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I Have A Laceration Just Below The Wrist How Long Can I Wait To Get A Surgery
Depends on injury: It depends on the level of contamination and the structures involved. Neuromas cult compromise may require immediate attention. Likewise with open contaminated fractures. Less complicated superficial wounds may be treated without surgery. Other conditions may benefit from staged surgical procedures with wound closure carried out immediately and more definitive therapy at a later date to repair etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long would it take from a fall down some stairs that the terry thomas gap in a wrist would get bad enough to have surgery .
Your question: Is confusing to me because if you fell down the stairs and had an xray that showed the terry thomas gap they usually fix it earlier rather than later. It can be delayed 4-6 months but is usually repaired within 3 weeks. But I am not an orthopedist. If you have not seen a hand doctor, i recommend you seen one right away. ...Read more
How long does a 2nd degree liver laceration take to heal? I stayed in the hospital for 2 days for monitoring, no surgery needed. The physician said there was minimal bleeding. I am wondering how long I should wait to drink alcohol.
One month: There is no definite info regarding mild drinking and liver laceration healing. I just makes sense not to challenge the liver while it is healing. On the other hand, was your laceration related to your drinking? If so, you need to get it under control before something worse happens. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
40 hr ago, small surgery on L wrist, abt .5 inch long incision, stitched inside, surgical glue outside. glue peeled & cut is half out. what do I do?
2 yrs ago I got a cyst in my ankle and had to get surgery which required metal plates, I rencently got another on my wrist. What's causing the cysts?
Cause is not known: Causes of unicameral bone cysts are unknown. One theory is that the cysts result from a disorder in the growth plate at the ends of bones. Another theory is that the cysts result from problems with blood circulation in the bone due to some abnormal blood vessels. Whether trauma influences the formation of these bone cysts is not known. A orthopedic (bone) surgeon can take care of the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had surgery 4 weeks ago for ganglion scyst in my wrist. Still look pretty big, alhoutgh they removed it. How long it's going to take to be back to normal? I still have a pretty big bump :-( thanks
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