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Dr. AARATHI Cholkeri-Singh
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Uterine Surgery (Overview)

A history of uterine surgery is one or more previous procedures to treat a problem in the uterus.


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How early can one have sex after fibroid uterine surgery?

How early can one have sex after fibroid uterine surgery?

Ask Surgeon.: Much better to run these types of questions by your surgeon who knows your situation best, can advise you about specific restrictions, and is ultimately responsible for your care. Best wishes. ...Read more

Dr. AARATHI Cholkeri-Singh
17 doctors shared insights

Uterine Surgery (Overview)

A history of uterine surgery is one or more previous procedures to treat a problem in the uterus.


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Has anyone ever had a uterine ablation surgery?

Has anyone ever had a uterine ablation surgery?

Yes: Uterine or endometrial ablation is a commonly performed procedure. It has helped thousands of women with abnormal bleeding, especially heavy menstrual flow. ...Read more

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Can uterine fibroid surgery be serious ?

Can uterine fibroid surgery be serious ?

It shouldn't be: Any surgery can be serious. But if surgery for fibroids is indeed necessary (it isn't always), there are several surgical approaches. Laparoscopy and laparotomy are two of them. In certain situations, the fibroid uterus may be removed vaginally. Tho there are risks with any type of surgery, the risks are minimized in experienced hands with good pre-operative preparation. Pls ck with your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does it take for complete healing after a uterine fibroid surgery?

Depends: If the fibroid are subserosal on the outside pf the uterus it may be healed in 1 month. In the fibroids are deeper it likely takes about 3 months for good healing and even longer for maximal strength. But no one knows for sure in any individual woman. ...Read more

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How can I treat uterine fibroids except surgery?

Alternatives: Fibroids can be shrunk with use of Lupron (leuprolide) Depot medication used over a period of months, but the change is reversible when the medicine is stopped. Fibroids can also be treated by Uterine Fibroid Embolization which is done by interventional radiologists and is not surgery. Neither one is appropriate if one is hoping to conceive. ...Read more

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How can I treat uterine fibroids without surgery?

Fibroids: The answer depends on the specifics of your situation and findings. The easiest scenario is the person who has a solitary fibroid that is not significant in size or location in the uterus. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of uterine fibroids without surgery?

Not likely: No medication or procedure will completely get rid of fibroids, though some may help them to shrink and thus reduce bleeding. Medications include gnrh agonist or ulipristil (not fda approved for that purpose). Procedures include uterine artery embolization and MRI guided focused ultrasound. Each has pros and cons so talk to your doctor about your options. ...Read more

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I am facing my 2nd surgery for uterine/bladder prolapse. Is there a greater risk for incontinence this time? And can this happen over and over?

I am facing my 2nd surgery for uterine/bladder prolapse.   Is there a greater risk for incontinence this time?  And can this happen over and over?

Depends: Surgical skill is important, but your underlining condition is a problem. Did you go for 2 nd opinion. What is the success rate of this surgeon with other patients? ...Read more

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Uterus (Definition)

The uterus is a muscular organ in a woman's pelvis where the the fertilized egg attaches ...Read more