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Is it dangerous or risky to have surgery to get a IUD out?

Is it dangerous or risky to have surgery to get a IUD out?

Possibly: All surgical procedures carry risks. However, iud removal is usually a simple office procedure. There are instruments designed to be used in the clinic to extract an iud when the string is not visible - usually simple and safe. Sometimes hysteroscopy is required to see inside the uterus to locate and remove the iud - this is still a minor procedure but with some risks. ...Read more

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Is it possible to only get gas when you have a operation or can you request to have it when you need a needle to get the contraception implant removed?

Is it possible to only get gas when you have a operation or can you request to have it when you need a needle to get the contraception implant removed?

Maybe...: Norplant, Implanon, and Nexplanon implants are easily removed in the office. You could request to have it removed surgically using gas but that would be very expensive. Most insurance companies wouldn't pay the bill for something that could be done simply in the office. Best wishes! ...Read more

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How dangerous is it to try and get a vasectomy removal?

How dangerous is it to try and get a vasectomy removal?

Minimal risk: If you mean vasectomy reversal the risk is low but success rates depend on how long ago you had the vasectomy. ...Read more

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Would it be safe to give birth naturally or get a C-section?

There isn't enough: information to know which option is appropriate for the specific situation. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to get an IUD if you have a curved or tilted uterus? How painful is it?

Is it dangerous to get an IUD if you have a curved or tilted uterus?  How painful is it?

Not dangerous: Its not dangerous to get an IUD if you have a tilted uterus. When the IUD goes it, it cramps like a bad period for a few minutes but isn't screaming pain. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Tubal ligation reversal surgery at 29..... is it possible and or even worth it for me to do this procedure to conceive a child?

Tubal ligation reversal surgery at 29..... is it possible and or even worth it for me to do this procedure to conceive a child?

Depends: It depends on how your tubal was dome in the first place. You have to have at least 4 cm if healthy tube for a good reanastomosis. Your surgeon should they to get your op note and tell you what chances you have. In the right hands, tubal reanastomosis can be successful and may be cheaper in the long run than IVF, especially if you want more than one. ...Read more

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If you have an in clinic suction abortion is it possible it could leave you unfertile?

If you have an in clinic suction abortion is it possible it could leave you unfertile?

It's possible: With any surgical procedure on the uterus, there is a risk of infection which can lead to scarring in the uterus and infertility. Also, if too much tissue is removed the walls may scar together, called asherman's syndrome, and that can also lead to infertility. This is why abortion should not be considered a birth control method but only a method to consider when other methods fail. ...Read more

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Is it safe to go to the dentist or have surgical procedures while pregnant?

Is it safe to go to the dentist or have surgical procedures while pregnant?

Yes: Important for your dentist or surgeon to know how far along your pregnancy to take the appropriate precautions and weigh risks against benefits or needs. They should consult with your ob. ...Read more

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Is it possible for an adult to have remnants of umbilical cord? And if so, how can it be removed?

Is it possible for an adult to have remnants of umbilical cord? And if so, how can it be removed?

Yes: Yes it is possible for a patient to have a remnant of the umbilical cord. You can go to a general surgeon for a consultation regarding possible surgical removal. ...Read more

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Hi. This is probably a dumb question, but if you get a small piece of toilet paper stuck in your rectum, is it possible to get tss or anything? Do you need to go to a dr or will it come out own

Hi. This is probably a dumb question, but if you get a small piece of toilet paper stuck in your rectum, is it possible to get tss or anything? Do you need to go to a dr or will it come out own

Not a problem: No question is ever dumb. If you don't know the answer it is likely neither do a lot of other people. A small piece of tissue is highly unlikely to cause you any harm. It will either come out with one of your BMs or the moisture of the rectum will dissolve it. ...Read more

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Is it possible to choose to have a c-section if I want that over a vaginal delivery?

Is it possible to choose to have a c-section if I want that over a vaginal delivery?

It depends: Talk to your doctor about your reasons that you want a section. YOu will experience a longer recovery with a c section, and there are more complications after a csection than a vaginal delivery. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a womens uteris to die, shrivel up and fall out of her vagina on it's own? Can this happen at home or is this something that would have to be surgically removed?

Is it possible for a womens uteris to die, shrivel up and fall out of her vagina on it's own? Can this happen at home or is this something that would have to be surgically removed?

Women : Women can develop uterine prolapse in which the uterus falls into the vagina. This can sometimes be taken care of with a pessary; a device placed in the vagina to support the uterus. Procidentia is the extreme of this condition where a large part or the entirety of the cervix and uterus protrude outside the vagina. In these cases surgery is usually required. This can be a dangerous condition as other organs can be damaged and infections or other problems can develop and the patient should see a gynecologist promptly. ...Read more

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I know it's dangerous for an ovarian cyst to rupture when pregnant. Can anything be done to prevent it or reduce the risk?

I know it's dangerous for an ovarian cyst to rupture when pregnant. Can anything be done to prevent it or reduce the risk?

Not necessarily: Ovarian cysts rupture all the time and most of them cause pain without any serious consequences. Other than limiting physical activity if you have multiple cysts, there is little you can do to prevent rupture when pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have or get a tattoo while pregnant?

Is it safe to have or get a tattoo while pregnant?

Yes: Getting a tattoo gives you some risk of developing hepatitis which may be in a short course or after significant time has passed. Much less likely if gotten at a reputable locale as they are much more likely to take precautions to ensure sterility of the needles. That is the same risk whether you are pregnant or not. Certainly a case of buyer beware. ...Read more

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