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Can be normal: After removing a stent following ureteroscopy, it may feel like a "stone" is still there. This usually resolves within 48 hours and is a result of swelling in the "kidney tube". Use pain relievers as prescribed and it should improve with time. If it doesn't, you are having fevers above 101 f or have nonstop nausea/vomiting, then seek medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On lovenox, (enoxaparin) surg. Tomorrow. Warfin lifer. Removing mesh from hernia placed 5mo ago. How long approx. Is this procedure?
Can't tell here: Would need much more detailed information. Where is the mesh? How large is the mesh? Where was the mesh placed and in what layer? Why is the mesh being removed? Infection history? What are the other medical conditions? Only your surgeon can tell you what surgery will be needed and how long surgery may take. ...Read more
Csection on March22.Got my normal period @4wks pp.Lasted for 4 days.Started bleeding Fri &soaking thru pad after 1hr.Passing clots.Should I call dr?
Mesh repair ing hernia 18m ago. At times discomfort in area. Surgeon says repair OK, rec. stretching, but gave no stretches. Any stretch suggestions?
I m 7 wks.Post op 2 lg laproscopically repaired ventral hernias. Two seromas drained twice. Pain starts to subside but keeps returning.Why?
Swollen eyes after stent ureteral stent placement? It's my 3rd day after getting kidney stones out. Stent out in 2 days.
Abdominal pain 12 weeks after hernia surgery? Component separation and mesh used. Incision still minor drainage near sternum. Surgeon says okay. You?
I had laparoscopic surgery 7 days ago for umbilical incisional hernia, repaired with 6" long mesh, still having lots of pain left lower tummy.normal?
Yes: yes the pain will be there for a while you can minimizing it by wearing abdominal binder and applying some heat and make sure your bowls are regular ...Read more
Breasts sore 3 wks! Reg period 13 days ago. 1/2 cup growth, no vein/nipple changes, no new meds, bras, weight. Constant pain, worse with touch. Im 29?
Breast Pain: Very common complaint from women. Many causes. For some no cause identified. 2 week trial of supportive bra, anti-inflammatory, moist heat to breasts, avoid caffeine, reduce salt/sodium intake in foods. If no better in 2 weeks or worse, see doctor. http://www.cpmc.org/services/women/breast/breast_about.html ...Read more
Had laproscopic gallbladder surgery; 4 incisions 3 days ago. Dr removed bandages but left gauze & waterproof bandage on belly button. Do i remove?
I had laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery 4 months ago (4 incisions). Now i'm having intense pain in the bellybutton incision site. Normal?
No: Pain this far out from your surgery could indicate that something is wrong. I would advise been reevaluated by your primary care doctor and/or surgeon. ...Read more
I am having severe bowel pain following a total robotic assisted laproscopic hysterectomy 1 week ago today. Surgery pain is minimal. Bm pain high. Why?
No.: It is not normal to have to use self catheterization 5 years after a bladder sling procedure. You need to be evaluated to determine if sling is obstructing the urethra or if something else is wrong. See someone with a lot of experience dealing with mesh related complications. Get another opinion if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do you have kidney: stones or urinary tract infections? A chronic kidney infection can cause flank pain. Do you have pain urinating? Burning? A quick urine analysis can help rule out infections or blood (might be due to stones). Your primary care doc can usually do this test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Post-op pain common: Talk to your surgeon! tell him/her what's going on. You're the best judge of how much pain you can tolerate but let your surgeon know. S/he should have warned you about post-op pain as well as potential complications. Check back in w/your surgeon to be sure your pain isn't due to bleeding, infection or repair gone bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer