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Please doc, I had a.Inguinal surgery. And the said he had cut part of my omentum. What is that?

Please doc, I had a.Inguinal surgery. And the said he had cut part of my omentum. What is that?

Abdominal fatty: There is a structure called omentum which is fatty mobile structure which hangs from upper stomach and which fills some hernias.
Loss of part or even all is not serious in itself. ...Read more

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9 yr old with omental infarct 10/2012. No surgery. Chronic pain llq&rlq worsening ever since. Recent us, ct, xray all normal. Any thoughts?

9 yr old with omental infarct 10/2012. No surgery. Chronic pain llq&rlq worsening ever since. Recent us, ct, xray all normal. Any thoughts?

Tough one: How was omental infarct diagnosed? By ct? If your pediatrician cannot help you, I would consult a pediatric surgeon for another opinion. ...Read more

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How much does corn removal surgery cost?

How much does corn removal surgery cost?

Varies...: ...From doctor to doctor and exactly what your diagnosis has been. Sorry, I can't be more specific without exact details. ...Read more

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What can I expect from plica removal surgery?

What can I expect from plica removal surgery?

Plica surgery: I have been scoping knees for 27 years and have probably done over 3000. I have yet to do one for a plica. I would not be overly optimistic that your knee is going to be better from only excision of a plica. ...Read more

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How much does a fibroadenoma removal surgery cost?

How much does a fibroadenoma removal surgery cost?

Discuss with MD: I assume this is a Breast fibroadenoma. If removal is required, it is done as a day surgery procedure. Cost varies on your type of insurance, surgery location, and other factors. Talk with you're treating physician for best surgical options. Some fibroadenomas may be watched without surgery. If a more serious diagnosis is in question, removal is best option. ...Read more

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Having chalazion removal surgery - how long does that take?

Having chalazion removal surgery - how long does that take?

Below 15 minutes: This is done by numbing the lid, turning it inside out on a special clamp, and opening and cleaning out the collected contents of the cyst. Except for the injection to numb the lid, the whole process is painless and healing is rapid. It takes less than 15 minutes as an office procedure in all cases except the occasional child that may require general anesthesia. ...Read more

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When can I go back to work after shoulder spur removal surgery?

When can I go back to work after shoulder spur removal surgery?

Desk work- 1-2 weeks: If your rotator cuff is intact, and just subacromial spurs removed, you should be able to return to desk/office work in 1-2 weeks. A more labor intensive job would require more time potentially. Check with your surgeon to be sure. ...Read more

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What are the other options for removal of fibroadenoma other than surgery?

What are the other options for removal of fibroadenoma other than surgery?

None.: Fibroadenoma are mostly benign. Sometimes fluid filled become cystic and painful. Can be aspirated with needle by a breast surgeon or Invasive radiologist.
Avoid Chocolate, Coffee. Add Vitamin E and some times BCP also help prevent recurrent exacerbation of painful Fibroadenoma ...Read more

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What can I expect during the recovery from surgery for removal of a spermatocele?

What can I expect during the recovery from surgery for removal of a spermatocele?

SPERMATOCELE: A few days of soreness and swelling/bruising. This is an uncommon operation as many of them are assymptomatic. ...Read more

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Please help, how much pain do you feel after surgery for removal of a organ or body part?

Post surgery care: Pain and pain management after surgery is challenging as there are many variables impacting pain. The amount of pain after organ removal has some dependance on the size of the organ and the surgical approach as well as many patient factors. Best to work with your surgical team as they dispense your pain regimen, go in for post op visits and call with concerns. Good luck. ...Read more

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Not sure if it's benign. I. go back in a few weeks to check growth and set up surgery for removal?

Not sure if it's benign. I. go back in a few weeks to check growth and set up surgery for removal?

Question not clear: All that can be said from what you shared is that you are being followed by your doc and that's a really good thing. He/she can measure the growth you mention and also see that it is removed if needed. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Hi Dr Fakir I was at your surgery a few months ago for an extraction-I haven't experienced and pain since the removal until now (today) and it feels exactly the same as last. Is there pain medication I can use please.?

Hi Dr Fakir I was at your surgery a few months ago for an extraction-I haven't experienced and pain since the removal until now (today) and it feels exactly the same as last. Is there pain medication I can use please.?

Hello: You submitted this on the health education portion of HealthTap. If you work with Dr. Fakir - via HealthTap Concierge- that is a different part of healthtap. Otherwise, would contact Dr. Fakir at his office. ...Read more

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What are risks of disk removal surgery?

What are risks of disk removal surgery?

Low, but occur: The risks should be discussed with your surgeon. They include, but are not limited to, blood loss, infection, recurrent herniation, dural tear, nerve scarring, nerve injury, epidural hematoma, arachnoiditis, possible need for additional laminectomy or fusion, spinal instability, as well as medical and anesthetic risks. ...Read more

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Grandpa 90 yo, wants to have Petrygium removal surgery. Any risks or pain involved? Thanks

Very low risk: Only needs local anesthesia. If it is bothering him to see, an ophthalmologist should be able to help. Pain and discomfort are usually minimal and manageable. ...Read more

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Is the Surgery of Fat Removal safe?

Is the Surgery of Fat Removal safe?

Very safe: The advent of tumescent (meaning swollen or engorged) markedly increased the safety of traditional liposuction by diminshing the blood loss and increasing the amount of local anesthetic that could be delivered at one operative session. Although any surgical procedure carries risk, tumescent technique has improved the results when performed by an experienced surgeon. ...Read more

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Does cyst removal require open surgery?

Does cyst removal require open surgery?

Depends: The technique used to remove a cyst depends on where the cyst is located and how large the cyst is. ...Read more

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What happens after skin removal surgery?

What happens after skin removal surgery?

Question is vague.: I am not sure what you are asking about. However, if it is about postoperative care, the following applies: https://www. Gastricsurgeon. Com/procedures/excess-skin-removal ...Read more

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Generally, how much is callus removal surgery?

Make sure.: Callus removal surgery, if there is such a thing, is nothing more than simply trimming the calluses in the office using a scalpel blade. True callus removal surgery would involve much more. Tissues would have to be numbed, bones altered and sometimes soft tissue changed. This would involve several hundreds or even thousands of dollars. ...Read more

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What can I expect after kidney removal surgery?

What can I expect after kidney removal surgery?

See below: After removal of one kidney, the other kidney manages to continue working at roughly half the total rate, and over time if it was healthy to begin with may take over extra 15-20% function. ...Read more

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How difficult a hernia mesh removal surgery is?

How difficult a hernia mesh removal surgery is?

Can be very involved: In any location it is difficult ; less so in groin position but ventral hernia infected mesh can become a big procedure especially if bowel is adherent to it. ...Read more

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How long does the gallbladder removal surgery take?

How long does the gallbladder removal surgery take?

Depends: A simple gall bladder surgery done via laparoscopy does not take long - averages 30 minutes in my hospital. However, that only accounts for the surgeon's time. I'll caution you that the time spent in surgery does not correlate to quality and it's more important for you to know about your surgeon's complication rate rather than his/her speed. ...Read more

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Can someone please explain a carpal boss removal surgery?

Can someone please explain a carpal boss removal surgery?

Result varies: This is a bony protrusion at the base of the metacarpals near the back of the wrist, usually due to arthritis. These can be removed, but ten to recur. Unless they are very symptomatic, I tend to leave them alone. ...Read more

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Scfe pin removal surgery and fai surgery, what to do now?

Scfe pin removal surgery and fai surgery, what to do now?

Your question: Is not clear. Either rephrase your query or express your concern with the surgeon who did the operation. He would be the best to address your concern. ...Read more

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What are the pros and cons of gallbladder removal surgery?

What are the pros and cons of gallbladder removal surgery?

Depends on why: The reason to remove the gallbladder is most often biliary colic, due to gallstones, causing pain and nausea. Untreated, this will not resolve and is also associated with other risks, such as pancreatitis. On the down side, while many patients have no or resolved GI symptoms after cholecystectomy, some patients may note changes in bowel habits with more frequent stools and irritation. ...Read more

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Do you recommend I fast before my appendix removal surgery?

Do you recommend I fast before my appendix removal surgery?

Fasting with surgery: If you are having elective surgery with general anesthesia then you should not eat or drink anything after midnight of the day of surgery. ...Read more

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Going in for first time surgery. Any advice on gallbladder removal?

Going in for first time surgery. Any advice on gallbladder removal?

Talk to your...: Surgeon. Review your concerns. Generally a short outpatient surgical procedure with 1-4 small incisions. Usually mild discomfort for a few days. No heavy exercise for a few weeks after surgery. Can eat soon after surgery starting with small light foods. Generally a very safe surgery. ...Read more

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How soon after harrington rod removal surgery should someone lift 5lbs or more?

How soon after harrington rod removal surgery should someone lift 5lbs or more?

6weeks: Give the muscle a a chance to heal before using themcheck with your surgeon. ...Read more

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How soon after harrington rod removal surgery can someone start lifting things?

How soon after harrington rod removal surgery can someone start lifting things?

Ask your surgeon: I don't know why you had the rod removed.
If there was no problem with the rod, and you had a successful fusion, I'm not sure why the rod was removed.
Only your spine surgeon can answer this question correctly. Give him a call! ...Read more

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I HAd GALBlADDEr REMOVAl SURGERy 5 DAYs AGo NOw IM PUKINg WHITe FOAm WHAt Is It?

I HAd GALBlADDEr REMOVAl SURGERy 5 DAYs AGo NOw IM PUKINg WHITe FOAm WHAt Is It?

Call your surgeon.: You should not be vomiting five days after GB surgery. Call your surgeon. Good luck. ...Read more