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How Long Should I Rest Before Going For Work After A Normal Cardiac Angiogram
Varies: Based on the cause and your personal recovery time. Your cardiologist is the best judge of these factors ...Read more
Should i fast for a day? My doc wants me to fast for 12 hours before I have blood work done. Would it be okay to continue the fast after the lab work?
How long should I wait until i can be active (playing basketball for a few hours) after giving blood for a physical?
How long does it take for a heart rythm to go back to normal after a 30 minutes fast walk/jogging? is it normal to still be in the 90 after 45min of finishing exercise?
Hr after exercise: It depends how much you are in shape. Is it the first day of exercise after being not so active for a long time .and also what is your bSeline HR before the exercise . Usually no it does not take that long for hr to return to normal -10-15 min of resting should make you very comfortable , drinking fluids also help . If you have any concerns or not feel right after the exercise , see your PCP and ...Read more
1-2 days : Typically after a cath people have some soreness in their groin (the typical cath site) for 2-3 days. We ask people not to do any heavy lifting for 7-10 days following (nothing over 10 pounds). Otherwise, people are usually able to resume regular activities (showering, desk work, grocery shopping, house cleaning, etc) within 1- 2 days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long after epidural anesthesia before you can feel your legs? I’m having surgery in a few weeks and the doctor wants to use an epidural for anesthesia. He explained that i won’t be able to feel my legs for a while after, but wasn’t too clear on how lo
Within hours: Depending on the surgical procedure, the local anesthetic used, and whether the epidural is continuous or not, the epidural will usually wear off within 1-3 hours after cessation of the infusion. However, if you are having knee replacement surgery, longer acting local anesthetics or continuous infusions may be used, in which case it may take much longer. However, the longer it lasts the less pain. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
No rule for flight: although there is no specific rule for when you can fly after most hernia surgeries, It makes sense to wait 1-2 weeks if having substantial pain after surgery or you are high risk for complications. If you had laparoscopic surgery it is often recommended you wait about 24 hours to let the Air introduced in to your abdomen completely otherwise it could cause increased pain due to pressure changes ...Read more
Depends on findings.: Because there has been a "hole" put in during artery access, he cannot lift over 10 lbs for a week, so that the arteriotomy site can heal. Since this is a scheduled procedure, rather than a hospital admission for a heart attack or similar acute status, if needs to be stented, may be on limited work for the first weeks, depending on severity. Bypass surgery would have extended recovery, up to 3mo. ...Read more
How soon can I resume workouts after an abortion? I am an avid runner and would like to start exercising again as soon as possible. How long after my surgical abortion do I have to rest before resuming my workouts?
How long for cardiac catheterization results? What’s a normal time to wait for results? My brother said he got his before he left the test, but my doctor scheduled me an appointment three days after my cardiac catheterization. Why do I have to wait so lon
Every : Every cardiologist is different. I myself always be sure and talk with the patient and any family that is present before they are discharged that day and usually provide copies of images. Part of the difficulty is that some of the medication most people receive during the procedure produces some degree of amnesia so some patients may not remember details of the findings. I also see my patients back in the office quickly after to re-review findings and discuss future plans. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long until I can smoke after colonoscopy with a biopsy? All I can find is "return to daily habits" after 24 hours.
Within 24 hrs: But this may be a good time to quit ! ...Read more
I am planning to going away for a week a few days after my Gallbladder removal with long days and lots of walking. Is this advisable? what to expect?
How long should I wait before going back to work after an operation involving general anesthetic?
Depends: Your work clearance will actually depend on the nature of your surgery rather than the fact it was done under general anesthesia. The recovery from general anesthesia is short (1-2 days at maximum), while the extent of your surgery will mandate the decision for clearance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i pump and dump after having a cigarette to make it better? How long do you recommend waiting before breastfeeding after having a cigarette?
Thanks for the help
Smoke/ breastfeeding: Your baby is exposed to some tobacco products through breast milk and also through residues on your skin and clothes (third-hand smoking) or more directly from smoke (second-hand smoking) if you smoke in the presence of the baby. The short answer to your question is avoid smoking while lactating. Better still, stop smoking all together ...Read more
How long will i need to recover after a chondrioplasty? How long should I expect to take time off of work for my recovery after a chondrioplasty?
Recovery : A chondroplasty is shaving of the bone. Patients should normally recover within 3 weeks. It all depends on the grade of your knee cartilage. Ask your orthopedic surgeon what grade you have in your knee. You will recover faster if you participate in a formal physical therapy program. ...Read more
After a miscarriage what should I do to try for a healthy pregnancy next time? How long should I wait after a d and c?
Pregnancy: After a d+c wait for your first normal period before trying. Eat healthy, exercise, and take daily vitamins. Eliminate any drugs or alcohol if you partake. Ask friends and family and I am sure you will find multiple people in that group who have miscarried and gone on to have successful pregnancies. This should reduce your anxiety. ...Read more
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