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What kind of complications might happen from an episiotomy?

What kind of complications might happen from an episiotomy?

Infection, bleeding: It is best if a surgical procedure (like epis) is performed as seldom as possible. Most obs would cut one typically in a situation in which a tear is likely. To decrease risk of complications, an episiotomy is done after a woman's perineum ('bottom') has been cleaned with an antiseptic solution. Careful closure of most with stitches helps decrease the risk of bleeding. Discuss before labor. ...Read more

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Episiotomy (Definition)

An episiotomy is a cut in the lower portion of the vulva / vagina to enable a quicker delivery of ...Read more


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What kind of complications might happen from a hysteroscopy?

What kind of complications might happen from a hysteroscopy?

Hysteroscopy: The main complication of hysteroscopy is perforation of the uterus. If the hysteroscopy is a lengthy one, there is the possibility of excessive absorption of the fluid necessary for distention of the uterus. If heat is used for certain treatment, there is the possibility of un-intentional burns. There are other complications common to all surgeries, such as infection, drug reaction, etc.. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a myomectomy?

What kind of complications might happen from a myomectomy?

Rare: The biggest concerns for a myomectomy is that in time more fibroids can develop, requiring future surgery to fix, and that a future pregnancy will need to be delivered by cesarean. Patients may also have scar tissue in the abdomen after the procedure, which does usually cause problems, but can make future surgery more difficult. Damage to bowel, bladder, or ureter are rare but possible. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a sigmoidoscopy?

What kind of complications might happen from a sigmoidoscopy?

Safe sigmoidoscopy: Sigmoidoscopy, when performed by a trained & experienced endoscopist is generally safe. However, risks to consider, as with any endoscopic test include: tears in the lining of the gut, perforation of the gut that may require surgery to fix, bleeding that may need transfusion, adverse reaction to sedation, infection, a missed diagnosis, and an incomplete test due to patient factors. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a liposuction?

What kind of complications might happen from a liposuction?

Risks of lipo: Liposuction is real surgery and carries a small risk of complications. Risks of surgery include bleeding and bruising, infection, multiple small scars, fluid collections, asymmetry, contour irregularities, and blood clots. Risks are often dependent on your current medical condition. Please discuss with your board certified plastic surgeon. http://www.dassmd.com/liposuction/index.html. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a facelift?

What kind of complications might happen from a facelift?

Several: A facelift is a safe procedure when performed by a skilled plastic surgeon. Risks include bleeding/ hematoma, infection, nerve injury, scarring, asymmetry, wound healing problems, and need for revision operation. Discuss your individual risks with your plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a c section?

What kind of complications might happen from a c section?

C-Section: Wow this is a good question but the biggest complication is with bleeding. Infection bad scar formation, and the anesthetic risks. Sometimes you may even require a hysterectomy. You can have damage to internal organs that will require repair. Future risks deal with rupture of the uterus in the next labor, and placental complications in future pregnancies. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from an antibody therapy?

What kind of complications might happen from an antibody therapy?

Several: With monoclonal antibody therapy, severe immune dysregulatory events can occur. These events range from anaphylaxis to immunodeficiency to autoimmunity. Read your pi of your proposed medication and seriously discuss this with your physician. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a cta?

What kind of complications might happen from a cta?

Allergy: The main risk is concern for an allergic reaction to the contrast dye. Damage to the kidney is also a big concern. The good thing is that the kidney can usually recover from this on its own with IV fluids and careful observation. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a knee arthroplasty?

What kind of complications might happen from a knee arthroplasty?

Many Possible: There are quite a few possible complication from a knee arthroplasty. This is best discussed with your surgeon. But in general, for the right patient, it is a good procedure. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a cardiac catheterization?

What kind of complications might happen from a cardiac catheterization?

Partial list: Bleeding, infection, irregular heart beat, perforation of the heart, heart attack, dissection of the aorta, cardiac arrest, stroke, renal failure, gangrene, pseudo aneurysm, shock, death. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a chin implant?

What kind of complications might happen from a chin implant?

Usual surgical risks: All surgical procedures carry with them the risk of infection and bleeding. There is a risk of reaction to the anesthesia used to put you to sleep. Surgery also carries the risk of scar formation, which may be problematic for facial procedures. Similarly, there may be a risk of malposition or asymmetry of the implant. Numbness or an autoimmune reaction to the implant material may occir. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a hair replacement?

What kind of complications might happen from a hair replacement?

Not taking: The worst complication is that it does not work. Patients can also have infections, inflammation, and pain. I have found that most people do well. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from an anterior cervical fusion?

What kind of complications might happen from an anterior cervical fusion?

See the list: Here are the risks: infection, bleeding, nerve damage, paralysis, loss of voice, ongoing numbness and tingling, failure to improve, failure of fusion, failure of instrumentation, stroke, heart attack, coma, damage to the trachea, esophagus, carotid or jugular vein, worsening of pain, need for further surgery, spinal fluid leak, or even death. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a tooth extraction?

What kind of complications might happen from  a tooth extraction?

Several: Any surgical procedure carries some risks and possible complications. Your dentist or surgeon should discuss these with you prior to performing the procedure. Some of the more common may include, but are not limited to excessive bleeding, swelling, bruising, sensitivity in adjacent teeth, and limited opening. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a coronary angioplasty?

What kind of complications might happen from  a coronary angioplasty?

Coronary angipplasty: There are lots of complication that can happen during angioplasty 1.Excessive bleeding from punctured site 2. Infection 3.Pseudo aneurism 4.Acute heart attack 5.Acute stroke 6.Coronary dissection 7.Cardiac tamponade and even cardiac arrest leadind to death.All these complication are very very rare. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a joint replacement surgery?

What kind of complications might happen from a joint replacement surgery?

A few common ones:: Bleeding, infection, blood clots, damage to nerves, arteries or veins, dislocation, fracture, failure to improve the pain, need for more surgery, short term loosing of the new parts and long term wearing out of the prosthesis. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from an in vitro fertilization?

What kind of complications might happen from an in vitro fertilization?

IVF Safe: Ivf is a very safe procedure but all procedures have risks. For brevity, biggest worries include hyperstimulation syndrome (ohss), ectopic pregnancy, multiple pregnancy, complicated pregnancy (probably from being infertile), bleeding (uncommon), discomfort for 24-48 hrs. Controversial is risk of baby health, cancer, icsi and genetics (imprinting disorders). Look up terms as no room to expand here. ...Read more

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What kind of complications might happen from a breast implant removal?

What kind of complications might happen from a breast implant removal?

Several: Most common complaint is the deflated appearance. Some skin contraction will occur with time but if the change is severe enough, a mastopexy may be needed. ...Read more

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