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What Is The Amount Of Time It Takes To Recover From A Corn Operation
Depends: Depends on location of osteochondroma. They are generally located near the knee. Most time off is due to healing of the wound that can take several weeks. If it is a pedunculated lesion it will not violate cortex too much and usually can weight bear as tolerated immediately after surgery. If it is sessile and requires alot of violation of cortex some degree of weight restriction may be requd. ...Read more
Once identified: And appropriately treated by your dentist, the pain resolves shortly thereafter. Re- applications of the medicated dressing might be needed every few days for a week or so, depending on what treatment approach is taken. Obviously avoid alcohol and cigarettes in the interim. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whiplash: Healing is directly proportional to the energy absorbed during the injury. So, harder impact=longer healing time. Generally speaking, this is purely a muscular problem and worsens for a day or two, and then improves thereafter over days or weeks. Rarely does whiplash produce lasting symptoms over 2-3 months (unless a lawsuit is involved, then all bets are off). ...Read more
What is the normal period of time after an injury in which a burn patient is able to receive grafts?
While wound is open: 1st- and 2nd-degree burns are partial-thickness wounds and heal on their own in less than 3 weeks. 3rd-degree burns are full-thickness wounds which are the ones that are skin grafted for healing. Skin grafts can be applied at any point that the wound is still open and not yet healed. ...Read more
When the radial nerve is damaged in a fracture, how long would it take for it to recover; and is there a way to hasten the recovery process?
Yes: Often times these are left permanently.Get a more detailed answer ›
It Depends: There are no specific treatments for fatty liver other than diet and exercise (as well as controlling cholesterol and diabetes). If there is just benign fat, this can resolve. However, if the liver has developed steatohepatitis (fatty hepatitis) it may not heal, despite treating the conditions that cause it. In this setting cirrhosis can develop. ...Read more
2-3 weeks: Depending on the age of the individual, the type of repair, and other comorbidities, scrotal support and relatively minimal activity is usually recommended for 2-3 weeks to prevent recurrence or hematoma formation. ...Read more
Will the suture method of Asian eyelid surgery last as long as the incision method? I've heard the crease from the suture method can fall out over time. Is that true? Does it happen because of a bad procedure or from something the patient does? Or is the
I'm : I'm not entirely sure what you mean by "suture method" vs "incision method". There are barbed sutures that are used for various lifting procedures but most of these have fallen out of favor for lack of long term stability. The tried and true method of incisions and sutures is the gold standard. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is the maximum period of time after an injury when a burn victim is able to receive any type of reconstructive surgery like skin grafts?
How long is the hospital saty following removing a testicle from cancer and what happens after the op?
Short stay: You'll probably stay at least overnight. The testis goes to the pathologist for a careful examination to determine what kind(s) of cancer are present and how far it's gotten within the specimen. It gets kept for a month and is then incinerated -- trust me, you don't want it back. Best wishes. ...Read more
Depends: 3 - 14 days in hospital.Get a more detailed answer ›
How painful is a Chalazion operation?! From getting the surgery to the healing time. How painful is the injection?! I have a VERY LOW pain tolerance!
---: The burning from the injection is the worse part of the procedure. After the area in anesthetized you should feel nothing but a small pressure sensation ...Read more
Doc....Normally for how long it will stay the chest tube to the patient and is there a chance of surviving?
Certainly...: ...A chest tube is not a desperate measure, it does not mean someone is dying. As for how long it stays in, that depends of why it went in in the first place. Obviously someone who got it for an asthmatic or traumatic pneumothorax will walk away from the experience with more likelihood than someone with a malignant pleural effusion. ...Read more
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