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Cauterization (Overview)

Cauterization is the term for the use of a device which uses heat to treat tissues, most commonly at surgery to diminish bleeding but also externally for bleeding such as nasal bleeding. It can also be used to remove lesions on the skin like warts and moles.


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What is the definition or description of: cauterization?

What is the definition or description of: cauterization?

Heat treatment: Cauterization is the term for the use of a device which uses heat to treat tissues, most commonly at surgery to diminish bleeding but also externally for bleeding such as nasal bleeding. It can also be used to remove lesions on the skin like warts and moles. ...Read more

Cauterization (Overview)

Cauterization is the term for the use of a device which uses heat to treat tissues, most commonly at surgery to diminish bleeding but also externally for bleeding such as nasal bleeding. It can also be used to remove lesions on the skin like warts and moles.


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What is a cervical cauterization?

What is a cervical cauterization?

CAUTERIZATION: A procedure to eliminate chronic cervicitis and possibly ca in situ done by gyne md. ...Read more

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Should i go to school tommorow after Cauterization today?

Should i go to school tommorow after Cauterization today?

Clarify please: Please advise what part of your body was cauterized. Can re-ask with clarification. ...Read more

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How can you manage pain after a hysterectomy and cauterization procedure?

How can you manage pain after a hysterectomy and cauterization procedure?

Combination: Usually narcotics are given (tylenol (acetaminophen) with codiene, vicodin, percocets, etc). Take these as recommended but remember you can also take Ibuprofen or naprosyn (advil or aleve) and the combination work better together. Try to move around, avoid over-exerting yourself, & call your doc if your pain is worsening. Sometimes a change in meds helps also. Take good care of yourself. ...Read more

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What is cauterization of the cervix?

What is cauterization of the cervix?

Dysplasia: or pre cancerous cells of the cervix found by Pap smear can be treated with electrocautery. Electrical arcing causes heat which destroys the superficial cells of the cervix hopefully destroying the precancerous cells. ...Read more

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Please tell me what does cauterization of the cervix consist of?

Hpv treatment: some people who have changes in the cervix because of HPV will be offered what is called a loop electrical excision procedure, or LEEP, which is when a doctor will cut out a piece of the cervix and cauterize what is left in order to remove the area that can become cancer if not treated. ...Read more

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How long does the test good for? How many years? I had a test done in october . Cardiac cauterization how long is this test good for. Is it done every year

How long does the test good for?  How many years? I had a test done in october . Cardiac cauterization how long is this test good for. Is it done every year

Only when needed: A cath should only be performed if there is a good chance of finding something worth "fixing". It should be guided on symptoms and the results of less invasive tests, particularly stress tests. ...Read more

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How painful is nose cauterization?

How painful is nose cauterization?

Depends: Nose cauterisation is not pleasant but most doctors spray local anaesthetic before cauterisation and that helps to decrease the pain. ...Read more

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How much does nose cauterization hurt?

How much does nose cauterization hurt?

Variable: Pain is relative and what one person says is a slight twinge may be quite painful for another. That said, i usually apply a topical anesthetic first. This tends to make the procedure more comfortable. ...Read more

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Is it effective to remove hemorrhoids by cauterization?

Is it effective to remove hemorrhoids by cauterization?

Depends: Small internal hemorrhoids especially if the major symptom is bleeding can be treated with irc (infrared coagulation) which is a form of cauterization. ...Read more