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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on details: One might be eligible if there is low risk of cancer recurring, cancer did not affect the urethra, bowels are working well and aren't affected by any ... Read More

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Yes but . . .: Why? Talk to your doc about what's going on in your life that would make you ask this question. Yes, the bladder can be removed, but usually only when ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvalyn DeCambre
23 years experience in Urology
At present,intestine: Neobladder-see response to neobladder; also possible option is an intestinal conduit. An intestinal conduit like a neobladder employs the intestine, b ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Warrington
18 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Usually: It can be done laproscopically if what they find inside is not complicating. Sometime in and out same day.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Cystectomy: Bladders are only removed for serious conditions like bladder cancer, in which case surgery & hospitalization will be covered by medical insurance.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
No: Bladder removal is drastic and almost never indicated unless your bladder has contracted to thimble size. Have u been on an ic diet, made efforts to r ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Any symptom: When gallbladder forms stones and these cause any symptoms such as post prandial pain, your gallbladder needs to be removed.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehteshamuddin Syed
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Cholecystectomy : The surgery to remove gallbladder is called Cholecystectomy. One of the main reasons for this surgery is gall bladder infection called Cholecystitis a ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be a lot: You will be having 3 procedures hopefully they all go well, risk of prolonged anesthesia, risk of infection or bleeding intra-op or post op. You will ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Block
34 years experience in Trauma Surgery
Depends which area: If you mean the area under the liver, usually nothing is done. Sometimes, laparoscopically, we apply agents to control oozing. With large amounts infl ... Read More
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