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pelvic abscess after hysterectomy

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Abscesses: These are often drained surgically and then treated with strong antibiotics.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Pelvic abscess: Pelvic abscess = Structure walled off by inflammatory tissue containing pus or fluid, located in the pelvic peritoneal cavity.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Kim
35 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Many Sources: A pelvic abscess can be the result of many disease processes. It is typically the result of a diagnosis, typically infectious rather than an actual di ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
History: And physical exam and probably a ct scan and appropriate lab studies will confirm if present and help direct the proper therapy as well as determine t ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Brignoni
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bowel pelvic adhesio: Bowel pelvic adhesions post supra cervical hysterectomy or total hysterectomy, may cause similar symptoms due to bowel inflammation. The intestine ca ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adhesions are likely: The thing that sounds most likely would be more adhesions. The worrisome thing would be a possible bowel obstruction due to adhesions but the ct shoul ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Dysparunea: If you are less than 6 weeks out from your hyst, you shouldn't be having sex yet. This could be vaginal dryness from lack of estrogen or vaginal cuff ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Scar can be painful: Nerve entrapment in surgical scar can be a cause for post-operative pain. Not common but possible. Post-opereative adhesions within abdomen can also b ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: A complete hysterectomy, with removal of both ovaries, usually is curative for endometriosis. I have seen cases afterwards, but it is extremely rare.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you have a total hysterectomy (uterus and cervix removed) no they will not . If you have a supracervical hysterectomy(leave the stu ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
29 years experience Family Medicine
Timing? May be norma: The post partum exam is usually 6 weeks after delivery, and usually includes a pap smear. Is this the case with your exam? If so possibly the pap ca ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Not usual: see your surgeon. Many factors in play. Incision location, Tissue. Hernia,infection Blood clots. May require some testin if not immdiately clear.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
27 years experience Gynecology
Yes, but less common: A hysterectomy is a surgery involving the removal of the uterus, not necessarily the ovaries.The ovaries produce the hormones that can drive growth/st ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Beshay
19 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: As long as there are no other fertility problems, you should have a chance to conceive after removing bilateral endometriomas. If you do not get pregn ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Ovaries removed?: Only if the ovaries were removed at the time of hysterectomy. I don't want to assume too much here, 'complete hysterectomy' has no medical definition.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rest : Plenty of rest will help you recover. But don't be a slug either. :).
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It depends on the experience of your gyn surgeon & your anatomy. Davinci robotic, total laparoscopic, laparoscopic assisted, or open are options that ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
CALL YOUR surgeon !!: U are still in the post op period and were you cleared to have sex yet, as if u were my pt i would not let you let as you could cause a problem with t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Not usually: I suggest you see your surgeon, and discuss your discomfort. That's a bit long to still be uncomfortable, though that is a broad term. Call your surge ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Magdala Beauvil
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Less likely: Most patients with stage IV endometriosis require IVF ( In Vitro Fertilization)
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Hutson
27 years experience Gynecology
Depends.: Orgasm without vaginal penetration is ok to have as soon as you are feeling better. With supracervical hysterectomy, the vagina is intact, so as long ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Very difficult: Intra abdominal scar tissue is a very difficult thing to prevent following any surgical procedure. Many attempts at irrigating, washing and even bathi ... Read More
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