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What Limitations Do You Have After Greenlight Surgery
Don't think time: Matters. Best to check with your urologist. ...Read more
Taking Bicalutamide is a part of total medical castration for prostate cancer control and has no negative impact to urination, especially after pvp, so its use and u-retention are not related.
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I had green light laser surgery on my prostate 6 weeks ago. Have had 4 yeast infections each time with longer doses of Diflucan (fluconazole). Any ideas?
Here are some...: Do you feel UTI-related symptoms? Had you had yeast UTI before Greenlight-PVP? How was urine collected? Are you in any form of catheterization? And do you empty bladder well? To sort these things out correctly so to reach best possible Dx for right Rx & care, follow the instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby you gain much insight on how to work with Doc timely... ...Read more
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May 19th having parathyroidectomy. Are there any limitations directly after surgery or throughout summer I need to be aware of?
Indication 4 surgery: Pouch creation and successful performance in ulcerative colitis patients truly shows the "art" of medical/surgical care. If you have been told by your surgical team that you are not ready, or not a candidate for a pouch, then okay to ask more questions of that team. It is better to stay with an ileostomy than proceed too fast to a pouch. Many factors can derail your ultimate success. ...Read more
On wis: 3years from discovery, 4 minors 3 yrs after they reach age 18. ...Read more
Pars defect l5. 20 y female. Conservative measures and injections don't help much. Is surgery an option! If so what kind will help with this.
Too old to see?: Age does not determine the necessity for eye surgery but does impact the outcome. Always balance potential benefit of proposed surgery and risks with age being only one of those factors. Frank discussion with doctor and family should help find common ground. ...Read more
Procedure: It is a simply outpatient procedure for stress urinary incontinence. Consist in placing a plastic mesh material under the urethra to provide support. Well tolerated procedure with high success rate. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on where and what kind of surgery. There is no number each individual is case by case at the surgeons discretion. The thing that you have to be careful of is fibrosis and build up of tissue after each surgery. Each time is also risk of infection and death is always possible as well. Discuss risks and benefits with your physician. ...Read more
Review with family: After most procedures, except those done under local anesthesia, patients may feel perfectly alert but in fact later have poor recall due to the sedative or anesthesia administered. The stall will review all the post-operative instructions with not only the patient but also the family or care-taker. After anesthesia for 24 hours and while on narcotic pain medicines your should not drive. ...Read more
To fix anatomy: Surgery involves physical alteration to something anatomical. At times this is optional - as in a hernia that is not stuck in the wrong place, or a nose that is simply not a pleasing shape. In other circumstances it is an emergency, such as when there is a hole in a loop of intestine and stool is spilling into the abdomen. The urgency of "needing" surgery depends on the severity of the disease. ...Read more
Double/check plan: It depends upon the nature of surgery. If done under sedation or anesthesia you should not eat or drink for at least 8 hours. The receiving staff will double check your name, the procedure to be done, and the site and mark the site. This will be repeated by the anesthesia and surgical staff in the operating room. Knowing what will occur in advance should helps relieve fear and uncertainty. ...Read more
Short & Uneventful: A D&C should be short and painless if done in the or with sedation or a light anesthesia. We usually also do a hysteroscopy which simply is a fiber optic camera that lets us see the inside of the uterus (also painless & easy). If your D&C is pregnancy related, no camera is usually used and takes less than 5 minutes. Recovery is mostly cramps, light spotting, and nothing major; good luck. ...Read more
Insurance coverage??: Tommy john surgery, known in medical practice as ulnar collateral ligament (ucl) reconstruction, is a surgical graft procedure in which the ulnar collateral ligament in the medial elbow is replaced with a tendon from elsewhere in the body. If you have to pay for it yourself, it will likely be quite expensive, especially with surgery center or hospital costs added on. ...Read more
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