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How do you get rid of gas after surgery?

How do you 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 more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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How to get rid of trapped gas after surgery?

How to get rid of trapped gas after surgery?

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 more

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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 more

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How do you get rid of gas buildup in chest after heart surgery four days ago?

How do you get rid of gas buildup in chest after heart surgery four days ago?

It depends: If there is a significant amount of air in the chest and it is causing a problem, it can be removed by placing a catheter or tube in the chest. The doctors will help make this decision. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of the gas after gastric sleeve surgery?

What is the best way to get rid of the gas after gastric sleeve surgery?

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 more

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How to get rid of cut lines after surgery?

How to get rid of cut lines after surgery?

Treatments: We cannot make scars disappear, but we can make them look less noticeable. A combination of topical medications like mederma and lasers can help. ...Read more

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How do i get rid of chalazions permanently without surgery?

How do i get rid of chalazions permanently without surgery?

A chalazion can be: resolved most of the time with conservative treatment. Frequent warm, moist compresses followed by gentle massage can resolve them almost always. ...Read more

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Which is the best way to get rid of stretchmarks and can you have surgery for them?

Which is the best way to get rid of stretchmarks and can you have surgery for them?

Unlikely: Retin-a may help dark stretch marks to soften in color and moisturizers may ease the dryness associated with striae but the rumors about cocoa butter, lanolin, vitamin e, aloe vera are largely unfounded and essentially old wives tales. ...Read more

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Any way to rid of a hemaroid? Not painful etc. Or no way to get rid of it without painful surgery

Any way to rid of a hemaroid? Not painful etc. Or no way to get rid of it without painful surgery

Veins: Hemorrhoids are normal veins in the anal canal. They can become inflamed or enlarged with constipation or prolonged and repeated straining to have a bowel movement. Treated at home by avoiding constipation, drink plenty of liquids, eat more fiber (fruits, vegetables, Metamucil), avoid junk foods, warm bath soaks. See a surgeon if symptoms persist. ...Read more

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Hernias how to get rid of it without surgery?

Hernias how to get rid of it without surgery?

No nonsurgical cure: There are no exercises to cure a hernia. You should consult your physician. ...Read more

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How can I get rid my mens boob without surgery?

How can I get rid my mens boob without surgery?

Gynecomastia: This could be the result of your body making too much estradiol and not enough testosteron. There are medications that can decrease the amount of estradiol in your body. You should seek evaluation by someone who specializes in male hormone balancing. Once this is corrected, surgery may or may not be needed depending JN the amount of breast tissue you have. ...Read more

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What is the solution to get rid of the scar surgery?

What is the solution to get rid of the scar surgery?

If scar is big and: And unsightly then a surgical revision would be the best option. Less of a scar can become better with time. Some mds give retinal a ointment to help. ...Read more

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Can I get rid of a bunion without surgery?

Can I get rid of a bunion without surgery?

No: There are ways to accommodate the deformity or reduce pain (wider shoes, padding, stretching, etc); however, the bunion deformity itself can not be fixed non-surgically. ...Read more

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Can you get rid of a bunion without surgery?

Can you get rid of a bunion without surgery?

Nice thought.: If you ever find a certifiable way of removing bunions without surgery, let me know. We can patent the process and make a ton of money while helping millions of people. ...Read more

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Coud i get rid of scar tissue without surgery?

No: Scar tissue is permanent and surgery will replace scar tissue with other scar tissue. Surgery may replace unfavorable scarring with more favorably oriented or less scarring. ...Read more

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Would laser surgery help get rid of my stretch marks?

Would laser surgery help get rid of my stretch marks?

Expensive: You can try it, but it's very expensive -- up to $1, 000 per treatment for multiple treatments. Check w/a good plastic surgeon for their advice. ...Read more

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Does surgery on diverticulosis get rid of that problem?

Does surgery on diverticulosis get rid of that problem?

In that area.: Surgery for diverticulosis would eradicate the diverticuli that were in the removed portion of the colon, but wouldn't prevent you from forming new ones in the remaining colon. ...Read more

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