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Swimming After A Canal Wall Down Mastoidectomy
Eardrum hole that is nearly 1/3 of the entire eardrum touching ear canal wall. Min hearing loss/no pain. Will it repair itself or surgery?
Ear drum hole: Most perforations will heal in around 6 weeks. If not then surgery is your only option to fix it. ...Read more
Ask surgeon: Everyone heals differently and has different recovery periods based on their personal and unique condition/body. This would be best answered by the surgeon. Call him and ask the question, they should be happy to provide you with the best answer for your specific condition post-op. Good luck. ...Read more
I have mild ear pain in the left eardrum after being hit by a water jet a swimming pool. Bruised? Ruptured? Cautions?
Possible: Possible to have a simple "bruise" or a rupture Membrane. An exam is needed to tell you for sure. If ruptured, caution to avoid getting bacteria in the ear as you would be more at risk of getting a more serious infection. In fact if ruptured, it is recommended to use sterile Ear drops (usually for the eye) in the ear canal. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a left up molar tooth extraction for infected tooth which includes a bone graft. How long should I wait before resuming vigorous exercise?
9 months post open inguinal hernia mesh repair i now have discomfort. A few weeks before i began*mild* ab exercises. Is scar tissue the likely cause?
Scar tissue : You had an open inhumanly hernia repair 9 months ago and started working out. It is possible that scar tissue is the cause. Try to build your exercise program up over time. The repair is as healed as it will get by 9 months. If you continue to have discomfort call your surgeon for evaluation. He/she will want to know what/where/when and how it gets better or worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does the pain after a pulpectomy end after the infection is cured or after the root canal procedure?
I usually swim in a warm pool, then got a bad cough after swimming in a cold pool. The coughing stopped after going into the hot tub. What caused it?
Finger laceration had 6 stitches. Flap came up after removal. A steristrip fell off after 10 days. Flap is open with fatty tissue. Who should I see?
Bulge around 1-week old PCNL incision after bowel movement. Uncomfortable to lie down now. Obvious swelling. Can a kidney be herniated?
Rarely: While the kidney can be herniated, it is usually a very large hernia at the location of a previous incision in the flank. Not quite sure what You mean by 1 week old PCNL incision. If you have a bulge at the location of the incision from a recent operation, call your surgeon for an exam ASAP. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to have arthroscopic repair of a detached anterior hip lab rum from a mva after an incisional hernia repair with mesh implant in low ab?
Had inguinal hernia repair w/ mesh ~2 weeks ago. Pain and swelling went away mostly but is starting to come back along with a small bulge. What to do?
An abscess develops after a femoral artery embolectomy. Incision and drainage is done. How long should it drain before debridement?
After a laparascopic cholecystectomy, can a loose hemo clip in the abdominal cavity that was left insidecause harm to digestive system after 20 years?
Doubtful: The body does a good job of dealing with these small items. ...Read more
When Healed: Not only when the infection is gone, but the fluid and damage is totally healed.This can take an average of 2-6 weeks in kids. ...Read more
Would it be safe to swim in a pool after minor eyebrow operation with stitches that are 1 week old stitches?
Probabably not!: The wound may come open or get infection. I would recomend asking the doctor who did the surgery, or wait at least 3 weeks. ...Read more
After a lower molar tooth extraction surgery w/ bone graft & stitches, when can I go back to a physical job moving tables & chairs & doing stairs?
Returning to work: It all depends how well you are feeling after the surgery. Pain is very subjective. You may be ready to work in a day, while someone else may need more time. Don't overdo it if you are feeling well. Talk to the doctor who did your surgery for any precautions you need to take even if you are doing well. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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