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What are the possible complications of an abdominoplasty?

What are the possible complications of an abdominoplasty?

Relatively low: Loss of skin at the lower end of the flap and infection more common in diabetics and smokers plus others with metabolic disease. "dog ears" are not a complication. Pts cause complications by wearing jeans or other too-tight waist band cloths too soon. ...Read more

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Tummy Tuck (Definition)

A tummy tuck involves enhancing the appearance of the abdomen. In order to provide the best results there is skin resection, liposuction and muscle tightening ...Read more


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What are the possible complications of a sigmoidoscopy?

What are the possible complications of a sigmoidoscopy?

Complications: rare: Sigmoidoscopy is a very commonly done procedure with rare significant complications. Mild bleeding can occur in patients with hemorrhoids. Perforation of the colon wall can occur in less than 1/1000 patients, usually only in those with some type of pre-existing abnormality such as diverticulosis. ...Read more

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What are the possible complications of a colonoscopy?

What are the possible complications of a colonoscopy?

Veery rarely: Bleeding and injury to the bowel. In experienced hands the combined risk is less than 1 %. You may have gas and bloating afterward but these should resolve quickly and you can resume normal activity and diet the next day. The risk of having an undiagnosed colon disease or cancer is greater than the risk of the procedure. ...Read more

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What are the possible complications of an upper endoscopy?

What are the possible complications of an upper endoscopy?

Uncommon, a bunch: Need to discuss with doc before test. Get info brochure too. There are possible sedation/medication risks, sore throat, bleeding (if biopsy, polyp removal), perforation (rare, about 1:10, 000, unless advanced work, e.g. Forcible dilatation of tight stricture), rarely infection. Talk to md re: meds, supplements, herbals that can interfere with blood clotting, possible need to stop before the test. ...Read more

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What are the risks of an untreated umbilical?

Umbilical hernia: Usually none, but if very large and incorporating the abdominal fascia, could lead to bowel entrapment. ...Read more

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What are the complications of a spermatocelectomy?

What are the complications of a spermatocelectomy?

Blockage of ductus: epididymis which could block passage of sperm from testis on that side, slight risk of post-operative hemorrhage or infection. ...Read more

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What are the complications of a hysterectomy?

What are the complications of a hysterectomy?

Infection bleeding: Hysterectomies have a low risk of complications. Infections in the abdominal wall, urine, or vaginal cuff sometimes occur. Bleeding into the wound or significant vaginal bleeding is less common. Very rarely, serious complications occur including intraoperative bleeding, injury to the intestine or urinary tract, or blood clot in the legs or to the lungs. ...Read more

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What are the possible complications of prostate surgery?

What are the possible complications of prostate surgery?

Incontinence and ED: Assuming robotic approach short term (all rare in experienced centers): 1. Bleeding requiring transfusion 2. Heart or breathing problems 3. Blood clot in leg and/or lung 4. Damage to internal organs long term: 1. Incontinence (leaking urine) 2. Erectile dysfunction 3. Bladder neck scarring (rare) not an exhaustive list. Find a formally trained, experienced surgeon to discuss your risks. ...Read more

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What are the risks of getting an abortion?

What are the risks of getting an abortion?

Abortion (surgical): Risks include injury to the cervix/uterus, infection of the uterus/ fallopian tubes, uterine scarring or perforation, retained tissue, hemorrhage & adverse reaction to anesthesia. See: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002912.htm ...Read more

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What are the possible outcomes of a breast infection?

What are the possible outcomes of a breast infection?

Varied: It depends on the site and source3 of the infection. If treated properly the outcome should be good. ...Read more

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What are the complications of a parotidectomy?

What are the complications of a parotidectomy?

Facial paralysis: is the most common complication, but in the hands of a skilled surgeon is relatively rare, depending on the reasons for the parotidectomy. Other complications include sweating and redness on the face while eating, infection and scarring as well as some asymmetry. If you need a parotidectomy, your surgeon should go into these in depth with you. ...Read more

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What are the complications of having a pylorotomy?

What are the complications of having a pylorotomy?

Vomiting, Scar: As any surgical procedure, complications can occur. Post operative vomiting is the most common issue. Surgical case fatality runs 1-5/1000 while doing nothing runs much higher. ...Read more

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What are possible complications of a hysterectomy?

What are possible complications of a hysterectomy?

A few: Infection, bleeding, damage to adjacent structures, death. Those are true of any surgery - just a matter of degree based on how complicated the surgery is. ...Read more

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What are the most common risks and complications of an osteotomy? What kinds of complications can happen with osteotomy? .

Talk to doctor: The most severe complication is non-healing of the osteotomy, but this is rare. Slippage of the fixation, swelling, pain, infection. ...Read more

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What are the risks of an amniocentesis?

What are the risks of an amniocentesis?

Risks vs benefits!: The risks of amniocentesis include infection and bleeding, and miscarriage, i.e., losing the pregnancy. Pregnancy loss is not likely to occur, but it can. The question is: what will you do with the information you get? Many couples abort fetuses with chromosomal abnormalities - others do not. If you are sure you would not abort a fetus, the risk of having an amnio may not be worth it - to you. ...Read more

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What are the complications of having a parotidectomy?

What are the complications of having a parotidectomy?

Several: In experienced hands, the complication rate is low. They include facial weakness or paralysis, sweating from the cheek when eating, earlobe numbness, blood collection (hematoma), and collection of saliva under the skin (salivary fistula or sialocele). ...Read more

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What are the risks of having an epidural?

What are the risks of having an epidural?

Like Any Other Inj: The worse part of an epidural injection is typically the local anesthetic administered to numb the skin. After that the needle typically feels like pressure. However as the needle enters the spinal canal or around the nerve root there can be some pain that is transient. Complications can be bleeding, infection, nerve damage and paralysis, but these are extremely rare. ...Read more

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What are the risks or complications of a planned c-section?

What are the risks or complications of a planned c-section?

A few rare risks: This list can sound very scary. Truth is a vaginal delivery is safer than a scheduled c-section which is safer than an emergency c-section. Overall the risks of c-section are very low. They include bleeding, infection, injury to uterus, bowels and bladder, blood clots, and rarely death. Keep in mind that the risks of driving your car would be serious bodily harm. ...Read more

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What are the risks or potential complications of getting a tummy tuck?

What are the risks or potential complications of getting a tummy tuck?

Seek Consultation: The majority of complications that may occur with tummy tuck surgery occur within the first 2 weeks. These may include deep venous thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, pneumonia, infection, bleeding, and even death. Other types of complications such as superficial incision line healing problems ( wound healing problems) may occur during the first 2 months after the procedure is performed. ...Read more

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What are possible complications of a cataract surgery?

What are possible complications of a cataract surgery?

Cataract surgery: Cataract surgery is usually very safe. There can be complications. More common ones are posterior capsule opacification requiring a later laser procedure, wound leak, posterior capsule rupture. Less common ones are retinal detachment, infection, and prolonged inflammation. For more information please check out: http://www.allaboutvision.com/conditions/cataract-complications.htm ...Read more

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