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Can you tell me about post operative bypass surgery?

Can you tell me about post operative bypass surgery?

CABG: read this: http://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/coronary-bypass-surgery/basics/what-you-can-expect/prc-20023680

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What's the remedy for prolonged fever(post operative bypass surgery)?

What's the remedy for prolonged fever(post operative bypass surgery)?

Need2Find Cause: Postop fevers may be caused by many different problems; our main concern is if this indicates an underlying infection. Identifying the cause requires a careful exam supplemented by lab and radiology tests. The timing of the fever helps us narrow down the cause, which can include superficial wound infections, deep (sternal) infections, & pneumonia. ...Read more

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Treatment for prolonged fever(post operative bypass surgery)?

Treatment for prolonged fever(post operative bypass surgery)?

Toradol: If this is within two weeks, it could be postcardiotomy syndrome, which responds to Toradol or similar Non steroid anti inflammatories. If beyond a few weeks, might be a lingering infection. Please consult your surgeon. ...Read more

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Am i at increased risk of post-operative bleeding after surgery if pre-surgery biopsy cause uncontrolled artery bleeding? Find the cause or early surg

Am i at increased risk of post-operative bleeding after surgery if pre-surgery biopsy cause uncontrolled artery bleeding? Find the cause or early surg

Seek information: You need to discuss this with your physician and surgeon. This may have just been an unfortunate occurrence which is always a risk with needle or incisional biopsy , albeit slight. Alternatively , there could be an underlying platelet or blood disorder which contributed to your bleeding. Your doctors can help you sort this out. Communicate your concerns to them. ...Read more

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What should or shouldn't I eat for ileus? Mine is post operative from knee surgery. I have stopped all opiate /narcotic meds

What should or shouldn't I eat for ileus? Mine is post operative from knee surgery. I have stopped all opiate /narcotic 
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Liquid: stay on liquid diet water juices and soup you can have some smoothies but avoid solid food until you have some activity in your guts walking even with crutches will help the ileus go away any activity help ...Read more

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Post operative from FAI surgery in hip. Best case scenario when might I hope to see related SI joint pain go away/reduced?

Post operative from FAI surgery in hip. Best case scenario when might I hope to see related SI joint pain go away/reduced?

Varies: Certainly varies tremendously, 4-6 weeks would be a good result certainly. It is based in part also on the surgical technique used as well. The other consideration is whether your SI joint is normal and it was symptomatic simply related to the hip problem, or if you have legitimate problems with the SI joint itself. Certainly would discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Pouch surgery in ulcerative coitis y doesn't it work on everybody?

Pouch surgery in ulcerative coitis y doesn't it work on everybody?

Indication 4 surgery: Pouch creation and successful performance in ulcerative colitis patients truly shows the "art" of medical/surgical care. If you have been told by your surgical team that you are not ready, or not a candidate for a pouch, then okay to ask more questions of that team. It is better to stay with an ileostomy than proceed too fast to a pouch. Many factors can derail your ultimate success. ...Read more

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Does surgery hurt?

Does surgery hurt?

Not during surgery: Local or general anesthesia makes surgery painless. Once anesthesia wears off you will have pain that your surgeon will control with anti-pain medications and anti-inflammatories. Talk this over with your Surgeon. ...Read more

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What is sling surgery?

What is sling surgery?

Procedure: It is a simply outpatient procedure for stress urinary incontinence. Consist in placing a plastic mesh material under the urethra to provide support. Well tolerated procedure with high success rate. ...Read more

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Can surgery correct ed?

Can surgery correct ed?

No, but...: Everything we do in life / medicine is just to modify something for working better, but always comes with a price. Any surgical care is considered as the last resort of care after failing to respond to drug, physical therapy, lifestyle change, injection, etc. So, ed-related surgery may be penile implant, penile straightening for peyronie's disease, just like hip/knee replacement for djd... ...Read more

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Already by pass surgery?

Already by pass surgery?

Ok: Did you have it and a question or want it or need a revision ? ...Read more

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What is elective surgery?

What is elective surgery?

Not urgent: Surgery that is not urgent. For example a gun shot wound needs to be operated on right away. A knee replacement, though, important can be scheduled ahead of time, electively. ...Read more

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What is selective surgery?

What is selective surgery?

Elective perhaps?: Elective surgery is a surgery you want to be done without a medical indication. Plastic surgery falls into this category. ...Read more

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When is surgery necessary?

When is surgery necessary?

Severe symptoms: Surgery is necessary when there is significant weakness, bowel or bladder difficulties or severe coordination problems. If pain is severe and cannot be adequately controlled through non surgical means, surgery may be considered as well. ...Read more

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What happens after surgery?

What happens after surgery?

Recovery: You go to the recovery room while the anesthesia wears off and your vitals are monitored and they make sure you are fully awake and breathing on your own. ...Read more

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How do I prepare for surgery?

How do I prepare for surgery?

Stop smoking: Eat lightly but w nutritious choices. Stop smoking. Do not over drink. Go through all meds you take w surgeon including vitamins. ...Read more

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Gyno surgery. What to expect?

Depends: This is a very large area of surgery and the outcomes and surgery are vary different depending on what it is for. This could include small outpatient surgeries that can be performed in the office in 15 minutes to large complex surgeries requiring general anesthesia (going to sleep) and several hours of complex operating. Best is to get specific info from your surgeon. ...Read more