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For how long does it take to heal from an omentectomy before you can return to work?

For how long does it take to heal from an omentectomy before you can return to work?

Depends on reason: Omentectomy is a procedure where the lining of the abdominal cavity, the omentum is removed. But this is usually done for a certain reason, in many cases associated with cancer debunking operations, such as for ovarian or gastric cancer. This is often a fairly large open operation, so healing is varied and dependent on what reason it was done for, if for cancer, what the extent of involvement is. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to heal from an omentectomy before you can return to work?

How much time does it take to heal from an omentectomy before you can return to work?

Usually several wks.: It is rare for an omentectomy to be performed for benign disease. It is usually carried out because of the presence of metastatic tumor such as ovarian Ca due to the presence of TGF-B. If there was cancer then chemo would be needed prior to returning to work. If prophylactically performed 2-3ks would be sufficient. If for other reasons relating to benign disease then 2-3 wks would hold up . ...Read more

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Can you tell me how are the risks of performing an intra-abdominal liposuction not the same as omentectomy?

Can you tell me how are the risks of performing an intra-abdominal liposuction not the same as omentectomy?

Liposuction: Liposuction is not (intentionally) done intra-abdominally. This would likely result in intestinal perforation or organ injury. Omentectomy - which is the traditional surgical removal of the fatty omentum - does not involve the use of liposuction equipment, but rather more standard surgical methods. ...Read more

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My mom is 59 years old.She was diagonosed grade 1 endometrial adenocarcinoma, had tah+bso+omentectomy in jan, 2010.She is having burning sensation in vagina and anus. Urine culture shows no growth.

My mom is 59 years old.She was diagonosed grade 1 endometrial adenocarcinoma, had tah+bso+omentectomy in jan, 2010.She is having burning sensation in vagina and anus. Urine culture shows no growth.

See cancer doc NOW!: This is a recurrence of her cancer until proven otherwise. Do not wait! do not think it's a yeast infection or bladder infection! delay in examination can only lead to danger. Good luck, and i wish you both the best! dr. Crystal. ...Read more

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Is shaving risk-free?

Is shaving risk-free?

Not entirely. Use: Good technique. Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after. ...Read more

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What are risks of pad ?

What are risks of pad ?

Smoking, Cholesterol: Pad has multiple risk factors. Gender, race, age, and family history are factors which you cannot alter. The biggest risk factor that can be altered is smoking. Other risk factors that can be modified include cholesterol, diabetes, kidney failure, and hypertension. While you cannot control what disease you have, you can control how well they are controlled. ...Read more

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What are risks of pedi at a salon?

What are risks of pedi at a salon?

Many possibilities: I have had patients come back from pedicures with athletes foot, ingrown toenails, skin infections, and fungal toenail infections. ...Read more

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What is risk management in medicine?

Way to be safe: Avoiding complications and manageing them is way that keeps the patient happy and satisfied without creating any liablity for the physician. ...Read more

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What is the risk of taking a speedball?

What is the risk of taking a speedball?

You can die: You can also get HIV or hepatitis C. You can become addicted to one or both drugs. The addiction, or just the bad company you are keeping, will turn you into a jackass and the people who once loved you will discard you. Why do you ask? I think you already knew. Do you care? Please don't go this route. ...Read more