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How You Feel After Pneumonectomy
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having tot bladder surgery what will happen during and after op how long to recover what should I expect?
Bladder surgery: Operation is uneventful, requires 23 hrs stay take easy for a week, it has high rate of success. ...Read more
Depends: It depends what was done...However usually from 6-12 weeks. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Having ACL surgery tomorrow. How long is the recovery? When will I be able to play soccer? What to expect after surgery?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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