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How long should I wait to do heavy lifting after appendectomy for ruptured appendix? I was in hospital for 7 days and it took me about 4 weeks for me to start walking properly i had a open surgery and it is about a 4-5 inch opening on the right side of ac

How long should I wait to do heavy lifting after appendectomy for ruptured appendix? I was in hospital for 7 days and it took me about 4 weeks for me to start walking properly i had a open surgery and it is about a 4-5 inch opening on the right side of ac

In : In general, for uncomplicated surgeries, it is recommended to wait 6-8 weeks prior to lifting anything heavier that a gallon of milk. This is because the tensile strength of a wound is relatively stable at this point. After this, a slow return to normal pre-surgery activity should ensue. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to return to work after having a major hamstring rupture?

How long should I wait to return to work after having a major hamstring rupture?

Depends...: Should be directed by your surgeon and therapist... Dont try to speed up the healing process. Listen to your orthopedist! the post surgery/ rehab period is very very important for the complete healing process! best to you! ...Read more

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My son is 12yr old, and he is having a surgery on his leg for a compete rupture hamstring. Please give me advices my this procedure. Thank you?

My son is 12yr old, and he is having a surgery on his leg for a compete rupture hamstring. Please give me advices my this procedure. Thank you?

You need to : Talk to the surgeon performing the procedure. He is your best source of information for that particular procedure. Normally he will talk to you about it- risks and benefits and a consent before operation is scheduled. Good luck ! ...Read more

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I have a ruptured ACL an meniscal tear m scared of the hamstring graft what will happen if i don't go ahead with the opp?

I have a ruptured ACL an meniscal tear m scared of the hamstring graft what will happen if i don't go ahead with the opp?

Arthritis: A chronic acl tear and meniscal tear can lead to arthritic changes of your knee joint at an early age. Hamstring acl reconstruction has a lower rate of arthritis than some of the other popular grafts. ...Read more

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I just had a vein rupture out of my leg and i want to know if this is bad becuase i got diabetes?

I just had a vein rupture  out of my leg  and i  want to know if  this is  bad becuase i got diabetes?

Let me explain: To have this vein rupture most likely is not serious issue, but treat it with caution, warm compress (moist heat) frequently and be sure that blood sugar under control, if you have any problem, contact you doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you rupture an appendix from pressing on it or jumping pulling your leg up to your stomach etc?

Can you rupture an appendix from pressing on it or jumping pulling your leg up to your stomach etc?

Very unlikely: The appendix is fairly deep in your abdomen protected by layers. If you have pain from jumping/pulling it is likely a muscle strain or depending on location, a hernia. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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What should I do when a varicose vein in the leg ruptures consecutively 4 times?

What should I do when a varicose vein in the leg ruptures consecutively 4 times?

See a vein specialis: Recurrent hemorrhage from varicose veins should be addressed. Bleeding from varicose veins is caused by high pressure within the varicose vein caused by malfunction of valves within the veins. This condition can be readily treated by a vein specialist/phlebologist. ...Read more

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What do you think I should do when a varicose vein in the leg ruptures consecutively 4 times?

What do you think I should do when a varicose vein in the leg ruptures consecutively 4 times?

Time for treatment: See dr finder at sirweb.Org. Also at same site click on patient tab. Select varicose veins from left side menu. ...Read more

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Hi there, I have ruptured my ACL and have a tear in my meniscus. I was wondering should my leg stiffen right up between rehab exercises? Thanks

Listen to your body: When muscles become stiff following exercise they usually are too stressed. The injury may be putting more of a strain on muscles not previously used . Topical magnesium oil on stiff muscles can help them relax. Doing shorter sessions can help. Learn the routines taught in rehab and do 10 minutes 4-6 times a day every day to rebuild muscles. Avoid inflammatory foods. ...Read more

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Can an Achilles rupture cause hair loss in the lower leg if not treated?

Can an Achilles rupture cause hair loss in the lower leg if not treated?

Hair loss: Rupture of the Achilles tendon is unrelated to hair loss on the lower leg. There is no cause and effect mechanism connecting the two events. ...Read more