Why do I need this surgery?

What will this surgery do?

What are the risks and possible complications of this surgery?

What are my non-surgical options?

How soon would you recommend that I have this surgery?

What can I expect if I choose to delay or chose not to have this surgery?

How extensive will this surgery be?

What are the chances that the cyst will come back after this surgery?

How will this surgery impact my movement or flexibility and for how long?

What will my scar look like?

How long will this surgery take?

What can I expect my pain to be like?

What are my options for pain medications after surgery?

Will I have any tubes or packing put in during surgery and for how long?

Will I need physical therapy and for how long?

How long will I be in the hospital after my surgery?

How long will it be before I can get back to my normal routine?

How long will it be until I can drive again?

How long will it be until I can go back to work?

What kinds of anesthesia can I have for this procedure?

Do I need to see an anesthesiologist before my surgery?

Can you review my medication list with me?

Will I need to stop or change any of my current medications?

What tests do I need to do before surgery?

When should I stop eating and drinking before surgery?

What time should I arrive for my surgery?

Can I get directions and contact information for your clinic/hospital?

Will I need someone to drive me home from the hospital?

Preparation for surgery

How long will my surgery take?

How long will it be until I wake up?

Do I need any antibiotics to prevent infections?

On the day of the procedure

How did my procedure go?

When can we restart my usual prescription medications?

When can I eat or drink?

How are we going to manage my pain?

How do I take care of my incision?

When can I use my affected hand or foot again?

When do I need to come back for a follow-up appointment?

How often do I need to go for physical therapy?

When will my staples or sutures be removed?

What can my activity level be when I get home?

When can I resume sexual activity?

When can I go back to work?

When can I drive again?

Post-operative care

Call the doctor if…

What is a ganglion cyst?

What are the different methods of treating a ganglion cyst?

Some friends/family or my family doctor said I can smash the cyst with a large book. Can I do that?

Why do I need surgery if the cyst can be removed using a simple needle?

What is the cause of ganglion cyst?

Are there any activities I need to avoid after surgery?

What can I expect if I choose not to have this procedure?

What hair restoration technique will you use (ie. strip, follicular unit extraction)?

What are the possible results for the different techniques?

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