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Doctor insights on: Laser Ablation Cervix

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Could laser ablation of the cervix cause toxic shock syndrome? Would a sunburn like rash on the hips be indicative of tss?

Could laser ablation of the cervix cause toxic shock syndrome?  Would a sunburn like rash on the hips be indicative of tss?

Possible?: It's theoretically possible but i haven't heard of any such cases and wasn't able to find any case reports. A flat rash on some part of the body can be seen with tss but it's not common. If you're not feeling well and suspect you may have tss, it's best to go to an emergency room immediately. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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Ablation (Definition)

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Is laser ablation of the cervix an acceptable treatment for cin1?

Is laser ablation of the cervix an acceptable treatment for cin1?

Very aggressive : In general cin 1 is not treated as the overwhelming majority resolve on their own. Depending on your specific circumstances there may be some reason why your doctor prefers to proceed with treatment. Laser therapy is one way cervical dysplasia is treated. ...Read more

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Should I get laser ablation for the removal of a premature cancer on my cervix?

Should I get laser ablation for the removal of a premature cancer on my cervix?

? In-Situ: Laser ablation is the equivalent of surgical excision. By "premature" i assume you mean 'in-situ' carcinoma. Either continues to convey some risk of cells deeper than the ablation/excision removes. ...Read more

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Is endovenous laser ablation procedure painful?

No: There is minor discomfort from the initial puncture and during the course of getting the vein anesthetized. There should be no pain at all when the laser is running. People have varying amounts of bruising and discomfort after the procedure. This is almost never enough to interrupt regular activities. Laser ablation is much easier (both during the procedure and recovery) than surgical procedures s. ...Read more

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What can you tell me about endovenous laser ablation procedure?

What can you tell me about endovenous laser ablation procedure?

Laser vein treatment: A laser is passed via a needle stick near your knee to near your groin, inside your saphenous vein. Then the laser energy is turned on and the laser is slowly removed. As it pulls back the energy destroys the saphenous vein. You end up with a band aid where the needle stick was. ...Read more

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What actually happens to your tissue or flesh during laser ablation?

What actually happens to your tissue or flesh during laser ablation?

Tissue removal: During laser ablation of your greater saphenous vein (treatment directed at improving your varicose veins) there is no tissue removal. The vein in question just sort of shrivels up right where it was. It is not removed. ...Read more

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What is laser ablation for hair removal?

What is laser ablation for hair removal?

Hair destruction: The laser targets the melanin (pigment) contained in the hair bulb resulting in permanent hair reduction but there is no such thing as 100% permanent hair removal. At best you can achieve about 80% hair reduction after undergoing a series of treatments. You can maintain relatively hair free periods for certain lengths of time. The remaining hairs grow back slower, are finer, fewer in number. ...Read more

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Is laser ablation better than surgery for epilepsy?

Is laser ablation better than surgery for epilepsy?

Talk to neurologist: If seizures don't respond to medical treatment and if their site of origin within the brain can be localized (by MRI or other sophisticated radiological studies) to a small area within the brain, laser ablation is used - but only at a small number of academic centers. Discuss this with your neurologist. ...Read more

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What is the healing process like after laser ablation condyloma?

Burn wound: The treated area is like a bad sunburn and an open wound for 1-2 weeks after which the new skin grows back. Then there's still redness, swelling, and increased sensitivity of the area for several weeks. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Laser Ablation (Definition)

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Laser (Definition)

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