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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Is weight gain associated with post myomectomy for removal of adenomyosis?

Is weight gain associated with post myomectomy for removal of adenomyosis?

No: No actual weight gain results following myomectomy. Temporaray weight gain due to swelling and water retention is common, and usually resolves in the first few weeks post-op. ...Read more

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Experiencing incontinence but never had a baby. Had myomectomy recently to remove fibroids but still have issues. I do light weight lifting. Cause??

Experiencing incontinence but never had a baby. Had myomectomy recently to remove fibroids but still have issues. I do light weight lifting. Cause??

Many possibilities: Urinary incontinence could be due to pelvic floor weakness, medications, bladder infection, chronic illness, back injury, or from mass effect from an enlarged uterus. Stress incontinence is one type of incontinence that is caused by injury to or weakness in the pelvic floor; this is most commonly caused by child birth but a long history of weight lifting could do this as well. ...Read more

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It's been 3 month since my abdominal myomectomy. When can I do weight lifting? when can i have sex? when can i have my laser bikini hair removal done?

It's been 3 month since my abdominal myomectomy. When can I do weight lifting? when can i have sex? when can i have my laser bikini hair removal done?

Ask Your Surgeon!: Your surgeon should be monitoring your progress. If you have no complications, you should be able to start progressive weight lifting. That depends upon what you were doing before the surgery and how well you are healing. If you are well healed, you should be able to start having sexual intercourse. Your surgeon will tell you when you can have the laser hair removal. ...Read more

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Will you ovulate after myomectomy?

Will you ovulate after myomectomy?

Yes: A myomectomy is simply removing a fibroid from the uterus or cervix. It should not greatly interfere with your ovulatory patterns. So, within 4-6 weeks from surgery ovulation should be the same as it was before. ...Read more

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What's a hysteroscopic myomectomy done for?

What's a hysteroscopic myomectomy done for?

Alternative idea: Fibroids are tissue growth that affect the uterus. They are extremely common and present in up to 50% of women (i've seen as high as 70% quoted). They commonly cause abnormal bleeding and a hysteroscopic myomectomy is done to remove fibroids that protrude into the cavity of the uterus as an alternative to hysterecomty. It's done through the cervix with minimal anesthesia. A nice little surgery. ...Read more

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How long does bleeding last after myomectomy?

Shouldn't: You should not have bleeding after myomectomy. Call your surgeon. ...Read more

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What is hysteroscopic myomectomy? Please explain.

A GYN Procedure: Where they go in , under sedation usually, through the uterus and take out growths of muscle tissue of the uterus that should not be there and usually are responsible for pain and bleeding (fibroids). It is the alternative method of reaching them to a surgical approach through the abdomen by some means.Hysteroscopic means they are going up through the inside of the uterus. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Myomectomy (Definition)

A myomectomy is the procedure when fibroids are removed and the uterus remains. Myomectomies can be done in a variety of ways, depending on the location of the fibroids. Fiboids in the uterine cavity can often be removed hysteroscopically, with no abdominal incision. Depending on size and location, myomectomies can be done laparoscopicaaly, ...Read more