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Postpartum Depression [English] Permalink Public

Childbearing is usually marked with celebration, but families and the broader community may forget that this can be a stressful time for a mother. Sometimes, the experience can be so disorganized and exhausting that the woman becomes too sad, anxious or overwhelmed to get back to her normal life. This can be a sign of postpartum depression. (English)

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Cone Biopsy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A cone biopsy (conization) is a test for cervical cancer that involves taking a cone-shaped sample of the cervix. This factsheet provides information on instructions for home care, when to call the doctor, and what to do if you have pain. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104568
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Going Home After Endometrial Ablation (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Endometrial ablation is a treatment option for excessive menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia). Endometrial ablation destroys the tissue that lines the uterus (endometrium), while leaving the uterus and cervix in place. This factsheet has information on home care and what symptoms to expect. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104573
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Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure (LEEP) is a treatment to remove abnormal cells from the cervix. This factsheet provides more information and what one should do following the procedure. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104634
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Emergency Contraceptive Pill (ECP) [English] Permalink Public

ECP is a very strong birth control pill that may prevent ovulation (release of an egg) or prevent the egg from implanting in the womb. Taking ECP is safe, easy to use and effective if taken within 120 hours of having unprotected sex. (Plan B, Contingency One, Next Choice, NorLeveo, Option 2) (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
253051
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Vaginal Myomectomy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A vaginal myomectomy is surgery to remove fibroids from inside your uterus. Fibroids are growths in the muscle of the uterus. They can grow on the inside of the uterus. Fibroids are often painless, but in some women may cause severe pain. Fibroids may also cause a lot of bleeding, infertility, and miscarriages. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104657
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Colposcopy (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A colposcopy is a medical diagnostic procedure to examine a view of the cervix and the tissues of the vagina and vulva. Any lesions that are present in these areas have discernible characteristics which can be detected through the examination. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
104770
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Cone Biopsy of Cervix (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A cone biopsy (conization) is a test for cervical cancer that involves taking a cone-shaped sample of the cervix. This factsheet provides information on instructions for home care, when to call the doctor, and what to do if you have pain. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
262509
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D&C and Hysteroscopy (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

A D&C, which stands for Dilation and Curettage, is a procedure where the cervix is stretched and the lining of the uterus (womb) is scraped. With a hysteroscopy, a long slender lighted tube is passed into the uterus (womb), enabling the surgeon to visualize the inside of the uterus and the cervix. This factsheet has information on home care and under what conditions to notify your doctor. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
262513
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Endometrial Ablation Uterine Balloon Therapy (Chilliwack General Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Endometrial ablation is most commonly performed for women with abnormal uterine bleeding, and it involves the removal (ablation) or destruction of the endometrial lining of a woman's uterus. With uterine balloon therapy, heat is used to achieve this. These discharge instructions describe what activities are permitted and under what conditions one should return to Emergency. (English) Black & White

Catalogue Number:
262550
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