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What are side effects from the embolization procedure?

What are side effects from the embolization procedure?

Where?: In order to answer this question accurately one would need to know what is being embolized. Risks for embolizing major arteries in the pelvis after trauma are different from embolizing fibroids in the uterus for example. ...Read more

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Embolization (Definition)

It means stopping flow in artery. Could be done as part of treatment or could ...Read more


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(Varicocele)What are embolization's side effects?

Ask Urologist: Hello, This question can best be answered by a urologist or interventional radiologist performing this procedure. I am a vascular surgeon. Good luck ...Read more

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What are the long term side effects of having uterine fibroid embolization?

What are the long term side effects of having uterine fibroid embolization?

Minimal: Some women will experience menopausal symptoms after uae. This is very unusual in women under 40. Women 45 and older have at least a 15-25% chance of never having a period again after uae - which is almost always a welcome effect. Other long-term complications are very rare. The particles do not migrate or cause any long-term reactions. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy side effects compared with uterine fibroid embolization?

Higher risk w surger: The risk of significant complications of any major abdominal surgery is generally considered to be between 5-10%. The risk of major complications of uae/ufe is below 3%. Embolization also has a faster recovery than surgery. ...Read more

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Hysterectomy side effects- is it possible to get uterine fibroid embolization?

Yes: Uterine fibroid embolization (ufe) allows a woman to not only avoid all of surgical risks associated with hysterectomy but also risks of what happens to these women without their uterus. Having a hysterectomy particularly before age 50 and despite leaving in the ovaries increases their risk for osteoporosis and heart disease. It also affects many women psychologically & sexually. Ufe avoids this. ...Read more

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My son got 2800 immnoglobin e level what is the medicine or procedure to attain normal. Is there any side effects is this normal please help?

My son got 2800 immnoglobin  e level what is the medicine or procedure to attain normal. Is there any side effects is this normal please help?

Allergy?: A high immunoglobulin E level indicate a high tendency to allergy to various factors. Why was the test done? Ordered by whom? If your primary care doctor ordered it but did not explain what it means, please ask for a referral to an allergist. If the specialist ordered it, I'm sure he/she will go over what it means and what needs to be done, depending on his symptoms. ...Read more

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I would like to know the facts about liposuction-including the side effects of the procedure.

I would like to know the facts about liposuction-including the side effects of the procedure.

Many resources: There are many resources to learn more about liposuction options. You can go to plasticsurgeory.Org and have correct information. You can go to most plastic surgeons' websites and learn about it. Or you can just go for a consultation with your plastic surgeon and ask all of your questions. ...Read more

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What is the best procedure for turbinate reduction, also which has the least side effects ? Thanks

What is the best procedure for turbinate reduction,  also which has the least side effects ?   Thanks

Turbinates: There are many different procedures to reduce turbinate hypertrophy, The goal is to reduce hypertrophied tissue while maintaining the mucosal surface, as the turbinates serve an important function. Be sure to have your nose evaluated by a board certified otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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