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Dr. Alan Patterson
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Bum bleeding after a surgical abortion?

Bum bleeding after a surgical abortion?

Bleeding after abort: Bleeding from the rectal area after an abortion can be worrisome. A trauma during surgery could be a possibility although rare. Please have your physcian examine you to make sure the bleeding its really from the rectal area instead of vaginally. Someties patients can have internal hemorrhoids and the bleeding doesnt have anything to do with the surgery. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding complication associated with C-section complications last?

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How long does bleeding complication associated with C-section complications last?

Up to 6 weeks: One can have bleeding on and off for up to 6 weeks after delivery, vaginal or cesarean. However, it should not be increasing with time. If the bleeding is heavy, you should call your doctor. ...Read more

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How stop episotomy bleeding after suturing?

See answr: One of the reasons for suturing is to sop bleeding, so call your gyn surgeon if the bleeding persists, despite the bandages/pads the provided for you post surgically etc. Good luck.. ...Read more

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Is bleeding 3 weeks after C-section normal?

Is  bleeding 3 weeks after C-section normal?

Yep.: Lochia/menses can continue to flow for several weeks after a delivery. ...Read more

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Can infection occur three weeks after surgical abortion?

Can infection occur three weeks after surgical abortion?

Infection: Yes. Be very careful with this. Have a GYN check you today and start antibiotics. Go to the ER is you have fever or pain. ...Read more

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How common is death after gallbladder surgery or during surgery?

How common is death after gallbladder surgery or during surgery?

Very rare: Complications from cholecystectomy include wound infection, bleeding/hematoma, bile duct injury with bile leak and intra-abdominal abscess. Late complications include retained gallbladder stones, bile duct stricture and incisional hernia. Death is very rare, and is mostly related to overall physical condition of the patient (e.g. Other medical problems and whether surgery was an emergency). ...Read more

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There is still surgical wound bleeding 8 days post op. Is this normal?

It depends...: It depends on the type and location of the surgery. Bleeding should decrease following the surgery. If you have not found significant improvement, consult with your physician and seek their advice. ...Read more

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When can I resume sex after fibroid removal surgery & c-section?

When can I resume sex after fibroid removal surgery & c-section?

6 weeks is safe: Your gyn surgeon would be the person to ask, but the generally accepted standard is about 6 weeks. Most people wait for a post op exam to get clearance from the doctor just to be safe. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have post-surgical wound leakage 8 days after surgery?

Is it normal to have post-surgical wound leakage 8 days after surgery?

Not usually: While this is not normal, it often depends upon the type of operation, location, as well as the quality and quantity of the drainage. ...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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Appendix recovery time after surgery?

Appendix recovery time after surgery?

2-4 weeks: It depends on how bad the inflammation was, laparoscopic or not?, how long you waited prior to surgery . Whether there was perf or not? Still, in most cases you will go home in 1 -2 days, be in pain the first week, sore the second and then return to activities the 3rd or 4th week. I know a surgeon who had it out and was back at work the next day. Depends on how u deal with pain. ...Read more

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What problems can occur after Pyloric Stenosis Surgery 17 years after the surgery?

What problems can occur after Pyloric Stenosis Surgery 17 years after the surgery?

Scar, obstruction: Any surgery can leave scarring at the site : post-surgical narrowing would cause more of the same problem that the original stenosis caused, but would occur within a few weeks to months, very unlikely to cause issues 17 years later ! ...Read more

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What causes hematoma after mastectomy with reconstruction surgery?

What causes hematoma after mastectomy with reconstruction surgery?

Blood: After mastectomy then reconstruction that gets a hematoma is caused by blood. The blood vessels supply oxygen to the breast tissue. This can occur with any surgery and will most likely resolve on its own. It may require drainage. Talk to your surgeon and they will discuss it with you. ...Read more

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C-section scar, pain, complications 3 years after surgery, currently pregnant. Is this normal?

C-section scar, pain, complications 3 years after surgery, currently pregnant. Is this normal?

Pregnancy/surgery: During pregnancy it is best to avoid surgery unless there is an emergency situation. With your old c-section scar, you might benefit from a scar revision. Okay to ask your OB doc about this upcoming delivery. If you have another c-section, your OB might release the old scar, and/or revise it at the time of delivery. Good luck. ...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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Is heavy bleeding for 2-3 weeks after C-section normal?

Is heavy bleeding for 2-3 weeks after C-section normal?

Usually yes.: It depends of what you consider heavy bleeding. Lochia can be like a heavy period and last for several weeks post cesarean section without major consequences. ...Read more