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How much improvement can I expect if I have surgery for bible cyst?

How much improvement can I expect if I have surgery for bible cyst?

Ganglion cyst?: Sometimes ganglion cysts are called bible cysts because they could be broken open by slamming the large old family bible down on them - not a good idea as they come back. Surgery for removal should be permanent. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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I have multiple fibroids and asked to have surgery without delay , should I go ahead with it? How long can I wait without surgery

I have multiple fibroids and asked to have surgery without delay , should I go ahead with it? How long can I wait without surgery

Fibroids & Surgery: If you are symptomatic with the fibroids such as urinary frequency, pain, excessive or irregular bleeding, anemia or uterine size greater than a 3 month pregnancy then surgery is a consideration along with other treatment options. Discuss this with your MD and agree on a mutual acceptable plan of management. ...Read more

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If I have gynecomastia reduction surgery how long will I need to recover?

If I have gynecomastia reduction surgery how long will I need to recover?

Not long: Male breast reduction is a surprisingly well tolerated surgery without need for heavy duty analgesics. Most patients are up and about within hours after surgery and back to work quickly. Of course pain thresholds vary but this surgery will not keep the average male down for long. ...Read more

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How much does a chalizion surgry cost?Or how do I know if i need a surgery

How much does  a chalizion surgry cost?Or how do I know if i need a surgery

See an eye surgeon: You need to consult an ophthalmologist to find if you need chalazion surgery how much it cost depends if it is done in doctors office under local anesthesia or done in hospital or surgicanter.The cost varies from state to state and you can get that answer from the ophthalmologist only. ...Read more

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How long would it take me to recover if I have a ventral hernia surgery?

How long would it take me to recover if I have a ventral hernia surgery?

Varies: Usually back to light work in a week and 4-6 weeks before doing heavy physical activities or heavy exersise. ...Read more

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How long after having surgery for gangalion cyst can I go back to work?

How long after having surgery for gangalion cyst can I go back to work?

Location?: Depends on the location is it a dorsal wrist ganglion, a volar wrist ganglion, a ganglion arising from a tendon sheath or an ip joint of the finger. All have very different time frames for recovery and different recommendations for period of immobilization post operatively. Ask your hand surgeon. ...Read more

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How long after surgery on ovaries for a cyst do you wait to have sex?

How long after surgery on ovaries for a cyst do you wait to have sex?

Sex after surgery : There is no hard and fast rule but 2 weeks is probably safe as long as your incisions are healed and you feel well enough. ...Read more

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I was told I have to get open anti reflux surgery just wondering what to expect. Also how large will the scar be?

GI or bladder reflux: Gastro-esophageal reglux can ofet be repaired by a minimally invasive laparoscopic approach. Bladder reflux in a fifty-year old would likely be un-necessary. Could quite possibly be corrected by injection of duflux if patient is a child. Suggest you get a second opinion, which ever type of reflux is present. Good luck. ...Read more

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I want someone to show me how to get rid of a knee joint contracture without surgery yet I have not had any luck. I need help.?

I want someone to show me how to get rid of a knee joint contracture without surgery yet I have not had any luck.  I need help.?

Knee contracture: Options conservatively include: stretch of quads & hams, purified omega, pt/laser/modalities, cortisone injection, Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pak, manipulation. Your arthritis may limit the contracture & if severe enough, consider tka if pain is a significant factor. ...Read more

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After one year of anal fissure ,doctor advised me to have surgery, but i am scared to do it ,i do not have much pain ,can i live without surgery?

After one  year of anal fissure ,doctor advised me to have surgery, but i am scared to do it  ,i do not have much pain ,can i live without surgery?

Anal fissures: Anal fissures typical cause pain, bleeding, seepage of stool, bad body odor... Many times the problems are very aggravating, embarrassing, or just unbearable. If your symptoms are tolerable to you - fine. You need to do what you feel most comfortable with. If the symptoms worsen, you can always have surgery later. Surgery or not - your choice!! ...Read more

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Just over two months ago i had an embolization procedure for my vericocele and i've seen no changes. Do i need to wait more? If so how much longer?

Just over two months ago i had an embolization procedure for my vericocele and i've seen no changes. Do i need to wait more? If so how much longer?

See physician: There is 90% success rate with radiologic guided embolization, the same results as those achieved with more invasive surgical techniques.In approximately five to 10 percent of patients the varicoceles return. This rate of varicocele recurrence is similar to the rate reported for more invasive surgical procedures.The recovery period following varicocele embolization is typically 48 to 72 hours. ...Read more

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I have a minimul umbilical hernia. Will i need surgery to heal and if so how long does it take to heal after surgery?

I have a minimul umbilical hernia. Will i need surgery to heal and if so how long does it take to heal after surgery?

Yes: Yes, the only way to heal an umbilical hernia is by fixing it with surgery. Typically patients have discomfort for 1-2 weeks after surgery. You should not lift anything over 10 lbs. For 6 weeks to prevent recurrence and to help with wound healing. ...Read more

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What will happen if I don't have surgery for my colloid cyst?

What will happen if I don't have surgery for my colloid cyst?

Depends on cyst size: When the cyst becomes large enough, it can cause hydrocephalus. This can be life threatening in a rapid fashion. ...Read more

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Please help, how much pain will i be in after getting knee surgery?

Depends: Depends on the type of knee surgery, tolerance of pain, pathology being treated, past medical health, nutrition status, etc. ...Read more

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I have cyst of30 mm in a right ovary how much time it will take to recover and when i can conceive or i need any other tests?

I have cyst of30 mm in a right ovary how much time it will take to recover and when i can conceive or i need any other tests?

Varies: A 30mm cyst is only slightly larger then 'normal' functional cysts become before ovulation; typically a follow-up sonogram is done 4-6 weeks later, and the majority of cysts of that size will have resolved spontaneously. Once your cycles resume (or if they were never disrupted) - your fertility should not be negatively impacted. ...Read more