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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

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Gas (Definition)

"gas" is, of course, a phase of matter - the air we breathe is a gas. In a medical context, "gas" can refer to having too much gas in the bowels, causing burping, or cramping in the belly. It also can refer to flatulence, ...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?

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?

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 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 to get rid of insion lines after surgery?

How to get rid of insion lines after surgery?

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 more

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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?

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 more

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How to get rid of flabbiness skin after gastroplasty surgery?

How to get rid of flabbiness skin after  gastroplasty surgery?

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 more

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How do u get rid of a mans apron after losing weight other than surgery?

How do u get rid of a mans apron after losing weight other than surgery?

Only surgery works: Unfortunately the apron is caused by the innermost layer of skin, the dermis, actually enlarging, so after weight loss the skin has emptied out but there is no way to tighten it back up without surgically removing the excess. It won't "tighten back up". If the weight loss was intentional, though, then he is to be commended of losing it. ...Read more

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