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How Is A Surgical Abortion Done
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
Is a turnbull-cutait procedure still done for mutiple pelvic abscess complications as a last attempt to avoid permanent colostomy?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
40: Success rates depends on if you had any other prior vaginal deliveries. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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