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When can I return to work after having a loop diathermy?

Soon: Almost immediately, I have patients who return to work the same day it is done. Many will take the next day off, but you should be able to go back shortly thereafter. ...Read more

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Loop diathermy was scheduled, is it anything to worry about?

Loop diathermy was scheduled, is it anything to worry about?

No: This is a relatively simple procedure that treats a variety of problems. The side effects are minimal, as is any pain or discomfort. ...Read more

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I had a loop diathermy on 4th march... I thought i healed fully and had sexual inter course on friday and yesterday and today I have been feelin terri?

See provider: There are several conditions that can cause the symptoms that you described. Although some may be benign, there are others that should be treated. I suggest you see your primary care doctor as soon as these symptoms appear. ...Read more

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When can I do sex after the cervical diathermy ?

Ask your doctor: You should ask the doctor who performed the procedure on you. ...Read more

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I had a loop diathermy excision , it's been bleeding for more than a week now. Problem?

I had a loop diathermy excision , it's been bleeding for more than a week now. Problem?

Varies: Some bleeding will occur for a week to ten days in most. It should be less than a period and not associated with pain. Anything more than this should be evaluated. ...Read more

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How long do you bleed after a diathermy to the cervix?

How long do you bleed after a diathermy to the cervix?

Varies: Some bleeding will occur for a week to ten days in most. It should be less than a period and not associated with pain. Anything more than this should be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why do I have discharge 4 weeks after diathermy to cervix?

Healing: A mucus discharge as part of the healing process can continue for 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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I'm getting a laproscopic, hysterocopy, d&c and diathermy (loop) done and if they find cancer while i'm under will they remove it or wait until i wake?

I'm getting a laproscopic, hysterocopy, d&c and diathermy (loop) done and if they find cancer while i'm under will they remove it or wait until i wake?

They will wait: It may take a couple of days to get the results from these procedures. If a cancer is found they will discuss the treatment options and probably refer to a doctor who specializes in cancer surgeries for gynecologic cancers called a gynecologic oncologist. ...Read more

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How long should pain and swelling last after laparoscopy including diathermy and mobilisation of appendix?

Varies: Not quite sure what you are describing when you say diathermy and mobilisation of appendix. Im guessing you had a laparoscopic appendectomy. Pain and swelling after this procedure can vary depending on degree of inflammation and also every patient recovers at different rates. I tell patients that on average expect 3-4 days of pain that requires meds, but this can vary greatly. ...Read more

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Please answer me. Is a loop diathermy treatment for cervical cancer?

Please answer me. Is a loop diathermy treatment for cervical cancer?

Used For precancer: Carcinoma in situ or CIN is a precancerous condition which can be diagnosed with a PAP smear. If it is Grade-3 then loop diathermy can be useful to eliminate it before it becomes cancerous. ...Read more

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Left fallopian tube blocked at fimbrial end in hsg test.Rt normal.Dr suggested antibiotics n short wave diathermy 20days n 1 placenterex inj daily.Ok?

Left fallopian tube blocked at fimbrial end in hsg test.Rt normal.Dr suggested antibiotics n short wave diathermy 20days n 1 placenterex inj daily.Ok?

Just be patient!: Even if you are trying to conceive at this time, just be patient for a good while (at least 6 mo's or so!), because patients conceive routinly w/ one open tube! If no pregnancy after 6-9 mo's have a complete infertility work up!! ...Read more