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Manuel I. Leycegui

Surgeon

Dr. Manuel Leycegui is a general surgeon practicing in Tlalpan, Mexico City. Dr. Leycegui specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Leycegui provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
55 years Experience
Manuel I. Leycegui
Specializes in:
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Liver Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Tlalpan, Mexico City
  • National University of Mexico
  • Accepting new patients

Did I cause permanent damage by having sex 3 days after my hernia surgery?

You need to see your surgeon to find out if there was any damage caused. He will do a physical exam of the surgical area and probably order an ultrasound.

Another surgery suggested post anal fissure surgery

Yes I think you should have the stitches removed and let the space heal by itself. Let your surgeon handle it and it must be all healed in two to three weeks.

Is surgery the only way to remove gallstones?

You must have your gallbladder removed if it has gallstones, it means it is not functioning properly and therefore unable to concentrate the bile elements well. Gallstones can READ MORE
You must have your gallbladder removed if it has gallstones, it means it is not functioning properly and therefore unable to concentrate the bile elements well. Gallstones can obstruct the bile duct and/or the common bile duct causing Acute Cholecystitis and or Obstructive Jaundice. THEY DO NOT DISSOLVE ON THEIR OWN. Surgical Removal of the gallbladder is is the proper management.

What risk factors are associated with an abdominal surgery?

It all depends on what surgical procedure is going to be carried out. You should get this information from the surgeon who is going to do the operation since each procedure has READ MORE
It all depends on what surgical procedure is going to be carried out. You should get this information from the surgeon who is going to do the operation since each procedure has its own risks.

What are the chances that my stitches could get infected after a surgery?

If the surgery is done laparoscopic, the chances to get a wound infection are low.

Hernia

No it should not be, just be careful and perhaps would be better if you take a couple of weeks before attempting to have a normal intercourse.

How should I mentally prepare myself for surgery?

Do not worry, nowadays to go under anesthesia is completely safe. You would need to have a preoperative evaluation by a Cardiologist if your Surgeon feels you need it.

How do I manage my husband's stomach disorders after his gall bladder surgery?

He should be advanced to a normal diet uneventfully at the end of 3 weeks otherwise let his surgeon know.

Sex and surgery

It depends of the type of surgery done and after you feel capable to do it discuss it with the surgeon that performed the operation

Since I had my appendix removed, I haven't really had an appetite. Is this normal?

After two weeks you should of a non complicated Appendectomy you should be able to have a normal diet.

Gallstones

YOU MUST HAVE A ELECTIVE LAPAROSCOPIC CHOLECISTECTOMY AS SOON AS POSIBLE TO AVOID COMPLICATIONS

My husband has had a relapse of anal fissures. Would he require another surgery?

He needs to be seen by a proctologist to determine what has caused this new rectal bleeding, such as internal hemorroids, a new fissure, a rectal polyp, or a tumor, and then decide READ MORE
He needs to be seen by a proctologist to determine what has caused this new rectal bleeding, such as internal hemorroids, a new fissure, a rectal polyp, or a tumor, and then decide what is the proper management of his problem.

Doctors are requesting surgery for my grandpa. Is it the right thing to do?

If there are no contraindications, he should have the surgery as indicated by his doctor.

Is diarrhea and pain after a surgery normal?

No it is not normal to have severe pain an diarrhea after a cholecystectomy. You need to let your surgeon know about to proceed and find the cause of it and treat it properly.

Parotid seroma keeps coming back after draining

You need to keep a drain in the surgical area for a few days and if it continues draining after a reasonable time you might need to have a complete surgical removal of your parotid READ MORE
You need to keep a drain in the surgical area for a few days and if it continues draining after a reasonable time you might need to have a complete surgical removal of your parotid gland,

Having my gallbladder removed - will my life be different after?

You will resume your normal life including a normal diet, shortly after your gallbladder is removed.

Off and on lower right abdominal pain

Probably not, you need to be seen by a surgeon and have an aprópiate.

Do I need surgery for gallstone removal?

A gallbladder with gallstones must be removed.

With respiratory problem, is it wise to plan gallbladder operation?

You must have proper control of your asthmatic problem besote

I have pain in the inguinal hernia surgery wound. Is re-surgery necessary?

The cause of the pain has to be determined before