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Post Surgery Inflammation
3.5 weeks since laminectomy. Worse leg/buttock pain than before. Why? Can oral steroids help? Hoping its post surgery inflammation that will subside.
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Dr saz have post cataract surgery inflammation not there about week ago. Saz due to my ROP prematurity. Wat dos that mean? Is it a concern?
Venous congestion: The most common part of the colon removed for diverticulitis is the sigmoid colon, which is on the left side. The blood vessels behind this part of the colon connect to those that go to the left testicle, therefore it would be possible for those vessels to be either injured or more likely irritated by the surgery , thus resulting in swelling and possibly venous congestion which would extend to test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed with moderate inflammation in my shoulder post rotator cuff surgery. Can I take 4 Aleve a day for a week to reduce inflammation?
Yes: Take 2 tablets twice daily with breakfast and supper. ...Read more
Should I be concerned I still have inflammation post-op ACL reconstruction surgery? I still cannot bend it all the way too...
ACL Stiffness: ACL surgery involves cutting skin, soft tissue and drilling bone. Stiffness early on is common and rehab exercises are encouraged and may take 4 - 6 weeks to get back to near full motion. If redness, increasing swelling or drainage develops consider getting back with your surgeon. Postoperative pain and inflammation is a normal expected part of recovery and generally resolves with time. ...Read more
Inflammation of testicles post diverticulitis surgery. What can be done for relief? Is it life threatening ? How long will it take to return to normal
See your doctor: There are a few things that can cause this, most are absolutely benign and it will go away. However, without seeing it and knowing the full story, my recommendation to you is see your doctor immediately to be safe. There are a few things that can become bigger problems if left untreated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had rotator cuff surgery done five weeks ago. Is inflammation normal and how can I calm it dowm?
8-12 weeks : It takes a while after this kind of surgery for the tissue to calm down because it is very mobile area. Good luck. ...Read more
I have rotator cuff injury and inflammation on both the shoulders. Will tommy johns surgery work in my case?
Not for shoulders!: Tommy john surgery is for elbow instability. Tendon is used to reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament on the inside part of the elbow. For rotator cuff injuries and tendinitis, a combination of oral/injectable steroids, nsaid's and therapy, is very effective treatment. If non-operative treatment fails, shoulder arthroscopy is the treatment of choice. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Recurrances: You may need a second procedure. If you continue with symptoms, it may be that part of the pit still remains. Okay to check with your doc/surgeon. A second opinion may help. Good luck. ...Read more
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