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What Causes Edema After Surgery
Bilateral pitting edema. And veins showing on feet causing this? Had for about a month now.Causes?I am over weight. I just had umbilical surgery 6week
Bilateral edema: Call your doctor or go to ER today. may be due to clots(after surgery) , scarring, venous stasis, increased abdominal pressure.( abdominal HTN). Elevate feet, do not wear tight socks. May need diuretic to remove fluid Would also check EF and heart echocardiogram. Check BP. f/u w/doc ER today ...Read more
Fluid in the tissues, either caused by something local to the swollen area like an injury or inflammation, or from the body's retention of water. Gravity brings the fluid to the feet & legs in that case. As a general rule, if one foot is swollen, something is wrong with the foot. If both feet are swollen, it's not the feet, but water ...Read more
Lt ankle tendon surgery 2 weeks ago now pitting edema. What can cause this? Slight redness and warmth on ankle bone.
Doctor said bilateral peripheral edema is caused by my obesity?Should I get another opinion?recently had umbilical hernia surgery haven't been active.
Obesity-->edema.: Because of the increase in intra-abdominal pressure due to obesity, venous return of blood from the legs to the heart is impaired, leading to fluid accumulation in the legs. Granted other things could cause this edema, but obesity is one possible cause. Losing weight will obviously help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4wk to 1 year: Variable depending on the body site. The extremities including fingers, hands and feet can be about 4 weeks, and the face and nose can take all the way up to 1 year depending on the extent of the surgery. Best is to discuss with the surgeon who did your surgery. ...Read more
I was recently diagnosed with a t6-7 disc protrusion with edema. Does this require surgery? No medication has helped so far.
T6-7 disc: NO - not every disc require surgery, least of all Thoracic discs. One never does surgery based on what the MRI shows alone. You need a full evaluation. There are many minimally invasive options that needs to be tried first before any surgical option is considered. Also do not forget the possibility of Stem Cells being used. ...Read more
Hi! I was diagnosed with a macular edema few days ago. I had a surgery in order to remove an icare- ICL, 11 months ago. Is that possible ? Thank you
Yes it can...: This lens is a posterior chamber implant that is situated behind the iris and in front of the natural crystalline lens. When you have this type of surgery you are exposed to a whole new level of complications. The degree of trauma induced inserting and /or removing ICLs influences the complication risk, along with the reason why it had to be removed. See a retinal MD to exclude other problems ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to gain some weight after pacemaker implantation? I gained about 5 lbs within a month after surgery. But i don't think this is edema.
Foot edema : Edema in foot and ankle following hip surgery can be normal and it can be abnormal. Lengh of time since surgery needs to be taken into account. How immobile you were and for how long. Edema can be caused from inactivity, infection, inflammation, dvt, or it may not be at all related to the hip surgery. You need to call this matter to the attention of your surgeon sooner rather than later. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why the risk of brain edema increase as the duration of the operation increase on an open skull surgery?
10 weeks hernia repair. Postop. Edema, much biger now, like sack with liquid. How can you tell if is a edema or hydrocell, is going to cure or surgery?
Day5 after Hydrocele surgery.Scrotum feels the same and have same size like before.I was expecting a postop. edema, but feels exactly like my hydrocel?
2 years agoa day after right mastectomy i felt non pitting edema 3-4 inches below the surgery incision. It is progressive and all over the body. Why?
I had a bartholin cyst two years ago and popped on its own causing a loose skin thats become edema after vulvar cyst surgery. Please any advise. Thank?
Is peroneal subluxation surgery worth it? Ultrasounds shows subluxation of peroneus tertius with associated reactive edema (anechoic areas).
PERONEUS TERTIUS?: A subluxing tertius? The tertius is beneath the extensor retinaculum in the same canal as the EDL tendons. I don't understand how that muscle/tendon is subluxing, and the EDL's are ok. ...Read more
MRI -Marrow edema, chondral thinning, elongated osteochondral lesion (6x17mm) lateral talar dome.increased signal distal syndesmosis -- need surgery?
Talar Dome Lesion: Kolleen, you have a large lesion off soft bone inside your ankle. Surgery can be an option, but attempting to create a pain free environment (from boot to just activity restrictions), contrast bathing nightly to increase circulation, Exogen bone stimulator for 9 months, repeat MRI in 6 months to see if improvement is being made, and other treatments available may avoid surgery. Dr Blake ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had Acl surgery 4 weeks ago. Today I have pitting edema in shin. No other symptoms. Result of surgery or should I be concerned?
Most likely: it is from the surgery. If you are really concern, you should ask the surgeon about this as well. ...Read more
Can mannitol be used to reduce edema weeks after surgery, or only immediately after trauma? Patient suffers from aphasia after removal of glioblastoma
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
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