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What is done after a caesarean?

What is done after a caesarean?

CALL YOUR OB !!: Your doc should take the time to tell you what to expect , how long to recover, how long you will be in the hospital and what meds you will prob need, and what u can and cannot do so speak with him before you have the csection, i always explain this to all of my pts- that is just good medcine and common sense so the my pt knows what to expect and is not worried about something minor. ...Read more

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Abortion (Definition)

In medical circles, the term abortion applies to any loss of a pregnancy before 25 weeks, such as spotaneous abortion (ie miscarrage). In non-medical circles, it refers to the termination of ...Read more


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How is a medical abortion different from a surgical abortion?

How is a medical abortion different from a surgical abortion?

Pills vs. D&C.: Medical termination of pregnancy utilizes pills to induce uterine evacuation over time with contractions. Surgical abortion is a D&C procedure where the physician dilates the cervix and clears the uterus of all products of conception during a half-hour long surgery. ...Read more

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What operation is done for endometriosis?

What  operation is done for endometriosis?

Laparoscopy: Minimally invasive surgery resection of the disease is the standard surgery. A hysterectomy is not always necessary or even helpful. ...Read more

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How is an abortion done?

Depends: on how far along you are and your medical risk factors. Medicine can be used or surgery. ...Read more

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Is a turnbull-cutait procedure still done for mutiple pelvic abscess complications as a last attempt to avoid permanent colostomy?

Is a turnbull-cutait procedure still done for mutiple pelvic abscess complications as a last attempt to avoid permanent colostomy?

For low rectal Ca: Turnbull-cutait rectal pull through procedure is done for low rectal cancers , other wise need permanent colostomy has 20 failure rate 6 % local recurrence is rarely done with advent of staple surgery , can get much better margins , less morboty ...Read more

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Is it safe to have a medical abortion after five surgical abortion in the past?

Is it safe to have a medical abortion after five surgical abortion in the past?

As safe as it can be: There is no apparent contraindication for medical abortion after surgical abortion in te past. Just keep in mind that it is a bit prolonged procedure and emotionally draining to make sure the process is complete. The good side is that it is done in the privacy of your home and hopefully, in the company of your loved ones. Good luck! ...Read more

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How likely is it that a tubal ligation fails while performed during a c section?

How likely is it that a tubal ligation fails while performed during a c section?

Depends..: If you asking about the overall risk of pregnancy after btl it is 1:300. If you are referring to the inability to perform btl during a c-section that depends on pelvic scarring and adhesions as well as on surgical expertise. It should be <1-2% though. ...Read more

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Is abortion a safe procedure ?

Abortions safe: Abortions or any other surgical procedure performed by a skilled, trained physician can have complications. There are less problems if the patient has good health with few to no medical problems. An abortion has fewer risks if performed prior to the first trimester ...Read more

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Is a biopsy a mandatory procedure before removing fibroids?

Is a biopsy a mandatory procedure before removing fibroids?

No.: I routinely treat patient's fibroids using uterine fibroid embolization (ufe) without a biopsy. I do require an MRI to evaluate the fibroid, the rest of the uterus, and the blood supply to make sure that ufe is going to be safe and effective. ...Read more

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How safe is pregnancy after getting a whipple procedure?

How safe is pregnancy after getting a whipple procedure?

Unusual question: Hopefully this is a real question and not computer generated. Whipples are uncommon in premenopausal women desiring pregnancy, as they are most typically done for pancreatic cancer or intractable pain from pancreatitiis. But if you are seriously considering it - look at the prognosis from the cancer (if applicable). What is your overall health and nutrition? If healthy and cancer free - go for it. ...Read more

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How will I know what does a surgery to remove the thyroid consists of, recovery time, is it an outpatient procedure?

How will I know what does a surgery to remove the thyroid consists of, recovery time, is it an outpatient procedure?

Thyroidectomy: Thyroid surgery involves removing either the entire thyroid gland (total thyroidectomy) or just one lobe (lobectomy). The incision is 2- 3 inches long and is placed across the front of the neck in a natural skin crease. If you have a lobectomy, you may be able to go home the same day. If you have a total thyroidectomy, you will stay in the hospital overnight so your calcium levels can be watched. ...Read more

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How successful is a vaginal delivery after a previous c-section?

How successful is a vaginal delivery after a previous c-section?

40: Success rates depends on if you had any other prior vaginal deliveries. ...Read more

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How is a microdiskectomy performed?

How is a microdiskectomy performed?

Microscopic: Microdiscectomy is the removal of disc fragments with assistance of the microscope. It is performed thru small openings. It is now used in association with mis systems. Mis allows the performance of the same procedure thru small tubular opening that does not require the destruction of adjacent muscles & vesselsl, potentially reducing scar tissue formation and leaving the muscle intact. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to get pregnant after a fibroid removal done by a operative hysteroscopy?

How long should I wait to get pregnant after a fibroid removal done by a operative hysteroscopy?

Depends: I usually perform some sort of follow up evaluation after the surgery to make sure that the whole fibroid is gone. That can be done with hysterosonogram or office hysteroscopy or hsg. If fibroid is gone then i usually tell the couple that it is fine to start trying...Assuming there are no other issues. Good luck. ...Read more

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How is a mastectomy performed?

How is a mastectomy performed?

New options: There are many different types of mastectomies. A nipple sparing mastectomy allows the nipple and skin to be left in place and then the plastic surgeon can do reconstruction. The results are great with less scarring than traditional mastectomy. Make sure you are offered reconstruction and speak with a plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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When should a patient agree to surgery for a rectocele? How successful is this operation?

When should a patient agree to surgery for a rectocele? How successful is this operation?

Symptoms bothersome: Mild rectocele may not cause any symptoms and often unnoticed, but severe cases can cause much discomfort, trouble with bm, pressure, sensation of incomplete bm, and in some cases with severe. Rectocele is generally not a dangerous condition, so surgical treatment is only needed if symptoms are bothersome and conservative treatments not adequate. Talk to your doc/surgeon about it. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is recovery time for laparotomy to remove a dermoid?

What is recovery time for laparotomy to remove a dermoid?

At least 6 weeks: We usually say about 6 weeks, but healing continues even after that. Only your doctor will be able to clear you for activities based on how you are healing and what specifically was done. ...Read more