How much carprofen can a 20 pound dog take after surgery?

Answer Carprofen is a generic medication that is used in dogs to control pain and inflammation after surgery. Dosage is two milligrams per pound of body weight, so a 20-pound dog would require 40 milligra... Read More »

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Is it safe to be pregnant after MVR heart surgery and taking medicine for it after surgery during pregnancy?

Check with your doctor if the package directions do not tell you the answer.

How to Take a Shower After Surgery?

Recovering from surgery can be a slow process, and patients can find it frustrating not to be able to quickly do all of the things they once did. Bathing and showering are activities that are often... Read More »

Can you take percocet after gallbladder surgery?

My doctor prescribed it for me after gall bladder removal surgery (laproscopic). It probably depends on your doctor and the surgery performed.

How soon after hernia surgery can you take a shower?

On One Hand: Varies by Medical FacilityMedical facilities' rules differ regarding showering after hernia surgery. Some, such as the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, say a shower is OK as... Read More »