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Dilatation And Curettage Complications
Dilatation and Curettage, known as a D and C, is a common procedure where the cervix is dilated and the doctor will clear the uterus of pregnancy tissue. It can be performed in the office or in an outpatient procedure center. It is done under sedation ...Read more
After surgery to remove lymphatic vessels associated with the removal of a melanoma, what condidtion can be expected?
Lymphedema: After removing lymph nodes from the axilla (armpit) or groin for melanoma, the biggest risk is lymphedema or swelling of the extremity. This is more common in the leg than the arm. It can occur shortly after surgery or years later and prevention involves some lifestyle changes. It can be managed in most cases with physical therapy, massage and compression garments. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are mesenteric varices a potential complication of abdominal adhesions after colectomy be of colon cancer? (in the setting of none to mild cirrhosis)
Possibly: But more likely from the cirrhosis moe hn a surgical complication. ...Read more
Is it normal not to bleed after curettage and whether it indicates some complications caused curettage as cervical stenosis or Asherman's syndrome?
Period : While some people may have bleeding spotting in the first few days after surgery it's not necessary to do so. Some bleeding would be perfectly normal but a lack of bleeding would be even better. What you're looking for this for a return of your normal menstrual cycle during the following month. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the cervix grow back/go back to full strength after a laser cone removal of CIN grade 2 moderate abnormal cell changes procedure? Thx
Conization: The risk of preterm delivery is increased after a laser conization. You may interpret the fact that not a l l women after a laser conization experience preterm deliveries as an indication that in these cases the cervix grew back to full strength. There is no test available that would tell in advance if the cervix regained full strength. ...Read more
What are the benefits and risks of having an open presacral neurectomy done for stage 3-4 endometriosis with 4 previous laps. Removing endo&adh.?
Outpatient general anesthesia for hysteroscopy with dilation curettage would the patient receive little anesthesia since the procedure is short?
What's the odds of getting an infection or hemorrhage from having hymenectomy done to u? scarring?& recovery time?
Minimal: All of those concerns are minimal in the hands of a capable board certified GYN MD surgeon. ...Read more
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Ent stated risk of synechiae and stenosis for surgery to remove ethmoid mucocele and turbinate reduction. How likely the risks?
Applies to all: Any nasal or sinus surgery includes the risk of scar bands in the nose(synechiae) but this is quite rare in a well performed operation. Even if it occurs, many can be easily lysed(cut) in the office post-op. So, not really a big concern. Stenosis of what? The nostril can narrow, the sinus cavity can narrow, so not sure what she/he was referring to there. Get more details. ...Read more
Level?: Most frequent complication is spinal headache which can be treated with epidural blood patch. If the epidural placement is above lumbar level, although very low risk, spinal cord can be penetrated, which can cause neuro deficit. If epidural catheter placed and migrates to spinal space severe hypotension or complete spinal can occur and it can require control of the airway until spinal wears off. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What exactly is the risk of leaving a small rectovaginal fistula alone?Will surgical repair cause more complications w/thin septum from prior lar/tme?
Will the combination of retroverted uterine, resection of 7cm proximal rectum & thinning of rectalvaginal septum cause trouble for pregnancy/delivery?
Infection, bleeding.: An urgent or emergent repeat cesarean section after failed trial of labor in women with a prior cesarean section can be a very morbid procedure with high risk for infection, fever, bleeding, transfusion, injury to the bladder, ureters, bowel, possible hysterectomy and infertility. A prelabor repeat c-section is infinitely safer and more controlled - and is a much preferable choice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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