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How painful is surgery for spondylolithesis?

How painful is surgery for spondylolithesis?

Painfull Post Op: Most common surgery done for Spondylolithesis is Spinal Fusion and it is painful post op and have to take Pain Meds and there is a rehab period as well You do not feel any pain during the surgery as you are under General Anasthesia but pain is post and uring rehab period and has to be controlled with strong pain killers ...Read more

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I have, nees surgery in 2007 now if i stand to long it swells and is very painful what can I do to ease the pain?

Arthritis worsening: Swelling is a sign of further damage in your knee. Likely due to worsening of your knee arthritis. Seek a thorough orthopaedic evaluation to see if you are a candidate for an exercise program, injections, arthroscopy or knee replacement. Weight bearing radiographs, and potentially an MRI will yield adequate information to help dictate the best option for your knee. ...Read more

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I have had shift disc for years, and it is so painful now. I take analgelsic regularly. Would i need surgery to sort it out and will surgey offer that?

Complex issue!: You must sort this out with the help of an appropriately trained physician. You may need the help of several doctors. Your pcp, your orthopedist or neurosurgeon, a rehabilitation specialist, physical therapist, neurologist , rheumatologist and others may need to weigh in. You need a specific examination, appropriate testing and treatment and then a decision on what to do next. Best to you! ...Read more

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Is it painful to have anglow glaucoma surgery?

Is it painful to have anglow glaucoma surgery?

What is Anglow?: I don't understand your question. Please find out exactly what type of surgery is planned and discuss this with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Are the holes made for robotic surgery painful after surgery?

Are the holes made for robotic surgery painful after surgery?

Minor discomfort: The benefit of any minimally invasive surgery is the small incisions necessary to gain access to the abdominal cavity. Likely the largest incision necessary for a robotic prostatectomy is the incision needed to remove the specimen, no more than an inch or two. ...Read more

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I have right sided nephroptosis. Very painful. Should I have surgery?

Old diagnosis: We almost never make this diagnosis because it is based on an x-ray we rarely order these days called ivp. I assume you're having flank pain. I recommend looking into musculoskeletal origins if the only finding in your kidney is ptosis. ...Read more

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Is banding surgery for hemerhoids painful? If so how long are you in pain for?

No: Rubber banding of hemorrhoids should not hurt at all if done properly. There is a level above which there are no sensory nerves, so banding should only be done if the hemorrhoid is above this level. If it is lower, you are better off having it surgically removed, as banding is extremely painful. ...Read more

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I have symptomatic right sided floating kidney. Very painful. Should II have surgery?

I have symptomatic right sided floating kidney. Very painful. Should II have surgery?

Nephroptosis: Common in thin women, the excessive mobility you describe often resulted in surgery to "tack" the kidney up in the past. The pain comes on when the kidney is able to drop down on standing, kinking off the ureter and resulting in dietl's crisis. If other more common causes (stone, chronic infection, obstruction or other organ systems) then a laparoscopic tacking (nephropexy) can be performed. ...Read more