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When will anxiety, tiredness, etc. Symptoms of parathyroids get better after surgery?

When will anxiety, tiredness, etc. Symptoms of parathyroids get better after surgery?

Very quickly: Any of these symptoms that are truly from the hyperparathyroidism typically go away within hours to days. You may wake up frim surgery with some symptoms completely gone. However, there can be many other reasons for these symptoms, and it is impossible to predict beforehand with any certainty which ones will go away after surgical removal of the problem gland (s). ...Read more

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My sister has recently undergone uterus removal surgery and often she feels tiredness. What should she eat for breakfast, Lunch and dinner?

My sister has recently undergone uterus removal surgery and often she feels tiredness. What should she eat for breakfast, Lunch and dinner?

Balanced diet: Frist of all, your sister should make sure that she is not anemic after the surgery. (blood test). If it is normal, then a balance nutritious diet is all that is needed to restore her health. Surgery uses up a lot of the body's nutrient stores to heal and if the blood test is normal a 6 week post surgery recovery is a minimum to eliminate fatigue. ...Read more

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My 1 tonsilcrypt so deep that I can't get tonsilstone out It cause lil painy tiredness in throat. What to do? Harmful if I don't remove? No surgery pls

My 1 tonsilcrypt so deep that I can't get tonsilstone out It cause lil painy tiredness in throat. What to do? Harmful if I don't remove? No surgery pls

Tonsil stones: You can try using a waterpik to dislodge it or see an ENT doctor for treatment. It is not harmful if you leave it alone. Common condition in young adults. ...Read more

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My grandma just finished a surgery and she is more tired than usually. Why?

My grandma just finished a surgery and she is more tired than usually. Why?

Surgery: Sounds like she is still under the influence of anesthesia and physical stress of just having surgery if it just finished. Usually resolves in a couple of days. ...Read more

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Why so tired after gallbladder surgery?

Why so tired after gallbladder surgery?

Common: You have had anesthesia and surgery. You are healing and likely having discomfort. It is very common and quite normal to tire easily and not have much of an appetite early after an operation. This resolves over several days to a few weeks. Eat healthy and try to do a little bit more activity each day. ...Read more

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I'm 4 days post op from a laposcopic surgery. Is it still normal to get tired quickly?

I'm 4 days post op from a laposcopic surgery. Is it still normal to get tired quickly?

Post op recovery: Any type of surgery even the less invasive laparoscopic surgery is an assault on the system. Depending on your general medical condition and the type of procedure recovery time can vary it can take a week or two to return to "normal". Some patients recover quicker some longer. ...Read more

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I had to have a tooth cut out today (it broke last week)But I feel really tired and achy all over. Is this normal? I had the surgery 6 hours ago.

I had to have a tooth cut out today (it broke last week)But I feel really tired and achy all over. Is this normal? I had the surgery 6 hours ago.

It is normal: The fatigue you feel is normal and is your body's response to its adrenaline production during surgical procedure, caused by the stress. After the surgery, when the reason for the reaction has gone, it is normal to feel the way you do. Try to relax, drink plenty of water and get a good night's sleep will solve this problem. ...Read more

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I had gallbladder surgery 4 days ago. Doing very well. Tired of bland diet, what can I eat? I'm afraid to eat anything not bland!

I had gallbladder surgery 4 days ago. Doing very well. Tired of bland diet, what can I eat? I'm afraid to eat anything not bland!

No restrictions: After the gallbladder is removed there is no need to avoid fatty foods. Prior to surgery, a patient with gallbladder problems should avoid fatty foods to avoid symptoms. A small percentage of patients will get post op urgency, which is an urgent need to have a bm about 30-45 minutes after meals. This will be self limited, or easily quelled with Imodium (loperamide) ad. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm 34 an had a hysterectomy almost a year ago. My question is when am I going to stop feeling tired all the time and get back my pre surgery body?

I'm 34 an had a hysterectomy almost a year ago. My question is when am I going to stop feeling tired all the time and get back my pre surgery body?

Should have already: After a few weeks to months the effects of the surgery are over. If you still have your ovaries then your hormones did not change. If your ovaries were removed see your doctor to discuss hormonal therapy. This far out of surgery I would investigate other causes of fatigue with your primary physician. ...Read more

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I have a 11mm pituitarycyst that's causing headaches & higher prolactin levels and feeling tired and unable to concentrate. Is surgery my only option?

I have a 11mm pituitarycyst that's causing headaches & higher prolactin levels and feeling tired and unable to concentrate. Is surgery my only option?

No, do a Spinal Tap: A condition called Pseudotumor Cerebri, is high intracranial pressure (ICP) without a tumor has high prolactin levels & may be unrelated to your 11 mm Pituitary Cyst. We just published an article of 164 cases of high ICP. See your neurologist & do a Spinal tap only for pressure. If positive a simple medication should resolve your headaches. Article:www. Jocms. Org/index. Php/jcms/article/view/151 ...Read more

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I am an african american female who looks tired. What can I do about this? I do not like to wear makeup; and I do not want to have any surgery for this. I am 47 and loved the way that I look. I look good for my age. I just always seem to look tired ar

I am an african american female who looks tired. What can I do about this? I do not like to wear makeup; and I do not want to have any surgery for this. I am 47 and loved the way that I look. I look good for my age. I just always seem to look tired ar

More: More important than skin care products are plenty of rest, a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, avoiding smoking and alcohol, and regular exercise.
My grandmother lived to be in her 90's, and always had flawless skin. She used oil of olay every night before bed. I do the same. Another trick a very famous model told me once is that vaseline near the corners of the eyes every night works well to prevent crow's feet. I do this as well.
Lastly, if you see someone with fantastic skin, ask them what their regimen entails.
All the best! ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my dad had a bypass surgery on his leggs he takes isosorb dim 3 tines a day after he takes it he is so tired.?

Should I be concerned if my dad had a bypass surgery on his leggs he takes isosorb dim 3 tines a day after he takes it he is so tired.?

Yes: If you are a smoker, obese, hypertensive, have diabetes and your HDL is less than 40, you are at an increased risk of a cardiac event or stroke before age 60, whether it is going to happen or not time will tell. If your dad never smoked, is not obese, doesn't have diabetes, stayed active and this is happening then he has accelerated arteriosclerosis probably bad genetic prophile. Risk management. ...Read more

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Up at 7 am, can't hold his eyes open by 8 pm. Been tested for sleep apnea, had nasal reconductive surgery, levels tested & normal. Y is he so tired?

Up at 7 am, can't hold his eyes open by 8 pm. Been tested for sleep apnea, had nasal reconductive surgery, levels tested & normal. Y is he so tired?

Good question: Hard to give any answers without reviewing all the tests done. If suffering from sleep apnea and symptoms despite treatment, medications are available to promote wakefulness. ...Read more

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What cosmetic surgery would make me look better? When I am relaxed I have a very tired look. Http://postimg. Org/image/rr2ec2tml/

What cosmetic surgery would make me look better? When I am relaxed I have a very tired look. Http://postimg. Org/image/rr2ec2tml/

Have a consultation: From your photo alone it is difficult to make a determination. You look young for eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty). Other options include less invasive treatments such as skin care, Botox and fillers.
Many people complain of "looking tired" but unfortunately there is not one easy answer. ...Read more

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I'm due my B12 injection this month but my doc surgery can't fit me in for four more weeks im feeling tired all the time what can I do!

Oral: High dose oral B12 can be helpful. I actually teach my patients to give themselves their shot at home if they are comfortable.
http://drfairchild. Blogspot. Com/2012/12/b12-deficiency. Html. ...Read more

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How do I fix my eyelids/eyelid folds (preferably without surgery)? Both my upper (without any fold) and lower eyelids are low, making me look tired.

How do I fix my eyelids/eyelid folds (preferably without surgery)? Both my upper (without any fold) and lower eyelids are low, making me look tired.

See ophthalmologist: While plastic surgeons are excellent, you need to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist to insure that there are not underlying muscle problems like congenital anatomy deviations or even ocular myesthenia gravis given your age. You may benefit from surgery by an ophthalmologist who specializes only in these areas. ...Read more

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Surgery July 31 2014 and a PE aug 18 2014 I'm still having shortness of breath pain tired a lot what should I be asking my Dr to ensure best outcome?

Surgery July 31 2014 and a PE aug 18 2014 I'm still having shortness of breath pain tired a lot what should I be asking my Dr to ensure best outcome?

Mgt and work up: There may be many causes of shortness of breath, including PE. I would suggest asking whether you are low risk for a PE. If you have cardiac problems, further evaluation by your cardiologist may be considered. ...Read more

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I'm well overweight. ~100 lbs.+. It's hard to workout with pain. Dieting either doesn't work well or much. Doc says no to surgery. Why? Tired of fat

I'm well overweight. ~100 lbs.+. It's hard to workout with pain. Dieting either doesn't work well or much. Doc says no to surgery. Why? Tired of fat

Bariatric surgery: To qualify for bariatric (weight loss) surgery, you have to "pass" many requirements before the surgeon will take you. You have to show that you are able to follow a very strict diet, and lose at least some weight on your own, before they operate. You have to undergo psychiatric evaluation to see if you can handle the change emotionally. It is a drastic procedure and not everyone is a candidate. ...Read more

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I have down's syndrome and had cataract surgery yesterday. They put me under for it. I have been tired ever since and can't seem to shake it. What should I do?

I have down's syndrome and had cataract surgery yesterday. They put me under for it. I have been tired ever since and can't seem to shake it. What should I do?

2-3 days: If you received general anesthesia, the effects can last up to 48 hours. Some aesthetics concentrate in the fatty tissues and may take a couple of days to return to normal. ...Read more

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Why do I feel really tired for months after heart surgery?

Why do I feel really tired for months after heart surgery?

Big operation: Anemia,
poor preop status
obesity
depression

try cardiac rehab program
see your cardiologist
occasionally the operation does not work or last! ...Read more

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How can you get rid of tired eyes without make-up or surgery?

How can you get rid of tired eyes without make-up or surgery?

Have an evaluation: If your eyes feel tired, lubricating eye drops (artificial tears) may relieve some of the symptoms. Eye strain may also cause a tired feeling. This is sometimes a sign that you may need glasses. If the eyes look tired, there are very few non-medical treatments that work. Most cosmetics conceal the appearance rather than treat it. Your best bet is to have a doctor discuss it with you. ...Read more

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I ask I'm almost 1half month done my thyroid surgery why it's still I fell my neck is to tired thank u?

I ask I'm almost 1half month done my thyroid surgery why it's still I fell my neck is to tired thank u?

There will be: A NORMAL "thickening" at the site of your surgery for several months after the procedure! In addition any fatigue you had prior to the surgery I assume will respond to thyroid replacement (if indicated) or a little "tincture of time"!

Hope this helps! BE WELL!
Dr Z ...Read more

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Since my fall and hemiarthroplasty surgery in april. I feel tired and cry all the time. How do I know if it is depression?

Since my fall and hemiarthroplasty surgery in april. I feel tired and cry all the time. How do I know if it is depression?

Screening questions: Recovery from an accident and surgery can surely take time. The changes in mobility, the meaning of the accident, and how your body feels, all affect you deeply -- and can lead to depression. They don't have to, but they can. You can take a screening quiz at: http://tinyurl. Com/82pzjes please talk with your family doctor about your symptoms anyway -- this allows for personal support and help. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with CVID, not on therapy yet, had surgery and can't get off the couch, severe fatigue, is it related?

Recently diagnosed with CVID, not on therapy yet, had surgery and can't get off the couch, severe fatigue, is it related?

Post Op Complication: You were sent home with specific post operative instructions that included what to expect and when to contact your surgeon. All surgeons want to know if a complication has arisen. Your instructions will include how to contact the surgeon so this can be addressed urgently. ...Read more