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Whats invovled with nasal polyp removal surgery?

Whats invovled with nasal polyp removal surgery?

Endoscopic surgery: This is usally an out-patient surgery done using endoscopes. Many times image guided surgery (gps for the sinuses) is used to prevent complications. ...Read more

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Polyp (Definition)

A polyp may occur anyplace on the body, but is most commonly seen in the colon when a colonscopy exam is done. It is a bump or protrusion from the lining of the GI tract and colon, which can can be benign or turn ...Read more


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Deviated septum/nasal polyp surgery. How successful or risky is it?

Deviated septum/nasal polyp surgery.  How successful or risky is it?

Common Surgery: Deviated nasal septum (dns) and nasal polyps are quite common surgeries in ENT speciality. In good hands there is minimal risk. Benefits outweigh the risks when patient's can breathe so much better after the surgery and more over they can keep their mouths closed. ...Read more

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Endoscopic surgery - what is involved in removing nasal polyp?

Endoscopic surgery - what is involved in removing nasal polyp?

Polyps: Usually removed using a microdebrider. It is a a small device that clips a tiny amount of tissue and suctions it away. Polyps can bleed a lot and packing is often needed. Also, polyps have a tendency to come back. ...Read more

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Recovery from laparoscopic ventral rectopexy surgery?

Recovery from laparoscopic ventral rectopexy surgery?

What: What about it? You mean recovery time form ventral hernia repair. About a week to two depending on size. ...Read more

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How long is recovery from deviated septum surgery?

How long is recovery from deviated septum surgery?

3 weeks: Since septum-only surgery is inside the nose, the mucous membranes heal quickly, and without bruising or outward sign of surgery. But you may have packs for a few days, internal splints for 2-3 weeks, and cannot blow your nose or exert yourself for at least 3 weeks, so that is what i would plan as far as "return to normal." but you could be back to non-strenuous job in a couple of days! ...Read more

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Will having lung transplant surgery effect your singing voice?

Will having lung transplant surgery effect your singing voice?

Maybe: The surgery itself may damage your vocal cords through manipulation for the intubation and subsequent intensive care; also the new lung may have a different capacity for the volume of singing, once you recover. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can a vocal cord removal successfully treat larynx cancer?

Can a vocal cord removal successfully treat larynx cancer?

Sometimes: The vocal cord is part of the larynx, and if the disease is very limited to a single vocal cord (of two), a smaller surgery can sometimes be performed with greater preservation of surrounding tissue. ...Read more

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Can balloon surgery be performed for nasal polyps?

Can balloon surgery be performed for nasal polyps?

Not to cure them: Balloon sinuplasty is a nice way of opening blocked sinuses. Polyp disease is not an issue of blocked sinuses the way pain or recurrent infection might be. Polyps are from nasal and sinus inflammation. The balloon procedure won't stop your particular nose from being inflamed. Removing the polyps and opening the sinuses combined with medication, oral and intranasal, long term is the best treatment. ...Read more

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Nasal polyp removal surgery - is it an easy or painful procedure?

Nasal polyp removal surgery - is it an easy or painful procedure?

Not usually painful: Nasal polyp surgery today is either performed with an endoscope or a microscope. Depending on the surgeon's experience and training, almost all the nasal and sinus inflammation can be removed. However, you should know that this is a genetic disease and recurrences are common. The nose is frequently packed for a few days. Pain is moderate but pressure in the face may be significant. ...Read more

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How fast is recovery from open surgery for parastomal hernia repair?

Parastomal hernia: Recovery from hernia repair is variable based upon many factors such as hernia size, prior operative details, and type of surgery performed. If possible, the best treatment is to reverse the stoma and repair the hernia site. If the stoma is permanent, a mesh is often utilized. If possible, a laparoscopic repair offers many benefits over open repair. You need to discuss this with a surgeon. ...Read more

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Whats partial meniscus removal recovery time?

Whats partial meniscus removal recovery time?

It depends: One can walk out of the recovery room with a cane but then it is about 5 days until biking on a stationary bike and running in 4-6 weeks. Please discuss with your orthopedist. Each has their own rehab routine. It will also depend on how fit your were prior to the injury and any other knee pathology. ...Read more

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Recovery time after surgery to remove renal cyst?

Recovery time after surgery to remove renal cyst?

Depends : On what do you call recovery? Also depends on open vs laporoscopic, age , other medical problems. In healthy adult with laporoscopic surgery 4-7 days. ...Read more

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Partial meniscus removal so what's recovery time?

Partial meniscus removal so what's recovery time?

Weeks: I have seen professional athletes recover in 7 days, ready to return to competition--this is extremely fast. 4 weeks if you rehab very well. 6 weeks is more typical for return to full activity. Individual recovery will vary based on the extent of pathology/surgery and how quickly you progress through rehab/p.T. After surgery. Talk to your surgeon and dedicate yourself to rehab. Good luck. ...Read more

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Inguinal hernia surgery problems ten years post surgery?

Inguinal hernia surgery problems ten years post surgery?

Need explanation: What type of problems you have, need information like pain , recurrence , infected graft etc, see a surgeon for clinical examination and required treatment. ...Read more

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What's the recovery time for myomectomy fibroid surgery?

What's the recovery time for myomectomy fibroid surgery?

Fibroid surgery: Recovery depends on approach of surgery ( minimally invasive, laparoscopy) or open cut. It as well depends on size and number of fibroids. Recovery may be from 2 to 6 weeks depending on above. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after having surgery for nasal polyps?

Depends: Depends on how extensive the procedure and who is doing it. In my patients they have sponge in their nose overnight. That sponge is removed the next morning and they can go about their regular activities. Usually it takes a few days to feel "normal." i ask them not to engage in any activities that raise their blood pressure in the first week including sexual relations. ...Read more

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What can I do if my granddad had 9 polyps removed by surgery. Is that a lot?

What can I do if my granddad had 9 polyps removed by surgery. Is that a lot?

Colonoscopy: He might have had a colonoscopy and polyp snare removal. This procedure is great to maintain health. If left alone those polyps can change into colon cancer. Make sure to take him back to get the pathology report on the polyps. It is recommended to get your first colonoscopy at age 50. Sooner if family have colon cancer. Be well. ...Read more

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Is surgery needed for gallbladder polyps?

Is surgery needed for gallbladder polyps?

Depends on size: Depends on the size of the polyps on ultrasound. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is surgery necessary for gallbladder polyps?

Is surgery necessary for gallbladder polyps?

Size matters: Larger polyps over 1 cm in size should be considered for surgery. Also depends if there any abdominal symptoms, realizing that surgery only for tiny poylps may not result in much symptom relief either. ...Read more

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What are risks in a surgery for sphenoid polyp?

What are risks in a surgery for sphenoid polyp?

Significant: If the polyp in the sphenoid sinus is asymptomatic, follow it semi-annually. The risks of sphenoid sinus surgery are related to the anatomical landmarks. Superiorly, the pituitary gland, and laterally, the optic nerve and the carotid artery. A well trained ENT doctor knows the anatomy of the sphenoid sinus and will take great care to avoid these areas. ...Read more

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Can polyps spread after a hysterectomy surgery and should I be tested?

No: Polyps in the uterine cavity are not uncommon as a cause of abnormal bleeding. They are unrelated to polyps in the colon and do not "spread". Although there are often less invasive ways to remove polyps, a hysterectomy has certainly cured the problem. ...Read more

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I have pain in my lower left side by the ovary is. I had surgery about 1 yr ago to remove polyps. Could it be related?

I have pain in my lower left side by the ovary is. I had surgery about 1 yr ago to remove polyps. Could it be related?

Localized pain: Hard to tell and additional evaluation will benefit you. Okay to check in with your regular doc for exam, and evaluation. Your doc will likely order blood work and imaging. Possible diagnosis include diverticuli of colon, hernia, ovarian cyst/mass, kidney stone. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi I got the endrometrial polyp since last year.And I have got my surgery date 29/00/2014.But my concern is I want baby.is there any problem ?

Hi I got the endrometrial polyp since last year.And I have got my surgery date 29/00/2014.But my concern is I want baby.is there any problem ?

Unlikely: Removing the polyp could increase the chances of pregnancy and decrease the risk of complications during pregnancy. Good luck. ...Read more

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How permanently successful is surgery for sinus polyps?

How permanently successful is surgery for sinus polyps?

Polyps may grow back: You should evaluate your reasons for removal. Obstructing polyps may grow back, but if the polyps are symptomatic, removal can be worthwhile. Asymptomatic polyps may grow back and allergic symptoms may worsen after removal. ...Read more

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Cysts and polyps in sinus cavities, do I get surgery?

Cysts and polyps in sinus cavities, do I get surgery?

Depends: If they are large enough to give you symptoms of pain and pressure or tooth related pain or affect the ability of the sinuses to drain properly then it might be something to consider discussing your options with an ENT doc or oral/maxillofacial surgeon. If you decide to have them surgically removed be sure to request that the tissue is biopsied. ...Read more

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Is there any way to cure ethnoidal nasal polyps other than surgery?

Polyps: depending on the extent of the polyps, some medical treatments may work. Such as sterodi saline sinus rinses, anti inflammatory medications, etc. if you have nasal allergies, it may be worth it for you to consult one and treat them as it amy diminsih their recurrence ...Read more

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Whether after surgery of endometrial polyp conceivement is possible?

Whether after surgery of endometrial polyp conceivement is possible?

Endomtrial polyp: yes. Once polyp removed, you can get pregnant just like everybody else. ...Read more

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Can polyps spread after a total hysterectomy surgery and should I be tested?

Can polyps spread after a total hysterectomy surgery and should I be tested?

No.: You don't say what kind of polyps. If polyps grow in the uterus, and the uterus is removed, they shouldn't grow back. ...Read more

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Can homeopathic medicine really shrink polyps? I may have a polyp and thinking of trying to shrink it rather then surgery

Can homeopathic medicine really shrink polyps? I may have a polyp and thinking of trying to shrink it rather then surgery

No: Truly homeopathic "medications" are made by repeated dilutions, so that the ingredient is not really in the medication anymore (just the "essence" of it remains). That means there is no active ingredient left to cause any benefit. That also implies the truly homeopathic "medicine" should be pretty harmless, unless some non-homeopathic ingredients were added to create some flavor or some effect. ...Read more

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Can i treat nasal polyps without surgery?

Nasal polyps: Sometimes. I have often had success avoiding surgery by treating polyps with short periods of steroids, then placing patients on a steroid nasal spray to diminish recurrence. This does not work with everyone, in which case surgery may be needed. Even then, i tell patients to think of surgery as a "haircut, " since polyps have a tendency to recur. www.mainlineent.com. ...Read more

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Can balloon surgery be performed for nasal polyps?

Not to cure them: Balloon sinuplasty is a nice way of opening blocked sinuses. Polyp disease is not an issue of blocked sinuses the way pain or recurrent infection might be. Polyps are from nasal and sinus inflammation. The balloon procedure won't stop your particular nose from being inflamed. Removing the polyps and opening the sinuses combined with medication, oral and intranasal, long term is the best treatment. ...Read more

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