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What To Expect After A Dilation And Curettage
Discomfort, bleeding: Discomfort level varies depending on medications you take/are given during the procedure. After the procedure, unless your doctor advises against it, Motrin/Advil/ibuprofen/Aleve/Naprosyn/naproxen will be helpful. Bleeding amount varies but call your doctor or go to ER if soaking > 2 pads/hr or you have signs of severe anemia. It usually goes away within a week but may return 2-3weeks later. ...Read more
Dilatation and Curettage, known as a D and C, is a common procedure where the cervix is dilated and the doctor will clear the uterus of pregnancy tissue. It can be performed in the office or in an outpatient procedure center. It is done under sedation ...Read more
Pain: You should be under anesthesia for ureteroscopy, so you shouldn't feel anything during the procedure. Afterwards, you will likely have a ureteral stent in place to prevent spasm or swelling from obstructing the flow of urine down the ureter. The stent can cause discomfort or pain. Your urologist will likely give you medication for pain and possibly for bladder spasms. ...Read more
May need more surgery: If the biopsy shows low-grade dysplasia or no findings then you are done. If it shows high-grade dysplasia or glandula dysplasia then you will probably receive another cervical biopsy where they will call when out the cervix to remove all the dysplasia from hpv then you should be done. Good luck. ...Read more
Important: This is a very important time for both you and your newborn baby. During this time, your placenta will be delivered and any lacerations will be repaired. Your vital signs will be monitored closely as will your bleeding pattern. Bonding time with your baby will also begin immediately, which is a very important natural experience. Pediatrians will also monitor your baby very closely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Parotid gland: the parotid gland lies just in front of the ear on both sides of the face. Its removal can be either partial or total. Surgery of any kind is accompanied by the risk of infection, excessive scarring, nerve damage, extended pain and cosmetic consequences. The facial nerve is carefully preserved during total parotidectomy but is at risk of damage. Facial paralysis may result. ...Read more
Brief pain: Most people have a few seconds of pain when an iud is removed and possibly spotting. It is easier to have it removed than having it placed. ...Read more
How to know that any bleeding after 4-6 weeks of undergoing D and C after miscarriage is of my period and not from the surgery.
Need more info: There are a lot of possibilities and it is important to consult with your OB-GYN to find the answer to your question. ...Read more
Depends: Where the avm was, how large it was, and what problems it was causing you. In the lung, avms can result in large amounts of blood being shunted through the lung without oxygen. Embolization or radio surgery can close these shunts which might improve exercise tolerance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Great question: Uptodate has some information: http://www.Uptodate.Com/contents/radical-hysterectomy#patient_information you should have a conversation with your gynecologic oncologist. It depends if you mean right after surgery or long term. Many patients go on to have normal lives after radical hysterectomy without side effects, but it is a major surgery with a higher risk of complication. ...Read more
Cervix to be dilated again. Doctor will put in a catheter for a time afterwards to try to prevent cervix from closing up again. What type and how long?
Need more info: Are you trying to conceive? Are you having obstruction of menstrual flow with build up of menstrual blood (hematometria)? Why is the canal closing...Infection?...Lack of estrogen?...Trauma? These are questions you should ask your doc. If it is a recurrent problem, you would benefit from knowing the cause. Most ob/gyns use a block ; dilators in the office setting...An indwelling catheter is rare. ...Read more
Crohn's or UC : Inflammatory bowel disease or colonic inertia require a pancolectomy--removal of the entire colon. The result is loose stool for 6-12 months, typically. And 1-6 bms/day. Stool bulking agents can lessen this issue, but the younger one is (<50 yrs old) the better the chance that this consequence will be mitigated with meds & diet & time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Some bleeding will occur for a week to ten days in most. It should be less than a period and not associated with pain. Anything more than this should be evaluated. ...Read more
What to expect after a colposcopy? 3 days after, slight cramps with some white/clear discharge. Is this normal? What to take if infection occurs?
Upper endoscopy: Before the endoscopy, you will have nothing to eat or drink before midnight. The nurse will place an IV, sedation will be administered, and a flexible scope will be passed through your mouth and down into the second portion of your intestines normally. After the endoscopy, they will explain the findings to you. You cannot drive until the next day. Pathology findings will be followed up later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
3 months: 3 months is standard.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: These are done laparoscopically or robotically now. Most patients are in over night (depending on indication). Scars are similar to gallbladder surgery in size. Most people take pain pills for about a week or less. U can be on light duty in 2 wks. ...Read more
3-4 weeks: Generally i recommend 3-4 weeks to allow for complete healing. ...Read more
SPERMATOCELE: A few days of soreness and swelling/bruising. This is an uncommon operation as many of them are assymptomatic. ...Read more
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