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How Long Should You Wear The Stockings After Leg Operation
Depends: The need to use of compressions stockings after leg surgery varies depending on the type of surgery you have. If it is for an orthopedic procedure, wearing them until you are able to resume normal activity makes sense and helps prevent dvts. For varicose vein procedures it is important to wear them regularly for at least one to two weeks after the procedure to ensure the procedure is successful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Well...: You can stop using them once you are physically active and walking around... If you are sedentary or in bed most of the time, you should keep them ...Read more
????: You don't mention what kind of operation you will be having in this particular question, so it's hard to provide an answer. ...Read more
Longer the better: Rest, ice, elevation when lying down and scrotal support is important to keep the scrotum from getting swollen. 2 weeks at a minimum, but 4 weeks would be even better. If the scrotum gets swollen it can take a long time for the hydrocele to feel better (like months) so pay your dues early. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies greatly: This depends on the exact procedure and your anatomy as well as the postoperative appearance. A small implant in a woman with pseudo ptosis may require no band at all due to the large skin envelope whereas a larger implant in a constricted breast may wear a band for up ton6 weeks with great variation in surgeons preferences along the spectrum of these two polar opposites. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Your : Your doctor has provided you with the ted hose as a means to decrease the possibility of deep venous thrombosis or to address issues you may have with swelling. If you have problems with varicose veins he may want you to wear them on a long term basis. If it is as a measure to avoid blood clots in your legs he may just want it for a couple of months. Only your doctor can give you the most definitive answer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
(superficial blood clot). When i go swimming do I have to wear compression stockings in the pool? If not needed how long the period without?
Typically, if you're toe touch weight bearing after knee surgery on right leg can you drive? Or how long till you can.?. (microfracture surgery)
Variable: The more you elevate the leg the better immediatly after surgery. This lasts for at least the first 3-4 days. After the acute period, you shuld elevate it whenever you feel like it is swelling. After the first month, the mojority of the surgical swelling shoul have resolved. Pain or swelling in the calf is another story, you should notify your surgeon immediately with any new calf swelling. ...Read more
Depends, of course: Open bypass surgery usually requires 2-3 days in the hospital to regain adequate activity to go home, then again a slow return to regular activity in 2-4 weeks. Air travel should be ok within 2 weeks after surgery, depending on one's activity level. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
1-2 weeks: Most pts will find scrotal support beneficial during the first 1-2 weeks after hydrocelectomy and primarily for comfort reasons. ...Read more
How long is it necessary to refrain from long distance flying before and after a bilateral inguinal hernia?
No running for at --: Least 3 months, if i was the surgeon. Your surgeon will be the only one to answer that as only he knows what he saw and did exactly. Also depends on your progress from the surgery. Any pain or swelling? Check with your surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more
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