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Ask Surgeon.: Much better to run these types of questions by your surgeon who knows your situation best, can advise you about specific restrictions, and is ultimately responsible for your care. Best wishes. ...Read more
Gynecological surgery relates to procedures involving the pelvis and women's reproductive organs. This usually includes surgery affecting the ovaries, the fallopian tubes, the uterus, and the cervix. It can also involve the bladder and the surrounding, supportive structures and tissues of the pelvis. Common surgeries are d&c, tubal sterilization, hysterectomy, bladder ...Read more
I've 100% charity care coverage , can it cover a myomectomy uterine surgery in new jersey state ?Large fibroids on top of uterus -5 mnth look like.
It shouldn't be: Any surgery can be serious. But if surgery for fibroids is indeed necessary (it isn't always), there are several surgical approaches. Laparoscopy and laparotomy are two of them. In certain situations, the fibroid uterus may be removed vaginally. Tho there are risks with any type of surgery, the risks are minimized in experienced hands with good pre-operative preparation. Pls ck with your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neutral: Same as before the surgery, assuming complete recovery. ...Read more
Alternatives: Fibroids can be shrunk with use of Lupron (leuprolide) Depot medication used over a period of months, but the change is reversible when the medicine is stopped. Fibroids can also be treated by Uterine Fibroid Embolization which is done by interventional radiologists and is not surgery. Neither one is appropriate if one is hoping to conceive. ...Read more
Not likely: No medication or procedure will completely get rid of fibroids, though some may help them to shrink and thus reduce bleeding. Medications include gnrh agonist or ulipristil (not fda approved for that purpose). Procedures include uterine artery embolization and MRI guided focused ultrasound. Each has pros and cons so talk to your doctor about your options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After one surgery my uterine prolapse has come back worse than before. Does it ever become urgent to redo the surgery? I am just coping now.
Uterine prolapse: If you had a uterine suspension surgery with the uterus still in place, they sometimes fail, especially in patients with chronic coughs like asthmatics and smokers. The definitive solution is removal of the uterus rather then re-suspend a post menopausal uterus. Find a GYN surgeon who performs a lot of these types of surgeries for the best results. ...Read more
Be aware that there are specialists in all areas these days. This applies to rehabilitation from surgery or injuries as well. I would advise you to seek out the experts and then let their advice become your routine. Time and space separate you from whatever initiated the damage. Focus on what you have and then go from there. Some of us will pass through life without splitting a toenail. Most of the rest of us are not so lucky. ...See more
Fibroids: The only way to currently & truly "get rid" of any fibroid is surgery. The best situation is a solitary smaller fibroid that is accessible to hysteroscopic resection where there are no incisions other that in the uterus, or uterine artery embolization or using freezing or microwaving but these only "shrink" the tumors and in my opinion are quite experimental. ...Read more
I am facing my 2nd surgery for uterine/bladder prolapse. Is there a greater risk for incontinence this time? And can this happen over and over?
Depends: Surgical skill is important, but your underlining condition is a problem. Did you go for 2 nd opinion. What is the success rate of this surgeon with other patients? ...Read more
Is there medication I could take to possibly shrink a uterine polyp? What do women usually take to shrink polyps if they don't use surgery?
Transplant surgeons are fully trained in general surgery and have spent additional years training how to technically perform organ transplants. They also know the medicine and immunology of treating patients with immunosuppression. Remember that it is one thing to surgically remove an organ (if it is diseased), but very tough to remove it + keep it healthy enough to be ...Read more
This term usually means an orthopedic surgeon specializing in joint surgery. More specifically a joint replacement surgeon that can reconstruct an injured, malformed or degenerated joint. We can fix the ligaments, bones, muscles and shock absorbers around the joints, and we can put new surfaces or ends back on the bones. We use biologic and manufactured parts during our ...Read more