A 34-year-old member asked:
any ideas if i can have excision surgery to remove skin cancer while i am 6 months pregnant?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Yes: If the skin tumor is one that appears easily resctable under local anesthesia ie. lidodcaine, then the answer is a go as long as the amount of Lidocaine is less than 10cc and possible 5 cc, If more is indicated than the procedure might be delayed as long as the tumor is not highly agressive such as malignant melanoma.
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Surgical Oncology 17 years experience
Excision: A small surgical excision of a skin lesion would be okay to perform during pregnancy. Of course you would want to consult with your OB/Gyn first.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me if i could have excision surgery to remove skin cancer while I am 6 months pregnant?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 16 years experience
Yes: You may be concerned about getting anesthesia because of your pregnancy. If the skin cancer is small, it may be possible to remove it under local anesthesia.
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Last updated Sep 24, 2014
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