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How does it feel after having sleeve operation?

Sleeve: People feel fine in general. They just get full faster and therefore eat less. You can look at obesityhelp.Com and see what sleeve patients have to say. ...Read more

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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Pneumonectomy (Definition)

Pneumonectomy is removal of lung tissue. If is probably most frequently performed ...Read more


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How long after thyroid surgery (partial) does it take before you feel yourself again?

How long after thyroid surgery (partial) does it take before you feel yourself again?

A month: It will take 4 to 6 weeks to start feeling no pain or swelling. In can take months for your surgical scar to get back to a point where it s not so noticeable. ...Read more

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How long after back surgery will someone start to feel better?

How long after back surgery will someone start to feel better?

DEPEND: There are many different types of back surgery for many different problems. Younger individual tend to recover quicker than the older patient. You should speak to your surgeon regarding his/her patient experience for the type of surgery you will or has undergone. ...Read more

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How can I feel comfortable after a hydrocele surgery?

How can I feel comfortable after a hydrocele surgery?

Ice Pack: The use of the oral medications that your parents will give you, as well as the use of an ice-pack will take care of most of the discomfort. You are going to feel uncomfortable for several days after this surgery, but the pain will not be severe. Hope you get better soon. ...Read more

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How will I feel after the leep procedure?

How will I feel after the leep procedure?

Easy to recover from: A leep procedure is typically done in an office setting under local anesthesia. Placed properly, the local anesthetic makes this a completely painless procedure. There is not usually any pain even after the "numbing" medicine has worn off. None of the patients i've treated in 22 years of practice have ever required prescription strength pain medicine. Ibuprofen or Naproxen is all that's needed. ...Read more

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How long should I wait after hernia surgery to get pregnant? Thank you.

How long should I wait after hernia surgery  to get pregnant? Thank you.

Hernia surgery: Depends on what type of hernia, but in general you can go back to unrestricted activity after 6 weeks. Since it takes a few months of being pregnant to actually notice changes in your belly size, you probably don't really have to wait to get pregnant. If you want to be on the safe side, wait a month. ...Read more

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How much time do you feel sore after a biopsy?

How much time do you feel sore after a biopsy?

It depends: It depends on what kind of biopsy: open surgery, laparoscopic, percutaneous needle, etc...., and also on what is being biopsied. Maybe resubmit the question with more detail? ...Read more

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How long after rai treatment do you feel results?

How long after rai treatment do you feel results?

Takes some time...: The radioactive iodine gets concentrated into the thyroid gland fairly quickly, but the actual effect of radioactive iodine on the thyroid gland usually takes between one and three months to develop, with maximum benefit occurring three to six months after treatment. Usually, a single dose is successful in treating hyperthyroidism. ...Read more

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How long until I don't feel pain from a pneumonectomy?

How long until I don't feel pain from a pneumonectomy?

Three to six weeks.: The pain will decrease each week as healing takes place. The is mostly from the muscles in between the ribs being stretched. In some cases a small piece of bone or cartilage may have to be removed to create a window for the instrumentation to to be introduced and manipulated through. Use a pillow to hug it and thus support the rib cage when you are doing your breathing exercises. This will help. ...Read more

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How long after tonsilectomy would your throat start to feel normal again?

How long after tonsilectomy would your throat start to feel normal again?

7-10 days: On average, patients note resolution of pain in 7-10 days following tonsillectomy. Often, occasional twinges of pain persist for several more days with sneezing or chewing. ...Read more

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After gingivoplasty procedure done, how long before you can eat?

After gingivoplasty procedure done, how long before you can eat?

Soon afterwards: It depends on the extent of the tissue removal. Usually you need to stay on liquids then soft diet for a 4-5 day period. Any wound would fare poorly if food was rubbed into it. This invites bacterial to overgrow the wound. The mouth does not have any properties that make it safer to place food into a surgical site. Laser induced wounds heal much faster than scalpel induced wounds. ...Read more

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Having ACL reconstruction surgery soon. How soon after do you think I can begin working out my upper body?

Having ACL reconstruction surgery soon.  How soon after do you think I can begin working out my upper body?

24 Hours: Your surgically reconstructed knee should take priority. As mentioned, adhere to your surgeon's rehab protocol. Avoid working out to a sweat in the first 24 hours while the wound is epithelializing. Finally, i believe you should be using crutches until you can walk without a limp (i.e. Don't "practice" walking with a limp), which can be a challenge in a gym setting. Otherwise, have at it. ...Read more

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How long after getting a laparoscopic appendectomy can I return to work?

How long after getting a laparoscopic appendectomy can I return to work?

1-2 weeks: Depends on job? Lifting heavy items! you may want to wait a month. Small port sites usually do not herniate but better to avoid. Standard jobs, your business, may start when you have no pain, or pain meds beyond tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Having ACL surgery tomorrow. How long is the recovery? When will I be able to play soccer? What to expect after surgery?

Having ACL surgery tomorrow. How long is the recovery? When will I be able to play soccer? What to expect after surgery?

Varies: It varies somewhat, based in part on the specifics of the graft and also surgeons preference. Most can resume rehn early with goal of returning to sports by 12 weeks. ...Read more

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How long until you can urinate after surgery?

How long until you can urinate after surgery?

Really depends.: Depends upon a number of factors. Type of surgery, medications and fluids given during surgery, etc. For most surgery you can urinate just fine right after the surgery. For some surgeries a catheter may be required. ...Read more

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How can I expect to feel after delivery?

How can I expect to feel after delivery?

Very dependent: There is a sense of relief that the journey is over, but how you feel depends on the journey. If the labor lasted three hours, you'll feel shocked but great. If you were in labor for 2 days and were ultimately delivered by c-section, you'll be exhausted. Try to enter the delivery process with an open mind. With few expectations other than a healthy baby, you should feel fantastic. ...Read more

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