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What Should You Do After A Hysterecomy
Listen to your doc!: General principles after bunionectomy include rest, ice, elevation, keeping the dressing dry, and taking pain medication as needed. However, for specific instructions, you need to check with your surgeon as the post-surgery protocols can vary greatly depending upon the exact bunonectomy performed, how the surgery went, and how the surgeon manages his patients. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: For my tonsillectomy patients i tell them not to eat or drink anything hot, hard, spicy or acidic for 2 weeks. I also tell them they can do things as long as they don't raise their blood pressure. No lifting or straining, no significant physical exertion including sexual relations. ...Read more
What do you advise if i had a hysterectomy almost 40 years ago. My dr saidwhat do you advise if what do you advise if i had an abnormal pap and repeated it again and it came?
Surgery: This is still a surgical procedure and requires anesthesia and accordingly you will need to have a preoperative history and physical examination as well as certain laboratory testing. An anesthesiologist may meet with you a day or two before surgery. Make sure you have a good bowel movement before going to the hospital and eat or drink nothing after midnight before surgery, get good night's sleep ...Read more
Brain surgery: Craniotomy is a general word for brain surgery. Risks include stroke, weakness, paralysis, seizures, trouble with speaking or understanding, numbness or tingling, clumsiness or even death. But a skilled neurosurgeon can usually get patients through it safely, with about 90 percent chance they will be the same after surgery as before. Headache pain is easily manageable with pills, rarely shots! ...Read more
Not necessarily: If you are certain you miscarried and you skip your period, you should seek medical care. ...Read more
Routine Adult Vaccin: Prior to conceiving you will want to be up to date on all your adult vaccines including influenza, tdap, mmr, hepatitis a&b, chickenpox, and hpv. You may have been vaccinated for these during your childhood. Wait at least 28 days after live vaccines before concieving. Nowadays it is common practice to immunize pregnant women against influenza and sometimes tdap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See the doctor: If your doctor wishes to see you after a test, it does not necessarily mean bad news. Please see your doctor and follow her/his advice. ...Read more
Can you be more spec: Can you be more specific? Is your concern that you've needed additional surgeries after hysterectomy to correct problems with the hysterectomy or that you need additional surgeries but due to prior hysterectomy you're worried about scar tissue/adhesions or something like that? ...Read more
Un-invert it: Hopefully you will be attended by an Ob/Gyn or midwife who knows what to do. In general,a uterine inversion can be prevented by not putting a lot of traction on the umbilical cord after birth. When a uterine inversion happens, the first thing to do is to immediatly fix it by putting pressure on the inverted fundus. If this doesn't work, meds or surgery are used. Best wishes! ...Read more
LEEP: I recommend that you get back to see the physician who performed the procedure. You should have their contact information. In the meantime, avoid anything strenuous. If you cann contact the doctor then go to the emergency room if you are filling a pad in less than an hour. ...Read more
Keep it light: If a new pocket under the muscle was created to place a new implant into, you should not lift weights over 10 pounds for 3 weeks. Also avoid pushing, shoving, and vacuum cleaning for the same time. If another implant was not used, the muscle was not traumatized, and generally there are no restrictions. ...Read more
Absolutely: Even without a uterus (you don't mention whether your ovaries were left intact), you still need an annual pelvic exam. You may or may not need a pap smear depending upon your prior pap history, but you vagina, labia, vulva are all areas that need regular evaluation. Moreover, you should not have a mammogram done without first having a clinical breast exam by an experienced examiner, i.e., obgyn. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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