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How To Get Rid Of Gas After Surgery
Endoscopic surgery??: Surgeons will add gas to the area to help visualize the site better. The gas will go away on it's own over time. I have not heard of any way to speed up the process. If you mean gas in the stomach, just take some antacids or gas-x. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Trapped Gas: The best way to get rid of "trapped gas" after surgery is to get up often and to walk around. Otherwise, an over the counter medication such as simethicone would likely help. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
How to get rid of gas pain after colon surgery? I've been walking a lot, but still a lot of trapped gas. How many days does it take to get 1st bm?
Few days: A few days usually. Remember you have not eaten for some days in between. If you are passing gas and no movement try taking a laxative to help with the first movement then it still maybe agee days until food goes thru ur system to get back to normal if you are not passing any gas maybe a bigger problem and you should get looked at asap. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Try yogurt: You had heart surgery 4 days ago. You were given antibiotics during the surgery so you can try yogurt to return your normal gut flora. Also walk a lot every day to move the gas along. If you are taking pain killers try to also take a stool softener. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Simethicone: Try liquid anti-gas preparations with simethicone to break up the gas bubbles in to smaller ones. It may relieve your symptoms. If not, call your surgeon for a more detailed evaluation and advice. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Difficult: Can be impossible , plastic surgery may or may not modify scars appearance. Dermatologist can help at early stage of scar formation and cosmetic additives can mask it. Go for evaluation to plastic surgeon. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
How can I get rid on my pterydium.I had excession surgery 3 months ago but it so sad after 1 month it regrowth again.What I have to do?
Repeat surgery: Unfortunately, this condition can return even after surgery to remove the abnormal growth. Other than avoiding excessive sun and wind, repeat surgery is most likely indicated, esp. If it's interfering with your vision. Here's a helpful link: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0002006/. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Body contouring: Exicision of loose, sagging skin is performed by a plastic surgeon trained in body contouring surgery. The results can be absolutely stunning, but you do want to have reached a stable weight prior to your consultation. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
Not certain: I wonder what the odor is like? Sometimes infections can cause odors. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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