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How Often Will I Be Awakened And Checked By A Nurse After My Surgery
While recovering after a knee surgery, sleeping off anesthesia, i woke up to a nurse helping me dress, i realized that i had made a bowel movement! help!
Sh_t happens: While anesthetized, we are not responsible for what we say or what we do. While it is not common to have a bowel movement during anesthesia, it sometimes happens and it is not your fault. It was not pleasant for you, but the nurse considered it nothing unusual. Sometime these things happen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had surgery last week. Nurse told me my badages would come off after i shower. I took 3 already and they still on. Can i take them off myself?
No: Let your bandages fall on its own. If it are steri strips they are holding edges of your wound together. They will fall in a few days. ...Read more
38 male with Femorolacetabular impingement. single and alone. Will I be ok alone after surgery? I have great insurance. Do I need a private nurse?
May Need some help: After the surgery, it is always helpful to have someone to help you out due to the initial pain and discomfort following your operation. You will most likely be nonweightbearing on the affected limb and this can be difficult to adjust to at first. I would recommend either having a nurse or a friend help you out for the first few days. ...Read more
After surgery one nurse gave me Demerol and the other nurse gave me Percocet not long after . Did they double dose me and make a mistake.?
Not likely: Most likely is all based on the institutional pain protocol and your response to treatment. If there was a mistake most institutions have now specific guidelines and they will make you aware. ...Read more
Why would you get abnormal tissue growth (lump) 7 years after Gynecomastia surgery (male)? more info than get it checked out pleaseI.im embarresed
Residual Tissue : All of the breast tissue may not have been removed from the prior operation. I would definitely have this checked by a physician to make sure it is not suspicious. You can undergo re-excision surgery. They should definitely check a hormone panel and perform testicular exam to make sure there is no other medical reason for your recurrent breast enlargement (lump) ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should i return to ER after cyst removal surgery, started bleeding brown/black blood . Surgons triage nurse advices it. What is going on with me?
Cyst surgery: It is important to know what kind of cyst was removed and where? If the cyst was external (skin, muscle, etc.), then you may need attention if it continues to bleed. When was it removed? How long ago? Was this an "internal" cyst in the abdomen or pelvis? Where is the bleeding? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Triage nurse at my gyno surgeon interviews after ER visit. Told me i needed yup be back in er. And surgery is still happening this friday. Please help?
?: We cannot help you if you give us a question without any useful information. Remember the who, what, where, why, when, and how. Calm down and try to reframe you question. Tell us exactly what you want to know and why. ...Read more
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