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Different risks: Medical abortion uses medications to end pregnancy and causes the uterus to shed its lining. Surgical abortion is done by suction to clear the uterus. A detailed list comparing the two can be found at this link: http://www.Ucsfhealth.Org/education/medical_versus_surgical_abortion/. ...Read more
Don't understand: When you say surgical, what do you mean? With a simple office hysteroscopy, it is very easy to remove an iud whose strings are otherwise inaccessible. Of course, that assumes there is an iud in place. The ultrasound would help you determine that in advance of the hysteroscopy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not really: Gallstones in the gallbladder under the liver cause nausea and pain. They can block the ducts or tubes that drain the liver or pancreas causing jaundice or pancreatitis if they pass from the gallbladder to these tubes. Some drugs have been used to dissolve small stones; but the treatment is long, and the stones return when the drug is stopped. Ercp can be used to remove stones in the bile ducts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I believe "No": These clinics, which are much more numerous than abortion clinics, have historically been run by religious conservatives who will try to persuade you by any means not to have an abortion. They perform no abortions or other medical procedures and are unregulated. Your physician might be a better person to talk with, & there are on-the-level folks who will help you should you choose adoption. ...Read more
Surgery: Surgery has a lot of risks, no matter what the procedure or the reason. Although pills also carry their risks as well, many would argue that surgery carries more risks and possible known complications with it than pills. Hope that generally answers your question. ...Read more
Depends: Do you have insurance? If so, what is your copay for elective surgery. Is the surgery cosmetic in nature? If so, you will need to pay up front. If you don't have any insurance, the hospital will want to see what your resources are in order to help you develop a payment plan that is reasonable and fair. Good luck! ...Read more
No: These are run by anti-abortion activists. Once you walk into the door, the people will do everything possible to dissuade you from having an abortion. You may or may not be offered some or total financial help with your delivery and placement in an adoptive home for your child. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Re: macular hole - are there any alternative surgical procedures vs. the usual gas bubble surgical repair?
Not sure: I would certainly talk to the ophthalmologist. They do many procedures with lasers these days. ...Read more
Follow-up visit.: If a patient had surgery, the patient should make a follow-up visit with their surgeon so she or he can examine them and make sure everything is healing okay. At that appointment, the patient should receive more instructions. If not clear about immediate post-surgical instructions, please call the surgeon. Best of luck! ...Read more
3 surgeries in2 weeks: risks? I'm only allowed 2wks off work & need: impacted wisdom T removal &want to get LASIK (eyelaser) & labiaplasty. Is thtsafe
Not recommended: not recommended. you need time to heal for each before undergoing the next. choose the dental one first and then pick your favorite of the other two after that. hope that helps. ...Read more
Laws about abortion in your country, practice of abortion (induced abortion), cases of abortion, discussion on abortion?
Varies: The laws about abortion vary from state to state from serious obstacles to very little obstacle. We have a serious problem with these issues in the usa largely from groups stating that god disapproves (even though not in the bible) and that potential life begins at conception therefore anything preventing development is killing. These are mostly very strongly held but erroneous beliefs. ...Read more
Definitely: One of the most safe medications we give in obstetrics. Helps to soften the cervix prior to a surgical abortion thus decreasing the risk of laceration or creating a false passage during the abortion. Side effects can include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, hot flashes or fever. I give this medication frequently, and 95% of my patients have no side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ques for a friend: menorrhagia, lots of cramps. Previous c-section, tubal ligation, no bc needed. Pros/cons IUD vs surgical removal of lining?
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