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When Having Surgery On Thyroid How Long Do You Stay In Hospital
How long should I wait to do heavy lifting after appendectomy for ruptured appendix? I was in hospital for 7 days and it took me about 4 weeks for me to start walking properly i had a open surgery and it is about a 4-5 inch opening on the right side of ac
In : In general, for uncomplicated surgeries, it is recommended to wait 6-8 weeks prior to lifting anything heavier that a gallon of milk. This is because the tensile strength of a wound is relatively stable at this point. After this, a slow return to normal pre-surgery activity should ensue. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have just had surgery to repair the neck of my upper femur. I had three pins inserted. How long is it rec that a patient stay in hospital after?
Depends: That largely depends on your recovery time. You are young so if you are otherwise healthy and surgery goes well it's possible you could be released quickly. Your surgeon is really the only one who can beat predict your length of stay. ...Read more
What to expect with surgery 2 correct ulnar drift, swan neck deformities n fingers &carpal tunnel surgery? Will I have to stay in hospital? Painful?
Moderately painful: None of the procedures is particularly painful, but there will be a number of incisions. You will be in a splint, that also keeps the pain down. Would not anticipate hospitalization unless your general medical condition warrants it. Suggest you go over these questions with your surgeon, since everyone is different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5 days ago i had neck surgery. Fusion of the c4, C5 & c6. Since leaving the hospital i've had a significant weight gain, 10 lbs. I also feel and appear very bloated, almost pregnant. Is this normal and when will i loose this?
Not normal: I would say it is definitely not normal. You may need to be checked. Some patients who have surgery get a lot of IV fluids and this can cause swelling and weight gain after surgery that the patient gradually urinates out after surgery. But an acdf is a relatively minor surgery, so it would be unusual to have gotten a lot of fluid. You should get a medical check up. Thank you for your question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Usually: A few hours as an outpatient procedure. Ask your doctor about your surgical plans. ...Read more
Over night: Some time you could leave the same day if there is no complications. ...Read more
Doctor: Talk with your surgeon. They can tell you the limitations and expectations, if you undergo a procedure. They should also inform you on where the procedure is done, since many of the "laser" procedures are done in various type of treatment facilities. If done in an outpatient setting, verify that the surgeon has admitting privileges at a nearby hospital in case overnight care is required. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Recover time for a heart aneurism? A friend had an aortic aneurism recently, had surgery and is now out of the hospital. He is in his 60's. Does anyone know around how long it will take for him to be back to normal?
Dependent: This is dependent on the location of the meningioma, how large it is, if it's fully removable, and the patient's clinical status prior to surgery. I know you'd like a better answer- in an ideal case, if it goes really well and is really simple, then expect anywhere from 3-5 days. If there are difficulties, it could be 5 days and may last up to 3 weeks depending on the difficulties. ...Read more
Options Vary: Procedures can be broken down into abdominal approaches and perineal (from the anal region) approaches. Abdominal approaches can also be laparoscopic or open. Many options available and a colon and rectal specialist can review them with you. Hospitalization ranges from overnight for perineal approaches to several days for abdominal approaches. ...Read more
Depends: But usually around a week.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long will my ganglion cyst surgery be? And how long do I have to stay in the hospital afterwards?
My friend just got back surgery for two damaged ligaments in his back. How long will he be in the hospital for?
Need surgery to fix broken and dislocated rib. I am wondering if I will have to stay in hospital and if so for how long.
You need to take-: -this up with your surgeon, only he can answer that question. ...Read more
In general is surgery for a low pole displaces patella in a child a out patient surgery or usually require hospital stay? How long is recovery?
Surgery: The only person who can answer these questions is the surgeon performing the procedure as surgeons have all different protocols ...Read more
My godmother just got diagnosed with appendicitis at the hospital. If they do surgery, how long will she be in the hospital and how long to recover?
Depends: Patients that have minimally invasive aortic surgery using stent grafts can often go home the next day. In my practice patients who have open aortic surgery typically stay in the hospital an average of four days. Some institutions have longer lengths of stay. Aneurysms above the renal arteries also stay longer because of the more extensive nature of the surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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