What happens after the surgery?

Review with family. After most procedures, except those done under local anesthesia, patients may feel perfectly alert but in fact later have poor recall due to the sedative or anesthesia administered. The stall will review all the post-operative instructions with not only the patient but also the family or care-taker. After anesthesia for 24 hours and while on narcotic pain medicines your should not drive.
Depends on surgery. The wound heals within 10 days and the pain resolves.

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If you have had your gall bladder removed, can you tell me what happens after the surgery?

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What happens after arthritis surgery?

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Could you tell me what happens after rotator cuff surgery?

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I heard that because lasik surgery is generally new, you really can't expect what will happen after the surgery. Is this true?

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What exactly happens after foot surgery?

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Follow docs orders. Discuss you post operative care with your foot surgeon. They should give you detailed instructions on what you need to do and what you might expect following surgery. The patient must participate in their care to receive the best outcomes. Dr l. Read more...
Follow docs orders. Discuss you post operative care with your foot surgeon. They should give you detailed instructions on what you need to do and what you might expect following surgery. The patient must participate in their care to receive the best outcomes. Dr l. Read more...