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I washed my face last night after cautery procedure for face warts is there something to be worried about?
Is it safe to have a facial and diamond peel before warts removal via cautery? How long does it take to heal?
Not safe if same loc: A diamond peel may increase the risk of spreading the warts, if the are in the same area. If different locations, the it does not matter. ...Read more
I had a lap for mild endometriosis and it was removed via cautery, is it possible for it to reoccur after 1 year? I'm having symptoms again. Also ttc.
Yes: It is possible to develop it again. Follow up with your doctor ...Read more
Does punctual cautery help you retain more tears than punctual plugs?And when does a opthamologist normally want to try punctual cautery on a patient?
Punctual plugs are : tried first to see if they can help retain tears. They usually are a temporizing procedure that last a few months, and eventually fall out or can go down the masolacrimal duct I'd missized. The cautery is a more permanent solution to keep tears retained. It's a very simple in- office procedure. ...Read more
Good day, my 6 yo son had underwent nasal cautery about a week ago. I noticed this evening that he has a hole in his septum. Is this cause for concern?
I had a tonsillectomy (cautery) one week ago today, still EXTREMELY sore and unable to eat. How long will my pain last?
If i can't fall asleep or stay asleep very well and i had electro cautery surgery in 2012 and having a septoplasty soon and can't take sleep pills?
You may need a : Polysomnograph & sleep medicine evaluation to determine the cause of your sleep problems. One option to help sleep in the meantime is chinese scalp acupuncture & auricular (ear) acupuncture. Also - use scrupulously good sleep hygiene. Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No >>>. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have dry eyes and i'm thinking of punctal occlusion. What are the risks and complications of punctal plugs and punctal cautery?
Generally very safe: Punctal occlusion can be very helpful for the symptoms of dry eyes. Punctal plugs can be temporary (dissolving) or permanent (non-dissolving), but are reversible in either case. Punctal cautery is generally more irreversible and may be a little uncomfortable to have performed. The main risks are a temporary overflow of tears (epiphora) or a rub causing a plug to dislodge which then may be felt. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Laser versus cauterty of facila spider veins... Which is safer? Will cautery cause scarring of my face? Does one hurt more than the other?
Both are safe: Both laser and cautery work well to treat facial telangiectasias. When a large area of the face needs treatment, a laser is often easier and faster to do. When there are localized areas that need treatment, cautery is often more effective and is less likely to cause loss of pigment in the skin. It is helpful to use a topical numbing cream , so both treatments are more comfortable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer