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Are there fertility complications with appendectomy?

Are there fertility complications with appendectomy?

Usually not: However, if the appendix has ruptured, it is possible that scar tissue can form inside the abdomen from the presence of infectious material. If the scarring involves the fallopian tubes, fertility may be impacted. ...Read more

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Removal Of Appendix (Definition)

An appendectomy is surgery to remove the appendix. The appendix is a small, finger-shaped organ extending from the first part of the large intestine. It is removed when it becomes inflamed or infected. A perforated appendix can leak and infect the entire abdominal area, which can be life-threatening. An appendectomy is done under general anesthesia, which means you are asleep and do not feel any pain during the surgery. The surgeon makes a small cut in the lower right side of your belly area ...Read more


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What complications are there with pcos patients getting pregnant?

What complications are there with pcos patients getting pregnant?

Miscarriage,Diabetes: In women with pcos who get pregnant, there is an increased risk of miscarriage and gestational diabetes. ...Read more

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What risks and complications are associated with a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

What risks and complications are associated with a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

Long list, rare occ: The list of risks I give my patients usually makes them concerned, but they feel better after I explain to them that the risk of any of these things happening is only about 5%, and that is usually infection. But all of these risks have happened to someone in the past. 1. Infection 2. Bleeding 3. Pancreatitis 4. Retained stone 5. Bile duct injury 6. Bowel injury 7. Need for another procedure. ...Read more

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Are there any risks with removing your appendix?

Yes.: The appendix serves no function that we are aware of, therefore, people do very well without one. If caught early and removed prior to rupture, appendectomy is a low-risk procedure, with low complication rates comparable to any abdominal surgery. If the appendix has ruptured, there is a risk of developing a delayed infection weeks after surgery. ...Read more

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Are there any risks associated with undergoing kidney dialysis treatment?

Are there any risks associated with undergoing kidney dialysis treatment?

Yes, but few options: If a person with End Stage Renal Failure does NOT have dialysis or a transplant, they will die. So any risks pale in comparison to that! But yes, people can have infections or other problems with their dialysis sites, they may have blood pressure swings, muscle cramps, and a variety of other problems. Again, these are manageable. Transplant, when available, is a good choice, but not without risk. ...Read more

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What risks are associated with a hydrocele operation?

What risks are associated with a hydrocele operation?

Hydrocele surgery: is very safe & associated with minimal risks. Your urologist should certainly go over risks & list them on surgical consent form. Some post-operative pain is normal & treatable with pain meds. V. slight anesthetic risk. Slight risk of bleeding, infection or reaction to suture material. Scrotal swelling. Slight risk of recurrence. Best to be "couch potato" for few days after surgery to help healing ...Read more

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Are there problems with urinating after laparoscopic surgery?

Are there problems with urinating after laparoscopic surgery?

Usually not: Any person who has had a general anesthetic can have delayed urinary function temporarily after surgery. Laparoscopic surgery usually has less risks of urinary retention after surgery, but risks may be slightly increased if it is a pelvic or uterus/ovary laparoscopic surgery. Again, this is only brief and temporary. ...Read more

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What complications can occur with a hysterectomy? What complications or risks are there with a hysterectomy? .

What complications can occur with a hysterectomy? What complications or risks are there with a hysterectomy?

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Most doctors can : Perform hysterectomy safely, but the same risks always remain: heavy blood loss that requires a blood transfusion; post operative infection ( urinary, wound, pelvic abscess, blood infection, pneumonia); damage to adjacent organs like bladder, ureters, rectum or small bowel; post operative deep venous thrombosis or pulmonary embolus; also anesthesia related risks and heart attack, stroke. ...Read more

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What complications can occur with a hysterectomy? What complications or risks are there with a hysterectomy? .

What complications can occur with a hysterectomy? What complications or risks are there with a hysterectomy?

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Not common. : Complications with a hysterectomy are not very common. However, hysterectomy is a surgical procedure and therefore has risk. You could have bleeding, infection, damage to an organ, blood clot or any number of other complications. Complication rates can be minimized by choosing a skilled and experienced surgeon. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are fertility issues or other complications after molar pregnancy?

What are fertility issues or other complications after molar pregnancy?

Scar tissue: First, the molar pregnancy must be completely removed from your body before attempting another pregnancy and confirmed by your doctor with beta-hcg blood tests. Second, if you had a D&C procedure to clean out the molar pregnancy, it is possible to have scar tissue in the uterus that may prevent pregnancy. A gyn or fertility specialist can help make sure your body is ready for another pregnancy.. ...Read more

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Are there any health risks associated with getting pregnant from a sperm donor?

Are there any health risks associated with getting pregnant from a sperm donor?

Not really: If you use a qualified sperm bank in which donors undergo rigorous testing there should be nothing unusual. In fact, the characteristics of donors are often very superior. ...Read more

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Are there complications with having a 3rd ovary?

Are there complications with having a 3rd ovary?

Needs explanation: I wonder how this diagnosis was made. I would be very cautious about what is being seen on imaging that someone is interpreting as a 3rd ovary. ...Read more

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What health complications are associated with donating sperm?

What health complications are associated with donating sperm?

None: Sperm donation is a very simple matter of masturbating into a sterile cup and giving it to the sperm bank, Most likely, the sperm bank has already checked into your medical history for any possible problems ...Read more

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What complications are there with liver transplantation?

What complications are there with liver transplantation?

Varies: Most patients thrive and do well after liver transplant. However, surgical complications, recurrence of the disease in the new liver (depends on reason for transplant), rejection of the liver- which generally can be treated easily by medications, anti rejection medication related side effects and infections etc. Although these complications occur majority of patients have a better quality of life. ...Read more

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What risks and potential complications are associated with knee replacement in nigeria?

What risks and potential complications are associated with knee replacement in nigeria?

??: Having worked in africa (not in nigeria) i would not be big on recommending complicated surgery in many places in africa i hear tell that south africa has a good medical care system i do not really know about nigeria ? Why would you want it done in nigeria. ...Read more

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Are there negative symptoms associated with a tubal ligation?

Are there negative symptoms associated with a tubal ligation?

Rarely: Most women don't feel anything after a tubal ligation. The most common negative symptom is regret. Some women do complain of pelvic pain, pain during intercourse, but it is rare. ...Read more

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What are the complications associated with miscarriage?

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What are the complications associated with miscarriage?

Miscarriage: Bleeding, pain/cramping lower abdomen, signs of pregnancy no longer there (such as nausea or breast swelling/tenderness). ...Read more

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Are there any potential issues or risks associated with ivf?

Are there any potential issues or risks associated with ivf?

Low risk: Ivf is relatively low risk for most people. It is much less risky than pregnancy itself. At age 42, the biggest risk is failure. Pregnancy rates drop as age rises, especially she over 40. ...Read more

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Are there any surgeries or procedures that can be performed to remove cysts with pcos to increase fertility?

Are there any surgeries or procedures that can be performed to remove cysts with pcos to increase fertility?

Ovarian drilling: This is not a common procedure, as most doctors prefer to treat pcos with medications, diet, exercise, supplements, and even acupuncture. However, laparoscopic ovarian drilling can provide temporary cycle regularity, and improve fertility. There is some risk, however, that the procedure can shorten the normal life of the ovary and reduce fertility in the distant future. ...Read more

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Appendectomy (Definition)

An appendectomy is the surgical removal of the appendix. It can either be done through an open incision ...Read more


Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Fertility (Definition)

Fertility refers to the ability of a woman to conceive a child, or to the ability of a man to ...Read more