A member asked:

What is the definition or description of: cauterization?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

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 for bleeding such as nasal bleeding. It can also be used to remove lesions on the skin like warts and moles.

Answered 8/8/2017

5.4k views

Thank

Related Questions

A member asked:

Please tell me what does cauterization of the cervix consist of?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

A member asked:

Is it effective to remove hemorrhoids by cauterization?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

A member asked:

How much does nose cauterization hurt?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

A member asked:

What does it mean when your toe turns black after cauterization?

A doctor has provided 1 answer