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Recovery Time Partial Vulvectomy
6 weeks: and you will be fineGet a more detailed answer ›
Vulvectomy: Up to 50% of vulvectomy incisions breakdown no matter how careful the patient or gynecologic oncologist is. We tell patients it may take up to 12 weeks for total healing. ...Read more
Drainage: Some of the fluid is just weeping of the underlying tissue because of exposure to outside. Occasionally some drainage is infection. ...Read more
I had a simple partial vulvectomy in June of this year. I am experiancing itching arpund where the stitches were. Is this normal 12,weeks post op?
Can be normal, but: It can be normal, however it would be good to have the surgeon re-examine you for a vulvo-vaginal infection. ...Read more
Should I be concerned-moderate headache 6 hours after bi lateral partial vulvectomy? Had twilight anesthesia. No temp. Slightly nauseous
Normal: Assuming you have no other medical conditions, that is normal. some of the drugs we give can cause headaches, etc. The pain pills can also cause those symptoms. Codeine, hydrocodone can all cause nausea. If the headache gets worse, you may want to call you surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
10 days post bilateral partial vulvectomy. I get periods of sweating and feeling feverish despite having a normal temp. Should I be concerned?
3 weeks post partial vulvectomy. There is no infection. The outside of my labia where hair covers is sensitive and bruised feeling. What can cause it
Expected: I would expect the area surrounding the surgery would still be sore after a partial vulvectomy only 3 weeks ago. Hopefully you have a post op appointment schedule to make sure all is healing well. Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream can often be prescribed to help soothe this area after this surgery. ...Read more
What % of high grade differentiated VIN2 returns after bilateral partial vulvectomy with clear margins? using clob and Estrace (estradiol) for lichen sclerosis
Very small risk: Almost none, but please get regular checks as advised by your oncologist ...Read more
How long should I expect to be out of work (teacher) after a partial bilateral vulvectomy secondary to differentiated high grade VIN2?
Ans: As long as all goes well and no complications you should rest fir about 6 weeks ...Read more
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