A 44-year-old female asked:
why does it seem like i'm getting an uti after my menstural period after having hernia surgery and then gallbladder surgery?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 18 years experience
Ask about Foley: Some surgeries such as hernia and gallbladder surgery, the surgeon may place a Foley catheter or straight cath prior to surgery. This can put you at risk for a UTI. You should also look into the antibiotics you were given, they can also lead to UTI. If you have gotten frequent UTI's, you should see a Urologist to get a further work-up
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Is it safe to have lasik eye surgery while pregnant?
6 doctor answers • 24 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 47 years experience
No: Lasik is "safe" from the perspective of risks of harm to the mother or fetus but, "will the procedure be effective"? Pregnancy is associated with visual accuity changes related to fluid retention and corneal edema. Elective vision correction surgery is best done in a baseline non-pregnant condition to achieve long term good results. More than "what meets the eye" must be considered here.
6.5k viewsReviewed May 16, 2019
A 35-year-old member asked:
I'm worried of breastfeeding if I take ursodiol. Should I undergo gall bladder surgery instead?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgery if indicated: Assuming you have gall bladder stones that are giving you trouble, a laparoscopic cholecystectomy can be done by a general surgeon in a day care surgical center.
6.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 21-year-old member asked:
Is there a connection between ic and urinary tract infections (utis)?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 29 years experience
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 33-year-old member asked:
Why would a doctor ask a patient about past medical history of depression, asthma, hiatal hernia, and migraine?
1 doctor answer • 11 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
ROS: A comprehensive review of systems is often part of a visit with a doctor. It helps to understand more about the patient.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 32-year-old member asked:
How painful is the' knee surgery to repair a torn mcl?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Pain is subjective: Some people are very tolerant of pain from surgery and some are very pain sensitive. Some do great with pain control, some have a very difficult time getting a medication that controls their pain and does not make them nauseous.
Most isolated mcl tears are not surgically repaired and heal with bracing. Pain associated with the repair really depends on the technique used on the repair.
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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