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Waiting List For Hysterectomy
Failed fertility treatments for 8months. Don't want to opt for ivf.. Should go for ovarian drilling?
Variable: There has been some difficulty in getting hold of some of the older Generic drugs. Many companies have stopped making them because of the smaller profit margin. FDA has responsibility in working on this issue but it may take government intervention. In the meantime, your oncologist can often substitute another drug in place of the unavailable drug in most cases. Canada is another source to import ...Read more
Please discuss with: The doc who is going to do your surg under normal circumstances you would leave 1 or both ovaries in since u are so young, if there is something wrong with the ovaries or you had a very strong history of ovarian cancer or a history of frequent ruptured ovarian cysts then that would be indication to remove ovaries. ...Read more
Ques for a friend: menorrhagia, lots of cramps. Previous c-section, tubal ligation, no bc needed. Pros/cons IUD vs surgical removal of lining?
Here are some ...: For the sense of humanity & political correctness, yes but for reality, no. Remember: Nothing is free but always comes with a price. Who is going to pay such a price? That get be paid by someone fulfilling their obligations to stack the resource for someone to take away at asserting their rights. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the size of the fibroid and the skill of the surgeon. Some surgeons are very skilled at minimally invasive or robotic surgeries and are comfortable even with very large fibroids. Make sure you are evaluated by someone skilled in advanced laparoscopy/robotics for an opinion if a different doc tells you that you must have an open hysterectomy. That's not always the case! ...Read more
Depends on age...: ...Among other things. If you were premenopausal at surgery, you might benefit from hrt. If older, have a discussion about risks/benefits with you gyn. ...Read more
I'm scheduled for robotic total hysterectomy with pelvic lymph node dissection for uterine cancer. What;s the recovery time?
I have a recurrent colorectal cancer. Just finished with chemorad.
Waiting to go for surgery however doctor mentioned stenting uterus during surgery.
Stenting ureter!: I think you mean stenting ureter, not uterus! ureter will be stented in cancer operation to avoid any injuries to the ureters. during cancer operation they do a lymph node dissection and they stay wide away from the colon for a good clean margin and to surround the cancer lymphatic drainage.and if there is a local spread to surrounding tissue, ureter will be vulnerable for injuries. ...Read more
Gastroenterologist is investigating me for Crohn's. For multiple reasons, I can't have a colonoscopy. Would an MRI enterography suffice for now??
See below: If you have health insurance, this should cover most of the cost. Depending on the insurance that you have, you may have some responsibility for part of the cost. The billing department in your doctors office should be able to answer these questions for you before an operation. ...Read more
Yes since cervix: If you have a cervix then there is risk of cervical cancer. While this risk declines with age there are new recommendations for how often you should have a pap, and for women over 30 an additional test on same sample for hi risk hpv (human papillomavirus) that causes most cervical cancers. Here's link: http://www.Womenshealthfremont.Com/newsdesk/news/longer-intervals-recommended-for-pap-smears. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
PCOS on low dose bc for 2 years but still having cysts. Abortion 6 years ago Ask gyn for different bc? Other options?
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