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What is a cervical cauterization?

What is a cervical cauterization?

CAUTERIZATION: A procedure to eliminate chronic cervicitis and possibly ca in situ done by gyne md. ...Read more

Cauterization (Definition)

Cauterization is the term for the use of a device which uses heat to treat tissues, most commonly at surgery to diminish bleeding but also externally for bleeding such as nasal bleeding. It can also be used to remove lesions on the skin ...Read more


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Please tell me what does cauterization of the cervix consist of?

Please tell me what does cauterization of the cervix consist of?

Hpv treatment: some people who have changes in the cervix because of HPV will be offered what is called a loop electrical excision procedure, or LEEP, which is when a doctor will cut out a piece of the cervix and cauterize what is left in order to remove the area that can become cancer if not treated. ...Read more

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What is cauterization of the cervix?

Dysplasia: or pre cancerous cells of the cervix found by Pap smear can be treated with electrocautery. Electrical arcing causes heat which destroys the superficial cells of the cervix hopefully destroying the precancerous cells. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is having intermittent moderate pain around the cervix two weeks after cervical erosion cauterisation. What may cause this?

My girlfriend is having intermittent moderate pain around the cervix two weeks after cervical erosion cauterisation. What may cause this?

That's not outside: of what would be expected with normal healing, although it's often difficult to interpret where pain in the vagina/cervix/uterus is actually coming from. Nothing should have been inserted into the vagina up to this point. I think it would be safe to just watch and wait another week or so; contact her doctor if she is concerned in the meantime, especially if discharge or bleeding. Best wishes:) ...Read more

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What is the cervical cancer recovery like?

What is the cervical cancer recovery like?

Depends on treatment: It depends on what treatment is chosen by you and your gyn oncologist. Really there are only two options-- surgery or radiation which often is accompanied with chemotherapy to make the radiation work better. The choice between surgery or radiation depends on your clinical stage of cancer (all cancers are by convention categorized into stages 1 through 4) and your wishes. ...Read more

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How long is normal recovery for a cervical biopsy?

How long is normal recovery for a cervical biopsy?

I assume you had a : Colposcopy with biopsies for an abnormal pap your doc who did the biopsy shhould have already discussed this with you at the time of the biopsy or before , but usual recovery is 4-8 days give or take a few so no intercourse until your doc tells you can , i tell my pts after I have done that procedure nothing in vagina until 2 days after the discharge stops. ...Read more

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What's recovery like after getting a cervical fusion surgery?

What's recovery like after getting a cervical fusion surgery?

3 months: Assuming a proper work-up has been done and conservative care has failed, most patients do very well from a single level cervical fusion. Average time for a complete recovery is 3 months. Check out spine health.Com. ...Read more

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What is the recovery/healing time post cervical hemilaminectomy?

What is the recovery/healing time post cervical hemilaminectomy?

3 months: Arm pain will be relieved within a week barring complication if diagnosis accurate insicional neck pain is 3months typical a low grade sorness around inscised muscles for a long time is pretty typical. ...Read more

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Im waiting to have one of my cervical ribs removed haw long is recovery afther this?

Variable: This can be a quite painful procedure. Even in experienced hands you can expect some significant initial pain. It partly depends on how much dissection is required and the route taken to remove the cervical rib. ...Read more

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What is the chance of recovery from cervical cancer?

What is the chance of recovery from cervical cancer?

Depends on stage: The 5 year survival rates for cervical cancer depend on how advanced the disease is. Stage i (cancer only in cervix) is >90%, stage 2 (cancer spread just beyond cervix) is 60-80%, stage 3 (cancer spread to vagina or to pelvic wall) is 50%, stage 4 (cancer spread to bladder, rectum, elsewhere) is <30%. Regular pap smears result in early detection of cervical cancer and high chance for cure! ...Read more

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What is the cervical cancer permanent recovery rates?

Depends on stage: Early stage cervical cancer has nearly 100 cure rate, more advanced the cancer the lower the rate of recovery and metastatic cancers are not curable. ...Read more

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What is the recovery consist of for anterior cervical diskectomy?

Cervical fusion: Depend upon how many levels are being operated upon.Now a days a simple discectomy is rearly done and usually a bone fusion along with plate fixation is the common practice.One level fusion usaually allows the return to daliy activities in a short period of time 3to 4 weeks, however more extrenous activities such as sports require that the fusion be solid heal 4to 6 months. ...Read more

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Anterior cervical disectomy recovery time?

Depends: For a standard cervical discectomy and fusion for radiculopathy it's 8-12 weeks. You could return to work more quickly depending on what you do. The hospital stay is typically overnight, though some surgeons do the procedure outpatient. If someone is very myelopathic, then the recovery/rehab is longer. For an artificial disc the recovery time is shorter since no fusion is expected. ...Read more

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Whats the normal recovery period after cervical disk surgery?

Whats the normal recovery period after cervical disk surgery?

Depends: If a fusion was done, it can take 12 weeks for enough bone healing to allow full activity. If the ruptured portion was removed without fusion, there is usually enough healing after one month. Symptoms in both cases usually improve well before this. However, severe long standing symptoms may take longer. ...Read more

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I had some biopsies taken, a D&C and cervix quarterized...is this type of recovery still sounding normal? Many thanks

I had some biopsies taken, a D&C and cervix quarterized...is this type of recovery still sounding normal? Many thanks

Unclear!: What type of recovery do you mean? Your question does not say. There is a 150 character limit, so ask again. Be brief but complete, please. ...Read more

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What is a reasonable expectation for a cervical fracture recovery?

What is a reasonable expectation for a cervical fracture recovery?

Take it easy: Most spine fractures will heal within 3 months with bracing, limiting strenuous activity and close follow-up with a spine specialist. Some fractures require surgical stabilization. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more

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For cervical discectomy, what is the operation length and recovery time?

For cervical discectomy, what is the operation length and recovery time?

One hour, 3 months: The surgery is usually about an hour. It takes about 3 months to fully recover. Check out spine-health.Com. ...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