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How long do a stent surgery take to recover?

How long do a stent surgery take to recover?

Depends what type: There are many different types of stents, that generally go in many of the tubular shaped structures in your body. They can be placed in arteries, gasto-intestinal tract, urogenital tract . . . Etc. duration of recovery depends on type, location, complexity, danger of condition/procedure, and operator preference. Speak with performing doctor about recovery, risks, and potential complications. ...Read more

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On average, how long will ACL reconstruction and grade 3 MCL tear surgery take to recover?

On average, how long will ACL reconstruction and grade 3 MCL tear surgery take to recover?

ACL recovery.: Most recent records that a large number return to sports BUT almost never to a previously demanding level. So, you first answer is NEVER. But return to lesser demands hold be three months since ligaments mature (get stronger) more slowly. For contact sports, non-professional and professional I would prefer 6 months off. Full muscle restoration is a prerequisite (sine qua non.) ...Read more

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How long does it typically take to recover from key hole surgery?

How long does it typically take to recover from key hole surgery?

Depends: The operation itself takes little time- and wounds heal in six weeks, you will feel normal in a few days. Whatever they do inside dictates more the recovery than the holes for surgery. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from Mohs surgery?

How long does it take to recover from Mohs surgery?

Mohs Recovery: Mohs is a specific way to remove skin cancer. Recovery depends on the size of the tumor, and how the area is closed. If the area is small, direct closure heals the fastest, followed by flaps, grafts and allowing the area to heal with sound care. Be certain to ask your dermatologist about the options, and if a plastic surgeon should get involved for your closure. Good luck and don't delay, ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a lcl surgery?

How long does it take to recover from a lcl surgery?

?lcl: Be specific...Did u mean open lateral collateral ligament repair? Or posterolateral corner reconstructive surgery(both knee).We also repair 'lateral' elbow ligaments in elbow dislocations and after radial head impant surgery.Need more info.! ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from an lcl surgery?

How long does it take to recover from an lcl surgery?

Expect 6-9 months: Like most ligament reconstructions about the knee, an lcl (lateral collateral ligament) reconstruction requires months of formal rehabilitation. Running is not routinely allowed until after 3-4 months. A stepwise progression thereafter allows you to get back to maximal functional recovery between 6 to 9 months. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from thoractomy surgery?

How long does it take to recover from thoractomy surgery?

It varies: Recovery varies from patient to patient. Factors such as age, preop condition, and type of surgery can alter recovery rate. The time in the hospital also varies but is usually 4-5 days. The recovery to full activity is about 4-6 weeks on average. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from sternotomy surgery?

How long does it take to recover from sternotomy surgery?

Sternotomy: Sternotomy is the cutting of the sternum, a bone, to access your heart and chest cavities. The bone is wired close with several wires. Like any bone, takes 6 weeks to heal to 80%. Your surgery team will be the best to tell you specifics about your case. Also your surgery team will know what operation was done using the access provided by sternotomy. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a maltracking surgery?

How long does it take to recover from a maltracking surgery?

Depends: How rapidly one recovers from mal-tracking surgery depends on the method employed to correct the mal-tracking. Arthroscopic lateral release will take anywhere from 6-10 weeks for full recovery. Tibial tubercle osteotomy will easily take twice that long. Vmo advancement and medial capsular plication will take about 12 weeks for recovery. ...Read more

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Why do diabetic people take so long to recover after surgery?

Why do diabetic people take so long to recover after surgery?

Impaired healing: Diabetics generally heal more slowly due to a combination of high blood sugar slowing down the cells the body uses to heal and because they often have decreased circulation particularly in small blood vessels. If you are diabetic and planning to have surgery, it is importan to get with your doctor and work to get your blood sugars under tight control both before and after surgery. ...Read more

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How much time does it usually take to recover after diverticulitis surgery?

How much time does it usually take to recover after diverticulitis surgery?

4-6 weeks: Depending on whether the surgery is laparoscopic or open changes the recovery. Typically my patients are home after 4-5 days and back doing usual activity 3 weeks later. If the surgery was open - requiring an old fashioned incision - the stay is 5-7 days and it is 4-6 weeks of recovery. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from i fuse surgery.I had this 3weeks ago.

How long does it take to recover from i fuse surgery.I had this 3weeks ago.

It varies : It varies a lot based upon what you mean by recover. The i fuse system may or may not actually result in a solid fusion of the si joint, and you may or may not do well. Probably if you are going to do well, you should have real good pain relief by 8-12 weeks postoperative. Thank you. ...Read more

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How long does it takes for hydrosalpinx to recover and if there's any surgery needed?

How long does it takes for hydrosalpinx to recover and if there's any surgery needed?

Never Recovers: A hydrosalpinx is permanent. It may change, but generally only for the worse. Whether or not surgery is required is based on your symptoms as well as fertility concerns. Sometimes surgery is needed due to pain or infection and sometimes surgery is suggested from to fertility treatment. So a fertility specialist can guide you through that decision making process! ...Read more

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How much time would it take to completely heal and recover after an orchiopexy surgery ?

How much time would it take to completely heal and recover after an orchiopexy surgery ?

Child or Adult?: Also depends upon surgeon & surgical technique used, i.e whether open or laparoscopic. If open, whether trans-abdominal or if inguinal canal needed to be opened. By & large babies healed in 7 - 10 days, young boys 7 - 14 days. Older boys & young adults 1 - 3 weeks. Of course longer if there are complications. ...Read more

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How long will it take me to recover from mensucuis surgery? Will they take away the cartilage that have wear away as well?

How long will it take me to recover from mensucuis surgery? Will they take away the cartilage that have wear away as well?

Need more info: There are many different types of meniscus surgeries-depending on the type and severity of the injury. Recovery time varies with the type of surgery, but most recovery times are going to be in the 4-12 week range ...Read more

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If a recovering addict with 4 years clean has surgery & has to take pain pills, how does she do it without getting re-addicted? I can't take the pain!

If a recovering addict with 4 years clean has surgery & has to take pain pills, how does she do it without getting re-addicted? I can't take the pain!

Avoid narcotics: This requires a frank conversation with your sponsor and your doc. There are some great non-narcotic pain relievers that you can use. Unfortunately, your history of opioid abuse has likely decreased your pain tolerance. You might have to endure a little more post-op pain than someone who can take opioids. In the end, you need to maintain your sobriety. Call your sponsor and then call your doc. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from neck surgery?

How long does it take to recover from neck surgery?

Depends what surgery: Most of the common neck surgery require very brief time to recover , will go home same day or next day some like radical neck resection, laryngectomy ( removal of voice box ) will take wks even months as they require extensive post op rehabilitation, like voice training stomal care etc ...Read more

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How long will it take to recover from back surgery?

How long will it take to recover from back surgery?

Ask your surgeon as: Factors including age, health, physical & mental condition at time of surgery as well as type & extent of surgery. Complications or their absence plays a role. Minimally invasive surgery v open surgery makes a difference as does the case if a revision surgery or if it includes a fusion v decompression. The approach of the surgery through the abdomen, chest, back or combination factors in too. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from oats surgery?

How long does it take to recover from oats surgery?

Ask your surgeon: The recovery will be determined by case difficulty, patient's general health, and surgeon's own experience and bias. So, ask your surgeon for general expectations. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from sinus surgery?

How long does it take to recover from sinus surgery?

Recovery Sinus Surg: I tell my patients to expect a "head cold" for two weeks after sinus surgery. Most individuals are clogged up, have significant nasty smelling nasal drainage, and may feel facial pressure for a few weeks. Go see my article about recovering from sinus surgery:
http://www.Twinlakesent.Com/aftersinussurgery. ...Read more

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How long could it take to recover from back surgery?

How long could it take to recover from back surgery?

Depends on type : Fusion , micro disectomiies all vary widely 6weeks forcall surgery 6 months toayear for fusions. ...Read more

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Why does it take so long to recover from back surgery?

Why does it take so long to recover from back surgery?

Varies : It varies a lot based upon the type of surgery you had. Some surgeries have very little recovery at all, even as low as a few days. Others, such as fusions, may take even up to 6 months to fully recover. If it gets beyond that, you may need some more testing to make sure nothing else is going on. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from scoliosis surgery?

How long does it take to recover from scoliosis surgery?

3 months to 1 year: There are multiple types of scoliosis. Recovery depends on your age, the location of the surgery, the number of levels fused, your bone quality, and the type of surgery. This question should be discussed with your surgeon as the answer varies quite a bit depending on the exact cause of the scoliosis, many patient factors, and the type of surgery performed. ...Read more

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How much time does it take to recover from sinus surgery?

How much time does it take to recover from sinus surgery?

1-2 weeks: If under general anesthesia, I usually counsel my patients to take a week off from school or work and no exercise or strenuous activity for 2 weeks. If in the office under local sedation, recovery is much less, usually a couple of days. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from gallbladder surgery?

How long does it take to recover from gallbladder surgery?

Depends: It depends on what type of surgery was done and how bad your gallbladder disease was. And it also depends on you. For gallbladder removed laparoscopically most people are out of the hospital in less than 24 hours and some can get back to work in a couple of days. Others may have more trouble dealing with pain after surgery and take longer to recover. If your gallbladder is very sick.... ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from rotator cuff surgery?

How long does it take to recover from rotator cuff surgery?

A realistic goal-: -6mos 2 get motion and strength back requires dedicated PT daily work @ home. Ur shoulder will never B as before but with a lot of early work on passive ROM, @ 5-6 wks gentle act/assist exercise, supervised, then gradually active 4 strength, again supervised. By 8-12 wks U have 2 continue to push 4 ROM & strength. By 6 mo any improvement comes very slowly. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from rotator cuff surgery?

How long does it take to recover from rotator cuff surgery?

6 months: All our patients are treated arthroscopically despite the size of the rot. Cuff tear.Almost all our patients are 'released' @ 6 months post-op.This means they can return to full activitites.Some people continue to improve their strength up until 1 yr. Post-op...Sling use is generally for the first 4 weeks after surgery and rehab can last 4-10 wks. Depending on size and chronicity of tear.Gl! ...Read more

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