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Rash After Laparoscopic Surgery
I had laparoscopic surgery two days ago and now have a very itchy rash all over my trunk. Would loratidine, atarax, (hydroxyzine) benedryl, or a topical work best?
See your surgeon: You need to find out why, your pain medication is the first suspect, antibiotic, or any other medicine prescribed to you that you took could be a suspect, rarely medication you were exposed to while you were under anesthesia. stop taking any medicine that you start after surgery, notified your surgeon immediately, and take loratidine, and benadryl (diphenhydramine) until the reaction is gone. Not better go to ER. ...Read more
Position: While shoulder pain is often attributed to irritation if the diaphragm by carbon dioxide gas uses in laparpscopy, back pain is most often a consequence of laying down flat on your back without moving while under general anesthesia. It should be self limited, and when postop pain permits, some back stretching may help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 - 12 months: You cannot erase scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods: 1) scar massage 2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar) 3) steroid injections 4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring) 5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes!: This is the most common anti-reflux procedure, involving closure of the hiatal hernia and re-creating a new valve by wrapping a portion of the stomach around the esophagus. While very effective, this procedure is reserved for the rare patient who cannot manage their symptoms with lifestyle and dietary modifications supplemented by anti-acid medication. An incisionless option, tiff, is available 2. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Which type?: I assume you mean arthroscopic surgery. Certain procedures such as repairing a torn cartilage have very little pain. Others, such as rotator cuff repair or major spur removal can be sore for 3-4 weeks. The difficult part is that each patient has a different pain tolerence that needs to be factored into the equation as well. Overall though, only minor pain usually. ...Read more
See a Surgeon: Basically, if you have documented reflux disease either by history or testing such as egd or ph probe test, then fundoplication can be considered. Medications can help with reflux, however if you are young or the risk of surgery is minimal, the fundoplication can keep you from needing to take medications for your lifetime. If medications don't work, then surgery can be considered. ...Read more
First, it is: Arthroscopic and you need to find an orthopaedic surgeon to see if surgery is even indicated as most can be treated with appropriate rehabilitation. If surgery is indicated, then you need to find out what type of surgery and if it can be done that way. ...Read more
At least 3-4 weeks: Laparoscopic surgery leave few very small incisions that do not need too much time to heal the larger one is the one is used to remove the gallbladder might require inside suturing if the is the case 3-4 weeks all what it take to heal completely after that you have no physical restriction it is always better to check with your surgeon since some might have different personal preferences. ...Read more
How Long After Laparoscopic Surgery To Ride A Roller Coaster? I had the surgery last week thursday.
I'm due for laparoscopic surgery to remove a large cyst, how long will I need off work? I work at a day care centre
Post OP: If the surgery is all laparoscopic and no need to go in, the recovery time should be relatively short. Discuss with your surgeon of course, I would guess probably two weeks out of work. ...Read more
I'm having my gallbladder removed tomorrow via laparoscopic surgery. How long do you think before I can work out again?
In uncomplicated: Procedure by end of 2nd wk you can start by 3rd you will be able to do full activity. Good Luck ...Read more
I had an emergency appendectomy 4 days ago, via laparoscopic surgery. When can I resume physical activity including gym workouts?
Ask your surgeon: Best to ask your surgeon. Usually wait at least 2 weeks before heavy activities, but each surgeon has their own recommendations. Usually a person is given instructions from the hospital at discharge too. ...Read more
I had an infection after laparoscopic surgery. It was treated and went away but it has returned. Could this cause fUrther problems?
Depends: If this was a skin only infection it will probably not cause any more problems. If the deep tissue (fascia) was infected it's possible you could end up with a hernia down the line. If the infection was in the abdomen, abdominal adhesions and small bowel obstruction are a risk, but not guaranteed problem. ...Read more
I had laparoscopic surgery done for appendicitis before one month. My question is, can I eat all kind of foods now, especially eggs?
Minimally-invasive: Surgery on the abdomen. With traditional open surgery, a relatively large incision is made, & the surgeon works with his hands inside the abdomen. With laparoscopic surgery, small incisions are made, & a scope & thin instruments are placed thru trocars thru the incisions. The surgeon then operates like playing video games on tv. Patients have less pain & bounce back faster than with open surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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