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Burning sensation from left nipple status post open chest prcedure for valve repair 3 weeks status post operation?
Cough had bilateral. laparoscopic inburial hernia repair. Pain at ins inscion belly button. Normal?
Abdominal pain 12 weeks after hernia surgery? Component separation and mesh used. Incision still minor drainage near sternum. Surgeon says okay. You?
I m 7 wks.Post op 2 lg laproscopically repaired ventral hernias. Two seromas drained twice. Pain starts to subside but keeps returning.Why?
Mom is 13 days post op in fl hospital now with severe diarrhea from incarcerated incisional hernia repair by laparoscopic open surgery .Vancomycin?
? C dif enterocoliti: Often prolonged peri-operative antibiotics adversely affect the bacterial content of the colon resulting in an overgrowth of a bug called clostridium difficile. This causes inflammation of the colon lining with resultant severe diarrhea. Stool culture/sample is needed to make/confirm the diagnosis. But if diagnostic tests are +, vancomycin and/or Flagyl (metronidazole) are appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the medical term for ongoing sterum pain after heart bypass surgery. Currently at 7 months post op.
Intermittent left side pain near belly button. I am day18 post op open umbilical hernia repair and gallbladder removal pain scale 8 neg fever or vomi?
May be normal...: It is common to have intermittent pain following umbilical hernia repair, and this is mostly determined by the extent and type of repair. Patients often have intermittent shape or "pulling" sensation that may extend several inches to either side of the umbilicus for a few weeks after repair. Check with your surgeon to make sure there's no other issue. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 6 days post op pericardial effusion. I have sudden sharp pain under left breast up to shoulder and neck. Is this normal post op recovery?
Go back: To your doctor immediately.Get a more detailed answer ›
28 wks pregnant, previous c section, placenta anterior, no acretta now- placenta is 4cm above c section scar. Could acretta still develop at this pt?
93 y.o mother bedfast unrepaired hip fx 2 yrs. 0 skin breakdown. Low air loss mattress. Lg. swelling over L shoulder blade x 3 weeks. No H2O retention?
Not sure: Time to take mom to the doctor. You may need more home care. ...Read more
Had Laminectomy at L-3 in May 2016, post surgery numbness of right leg from waist to toes, surgeon knicked dura during surgery with CSF leakage.
Post op complications from hernia surgery had 2nd hernia repair surgery 01/10/12 off work 6 weeks post op. Husband is a school teacher so even when he went back to school no lifting needed. When we went to his post op appointment there was under the incis
Hello, : Hello, it sounds like your husband has had a change in status since he was examined. It doesn't state if it is tender, painful or if there is drainage. Fever? Warmth, erythema, swelling to the point of hardening may well represent an infection. He needs to be re-evaluated. For fever or severe abdominal pain, he should go to the er. If not, i would call the general surgeon in the morning and tell him or her / staff about the changes your husband has eperienced over the last three days.Take care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had bascom off midline pit picking with closed incision 4 pilonidal cyst Day 7 post op, a lot of fluid/blood + crusty blood on wound. Normal? Thanks!
6 yes post op rotator cuff, major cracking when i light strengthening exercises. 7 lb mx. Scar tissue ? Or should I worry?
Clavicle repaired with plate two years ago. Chronic discomfort at ends, top of arm and near breastbone. X-ray indicates bone healed & no issues. ?
Can scar tissue from umbilical hernia surgery cause pelvic/groin pain from having gas? can too much beer (8-9) 2wks post op tear internal sutures?
Unlikely but -: this is unlikely - you may do well to consult your surgeon. 8-9 beer a day is way too much under any circumstance and not helpful to healing be careful- listen to your body and lay off ...Read more
Trimalleolar fx dislocation with 2 posterior fracture frag 3 yr ago. Chronic pain. Now looks like light bruise around fibula side. HW removed. Ideas?
10 weeks post op from patella femoral replacement. I'm experiencing burning medial of the patella and crutching at the top of patella. Call surgeon?
Yes: Crunching or crepitus is common after reconstructive surgery and not to worry unless it is painful or there is an associated catch or clunk. The burning pain is not unusual but you may need more PT to improve your muscle balance and function. Of course, if you have redness, increased swelling, fever, drainage or any wound problem. seek immediate attention. ...Read more