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What Is The Good Effect And Bad Effect For Tooth Curettage
Goo yes...no bad...: The good effects of having curettage on one or more teeth is that you are removing bad tissues around the tooth and allowing new good tissue to grow in. Sort of getting rid of bad, infected tissue. The bad effect of curettage is that there may be some pain following it. That depends on how extensive you were cleaned and what your pain tolerance is. Earl. ...Read more
Gum pus: This means that there is a bacterial infection that needs appropriate therapy. ...Read more
Month ago had surgery to remove navicular fx fragment and cyst curettage. The area in foot hurts very bad whenever I take a deep breath. Why?
Unrelated: The act of breathing has no anatomic relationship to the foot so this is quite unusual. I feel you should notify the foot SURGEON if you are having undue pain after the surgery as he/she will want to examine the operated area to reassure you or treat any possible complications. ...Read more
Inactive endometrium with stromal breakdown.
No evidence of hyperplasia or neoplasia. What does this diagnosis?
Not always: Early miscarriages of less than 6 to 8 weeks sometimes do not retain products of conception obviating the d & c. Always check with your ob-gyn md for examination post miscarriage to determine the necessity of d & c or not. ...Read more
Depends why: Often a d & c may be done under sedation with Propofol and other meds such as versed or fentanyl. The gyn doctor may use local anesthesia around the cervix. If it's an emergency situation where the patient doesn't have an empty stomach, if the patient is extremely obese, or if there is heavy bleeding, general anesthesia may be safest. The ob/gyn and anes doctors will decide the best plan. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Having a chronically avulsed fragment from my navicular excised and curettage to remove arthritic changes. Is this a long recovery?
I think if your : Having a surgery the recovery time should of already been discussed with you by your doctor. All questions relating to a planned surgery should ideally be answered before the procedure is scheduled. We don't know the size of the fragment being avulsed, nor what is meant by "arthritic changes removed" .....this question is best answered by your surgeon. ...Read more
I'm going to have a curettage operation tomorrow and i want to know if I have i have to stay in bed afterwards and the after effect of the operation.
Where?: Where are you having this operation and how extensive? Although it is common, the diagnoses and failed remedies prior to operation could help decide recovery period. Thanks. ...Read more
Endometrium gone: The material expelled during a period is the lining of the womb.A D&C removes all the lining(down to the muscle layer) and often takes a few cycles to reform. ...Read more
10-20 minutes: It takes longer to prepare than to do. Once you've received a light anesthetic (or local injection) it's under 5 minutes to measure the length of the cervix and dilate it. The curettage part takes another 3-5 minutes. If it's not pregnancy related, a camera (hysteroscopy) can be used to visualize the uterine cavity and this part can more than double the amount of time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mild cramping: There will be mild cramping and perhaps some residual bleeding post-op. The cervix will be open after dilation and therefore there is a slight risk for infection if there are "visitors" in the vagina during the first post-op week. It was once considered a "minor " surgery, but of course "minor surgery" is what happens to someone else. ...Read more
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Unknown: There is not information here to comment. I would schedule a follow up visit with the doctor treating you to confirm the treatment plan and to discuss all of your options. General anesthesia is the most comfortable anesthetic method for a D an C. An epidural or spinal are other options. ...Read more
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