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What is the best treatment for bleeding after surgery?

What is the best treatment for bleeding after surgery?

Depends: There are very many factors that go into post-surgical bleeding. What surgery was performed? Where is the bleeding? Are there any medications or medical conditions that may promote the bleeding? Some bleeding may be very simple to control by applying direct pressure. Other bleeding may improve with medications or transfusions, while some may require return to the operating room. ...Read more

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Bleeding (Definition)

Bleeding is a term describing the loss of blood. It can occur inside the body due to damage to blood vessels or organs or outside the body during menstruation or when there is a ...Read more


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Having a dermoid cyst removed larposcopicly. Will there be vaginal bleeding after surgery?

Probably not: Sometimes the stress of going through a surgery as well as general anaesthesia can cause some irregularity to your present cycle. The surgical procedure itself will not cause bleeding, however. ...Read more

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Am i at increased risk of post-operative bleeding after surgery if pre-surgery biopsy cause uncontrolled artery bleeding? Find the cause or early surg

Am i at increased risk of post-operative bleeding after surgery if pre-surgery biopsy cause uncontrolled artery bleeding? Find the cause or early surg

Seek information: You need to discuss this with your physician and surgeon. This may have just been an unfortunate occurrence which is always a risk with needle or incisional biopsy , albeit slight. Alternatively , there could be an underlying platelet or blood disorder which contributed to your bleeding. Your doctors can help you sort this out. Communicate your concerns to them. ...Read more

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Is there bleeding after prostate surgery?

Is there bleeding after prostate surgery?

yes: Yes, it is common to have bleeding after prostate surgery. The key thing to do is to drink plenty of water to prevent the blood from clotting. If you are concerned about the bleeding, please call your doctor or visit the nearest emergency room to receive further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to predict whether or not someone will have a bleeding tendency after surgery?

What is the best way to predict whether or not someone will have a bleeding tendency after surgery?

Blood tests: Blood tests can be done before the surgery to test for pt, ptt, platelet count and even platelet function. Family history of a bleeding disorder can also be an important clue that may alert your doctor to do extra testing. ...Read more

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What's the best way to predict whether or not patients will have a bleeding tendency after surgery?

What's the best way to predict whether or not patients will have a bleeding tendency after surgery?

A careful: Personal and family history of bleeding with prior physiologic stress, including surgery. ...Read more

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Will I have a lot of bleeding after acne surgery?

Will I have a lot of bleeding after acne surgery?

Depends: If you have acne scars surgically removed then no bleeding expected. If you have dermabrasion or ablative fractional laser resurfacing (e.g. Co2 or erbium-yag) you will have significant bleeding for several hours. ...Read more

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Is that pissible ovarian bleeding after lap surgery forms a 5cm cyst in a few mts? If so, is this going away or do I need any treatment?

Is that pissible ovarian bleeding after lap surgery forms a 5cm cyst in a few mts? If so, is this going away or do I need any treatment?

Unlikely/Depends: I'm not sure what the lap surgery was for, but unless it was ovarian it should not cause a cyst and even the that would be EXTREMELY rare. Why do you know about the cyst? When was it during your cycle? Is it causing symptoms? These are just some questions that come to mind. The cyst needs to be evaluated and may go away on it's own, be followed to ned treatment. But, its not from the surgery. ...Read more

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