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Doctor insights on: What Will Be Done To Make My Back Incision Safe After Surgery

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What will be done to make my back incision safe after surgery?

What will be done to make my back incision safe after surgery?

Keep it clean: The wound care after surgery, consists of keeping the wound clean and dry, you could clean it with anti septic solutions, if the doctor give antibiotic to take use as directed. ...Read more

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Incision (Definition)

An incision is an opening made in the skin or mucosal surface. It is usually performed to allow entry into a body cavity in order to ...Read more


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Is gall bladder surgery done with scopes? How often do you need to make a bigger incision? Why?

Is gall bladder surgery done with scopes? How often do you need to make a bigger incision? Why?

Yes: It is called laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Conversion to an open procedure (bigger incision) is done when there are intraoperative complications or technical difficulties, probably 5-10% of the time. Risk of open surgery is increased for higher age (over 60), obesity, long hospital stay or operating time, elevated white blood cell counts, elevated alkaline phosphatase, thick gall bladder wall. ...Read more

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I am having surgery for an umbilical hernia.Dr wants to do a few incisions.How long after surgery is it safe to return to work at a Non-physical job?

I am having surgery for an umbilical hernia.Dr wants to do a few incisions.How long after surgery is it safe to return to work at a Non-physical job?

7-10 days?: Patient usually needs 4-6 weeks for FULL healing after surgery. Need about 1 week for recovery of your stamina... As long as your job is the equivalent of a desk computer job or cashier, ( no lifting, pushing, pulling or anything strenuous) I'd estimate you could go back in 7-10 days. ...Read more