the tube & ovary. How long does it take the other ovary to return to normal?

I've just had a laporoscopy/laparotomy for an ectopic  w/removal of the tube & ovary. How long does it take the other ovary to return to normal?

Other ovary : Is normal right now , nothing wrong with your ovaries , the unfortunate incident happened due to the problem inside the tube not ovary , most likely due to previous infection(s) caused your trouble . Good luck. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if i had breast reduction and blood clot operations then the other the next day how long to recover?

What do you suggest if i had breast reduction and blood clot operations then the other the next day how long to recover?

Discuss with Surgeon: You will need to discuss postoperative care regimens/recovery time with the involved surgeons. You will find that every surgeon has a different “protocol”. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long does it take for an egg travel to the uterus?

How long does it take for an egg travel to the uterus?

Depends: Sperm can reach egg already in fallopian tube in 30 - 60 minutes. However sperm can survive a few days in the fallopian tube until an ovum (egg) enters the tube ; before they both meet. ...Read more