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How Long Should It Take To Get Your Energy Back From Surgery
I had major back surgery on january 6 the replace three disc and spinal fusion i'm doing pt how long will it take for me to get my energy back?
I had my gallbladder removed 5 months ago. I have been extremely tired since surgery. Is this normal? When can I expect to get my energy back?
I had major back surgery on 6 february when should I expect to get my energy and stuff back i had three distri placed an spinal fusion?
Six months of chemo,two melanoma surgeries can't get energy back. Would the product keto//os be a benefit for me,would it do me any harm ?
Ask your oncologist: My impression is that it does not sound as though it would help, and whenever someone has had recent chemotherapy, it is important to discuss it with their oncologist before they add anything to the regimen. Drug interactions can occur even with supplements. He or she may say it's OK, but be sure not to start until you've discussed it. Good luck. ...Read more
How long after chemo, surgery and rad will your energy return? All labs are normal, NED, finished last tx 3 months ago, but still fatigued?
3-4 months: Individually each procedure requires about 6 wks. post treatment for symptoms to return to normal. As such 6 wks post surgery, most are beginning to feel improvement in symptoms. Post radiation, 6 wks also required and the same for completion of chemo. When all are employed at least 3-4 months needed before one begins to appreciated improvement overall. ...Read more
Is energy therapy useful? Told to heal my knee pain with my mind instead of going to Dr.,to get an order for an X-Ray, & seeing if I need surgery.
Visit the doctor: Western ("allopathic") medicine is not perfect. However, it is scientifically-based, and generally administered by professionals with good training, experience and ethics. Practitioners of "mind healing" may not adhere to the same rigorous standards, and the advice you quoted sounds irresponsible. I would suggest seeing the doctor. You might then use "mind healing" as an added resource. ...Read more
After two surgeries I have to take B12 shots monthly but still have no energy. Amount of sleep and diet seem unrelated. Can my humira (adalimumab) be causing this?
Yes it can: Humira (adalimumab) can cause "lack of energy" feeling, but not very common. I assume that you had gastric surgeries? Since you food intake is significantly reduced after the surgeries, this can itself cause the lack-of-energy feeling for quite some time until you body has the time to readjust. Also, thyroid dysfunction as well as depression can cause this feeling ..So, onsult your doc.. ...Read more
34 year-old woman continues to suffer gynecologic pains, especially with bodily movement, after da Vinci surgery for fibroids and endometriosis.....?
Ovarian conservation: Unfortunately this is fairly common; my best guess is it's related to recurrent or ongoing endometriosis. There are many (good) reasons for preserving ovaries when having a hysterectomy, but good data show that if ovaries are conserved women are 6 times more likely (62% vs. 10%) to have recurring symptoms, and 8 times more likely to need additional surgery (31% vs. 4%) than those who have them removed. Adhesive disease is certainly another possibility. ...Read moreSee 14 more doctor answers
6-8 weeks: This depends greatly on the procedures performed during the surgery as well as your occupation. Most arthroscopic shoulder surgeries take 6-12 weeks to recover from, but people with desk jobs often can return to work in 2-3 weeks in a sling with activity restrictions. People who work in manual labor jobs with heavy lifting may not be able to return to full duty for 3 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Can take weeks: Maintaining full knee extension is far more important after acl surgery. Flexion usually advances toward normal over the first 1-3 wks. Full flexion, however, may take more than a month as any residual significant swelling will make absolute full flexion difficult to regain until the swelling completely resolves. Concomitant meniscal repair may purposefully limit flexion to 90 degrees for 6 weeks. ...Read more
Relatively quickly: Arthroscopic surgery typically allows a patient faster recovery and thus quicker return to work. However, recovery also depends on the findings of the surgery, any procedures performed during arthroscopy, and complications. Your type of work will also dictate if you can return to full duty (baseball pitcher will take longer than a secretary). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3-6 months: You should be able to start limited weight bearing exercises in about 8 weeks, but it is always best to ask your surgeon. ...Read more
How long will it take me to get back to work after arthroscopic shoulder surgery on my writing side?
2-8 weeks: Return to work after shoulder surgery depends on what needed to be fixed at surgery and a persons job. Most people can return to a desk job with activity limitations in 2-3 weeks. They will be in a sling for 6 weeks. People with heavy lifting, manual labor jobs will not be able to return to full duty for 8-12 weeks or longer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It Depends: Retinal detachment surgery can involve a range of surgical techniques from an office procedure to operative surgery. Typical recovery ranges from 2 to 6 weeks depending on whether gas or oil was used in the surgery. It may take months for the vision to recovery optimally, depending on the type of detachment that occurred. It is best to follow the surgeon's guidelines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quickly: You should start seeing a return of your energy levels within a few days. There is no reason why you can't be up and around, walking regularly (i.e. Resume most of your normal daily activities), which will immediately help the return of your energy. ...Read more
77 yo w/osteoporosis , broke shoulder, 4 places, odds of it healing w/o surgery? She healthy otherwise and always full of energy.
See below : Sounds to me a partial shoulder replacement . She has several risk factors for fracture non union . The "parts" of the fracture , displacement , pre existing disease , hand dominance and patient activity and future expectations are some of the considerations to determine the best treatment . Ask your orhropaedic surgeon and if not happy or you donot hear what you wanted , get 2 nd opinion speciali. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to feel weird 2 days after surgery and being put to sleep .I feel like I am high and no energy and can focus on one thing at a time.
How can I lose weight, when I do not have a pituitary gland for energy from a tumor and my last surgery a crainiotomy?
Optimize hormones: If you have panhypopituitarism (no pituitary hormones), you will need several hormone replacements and achieving normal levels. If you are still feeling tired despite optimization of you pituitary hormones, your fatigue may be caused by processes unrelated to your pituitary. Either way, watching your diet and reducing your caloric intake can allow you to lose weight even if you don't exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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