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Incision Healing
May 18, 2009
... Did your doctor have you clean your incision with hydrogen peroxide every day? ... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
Aug 11, 2009
... day, afterwards I had a pack over the first 2wks. And now, I'M DONE! Reading the different posts gave me more info regarding the healing process of the graft, thus I realized what it had to be doing to my incision. ... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
May 18, 2009
... months post op and I still have a scab over the incision and it is very red. I get a funny feeling if I turn my head the wrong way or if I lay in certain positions on the pillow. I never had any pain at the incision. ... (21 replies)

Incision Healing
May 17, 2009
... My surgeon also has me gently rubbing the incision to work out scar tissue. I just have this spot which is particularly painful to touch. ... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
May 15, 2009
... I was wondering if somebody could share with me how long it took you for the incision area to heal. ... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
Aug 11, 2009
... Hi I could not lift anything over about 8 pounds for 3 months. I remember the first time I had a muscle spasm, I thought my head was going to split open it hurt so bad. That was at about 6 weeks because I lifted more then I should have. Besides teaching me to follow the directions, I started deep muscle massage which helped a great deal to getting the muscles to learn... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
Aug 9, 2009
... ompletely vanished until 2 wks from my surgery. I went to lunch and visited for 2 hrs. I had no swelling at the beginning, but by the time I left, the complete incision was swollen. ... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
Aug 9, 2009
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Incision Healing
May 17, 2009
... Oh my surgery is most definitely a success. Other then the incision pain/tenderness/swelling I have had no problems. All my pre-op pain was gone when I woke up. I had not realized quite how much loss of sensation I had in my left hand until it was all back. I had told the surgeon my handwriting had not changed prior to surgery because I did not realize it had until I began... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
May 17, 2009
... I understand exactly what you are feeling. I had ACDF C5-C7 on April 10th. I have searched all over for information about that swollen lump feeling when you swallow. I am 19 days ahead of you and my incision site is still just slightly tender, however, mine too is still swollen (although it is improving.) It does feel like the swelling is pushing back on the trachea and I... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
May 17, 2009
... he stitch came out. I didn't have any swelling except when they pulled the surgical tape off, but that went away in a couple hours. My surgeon had me roll the incision site in my fingers to work out the scar tissue and help it heal flat, but this didn't really hurt as much as just feel gross. ... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
May 16, 2009
... I never had any incision swelling or any lump in the throat feeling. ... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
May 16, 2009
... My ACDF incision took about 4 weeks to really feel normal. ... (21 replies)
Incision Healing
May 15, 2009
... I think any surgical incision I have ever had healed about 2-3 weeks. You might have an internal stitch that hasn't disolved or a remenant of infection. Has the doctor looked at it? Is is red and is it oozing any? (21 replies)
Incision Healing
May 18, 2009
... I had a posterior approach so I hadn't weighed in on this but I may have a suggestion. My scar is 8 inches long and goes up into my hair. My primary suggested rubbing Vitamin A into the skin everyday. Just get a bottle of the gel type vitamins, stick a pin in one and squeeze out the liquid. It helped to speed the healing, lessens the redness, and softens the scar. I did this... (21 replies)
... scles there was the huge difference in the pain,wow.totally different world between the two painwise.once things have calmed down a bit and the major part of the incision healing has taken place,get thee to a good therepist who can work out the muscle wads that if they have not formed yet,they will. ... (43 replies)
... n a couple of weeks. When there, I'll have it checked out but it sure does itch and I've got a few more growing along the incision. Everything else seems to be healing fine . Thank God! ... (9 replies)
Incision dry
Nov 3, 2006
... After my surgery on Oct 17 my doctor and the nurses told me it was okay to take a shower after 3 days. They said the incision didn't have to be covered up but I had to be careful not to let the shower water hit directly on the incision. ... (3 replies)
... once the incision is made through the skin, there is a very thin muscle running the length of your neck that they also have to cut through lengthwise. ... (6 replies)
... I talked to the nurse today. He said the incision feels like it does because of the "plastic surgery closure" the surgeon does. It was all done from the inside, and what I'm feeling is the incision healing. ... (6 replies)




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