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How long does it usually take to recover from cervical cancer surgery?

How long does it usually take to recover from cervical cancer surgery?

6-8 weeks: If you've had surgery involving an open incision, or laparotomy, it will take 6-8 weeks to heal. If your surgery was laparoscopic or if you had a cone biopsy your recovery will probably be quicker. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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What type of medical check should one do after cervical cancer surgery?

What type of medical check should one do after cervical cancer surgery?

PelvicExam Pap smear: Routine followup with your gynecologists or the gynecologic oncologists. Pelvic exam and pap smear since one of the common areas of disease recurrence is the vaginal cuff. Depending on stage, your doctor, may also choose to do radiographic imaging. ...Read more

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Does cervical cancer surgery affect tubal ligations?

No: Pre-cancer of the cervix, also called dysplasia, is often treated with leep surgery which would not affect a tubal ligation. More serious invasive cancers of the surgery generally require a hysterectomy, in which case a tubal ligation would no longer be necessary, but the hysterectomy would not change the tubes or adversely affect them. ...Read more

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Had cin2 cervical cancer surgery two weeks ago, had no leaking fluids, had my period last week, I've got brownish liquid all the time. Is this normal?

Had  cin2 cervical cancer surgery two weeks ago, had no leaking fluids, had my period last week, I've got brownish liquid all the time. Is this normal?

Please call your gyn: #1 u did not have cervical cancer- you had cervical pre-cancer cin-2 #2 your gyn should have told you what to expect post-op and if you are worried please call your gyn, your gyn should have explained that you will get a discharge post op and can last 2-4 weeks but if you were my pt i would check you in the office to make sure no problems, depends how profuse and odorous discharge is. ...Read more

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How long does surgery take to remove Cervical Cancer?

How long does surgery take to remove Cervical Cancer?

Minor surgery: This is a minor surgery. Will not take long to complete tjis procedure. Probably under one hour. Best regards. ...Read more

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My mom has cervical cancer stage 2 dr's r saying have radiation and chemotherapy but it is possible to have surgery?

My mom has cervical cancer stage 2 dr's r saying have radiation and chemotherapy  but it is possible to have  surgery?

Not advisable: For stage 2 cervical cancer, most people recommend chemo + radiation. Surgery alone is unlikely to remove all the cancer, so they would have to have chemo and/or radiation anyway. Older studies showed very high complication rates with surgery + radiation. ...Read more

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Had cervical cancer and chemo n radiotherapy then surgery for a bowel blockage in july 2013 then today had blood in my urine is this normal?

Had cervical cancer and chemo n radiotherapy then surgery for a bowel blockage in july 2013 then today had blood in my urine is this normal?

No: Blood in the urine is not normal. I'm not saying the cancer is back, there are many other reasons for this, but i advise you tell your oncologist soon. If the bleeding is significant, go to the hospital. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have cervical cancer.Waiting for surgery.Last 2 days, having sharp pain. Feels like an extended cramp reaching the inner right of my vagina.?

I have cervical cancer.Waiting for surgery.Last 2 days, having sharp pain.  Feels like an extended cramp reaching the inner right of my vagina.?

May not be related: May a simple vaginitis , bring to the attention of your surgeon , if you are not recently examined may need to examine before surgery to make sure the disease is same for your planed surgery. Good luck. ...Read more

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10 months after rad hyster for cervical cancer abdom pain, tenderness, swelling, and slow bowels. 25 radiation treat. No urge to urinate since surgery?

10 months after rad hyster for cervical cancer  abdom pain, tenderness, swelling, and slow bowels. 25 radiation treat. No urge to urinate since surgery?

Abdominal pain: You may need to be evaluated for possibiliy of urinary retention. During radical surgery sometimes the pelvic nerves can be injured causing nerve damage to your bladder. A bladder u/s after voiding may help determine the cause of your pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

Cervical cancer is an uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...Read more


Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more