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Put Hydrocele Removal
Will the swelling at incision site go away after stitches are removed? Picture on file Ganglion Cyst Removed July 10,2014
Eliminating hydrocele fluid.Hydrocelectomy in adults is performed thru scrotal incision, some of sac may be excised, then remaining sac is everted & sutured together behind testis(bottle operation) or rolled up(lord procedure).Pediatric communicating & hydroceles of the cord are repaired via groin incision, like mini-hernia repair.Communication & window excised if communicating & ...Read more
Does swelling cause weight gain after laparascopic surgery/ovary removal? The incision was made bigger to remove the cyst. 2 weeks and still swelled.
Maybe: Abdominal swelling can be normal up to 4-6 weeks after surgery due to the inflammation and healing from the inside where surgery was done as well as because of the incision healing. Just make sure the wound looks ok and is not swollen because of an infection, where it will be red, very tender and may even have drainage. If this is the case, then you should see your surgeon. ...Read more
Ganglion cyst on toe, 1/4 inch wide. Doc wants to surgically remove. Draining didnt work. Cyst not bothering me or causing discomfort. Surgery needed?
Postop w/EJ vein catheter w/sutures, they removed the catheter, put pressure dressing but left stitches in. F/up w/surgeon 2wk, but how do I clean it?
Does spermatic cord lipoma removal, lead to potential hydrocele formation? I just underwent a varicocelectomy
It may.: infrequent but a known issueGet a more detailed answer ›
Mum, 64, had successful lap surgery removed right ovary & cyst. Post op care? Also water boils near incision sites. Using lactofine lotion on them ok?
Follow up: After laparoscopic surgery, most patients can resume normal activities relatively quickly. Consult your surgeon in this regard. "water boils" near incision sites are frequently blisters related to the adhesive in the dressings used to cover the incisions. Keep these sites clean and dry, and see your surgeon in his office for a postop visit as directed by him. ...Read more
Removed cyst from inner calves and wound re-opened after stitches removal. Will it keep bleeding?
What will doctor do during gallbladder surgery follow up? After removing bandages, will he put anything on incision scars? There's no stitches/staples
Not likely: He will check the wound to be sure it is healing without infection or herniation. He will ask some questions regarding whether you are having diarrhea as some folks do after gb surgery. If so there is a medicine that can be given to treat the diarrhea. Should be a short visit. He will then tell you when he releases you to full activity. ...Read more
Most likely local.: It depends on the size of the cyst. We have taken care of head and neck masses that were quite large and had to be taken out in the or. They turned out to be sebaceous cysts. Most often they are spall enough to be taken out after giving local anesthesia. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can i apply ice pack on my dissolvable stitches? Insision was made by bellybutton for larposcopic surgry to remove a cyst. Taking meds too
Probably OK: I can't think of a reason you can't since we generally recommend ice post surgery to reduce normal swelling. With that said, you should have been given directions when you left the surgical center that say what to do & not do but if that is not clear, call them & ask. It's better to call to see what the surgeon prefers. Hope you feel better soon. ...Read more
Can plastic surgeon remove rejected hernia mesh n tighten muscles while removing fat/skin. Will it help fix my hernia rejection pain what about ins.
Not likely: Honestly most surgeons will avoid touching anything that they didn't surgically place if they can. And since most plastic surgeon's don't do hernia repairs(mostly the realm of general surgeons), they are unlikely to address possible mesh issues, while completing a panniculectomy or some variant of one. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two ways: If the stent is left with a long "string" if intended to be short term, this can be grasped and pulled out easily. If there is no visible string, an office procedure to retrieve it with a flexible fiberoptic scope (cystoscopy) is a rapid and relatively painless method to remove the stent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had rt inguinal surgery with mesh, they threw mesh box/wrapper into trash , on my insistence they told me its ethicon prolene mesh. Is this enough ?
Had laproscopic gallbladder surgery; 4 incisions 3 days ago. Dr removed bandages but left gauze & waterproof bandage on belly button. Do i remove?
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