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Dr. SH, Board Certified Physician
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My husband reciently had a prostrate/bladder stone removal

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my husband reciently had a prostrate/bladder stone removal surgery that went on for 5 house. he is 82, in good health. came home from hospital; 2 days later his wailing became quirky. take a couple of normal steps, then go off balance. this is accompianted with a headach in his head. has had mri of brain, gone to ear specialist. any ideas?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 11 months ago.

Does he have any other medical problems?

Is he on any medications for anything at the moment?

How is his blood pressure like?

Please let me know.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
he has medically controlled asmatha. he is on 2 mg. of pregnisone for asmatha. He takes calcium, vit c, general multy, cod liver oil.
his blood pressure is perfect
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 11 months ago.

Can you check his blood pressure for me when lying down and then after standing for five minutes.

I want his blood pressure in both postures, if possible.

Thank you

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
he just went to sleep, i could do it tomorrow. so you want it in a prone nature & then standing up for 5 minutes.
do you think keeping him under general anesthesia for 5 hours @ the age of 82 could have done damage?
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 11 months ago.

Well, not done permanent damage but could be side effects that can last for up to two to four weeks.

Just keep him well-hydrated.

I think he should be fine.

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