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Progressive Diet After A Surgery
Is walking good if you had mitral valve repair surgery? Walking 15-20 min. As excercise good even after 2 weeks after surgery.
refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more
Yes: Pectus excavatum can recur after surgical repair. This is particularly true when the repair is done before puberty. For this reason, most repairs are now done around 14 years of age. The overall recurrence rate is somewhere between 1-3% and is higher in patients with underlying connective tissue diseases. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What supplements/diet should i adopt after a penetrating keratoplasty (pkp) surgery / cornea transplant that helps in corneal recovery and beyond?
Nothing special: Be sure you use your topical medications as prescribed and on schedule. Some think Vitamin C supplement can be helpful with corneal healing. But the best thing is to maintain a balanced diet and keep yourself generally healthy. The cornea will grab what it needs for its health and survival. ...Read more
For 57+ F to be undergone cataract surgery thru phacoemulsification, does it have any restriction for bath, cooking, bending or weight lifting ?
No different than --: -other means of removing the cataract. An ultrasonic tip is used instead of fragmentation & suction. Post-op protocol would be the same. Patch, see the surgeon the next day for patch removal.. Drops for about a week. Your vision is immediately better, & you have to remove the glass from that side as you don't need correction yet. Next eye done in 1 week from the first & so on. Later correction done ...Read more
Consult your surgeon: Many surgeons have slightly different protocols as the technique and grafts vary. In general, you will start with range of motion exercises and continue with strengthening and balance. Core strength is very important to prevent a tear of the other acl. There is no special diet that I am aware of, but good nutritional balanced diet is always a good advise. ...Read more
Once healed then YES: In general, exercise is good for your cardiovascular health & help to maintain & restore circulatory function. It also minimizes the risk of blood blots & can help collateral circulation to develop. It is even one of the primary therapies for claudication. But you need to make sure that adequate healing occurs first so check with your vascular surgeon. Usually you can start back fairly quickly. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it typical to have a refraction done before laser surgery following cataract surgery. I had a routine eye exam with refraction 3 months ago.
Is it reasonable to discharge a patient after full hip replacement surgery without having a bowel movement?
Not usually: Your doctor will advise you if you have other problems such as diabetes, you still have to follow your diabetic diet. So dietary restrictions depending on your other medical problems. Generally no fluid or pottassium restrictions which are necessary for patients on dialysis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Its possible: Exercise, stretching, splinting, heat, electric stimulation and other modalities have the potential to improve a hemiplegia, usually of a brain origin. Prognosis after a spinal cord lesion may be actually better although much rarer. Of the brain causes, recovery is influenced by many factors including age, other health problems and amount of brain damaged. Sometimes no improvement will occur. ...Read more
What kind of diet restrictions must be made after having a jejunal resection for abdominal obstruction? The surgery happened 2 months ago.
Have disuse atrophy of legs/glutes. have femoroacetabular impingement. Athroscopic surgery in 8 weeks. Will a swimming pool help my recovery? exercise
Walk: Walking is a good choice for most people. If that is not possible for whatever reason, other options are cycling (stationary or outside if you are able), swimming, water aerobics. These exercises are good for general fitness, relief stress, and build up stamina. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I do stomach exercises after a hernia operation? And how long is the recovery period after a hernia operation?
May need help: Not sure if 5 mm is the size of the restriction ('stricture') or the lumen thru the stricture. 5 mm is not much if this is all the stricture represents. If the lumen is narrowed to 5 mm - you may need therapy and a GI doctor or surgeon might try balloon dilation to widen this area. If this does not work, another surgery may be necessary to prevent obstruction. I am sorry this happened. ...Read more
Weeks to months: A seroma is the fluid trapped by the repair that is "secreted" by the damaged tissue from the surgery. It will go away. I always tell my patients not to have someone drain it as they could get infected and that would be worse. Give it time and it will get better. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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