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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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How do you get rid of keloids without surgery?

How do you get rid of keloids without surgery?

Combination therapy: Studies have generally shown that surgery alone doesn't work well. Keloids tend to come back. Combining treatments with surgery often show much better results. Depending on the location, we tend to use radiation treatments after surgical resection or injection of steroids after resection.

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How to get rid of double chin without surgery?

How to get rid of double chin without surgery?

Double Chin: Double chin treatment may require liposuction, chin augmentation or modification of the bone of the chin. Sometimes, more than one of these is performed for the best result. A facial plastic surgeon or plastic surgeon can help determine the best treatment for you.

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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.

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How can you get rid of a keloid without surgery?

How can you get rid of a keloid without surgery?

Many treatments....: There are many treatments for keloids: surgical removal, usually accompanied by steroid injection postoperatively, low dose radiation, and pressure (usually for earlobe keloids in combination with surgery.) we have had good luck with surgery and steroid injections and that is generally my recommended treatment. See a board certified plastic surgeon to discuss the option in your case.

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How can I get rid of double chin without surgery?

How can I get rid of double chin without surgery?

Double chin: A double chin is due to excessive skin/ fat. It will improve with weight loss and can be treated with laser skin therapy.

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How do I get rid of facial swelling after surgery?

How do I get rid of facial swelling after surgery?

Facial Swelling Tips: Swelling after surgery is minimized by elevating the area, normal blood pressure, no nausea or vomiting, stop taking nsaid's, antioxidants, and some vitamins and supplements that can cause bruising 2 wks before and after, and low salt diet. And if advised massage and elastic wraps.

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How do you get rid of birthmarks aside from surgery?

How do you get rid of birthmarks aside from surgery?

Birthmarks: Various lasers are being used to eliminate birthmarks, port-wine-defects, acne scars, tattoos. Have your pcp recommend a trusted dermatologist who might perform this work for you.

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Can you get rid of cataracts without having surgery?

Can you get rid of cataracts without having surgery?

No: Cataracts never clear up by themselves and there are no known medications, laser treatments etc to make them clear. The only way is to remove them with surgery.

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