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Doctor insights on: Care Skin After Cryosurgery

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Is cryotherapy a good way of removing flat skin moles assuming they are perfectly healthy?

Is cryotherapy a good way of removing flat skin moles assuming they are perfectly healthy?

Not bad option: This is one option. Can leave skin discolor rd and scarred. Can have them cut off. Better results still can be scarred but if done well most likely not ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scionti
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Cryotherapy (Definition)

Cervix cryosurgery is a surgical treatment to freeze and destroy abnormal ...Read more


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Why is doctor considering cryotherapy for skin spot?

Why is doctor considering cryotherapy for skin spot?

Cryotherapy: Cryosurgery is best suited for use in patients with light skin and for treatment of lesions in most non–hair-bearing areas of the body. Benign skin lesions that are suitable for freezing include actinic keratosis, solar lentigo, seborrheic keratosis, viral wart, molluscum contagiosum, and superficial squamous and basal cell skin cancers. ...Read more

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3rd time cryotherapy on common wart. All skin fell off and now just deep dark red skin. Is wart gone? Should I keep applying salacidic acid??

3rd time cryotherapy on common wart. All skin fell off and now just deep dark red skin. Is wart gone? Should I keep applying salacidic acid??

Stop the acid: If it looks like the wart is gone, stop applying anything to the area and let it heal. If it comes back, you can resume the treatment. Let it heal before you create a larger wound from the acid. ...Read more

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How long does the discharge last after cryosurgery?

Discharge: The discharge is a normal situation after an uncomplicated cryosurgery. Your cervis was literally "frozen" and is now "thawing. " this usually last for a couple of weeks depending on the extent of the cryosurgery. Report any unusual situations like a bloody or foul smelling discharge to your doctor. ...Read more

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After cervical cryosurgery, can you go into a pool?

After cervical cryosurgery, can you go into a pool?

With caution: For the first 2-3 weeks after cervical cryosurgery, the cervix has a case of frostbite and is deprived of its protective skin. This condition might be extended or worsened by pool water, although usually, immersion does not cause water to enter a normal vagina. ...Read more

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What happens during and after cervical cryosurgery?

What happens during and after cervical cryosurgery?

Did you ask your GYN: Who is going to do it, you should ask your gyn, that is your gyn's job to explain everything just like I do to my pts, so call him or her or their nurse, they may have specific instructions for u. ...Read more

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Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get a cryosurgery?

Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get a cryosurgery?

No: Typically cryosurgery of the cervix is done without any local anesthetic because the freezing of the cervix actually numbs the cervix and minimizes the discomfort. You usually will experience a little cramping like a menstrual cycle and premedication with Ibuprofen can help with this. ...Read more

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What is nano-microvesicular intervention? What are other alternatives for cryosurgery in treating nsclc?

What is nano-microvesicular intervention? What are other alternatives for cryosurgery in treating nsclc?

Not standard: Cryosurgery is not a standard treatment for nsclc at this time. In early stages, excision of the tumor by traditional or minimally invasive means is standard when health condition allows. In more advanced cases chemotherapy with or without radiation is needed. Cryosurgery is one of many options (stent, laser, radiofrequency, brachytherapy) used for opening blocked bronchial tubes. ...Read more

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Are there any negatives to having cryosurgery for plantar fasciitis?

Are there any negatives to having cryosurgery for plantar fasciitis?

Yes.: Any surgical procedure has potential complications. Make sure that you have exhausted all conservative options before electing to undergo surgery. One of therapy that many overlook before considering surgery is radial shock wave therapy. It is non-invasive, has almost no complications and is highly effective. Www. Orthodoc. Aaos. Org/footankle. ...Read more

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What exactly is cryosurgery used for?

If u mean: Of teh cervix, that is used to treat abnormal cervical cells, or leep is also used to get rid of abnormal cervical cells. ...Read more

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What should I expect to feel after having cryosurgery?

What should I expect to feel after having cryosurgery?

Depends on Where: Cryosurgery can be performed on a lot of different parts of the body. Depending on where, the symptoms after treatment are similar to a burn, with some stinging pain and often blistering. If you mean on the cervix (ob/gyn), it's often described as a stinging or crampy type pain and you're likely to have some spotting afterward. Ask your doctor for more specific info. ...Read more

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Do I have to bring someone along, or can I drive after the cryosurgery?

Driving post op: If your procedure is done under a straight local anesthetic with no sedation, it is possible that you would be allowed to drive home. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cryosurgery and cone biopsy?

Great: With cryosurgery, the affected area is frozen, which destroys the tissue. How deep this goes depends on the length of the freeze, although there is a limit to that due to the warming effect of the circulation. A cone biopsy, now done by loop excision, removes the affected tissue in pieces. It has an advantage in that the margins can be examined by the pathologist. ...Read more

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