Do you have chronic ear, nose, and throat issues? Are you an adult? If so, you may be considering getting your tonsils out. I had my tonsils out when I was like 25, and although the recovery was intense, it was well worth it. Here's my story.
After my colon surgery, when I first realised that I have to wear a stoma bag, my first thoughts were “Good grief! I’ll have a shit bag stuck to my stomach!”. It is, at best, the worst feeling on earth. In the first few moments, you may be horrified. I know, because I‘ve been there too.
The cost of herniated disc surgery depends on several factors. In this article, I discuss the cost of my son's microdiscectomy, as well as information about what to expect before and afterward.
This is the real-life experience of a family member who had core decompression and then total double hip replacement to treat his avascular necrosis. What to expect at the hospital and at home.
For my 50th birthday, I gave myself the gift of improved mobility and less pain. I've lived with intense neck pain, since my 1997 horse throw, and my deepest regret is having waited so long to have this surgery. My life has been improved immeasurably. My best advice is to not put it off and suffer.
Since the age of 55, I have had increasingly more blood tests. These tests have occurred in conjunction with hypertension, my prostate gland condition, and recent kidney operation. In this article, I explain what to expect from blood test results and how this will help you to live longer.
I tore my ACL skiing and four weeks later, my surgeon repaired my ACL using a quad graft! Here is my process of recovery for the first four weeks.
An inguinal hernia is one of the most common types of hernias. There are a few different ways to fix it. In my case, I underwent robot-assisted, minimally invasive surgery. Here are my tips on how to recover properly.
There is a lot of talk in the transgender and non-binary community about which bottom surgery is the best choice: meta or phallo. This article goes over three common misconceptions about phalloplasty.
At the age of 65, I had internal and external hemorrhoids removed by surgery. This article first examines the nature of hemorrhoids and then details what to expect after hemorrhoid removal surgery.
Whether you are planning to have knee replacement surgery, or whether you're currently recovering from the procedure, there's a lot to know. This is what I learned from my experience.
Are you anxious about getting a flu shot? The idea of getting a jab isn't fun but it's sure a lot more fun than getting the flu. Here's some tips and tricks for staying calm before and during you vaccine!
How long it takes to heal from gum graft surgery depends on the severity of the graft and your own ability to heal
I was diagnosed having an inguinal hernia at the age of 75. In this article, I describe the hernia and how it was found and diagnosed. My laparoscopic inguinal hernia surgery experience and recovery are also detailed.
Considering a tonsillectomy as an adult? Based on my personal experience, here is a guide about what to expect during the procedure as well as during recovery.
By the time I underwent bilateral total hip replacement surgery (THR), I couldn't remember what it was like to walk normally. The successful results included a positive impact on my overall sense of well-being.