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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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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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Massive gastrointestinal bleeding after abdominal surgery, other causes besides surgeon error?

Massive gastrointestinal bleeding after abdominal surgery, other causes besides surgeon error?

Ulcer, blood thinner: Gi bleeding after surgery can be due to stomach ulcers which can arise from stress. Also, many doctors use blood thinners to reduce clots in legs. These blood thinners can cause any fresh wound to bleed. Definitely, ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still be bleeding days after my surgery?

Not usually: After most operations, there is minimal or no bleeding. Depending on the kind of wound you have, you may experience small amounts of bleeding for a short time afterwards. If you are still having bleeding and it has been several days, call your doctor. ...Read more

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Still bleeding days after bladder surgery, why?

Still bleeding days after bladder surgery, why?

Common: Most transurethral surgery on the bladder invoving biopsy or resection cause at least intermittant blood in the urine for some time (sometimes weeks) after surgery. Incisional (open) surgery causes bleeding for even longer. Discuss with your urologist. ...Read more

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When does oozing/bleeding stop after testicular surgery is completed and im recovering at home?

When does oozing/bleeding stop after testicular surgery is completed and im recovering at home?

1-2 days: Some bleeding from a wound is common for 1-2 days after any operation. This is usually a minor amount that is easily caught on a small gauze pad or band-aid. More than this should prompt a call to your surgeon. Hope it stops soon! ...Read more

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Hysterectomy, but ovaries were left. Began to experience severe pain + bleeding after sex. Second surgery to repair cuff + adhesions. It's back! Help.

Hysterectomy, but ovaries were left. Began to experience severe pain + bleeding after sex. Second surgery to repair cuff + adhesions. It's back! Help.

Rule out atrophic ch: Even though the ovaries are left behind, you are at the approximate age of menopause, might want to try treatment for atrophic changes in the vagina. Get Gynecological exam and cultures for proper treatment of any infection. ...Read more

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My 85 year old grandma has internal bleeding after knee replacement surgery. What can we do?

My 85 year old grandma has internal bleeding after knee replacement surgery. What can we do?

See below: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Had salpingectomy lost left tube, procedure prior to ivf. Surgery done on cd1. But i saw light vaginal bleeding one week after surgery. Is it normal?

Had salpingectomy lost left tube, procedure prior to ivf. Surgery done on cd1. But i saw light vaginal bleeding one week after surgery. Is it normal?

Yes: Usually during surgery on the tubes an instrument is placed in the uterus to help manipulate it during the procedure. It is common to see spotting after surgery. You cycle should resume as normal with your next cycle. ...Read more

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I have persistent pelvic pain and just had uterine ablation , and still bleeding after i had surgery.?

Not normal: Endometrial ablations are great procedures for women that have heavy menses in the abscence of other diagnosis. Some bleeding and some cramping is expected for approximately 4 weeks after the procedure. If the uterus containd large fiboids, or if there is a septum there is a higher chance of failure. Also, women with endometriosis or adenomyosis may experience more pain after an ablation. ...Read more

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Do you think I should still be bleeding a day after my surgery for cholesteatoma?

Clarification: Small skin bleeding is not uncommon. If it is saturating through several bandages, should contact surgeon. ...Read more