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How Long Were You In Pain After Receiving Dentures
I'm wondering how long do sutures last in your mouth after having dental surgery and how long are you supposed to be in pain?
Depends on type..: There are different suture material used for different surgical procedures, but generally the sutures are either self resorbing, or non-resorbable ones. The resorbable ones , like gut or vicryl, normally start breaking down between 2-4 weeks. The non-resorbable ones , like silk or nylon materials should be removed normally @ 7-14 days...; generally, after 10 days you should normally be pain free. ...Read more
Usually overnight: Some joint replacement surgeries are done as an outpatient. How the surgery goes and post-operative pain control will determine how soon you can go home. Usually, patients will get home the same day or next. Regional anesthetic helps with post-operative pain control. Talk to your surgeon and anesthesiologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prostatectomy, how long before i can get an erection if the nerves were spared and why so long a recovery?
Prostatectomy: It may take up to two years, in younger males it may be less. Sparing the nerves does not guarantee that you will get erections. ...Read more
YOU: Can expect 2-3 days in the hospital. You should be up and walking the halls the first day though. Pain is so subjective unfortunately. Some patients take tylenol (acetaminophen) and others need pca morphine. We can't predict who is who so we just do the right thing based on the patient. No judgement. ...Read more
1 day to 1 week: Depends on many different factors, including the difficulty of the extraction(s), how fast you heal, and your pain threshold. ...Read more
Less than 5 days: If it is done laparoscopically then you may be released within a few hours. If major surgery was required, you might have to stay a few days. ...Read more
One day: Same day surgery procedure.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: It really depends on how long it takes a patient to stabilize. Patient age, underlying health issues, and severity of the thyroid storm are all factors. ...Read more
I had Hemiarthroplasty surgery after a fall 2 years ago how long will I need antibiotics before going to the dentist?
Perhaps always: Talk with your orthopedist about your particular risk factors for infection of your hip joint. After two years the risk decreases, but other factors can increase your risk. This is a controversial subject and the bottom line is that it depends on your situation and general health. ...Read more
After being on birth control a total of maybe 6 years. How long after quitting will you be able to have kids?
Can someone tell me how long will the numbness last after my tooth extraction, was done 4 days ago?
Depends: It depends on several factors. Often times the swelling causes pressure on the nerves . Once the swelling is down, things should improve. It some instances, such as lower impacted wisdom teeth., there may be numbness or tingling for several months. In rare instances, if the jaw nerve is damaged, the numbness could be permanent. Your surgeon can best tell you bases on their knowledge of your proced. ...Read more
I had a colonoscopy and diprivan was used for sedation. How long does the taste stay in your mouth and when you breathe, after the procedure?
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