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How Much Does A Cast Weigh
Suprisingly a cast : Is often lighter than you think, less than a pound often. But it is inconvenient at times, weight that you may not be sued to holding all the time and often the part that the cast is on is not being utilized normally. Gentle elevation while sleeping woth apilow on the chest often hels swelling which can also make th hand feel "heavy" slings are ok but be careful that a sling is not overused. ...Read more
Depending on your: size anywhere from 10 ounces to 2 pounds ...Read more
Body Lift Costs: Our average body lift procedures range in price from 18,000 to 20,000 (surgeon's fee, operating room fee, anesthesia fee, garments, and all post op visits), depending on the type of lift. If you are price shopping this procedure, be sure to understand what the price quote includes, specifically. http://www.cosmeticsurg.net/procedures/body-lift/ ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unless morbidly : Obese, 43 weeks or longer (if someone really worked at it. ) losing faster than that could be unhealthy. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burne. ...Read more
Damage dependent: Not all fractured femurs are the same. A straightforward, minimally displaced femur fracture can be fixed (usually with a long intramedullary nail) in less than an hour. More complex femur fractures can take anywhere from 1-3 hours perhaps depending upon the location and complexity of the fracture pattern. Your orthopaedic surgeon should be able to give you a reasonable estimation. ...Read more
That is variable: The person may have a reduced metabolic rate from starvation & thus may lose more slowly then anticipated. ...Read more
As much as they: Are comfortable with, without causing physical trauma, foot damage, cardiovascular stress, BP elevation, aggravation of other medical problems, etc. With the proper precautions walking is excellent exercise for people with diabetes and also helps with weight reduction, glucose control, BP lowering and lipids as well. Make sure to wear proper footwear, stretch before and after, warm-up/cooldown. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: Most common symptoms after ureteroscopy are urgency (sensation to void), frequency (need to void often), burning, and pain/pressure over the bladder and sometimes the flank region (back) of the side operated on, especially with voiding. Many of the symptoms are from a stent that is temporarily placed to help drainage. Symptoms usually last until the stent is removed, maybe few days longer. ...Read more
It depends: Pain after a hysterectomy is related to the type of incision(s) as well as the underlying condition. A large abdominal incision will be more painful than minimally invasive surgery ("bandaid incisions"). However, pain after a hysterectomy should be manageable with medications ...Read more
fish: Depends on the fish and quality of fish. Problem is that most fish contains mercury and contaminants that are dangerous. Best fish is wild salmon (not commercially grown salmon) which is free of contaminants. Most tuna has some mercury especially albacore so avoid this, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tumescent lipo: The cost depends on many factors, not the least of which is the area and extent of treatment as well as geography. It is liposuction and it is effective in removing the subcutaneous fat. Nearly all liposuction presently performed is a variation of tumescent or super wet techniques regardless of the use of other technologies such as LASER or U.S. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
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