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Dilatation And Curettage Recovery
Depends why: Often a d & c may be done under sedation with Propofol and other meds such as versed or fentanyl. The gyn doctor may use local anesthesia around the cervix. If it's an emergency situation where the patient doesn't have an empty stomach, if the patient is extremely obese, or if there is heavy bleeding, general anesthesia may be safest. The ob/gyn and anes doctors will decide the best plan. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
Outpatient general anesthesia for hysteroscopy with dilation curettage would the patient receive little anesthesia since the procedure is short?
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
Will tiny anastomosis leak after a colon resection heal after two or more weeks of Invanz & TPN, along with colon resting?
Complex : If it is tiny, it should most likely resolve as the omentum seals it. Usually with a leak, bowel rest with TPN, antibiotics for a short period (not established) 2-4 weeks and +\- percutaneous drainage have obviates the need for further surgery if the leak is tiny. Usually this requires a follow up CT study with oral contrast. This depends on many factors. (ID prespective) - may need surgery p ...Read more
What is the average duration of a laparotomy with removal of adhesions and endo lesions including a presacral neurectomy in a stage 3 endo patient?
Varies: Endometriosis is a chronic condition. Most manage the syndrome medically. If surgery is required, most prefer laparoscopy over an open laparotomy. Lysis of adhesions may be brief or extensive. Pre sacral neurectomy is a complicated procedure which should be done as a last resort, by common opinion. Talk with your provider. Ask about recurrence, complications and success rates. Hang in there. ...Read more
What is the expected recovery time and lifting limitation following a PNL (percutaneous nephrolithotomy) assuming no complications?
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.?
Ask your OB/GYN dr.: You want to make sure that your area is not sensitive or inflammed from having the d and c done. So check with your ob/gyn. If you are still recovering, you may be more sensitive to the heat of the laser depending on what part of the bikini area you are lasering. So for best comfort, make sure you are at least 3-4 weeks out before doing it, in case you have discharge coming out too. ...Read more
SPERMATOCELE: A few days of soreness and swelling/bruising. This is an uncommon operation as many of them are assymptomatic. ...Read more
Having laser surgery to repair lattice degeneration. What is the recovery time and or limitations afterwards?
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
Not always: Early miscarriages of less than 6 to 8 weeks sometimes do not retain products of conception obviating the d & c. Always check with your ob-gyn md for examination post miscarriage to determine the necessity of d & c or not. ...Read more
Depends:: Many factors are involved: how many fibroids, size of fibroids, location of fibroids. Then the approach to the surgery, open surgery (laparotomy), laparoscopic (key hole surgery, or endoscopic), robotic myomectomy (laparoscopy with robot doing the surgery under command of your surgeon), hysteroscopic surgery (surgery in the uterus via a camera) no abdominal incisions. ...Read more
How serious is removal of pituitary tumor using transphenoidal procedure and what is recovery time? When can one go home after procedure?
Well tolerated: The more modern method for pituitary tumor resection is via a transnasal endoscopic approach that is a modification of the transphenoidal approach. Although there are always risks, in experienced hands these risks are very low. Depending on the size/ tenacity of the tumor, patients generally go home in 1-3 days. They should be awake and alert within an hour or two after the surgery. Pain is low. ...Read more
One hour, 3 months: The surgery is usually about an hour. It takes about 3 months to fully recover. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more
Not bad: It partly depends on how bad the prolapse was and how well the muscles that control bowel movements are working. Generally pain is not bad and the main issues are managing diet and laxatives to achieve a good result. Results are pretty good but not perfect. Over time constipation and incontinence might continue to be somewhat of a problem. ...Read more
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