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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?

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

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How long after a hip replacement before you are pain free?

How long after a hip replacement before you are pain free?

3-6 months: There is post-op pain after a total hip replacement but the arthritis pain usually goes away shortly after surgery. Everyone is different, but the post-op recovery can take 3-6 months while some people report being pleased with their outcome as soon as 6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long after having sealant in your tooth can you eat?

How long after having sealant in your tooth can you eat?

Right away: You can eat and drink right away after having sealants done. They are cured with a light and stable at that time. ...Read more

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How long should you normally stay in the hospital after you have breast cancer surgery?

How long should you normally stay in the hospital after you have breast cancer surgery?

Depends: Whether is is lumpectomy, mastectomy, mastectomy with immediate reconstruction, and method of reconstruction, and of course your general medical condition.If it is lumpectomy, 0-1 days, mastectomy 1-3 days. ...Read more

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After shoulder replacement surgery how many days do you have to stay in the hospital?

After shoulder replacement surgery how many days do you have to stay in the hospital?

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 more

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Prostatectomy, how long before i can get an erection if the nerves were spared and why so long a recovery?

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

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After having the gastric by-pass surgery how much pain are you in and for how long?

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

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How long will i be in the hospital after colonoscopy?

How long will i be in the hospital after colonoscopy?

Short stay: Usually no more than a few hours. As soon as you are awake and alert, and can get out of the bed, you can leave provided you have someone who can drive you home as you may not be fully alert due to sedation used for the procedure. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the pain usually last after getting teeth pulled?

Normally, how long would the pain usually last after getting teeth pulled?

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

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How long do you have to stay in the hospital after a salpingectomy?

How long do you have to stay in the hospital after a salpingectomy?

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

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How long are you in the hospital after a thyroid storm?

How long are you in the hospital after a thyroid storm?

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

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I had Hemiarthroplasty surgery after a fall 2 years ago how long will I need antibiotics before going to the dentist?

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

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How long do patients have to stay in hospital after mastectomy?

How long do patients have to stay in hospital after mastectomy?

Depends: Hospital stay depends on each individual patient and their respective surgeries. In my practice, a patient who undergoes a routine, uneventful total mastectomy can be discharged home the day after surgery. ...Read more

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After being on birth control a total of maybe 6 years. How long after quitting will you be able to have kids?

After being on birth control a total of maybe 6 years. How long after quitting will you be able to have kids?

Birth control: Some obstetricians advise no conception in the first 3 months post stopping the birth control pills. As for the conception, many women would get pregnant without any problems others will take longer time. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will the numbness last after my tooth extraction, was done 4 days ago?

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

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After open heart surgery are you able to lay in the tanning bed? If so how long after surgery?

After open heart surgery are you able to lay in the tanning bed? If so how long after surgery?

Longer is better: Surgical incisions remodel for months. Going to a tanning bed too early risks hyper pigmentation (in addition to the usual tanning risks). Wait at least six months, even longer if possible. As always, tan responsibly! ...Read more

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