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Surgery Day #2—and How Day #1 turned out! by meredith Patient Expert Today is day two… Wesley will be having his g-tube replaced by a mic-key button today and he’s... As for Thursday… We started the day at 4am waking up and getting dressed… then at 4:20 the power went...
Fun Day - Rolling Eyes - 9 days until Surgery by Kathleen Patient Expert was the day for my pre-Op appointment.  Got there are 3:40 and only two people are the office -- I think... last, at about 5:30.  However, no one can find my veins.  They didn't want to mess me up with the surgery...
Frontalis Sling Surgery - Post Surgery Day 4, 5, 6, 7 & 9 by Susan Patient Expert Ainsley's had ptosis surgery on Friday 6/15. If somehow you missed it, you can find the posts... than we hoped. As you can see from the photos it's not a dramatic difference so far. The Day 9 photo...
Does spiritual surgery hurt? My encounter with John of God (Part 2: My encounter with Medium Joao and surgery day) by The Savvy Sister Registered NurseHealth Maven Here is part two of my three part series on my visit to John of God in Brazil.  If you missed it, here is the link to Part 1: Getting there. Joao de Deus, or John of God always states... Read More ›
What you are describing is more likely a "reverse sneeze."  Most of the time, a reverse sneeze is not considered to be a problem and will usually correct itself within a few moments.  There can be medical reasons for this ty
look and feel bloated this far out from your surgery and you now "look 6 months pregnant", I'm a little... into a hernia. The only way to be sure is to get it checked out.   Hmm bloating after DIEP surgery is pretty...
Sometimes the swelling of healing will cause a pressure that temporarily interferes with sensation traveling through the surgery site.  Call you surgeon and ask if you should come in for a post-operative
of surgery. I would see a Dr. (preferably a surgeon) as soon as you get back from your trip....
Another Day Another Surgery...... by Pamela B. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Once again, please keep Rhett in your prayers tomorrow. We have to be up at PCMC at 6am, which means I have to be up at 4. I will update when he is out of surgery. It never gets any easier. Sigh.
Don't mess with Mama on surgery day! by Helene Patient Expert This is how we started off "surgery day"..... Most would assume, after looking at the above picture, that I had just told Cole, "Hey buddy, it's surgery day...let's go get your belly button pushed...

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How it is performed ... erformed with laparoscopic surgery and are usually performed as day surgery, meaning you can go home afterwards. You will need s ... » Read on
How it is performed ... n. Sometimes, the procedure is carried out as day surgery (you will be able to go home the same day). However, ... » Read on