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What is pelvic exenteration?

What is pelvic exenteration?

Exenteration: A pelvic exenteration is the removal of most or all pelvic structures (bladder, uterus, rectum) for cancer (usually recurrent) in the pelvic organs (most often cervical cancer). ...Read more

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Can you tell me about procedure in pelvic exenteration?

Can you tell me about procedure in pelvic exenteration?

Surgical removal: Pelvic exenteration is the surgical removal of ALL pelvic organs and lymph nodes in patient's who have a gynecological cancer that has spread to the pelvis and peritoneum.(lining of the body cavity) ...Read more

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Treating Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Checklist)

Ask for STD testing
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Have your partner get STD testing
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Take all of your medication exactly as prescribed
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Use condoms when having intercourse to prevent STD transmission
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When are conditions too severe for complete pelvic exenteration?

When are conditions too severe for complete pelvic exenteration?

Pelvic exenteration: If a patient has metastatic disease outside of the pelvis then a pelvic exenteration is contraindicated. A patient's physical and emotional state has to be evaluated to know if they can handle the rigors of the exent and the healing period. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a pelvic exenteration and a pelvic exoneration?

What is the difference between a pelvic exenteration and a pelvic exoneration?

Pelvic exenteration: There is no such thing as a pelvic "exoneration" although some people mispronounce "exenteration" to make it sound similar. A pelvic exenteration is the removal of most or all pelvic structures (bladder, uterus, rectum) for cancer (usually recurrent) in the pelvic organs (most often cervical cancer). ...Read more

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Managing Chronic Pelvic Pain (Checklist)

office evaluation
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pelvic exam
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ultrasound
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Who should do a pelvic exenteration if I am told it should be done for ovarian cancer?

Who should do a pelvic exenteration if I am told it should be done for ovarian cancer?

Pelvic exenteration: If you are told you need a pelvic exenteration for ovarian cancer, a gynecologic oncologic would do the surgery. This most likely means that you have disease involving your rectum and that a posterior exenteration (removal of uterus, part of vagina and rectum) is needed to render you disease free at the time of surgery, good luck! ...Read more

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What is pelvic sling?

What is pelvic sling?

Prolapse care: Sling holds up bladder and prevents eventration of the bladder thru the vaginal osteum. ...Read more

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What is done for pelvic tilts?

What is done for pelvic tilts?

Pelvic tilt: A standing postural xray defines if it is enough to be important. Some are fixed, some are temporary or secondary to something else. See a manipulating osteopath or chiropractor to define what kind and consider a shoe lift or pelvic lift if it is fixed. ...Read more

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Pain near pelvic? What could it be?

Pain near pelvic? What could it be?

Multiple causes: infection, GI, muscular so see your doctor........ ...Read more

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Pelvic lipomatusis what do I do for it?

Pelvic lipomatusis  what do I do for it?

Follow up: Pelvic lipomatosis is characterized by overgrowth of fat cells in the pelvis surrounding the bladder & rectum. Cause isn't known but it has been linked to obesity.Due to compression of pelvic organs patients may experience urinary symptoms, constipation, ribbon like stools & lower extremity edema.A conservative approach, symptomatic treatment & follow-up, is indicated in cases with minor symptoms. ...Read more

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Why am i having so much pain in my pelvic area?

Why am i having so much pain in my pelvic area?

Too complex to...: This is a very complex matter which weould need a history, physical, and appropriate lab tests and imaging studies. Check with your pcp and/or ob/gyn specialist! ...Read more

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would pelvic pain come and go ? Why ? How ?

Possibly: In males intestinal, testicular and prostate issues correspond to pelvic issues. Perhaps a complete history and physical by your doctor can provide more answers. Good luck ...Read more

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Should I have these swollen pelvic lymphnodes checked?

Should I have these swollen pelvic lymphnodes checked?

Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more

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Why is my pelvic area tight?

Why is my pelvic area tight?

See below: Symptoms like these are best deterimed by a thorough evaluation by your physician. Based on his/her findings, a treatment plan can be developed to help you. ...Read more

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Pain on left side of pelvis ?

Pain on left side of pelvis ?

See Specialist: Consider imaging studies for your spine if you believe your pain is sciatica or sacra-iliac in origin. Pelvic congestion syndrome can mimic sciatica occasionally but it is typically a diagnosis of exclusion, meaning everything else has been ruled out first. ...Read more

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What cause is fluid in pelvis?

Depends: Small amount normal. Excess will indicate....inflammation/infection........

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Pelvic pain during menstration?

Pelvic pain during menstration?

Dysmenorrhoea: Dysmenorrhoea is a term used to describe low anterior pelvic pain which occurs in association with periods. http://patient.info/doctor/dysmenorrhoea ...Read more

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What is pelvic congestion syn?

What is pelvic congestion syn?

Check out this: link: https://stanfordhealthcare.org/medical-conditions/womens-health/pelvic-congestion.html

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