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Scar Tissue And Pregnancy
How much tissue is taken off the cervix for a leep? For leep are they essentially amputating a portion of the cervix? Scar tissue? How impact pregnancy?
LEEP procedure: The amount of tissue removed will depend on the size if the lesion needing removal. This can range from a dime to a quarter size in area. Unless there is involvement of the endo cervical canal, the depth of tissue removed is less than 5mm. Scarring resulting in cervical stenosis is rare and easily managed. Single leep conizations rarely impact pregnancy. Multiple leeps can cause cx incompetence. ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
My belly button piercing completely rejected itself 4 years ago. Now I have a scar where the skin fused itself back together. Is there any risk of the scar tissue tearing during future pregnancy?
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I had a partial hysterectomy and scar tissue from a tubal pregnancy plus my appendix removed in October of 2014. I know have 3 cysts on my left ovary exceeding the size of a baseball. I go back to doctor Monday to discuss this. But do you think I'll have
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I've had three abdominal surgeries & no large bowel. I have alot of scar tissue on GI track, is pregnancy possible for streching without blocking?
Unclear: I'm not sure what your question is. Scar tissue is a an area of fibrous tissue where there has been an injury. It has the same building blocks as normal tissue but they are arranged in such a way that they are usually stiffer. There can be increased blood flow in the area with redness or an increase in pigment. ...Read more
See PCP/Urologist: Fresh scar tissue anywhere will be red and indurated. It takes a few months for the natural scar maturation to occur and for scars to fade. As you have not mentioned the cause, therefore it would be best to see your pcp or a urologist to ensure that a correct diagnosis and treatment is being considered. ...Read more
Many presentations: Abdominal scar tissue may feel like a tight band or a lump. It may not feel like anything at all. It really depends on how much and where it is in the abdomen. It should not feel like a mass; if you're feeling a big lump, get it checked out. Also get it checked if it is painful. Scars can be painful but you don't want to miss something else. ...Read more
Back pain: If the surgery is recent, then scar tissue is far from the cause of the back pain. It is most likely the position of the stirups during surgery that can cause some back pain after surgery. Especially if surgery was a long one. Anyone who has their legs in that position will have some back discomfort after surgery. If it persists, and over the counter meds don't help. See your physician for tremet. ...Read more
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
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