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pOST sURGERY – iT’S aLL gOOD by Kiley M. Posted Tue 01 Mar 2011 11:08am Thanks to all who wished me well, I appreciate it very much. Surgery went really well & I made it through! My man & I were at the hospital for about 6 1/2 hours & the surgery itself was about 1 1/2 hours. My surgery – Laparoscopic Salpigectomy – went just as planned. They took out my fallopian tube that was extremely swollen & enlar ... Read on »
pOST sURGERY aB wORKOUT by Kiley M. Posted Thu 03 Mar 2011 10:01pm The doc said I’m not suppose to do anything “strenuous” for the next couple weeks. Fine. I wont (maybe), but he didn’t say anything about not doing an ab workout...like this!! My man showed me some videos, and I laughed. I laughed a lot. Maybe it just felt like I laughed a lot because it KILLED my stomach & my wounds. Check this one out (so ... Read on »
Frontalis Sling Surgery - 24 Hours Post Surgery by Susan Patient Expert Posted Sat 16 Jun 2012 9:45pm We had a crummy night's sleep. Or at least I did. Steve slept on the couch so Ainsley could sleep in our bed. She has to sleep with her head elevated for the first 2 nights. Her crib doesn't have enough space to do that. Besides she needs care in the middle of the night, especially post-surgery. I think I must have suctioned 30 times last night. ... Read on »
Frontalis Sling Surgery - 72 Hours Post Surgery by Susan Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 Jun 2012 3:06pm Ainsley 72 hours post-surgery. There is still a fair amount of swelling. Her lids are thick. That makes it difficult to judge the outcome of the surgery. My gut is telling me that her resting position isn't going to be as high as the surgeon thought. He said they would be about where they are at in the picture below, when she was 9 months old ... Read on »
Frontalis Sling Surgery - Post Surgery Day 4, 5, 6, 7 & 9 by Susan Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Jun 2012 11:31pm Ainsley's had ptosis surgery on Friday 6/15. If somehow you missed it, you can find the posts here , here , here , here and here .  Here are some more photos so you can see how she's been healing since my last post. We had our 1 week post-op appointment on Thursday. We expected that her eyes would no longer close completely when she sleeps bu ... Read on »
The Mandatory Post-Surgery Cheesy "YAY, I'm recovering!" Post by Ulyana C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 12 Sep 2010 12:19pm It's been three weeks since I've had my surgery. I'm recovering well. The swelling is gone. My range of motion is almost back where it was before the surgery. Just three more weeks, and I'll be allowed to put weight on my leg. Oh, goodness, I just can't wait until the moment I can get rid of my crutches. I think I'll put them in the middle ... Read on »
Post Operative Cognitive Decline, Alzheimer's, After Surgery by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Sun 16 Sep 2012 10:54pm The question, what is responsible for post operative cognitive decline: the anesthetic drugs or the surgical procedure itself? Alzheimer's Reading Room A syndrome called "post-operative cognitive decline" has been coined to refer to the commonly reported loss of cognitive abilities, usually in older adults, in the days to w ... Read on »
Post Surgery Results by Vickie Patient Expert Posted Thu 07 May 2009 9:23pm It's been almost 2 weeks since I had my gall bladder out now...and I'm doing well. Still achy and I'm in a bit of pain, but it's nothing like it was before. I went back to work last Monday, but I've been just too tired from it all to do much posting--anywhere. My gall bladder was infected, with 2 growths of scar tissue the size of an avocado o ... Read on »
Back At Home- Post Surgery I sta... by Jo C. Burzycki Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 9:53pm Back At Home- Post Surgery I started feeling lousy on the way home from the hospital Monday (June 6th) but chalked it up to a long few days and having to travel home. Once we got here though things got even worse. The nausea and headache started on Monday, by Wednesday I couldn't eat, sleep, or function, and by Friday I knew I was dehydrated ... Read on »