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How long to recover from green light surgery of the prostate?

How long to recover from green light surgery of the prostate?

About. 6 weeks: You are probably referring to radio frequency procedure or laser. Typically the catheter is removed in 48-72 hours. The healing takes place in next 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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How effective is green light laser surgery for prostate enlargement?

How effective is green light laser surgery for prostate enlargement?

Very effective: Green light surgery for prostate enlargement in experienced hands works as well as a traditional TURP operation. ...Read more

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What are the odds of urinary retention taking bicalutimide right after green light surgery?

What are the odds of urinary retention taking bicalutimide right after green light surgery?

Not related...: 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.

If you wish to know more about prostate cancer, welcome to http://www. Formefirst. Com/freeinfoprostate. Html. ...Read more

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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?

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?

May 19th having parathyroidectomy. Are there any limitations directly after surgery or throughout summer I need to be aware of?

Rapid recovery: Most parathyroidectomies are done through minimally invasive incisions, so recovery time is very rapid. You should have no particular limitations after 1 week. You should be on calcium and vit d supplements after surgery. ...Read more

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Pouch surgery in ulcerative coitis y doesn't it work on everybody?

Pouch surgery in ulcerative coitis y doesn't it work on everybody?

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

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Can a roux en y surgery be reversed?

Can a roux en y surgery be reversed?

Generally yes: Depends on diagnosis that led to the surgery, and status of health and length of remaining intestine. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Tricky question: Pars defects can often be asymptomatic incidental findings differential injections for diagnostic purposes are critical to confirm the pain generator while fusions can be done success for reducing axial back pain is limited careful consideration is required ...Read more

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What is the statute of limitations regarding "botched" spine orthopedic surgery?

What is the statute of limitations regarding "botched" spine orthopedic surgery?

Let me explian: The statute of limitations regarding any surgery is two years from the start of the treatment, unless the patient is a child that goes until the child is 18 years old. Thanks. ...Read more

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Is eye surgery for a 93 y.O.?

Is eye surgery for a 93 y.O.?

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

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What is sling surgery?

What is sling surgery?

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

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What is elective surgery?

What is elective surgery?

Not urgent: Surgery that is not urgent. For example a gun shot wound needs to be operated on right away. A knee replacement, though, important can be scheduled ahead of time, electively. ...Read more

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What is selective surgery?

What is selective surgery?

Elective perhaps?: Elective surgery is a surgery you want to be done without a medical indication. Plastic surgery falls into this category. ...Read more

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When is surgery necessary?

When is surgery necessary?

Severe symptoms: Surgery is necessary when there is significant weakness, bowel or bladder difficulties or severe coordination problems. If pain is severe and cannot be adequately controlled through non surgical means, surgery may be considered as well. ...Read more

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What happens after surgery?

What happens after surgery?

Recovery: You go to the recovery room while the anesthesia wears off and your vitals are monitored and they make sure you are fully awake and breathing on your own. ...Read more

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How manat surgery can you have

How manat surgery can you have

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

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When should I consider surgery?

When should I consider surgery?

Risk vs. Benefit: If the benefits to you of having a surgical procedure are so significant that they outweigh the risks of the proposed procedure then have the surgery. ...Read more

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What happens after the surgery?

What happens after the surgery?

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

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How do you need surgery or not?

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

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What is the most painfull surgery?

Surgery: Any surgery can have pain associated with it
the most painful procedures are the ones where there are the biggest concentration of nerve endings
like the genitalia and perineum or digits. ...Read more

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What happens on the day of surgery?

What happens on the day of surgery?

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

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What will my d&c surgery be like?

What will my d&c surgery be like?

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

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Recovery from rotor cuf surgery?

Good: Please can you state your question about rotation cuff surgery recovery. ...Read more

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How expensive is tommy john surgery?

How expensive is tommy john surgery?

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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What is procedure of bankart surgery?

What is procedure of bankart surgery?

Anterior shoulder: It is minimally invasive procedure for anterior dislocation of shoulder. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How muchdoes orthagnatic surgery hurt?

How muchdoes orthagnatic surgery hurt?

Moderate: It really depends on exactly what surgery you are having. Pain from this can easily be managed with intravenous medications while in the hospital and with oral medications after discharge to home. ...Read more