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Had cervical cryotherapy on 09/30/14. Had sex on 10/28/14, once my OB/GYN said I can resume my normal life again. It's VERY painful! What should I do?

Had cervical cryotherapy on 09/30/14. Had sex on 10/28/14, once my OB/GYN said I can resume my normal life again. It's VERY painful! What should I do?

Slower is better: Adequate sexual lubrication, prolonged (15-20 minutes) foreplay, position changes, verbal communication, massage and aromatherapy. Your cervix should be well healed by now and apparently, you did not have vaginal, only cervical surgery. Positions on your side or female on top will control depth of penetration and hopefully these hints will work. ...Read more

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Cryotherapy (Definition)

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My appendix has just been removed. When will I be able to resume any heavy lifting or excercise such as swimming?

My appendix has just been removed. When will I be able to resume any heavy lifting or excercise such as swimming?

What did surgeon say: The expert is the person who did your surgery and always the best person to ask. Never feel shy to ask these important questions of your surgeon. They prefer you get the best follow up care and are there to help. General guidelines though are swimming in 4 weeks and heavy lifting in 6 weeks if you are feeling well. Good luck! ...Read more

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How long after sinus surgery can one resume swimming workout?

How long after sinus surgery can one resume swimming workout?

Two weeks: Ask the doctor that performed the procedure, I usually ask my patients to wait 10-14 days before swimming. ...Read more

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Had an inguinal hernial 1 month ago which went well, was wondering when can I resume swimming and football?

Had an inguinal hernial 1 month ago which went well, was wondering when can I resume swimming and football?

Depends: While it may depend somewhat on the type of repair done, most hernia experts worldwide have their patients return to normal activity after groin her is repair as tolerated by pain and discomfort. The best thing however is to ask your surgeon for recommendations about your specific case. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Swimming for 2 months and stopped for 10 days then resumed again and have mild pain in my pecs for 5 days could it be an injury and what to do?

Swimming for 2 months and stopped for 10 days then resumed again and have mild pain in my pecs for 5 days could it be an injury and what to do?

Overuse injury: Sounds like you were in good swimming 'shape' then quit for ten days and resumed at your previous pace and time swimming. This is very suggestive of overuse injury to your swimming muscles (in thus case, your pecs)... Would suggest taking an nsaids (ibuprofen) for a few days, rest from swimming (cross train) and then slowly return to swimming. (both amount u swim and pace). Good luck! ...Read more

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When can I resume swimming, diving and other police training activities after a upper molar bone graft extraction?

When can I resume swimming, diving and other police training activities after a upper molar bone graft extraction?

S/p jaw graft: Hello~ Laura, I am not a dentist or a maxillo-facial surgeon so I think you should direct this question to one of those specialists, but just from general principal of bone healing I would say about 6 - 8 weeks thanks ...Read more

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How long does the discharge last after cryosurgery?

Discharge: The discharge is a normal situation after an uncomplicated cryosurgery. Your cervis was literally "frozen" and is now "thawing. " this usually last for a couple of weeks depending on the extent of the cryosurgery. Report any unusual situations like a bloody or foul smelling discharge to your doctor. ...Read more

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After cervical cryosurgery, can you go into a pool?

After cervical cryosurgery, can you go into a pool?

With caution: For the first 2-3 weeks after cervical cryosurgery, the cervix has a case of frostbite and is deprived of its protective skin. This condition might be extended or worsened by pool water, although usually, immersion does not cause water to enter a normal vagina. ...Read more

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What happens during and after cervical cryosurgery?

Did you ask your GYN: Who is going to do it, you should ask your gyn, that is your gyn's job to explain everything just like I do to my pts, so call him or her or their nurse, they may have specific instructions for u. ...Read more

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Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get a cryosurgery?

Will I have to get poked with a needle when I get a cryosurgery?

No: Typically cryosurgery of the cervix is done without any local anesthetic because the freezing of the cervix actually numbs the cervix and minimizes the discomfort. You usually will experience a little cramping like a menstrual cycle and premedication with Ibuprofen can help with this. ...Read more

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What is nano-microvesicular intervention? What are other alternatives for cryosurgery in treating nsclc?

What is nano-microvesicular intervention? What are other alternatives for cryosurgery in treating nsclc?

Not standard: Cryosurgery is not a standard treatment for nsclc at this time. In early stages, excision of the tumor by traditional or minimally invasive means is standard when health condition allows. In more advanced cases chemotherapy with or without radiation is needed. Cryosurgery is one of many options (stent, laser, radiofrequency, brachytherapy) used for opening blocked bronchial tubes. ...Read more

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Are there any negatives to having cryosurgery for plantar fasciitis?

Are there any negatives to having cryosurgery for plantar fasciitis?

Yes.: Any surgical procedure has potential complications. Make sure that you have exhausted all conservative options before electing to undergo surgery.

One of therapy that many overlook before considering surgery is radial shock wave therapy. It is non-invasive, has almost no complications and is highly effective.

www. Orthodoc. Aaos. Org/footankle. ...Read more

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What exactly is cryosurgery used for?

If u mean: Of teh cervix, that is used to treat abnormal cervical cells, or leep is also used to get rid of abnormal cervical cells. ...Read more

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What should I expect to feel after having cryosurgery?

What should I expect to feel after having cryosurgery?

Depends on Where: Cryosurgery can be performed on a lot of different parts of the body. Depending on where, the symptoms after treatment are similar to a burn, with some stinging pain and often blistering. If you mean on the cervix (ob/gyn), it's often described as a stinging or crampy type pain and you're likely to have some spotting afterward. Ask your doctor for more specific info. ...Read more

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Do I have to bring someone along, or can I drive after the cryosurgery?

Driving post op: If your procedure is done under a straight local anesthetic with no sedation, it is possible that you would be allowed to drive home. ...Read more

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What is the difference between cryosurgery and cone biopsy?

Great: With cryosurgery, the affected area is frozen, which destroys the tissue. How deep this goes depends on the length of the freeze, although there is a limit to that due to the warming effect of the circulation. A cone biopsy, now done by loop excision, removes the affected tissue in pieces. It has an advantage in that the margins can be examined by the pathologist. ...Read more

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