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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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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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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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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

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When after nasal cauterization do I have to wait to blow my nose?

When after nasal cauterization do I have to wait to blow my nose?

Nose cautery: After nasal cautery, you really want to let the nose heal. Try to avoid blowing your nose for 2-3 days, longer if more bleeding stirs up after cautery. Keep the nose moist with saline, too. This facilitates the healing if the lining of the nose after treatment. You can also prevent drying of the nose by putting a little vaseline just inside the openings if the nose. ...Read more

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Any connection between a nasal cauterization and then face pain following that?

Any connection between a nasal cauterization and then face pain following that?

Very common: After nasal cauterization, you may feel itching and pain in your nose and face for for 5 to 10 days. If concerned see your doctor for post-op appointment. ...Read more

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