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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Heat treatment: Cauterization is the term for the use of a device which uses heat to treat tissues, most commonly at surgery to diminish bleeding but also externally ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience in Pediatrics
CAUTERIZATION: A procedure to eliminate chronic cervicitis and possibly ca in situ done by gyne md.
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Clarify please: Please advise what part of your body was cauterized. Can re-ask with clarification.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Combination: Usually narcotics are given (tylenol (acetaminophen) with codiene, vicodin, percocets, etc). Take these as recommended but remember you can also take ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dysplasia: or pre cancerous cells of the cervix found by Pap smear can be treated with electrocautery. Electrical arcing causes heat which destroys the superfic ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hpv treatment: some people who have changes in the cervix because of HPV will be offered what is called a loop electrical excision procedure, or LEEP, which is when ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Holder
56 years experience in Cardiology
Cardiac : Cardiac catheterization results in radiation exposure and a small risk so this is generally not done every year or even frequently as long as the info ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Benda, jr
33 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not bad: It dependson what is needed. If the area on the septum is small, without a real "juicy" blood vessel, i spray the nose with Lidocaine and afrin, (oxy ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Variable: Pain is relative and what one person says is a slight twinge may be quite painful for another. That said, i usually apply a topical anesthetic first. ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olaf Johansen
35 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Depends: Small internal hemorrhoids especially if the major symptom is bleeding can be treated with irc (infrared coagulation) which is a form of cauterization ... Read More

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