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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the carpal tunnel surgery?

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the carpal tunnel surgery?

Yes: Most surgeons will provide pain medication for post-operative discomfort. Take it easy on the hand for the first few weeks and your medication needs should be minimal. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Definition)

A medical condition due to compression of the median nerve as it travels through the wrist at the carpal tunnel. The main symptoms are pain, numbness, and tingling, in the thumb, index finger, middle finger, and the thumb side ...Read more


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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the arthrography?

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the arthrography?

Local: Local anesthesia is used during the exam to reduce pain from the needle placement into the joint space. ...Read more

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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the prostatectomy?

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the prostatectomy?

Yes: This surgical procedure done in different ways most of them you will given pain medications for it. ...Read more

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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the laryngoscopy?

May be some sedative: May be they will give some sedative to make comfortable. ...Read more

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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the myolysis?

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the myolysis?

Myolysis Pain: Uterine artery embolization for control of fibroids is quite often associated with moderate to severe pain for a few days. You will likely need pain medication. Mrgfus, MRI guided us to treat fibroids has minimal post procedure pain. ...Read more

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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the balloon angioplasty?

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the balloon angioplasty?

You should: Angioplasty can be uncomfortable during some parts of the procedure, particularly during balloon inflation. Almost everyone does just fine with a few medications that will increase comfort but general anesthesia is not required. ...Read more

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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the infusion?

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the infusion?

Not often: An infusion is the administration of medication via an intravenous line. The access to the body is via a needle stick into a vein. In most cases this is done directly with no pain medication although some will inject a small dose of numbing medication (usually lidocaine) into the area of skin where the infusion needle will be stuck. ...Read more

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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the laser treatment of leg veins?

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the laser treatment of leg veins?

Medical laser yes: Sometimes a topical cream is used like Emla (lidocaine and prilocaine) or Lidocaine creme before the cosmetic superficial laser for tiny red spider veins plus a cooling gel. But sometimes the laser hurts more because the laser is being used to treat too large of skin veins: ie: dark blue or purple veins that is better suited to sclerotherapy. ...Read more

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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the uterine ablation?

Yes.: Endometrial ablations even when done in the or with a general anesthesia, can hurt. Best to be prepared and even with a good cervical block (local injection), have Codeine or vicodin or percocets available for when your anesthesia wears off. On the flip side, i've had patients need almost nothing. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the chest MRI without dye?

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the chest MRI without dye?

It won't be painful: Mri can be difficult for patients with claustrophobia, but the procedure generally isn't painful. ...Read more

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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the computed tomography?

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the computed tomography?

No: A routine ct does not cause pain. Even if contrast is given, only a small IV is placed and no pain medicine is necessary. If you have an underlying condition that causes pain and limits your ability to lay on your back you may need to talk to the doctor requesting the exam to see if you should take medicine prior to the exam. ...Read more

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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the lower body lift?

Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the lower body lift?

Post Operative Pain: Any surgery will result in pain and discomfort, especially plastic surgery. Your surgeon will undoubtedly prescribe some pain medication for your post-operative recovery. Be sure you discuss any concerns you have about pain medicine dependency with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Will I get any medicine for pain when I go for the analysis of joint fluid?

Depends: Depends on your doctor and how much pain your in. If you are having alot of pain, they would likely give you some pain meds. ...Read more

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Carpal Tunnel Surgery (Definition)

Carpal tunnel is when the median nerve gets pinched at the level of the wrist. This "pinching" is done by the transverse carpal ligament which is longitudinally split during surgery. This can be ...Read more