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Major Complications -- Bunionectomy - Myomectomy and the Operating Room

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  • Major Complications -- Bunionectomy
    Major complications can occur with this procedure, which this video clip lists.
  • Major Complications of a Myomectomy
    This video describes potentially serious complications that may occur with a myomectomy.
  • Major Complications of an Abdominal Hysterectomy
    Major complications can occur with an abdominal hysterectomy, which this video clip explains.
  • Male Infertility
    Did you know that about one-third of infertility cases are due to problems in the male partner? This eMedTV article offers an in-depth look at male infertility and its causes, such as age and certain medical conditions.
  • Male Infertility Causes
    Some common causes of male infertility are associated with age and health issues. This page from the eMedTV site offers a more in-depth look at what causes infertility in males, including a full explanation of each cause.
  • Marena
    This eMedTV page explains that Mirena is a contraceptive device that is inserted into the uterus for up to five years. This page also discusses how Mirena works and covers some general precautions to be aware of. Marena is a common misspelling of Mirena.
  • Maryna
    This eMedTV article explains that Mirena is used to prevent pregnancy for up to five years at a time. This page also explains how Mirena works, lists some common side effects, and offers some general precautions. Maryna is a common misspelling of Mirena.
  • Medication for Underactive Thyroid
    As this eMedTV resource explains, medications used for an underactive thyroid are prescribed on an individual basis, and the dose is often adjusted during treatment. This page provides a brief overview of this topic, with a link to in-depth information.
  • Medication Risk With Laparoscopy
    Any time a new drug is used, there is a possibility of an adverse, or allergic, reaction. As this eMedTV article explains, talking to your doctor about your allergies and current medications will help reduce your medication risk with laparoscopy.
  • Medication Risk With Tubal Ligation
    Whenever a new drug is used, there is a chance of an allergic reaction. As this eMedTV resource explains, however, talking to your doctor about your allergies and medications can reduce your medication risk with tubal ligation.
  • Medications You May Have During Childbirth
    This multimedia clip describes several medications that may be used during childbirth.
  • Medroxyprogesterone Injection Information
    Medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injection is a drug licensed for pregnancy prevention. This eMedTV article offers general information on medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injections, including other possible uses, how it works, and safety precautions.
  • Medroxyprogesterone Intramuscular Injection
    Medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injection is prescribed to prevent pregnancy and reduce cancer symptoms. This eMedTV resource explains how this synthetic hormone works, lists potential side effects, and describes when and how it is administered.
  • Medroxyprogesterone Intramuscular Injection Dosage
    This eMedTV page explains that your dose of medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injection will depend on several factors, such as how you respond to the drug. This page further explores dosing guidelines for pregnancy prevention and cancer symptom relief.
  • Medroxyprogesterone Intramuscular Injection Side Effects
    As this eMedTV page explains, side effects of medroxyprogesterone intramuscular injection may include headaches, dizziness, and irregular menstrual bleeding. This page lists other reactions, including serious problems that may require medical treatment.
  • Mercette
    This portion of the eMedTV archives explains how the prescription birth control Mircette works to prevent pregnancy. This page also covers possible side effects and tips for taking the birth control pill. Mercette is a common misspelling of Mircette.
  • Merena
    As this selection from the eMedTV Web library explains, Mirena is an intrauterine device used to provide long-term birth control. This page also explains how this contraceptive works and possible side effects. Merena is a common misspelling of Mirena.
  • Merenia
    Mirena is a type of contraceptive device used to prevent pregnancy for up to five years at a time. This eMedTV page explains how Mirena works and covers what to tell your doctor before using the device. Merenia is a common misspelling of Mirena.
  • Merina
    This eMedTV article offers an overview of Mirena, an intrauterine contraceptive device that helps prevent pregnancy for up to five years at a time. This page also covers some general precautions to be aware of. Merina is a common misspelling of Mirena.
  • Metronidazol Vaginal Gel
    Metronidazole vaginal gel is used to treat bacterial vaginosis in women. This eMedTV resource describes how this prescription medicine is used and explains how it works. Metronidazol vaginal gel is a common misspelling of metronidazole vaginal gel.
  • Metronidazole Vaginal Application
    As explained in this eMedTV article, application of metronidazole vaginal gel consists of applying 5 mg of the gel vaginally once or twice daily for five days. This page explores dosing instructions for this medicine and provides a link to more details.
  • Metronidazole Vaginal Gel
    Metronidazole vaginal gel is a type of antibiotic used to treat bacterial vaginosis. This page from the eMedTV Web library contains an overview of this prescription medication, with details on how to use it, how it works, potential side effects, and more.
  • Metronidazole Vaginal Gel and Drinking Alcohol
    Before drinking alcohol while using metronidazole vaginal gel, talk to your doctor about potential risks. This eMedTV Web page discusses why it may not be safe to drink alcohol while using this vaginal product and offers a link to more details.
  • Metronidazole Vaginal Gel Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, metronidazole vaginal gel dosage recommendations include applying 5 grams of the gel into the vagina once or twice daily for five days. This article examines more specific dosing guidelines, including tips on using this gel.
  • Metronidazole Vaginal Gel Information
    As explained in this eMedTV resource, women with bacterial vaginosis may find metronidazole vaginal gel an effective treatment option. This page offers more information on metronidazole vaginal gel, including details on dosing and safety precautions.
  • Metronidazole Vaginal Gel Side Effects
    Women using metronidazole vaginal gel may experience vaginal irritation, discharge, or nausea. This eMedTV article examines other possible side effects of metronidazole vaginal gel and discusses when a reaction may require medical treatment.
  • Mierena
    As an intrauterine contraceptive device, Mirena can prevent pregnancy for up to five years at a time. This eMedTV Web resource provides a brief overview of Mirena and lists possible side effects of the drug. Mierena is a common misspelling of Mirena.
  • Mifepristone
    Mifepristone is taken to cause an abortion in a woman who is seven weeks or less into the pregnancy. This eMedTV article explains when this prescription medicine is used and how it is given. Details on side effects and safety issues are also covered.
  • Mifepristone Abortion Pill
    For women who do not want to have a surgical abortion, mifepristone may be a good option. This eMedTV resource describes what happens when a pregnant woman takes this abortion pill, including how mifepristone works and how it is given.
  • Mifepristone After 7 Weeks
    Giving a woman mifepristone after 7 weeks of pregnancy is an off-label use of this abortion pill. This eMedTV segment explains what mifepristone is approved for and when it could be used for unapproved reasons. A link to more details is also included.
  • Mifepristone and Misoprostol
    If your pregnancy has not been terminated with mifepristone, you may receive misoprostol. This eMedTV segment takes a look at dosing guidelines for taking mifepristone to cause an abortion, and what you can expect during this process.
  • Mifepristone and Misoprostol Regimen
    As explained in this eMedTV page, the drug regimen for terminating a pregnancy with mifepristone sometimes includes a dose of misoprostol two days after taking mifepristone. This article covers what to expect when using these drugs to cause an abortion.
  • Mifepristone Dosage
    Your dosage of mifepristone will be based on several factors, such as the reason you are taking it. This eMedTV Web page contains more dosing instructions, including when you will need to see your doctor and what to expect.
  • Mifepristone Dosage Guidelines
    As explained in this eMedTV Web page, the guidelines for mifepristone dosages are standard for all women using the drug to cause an abortion. This article discusses these guidelines and covers the process of terminating a pregnancy with this product.
  • Mifepristone Drug Information
    As explained in this eMedTV article, mifepristone is given to terminate a pregnancy. This page offers more information on this abortion drug, including how mifepristone is given and what to discuss with your healthcare provider.
  • Mifepristone Effectiveness
    As this eMedTV page explains, studies on mifepristone's effectiveness have shown that most women who take this pill will be able to terminate a pregnancy. However, this pill does not always work, and some women still need to have a surgical procedure.
  • Mifepristone Side Effects
    This eMedTV page explains when side effects of mifepristone could be potentially serious and require immediate medical treatment. This article also describes the results of extensive clinical trials that have shown how often reactions to this drug occur.
  • Mifipristone
    As this eMedTV article explains, mifepristone is prescribed for terminating an early pregnancy. This page describes the other approved use of this drug, explains how it works, and more. Mifipristone is a common misspelling of mifepristone.
  • Milnacipran
    Milnacipran is a medication that is often used for the treatment of fibromyalgia. This article from the eMedTV Web site describes how this medication works, explains when and how to take it, lists some of its potential side effects, and more.
  • Milnacipran Dosage
    People typically start with a low milnacipran dosage for fibromyalgia and increase it gradually. This eMedTV resource explains what the standard recommended dose is for day one through day seven of treatment and offers tips for using this medication.
  • Milnacipran Drug Information
    Are you looking for drug information on milnacipran? This eMedTV article is a good starting point. This segment covers how often this fibromyalgia medicine is taken and what you need to discuss with your healthcare provider before taking it.
  • Minor Complications -- Bunionectomy
    This interactive video discusses possible minor complications.
  • Minor Complications -- Diagnostic Laparoscopy
    Minor complications of laparoscopy are possible, as this media clip explains.
  • Minor Complications -- Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation
    Minor complications of laparoscopy are possible, as this media clip explains.
  • Minor Complications of a Myomectomy
    This video clip describes some of the minor complications that may occur with a myomectomy.
  • Minor Complications of an Abdominal Hysterectomy
    Certain minor complications are associated with an abdominal hysterectomy. This video clip lists the most common ones.
  • Mirana
    As an intrauterine contraceptive, Mirena can help prevent pregnancy for up to five years. This eMedTV resource offers a brief overview of the contraceptive and provides a link to more detailed information. Mirana is a common misspelling of Mirena.
  • Mircett
    Mircette is a birth control pill that works by stopping ovulation and altering the cervical mucus. This eMedTV page also lists possible side effects of Mircette and offers some dosing tips. Mircett is a common misspelling of Mircette.
  • Mircette
    Mircette is a prescription birth control pill. This eMedTV Web page offers an overview of Mircette, including information on how the contraceptive works to prevent pregnancy, possible side effects, and tips on when and how to take the pill.
  • Mircette and Breastfeeding
    If you are taking Mircette and breastfeeding, it is important to understand the potential risks. This eMedTV segment explains how Mircette may decrease the production and quality of breast milk, and is typically not recommended for breastfeeding women.
  • Mircette and Pregnancy
    Taking Mircette intentionally during pregnancy may cause serious problems, such as birth defects. This eMedTV page discusses why Mircette is considered a pregnancy Category X drug and explains what to do if you are taking Mircette and pregnancy occurs.
  • Mircette and Weight Gain
    As this eMedTV Web page explains, recent studies suggest that birth control pills (including Mircette) probably don't cause weight gain. This page also offers suggestions on what to do if you are taking Mircette and weight gain becomes a problem.
  • Mircette Birth Control Pills
    As this eMedTV page explains, many different kinds of birth control pills are available, such as Mircette. This segment discusses important dosing instructions for this drug and commonly reported side effects.
  • Mircette Dosage
    The recommended Mircette dosage for birth control is the same for every woman. This page from the eMedTV site provides detailed information on what to do if you miss any of your Mircette doses and offers tips on when and how to take the contraceptive.
  • Mircette Drug Interactions
    Certain medicines can cause Mircette drug interactions, including antibiotics and protease inhibitors. This eMedTV page describes the problems that can occur if these drugs interact with Mircette and lists other medicines that may cause interactions.
  • Mircette Overdose
    This eMedTV page explains that although a Mircette overdose is unlikely to cause serious problems, you should still seek prompt medical care if you have overdosed on the contraceptive. This page covers possible overdose symptoms and treatment options.
  • Mircette Side Effects
    Possible Mircette side effects include Bloating, headache, and spotting between periods. As this eMedTV page explains, most side effects are minor, but be sure to notify your doctor if you develop more serious problems, such as chest pain or migraines.
  • Mircette Uses
    Mircette is a prescription birth control pill that is used for preventing pregnancy. This eMedTV resource discusses how Mircette works and also describes several off-label Mircette uses (such as treating acne, painful menstrual periods, and PMDD).
  • Mircette Warnings and Precautions
    Mircette can make depression worse and may affect your cholesterol. This eMedTV page lists other possible risks of Mircette. Warnings and precautions also extend to people with certain health conditions and women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Mirena
    Mirena is an intrauterine device that is used to prevent pregnancy for up to five years. This eMedTV Web article provides a complete overview of Mirena, including detailed information on how it works, potential side effects, and general precautions.
  • Mirena (IUD) Birth Control Information
    Mirena is an IUD used as birth control to prevent an unwanted pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page discusses the product, including how it works, possible side effects, warnings, and interactions.
  • Mirena and Breastfeeding
    This eMedTV resource explains that the hormone in Mirena does pass through breast milk, but it is not likely to affect the quality or quantity of breast milk. This page describes some of the risks of using Mirena and breastfeeding at the same time.
  • Mirena and Pregnancy
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Mirena should not be used during pregnancy. This article describes what to do if pregnancy occurs while you are using Mirena. This page also describes the problems Mirena can cause.
  • Mirena and Weight Gain
    This eMedTV page explains that, in studies, at least 5 percent of women gained weight while using Mirena. This page also covers what to do if you gain weight while using this product, such as increasing physical activity and limiting your alcohol intake.
  • Mirena Contraceptive
    This eMedTV page provides a brief overview of one of the most effective contraceptives: Mirena, a device that is placed into a woman's uterus, where it works to prevent pregnancy. This page also includes a link to more information on this product.
  • Mirena Dangers
    This eMedTV resource explains that Mirena is not usually dangerous, although there are certain risks and side effects to be aware of. This page describes some of the problems that can occur during Mirena use, with links to more detailed information.
  • Mirena Dosage
    This portion of the eMedTV library explains that the standard Mirena dosage contains 52 mg of levonorgestrel, which is slowly released over a period of five years. This page also provides tips on when and how this intrauterine device is used.
  • Mirena Drug Interactions
    As this eMedTV page explains, there are currently no known Mirena drug interactions. However, the hormone in Mirena can interact with other drugs when it is used in tablet form, and it is not known if these interactions could also apply to Mirena.
  • Mirena IUD
    As this page from the eMedTV library explains, Mirena is an IUS (intrauterine system) that works to prevent pregnancy. This page describes how this medication works, lists possible side effects, and explains that some people refer to Mirena as an IUD.
  • Mirena Medication Information
    This page from the eMedTV Web site provides some important information on Mirena, a medication used to prevent pregnancy. This page briefly describes how this intrauterine device works and what to discuss with your doctor when considering it.
  • Mirena Risks
    Although products such as Mirena are usually safe, there are potential problems to be aware of. This eMedTV Web segment briefly describes a few of these risks with Mirena, such as possible side effects, and includes links to detailed information.
  • Mirena Safety Information
    This selection from the eMedTV archives provides some important safety information on Mirena, an intrauterine system that prevents conception. Topics include possible risks associated with this form of birth control and when to contact your doctor.
  • Mirena Side Effects
    Common side effects of Mirena may include nausea, headaches, and vaginal infections. This eMedTV resource lists several side effects that can occur while using this contraceptive device, including those that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Mirena Uses
    Mirena is used for preventing pregnancy for up to five years. This selection from the eMedTV Web site offers a discussion on Mirena uses, including detailed information on the type of women this intrauterine contraceptive is specifically designed for.
  • Mirena Warnings and Precautions
    Ovarian cysts are common in women taking Mirena. This portion of the eMedTV library offers a list of other important Mirena warnings and precautions, including information on why some women should not use this contraceptive.
  • Moavie
    People may use MonaVie juice products for several health benefits. This eMedTV page lists the ingredients that may provide a source of antioxidants and describes who should not use this juice medicinally. Moavie is a common misspelling of MonaVie.
  • Mona Vie
    Some people may use MonaVie juice products medicinally for their antioxidant properties. This eMedTV segment further explores possible benefits and safety concerns, and links to more information. Mona vie is a common misspelling of MonaVie.
  • Monave
    MonaVie is a "natural" juice product, but it may not be safe for some people. This page from the eMedTV Web site explains what to tell your doctor before using the supplement and offers general precautions. Monave is a common misspelling of MonaVie.
  • Monavee
    MonaVie juice products may be a rich source of antioxidants, but may not be safe for everyone. This eMedTV Web resource briefly describes this product and includes a link to more detailed information. Monavee is a common misspelling of MonaVie.
  • Monavi
    Because it contains acai berries, MonaVie is rich in antioxidants and may have several health benefits. This eMedTV page describes possible health benefits of this juice product and discusses its effectiveness. Monavi is a common misspelling of MonaVie.
  • MonaVie
    MonaVie is a juice blend that is rich in antioxidants and is claimed to have medicinal properties. This eMedTV page offers a complete overview of this product, including information on possible benefits, its effectiveness, and general safety concerns.
  • Monovie
    MonaVie, a blended juice product, is claimed to have several medicinal benefits. This eMedTV Web page provides a brief overview of this product, including information on benefits and general precautions. Monovie is a common misspelling of MonaVie.
  • Moving to Recovery (Laparoscopic Tubal Ligation)
    This video describes what to expect during recovery.
  • Moving to Recovery (Spinal Anesthesia)
    This video describes what to expect during recovery.
  • Moving to the Procedure Room
    This video clip explains what happens when you are moved to the room for your abdominal hysterectomy.
  • Moving to the Procedure Room (Diagnostic Laparoscopy)
    This video clip explains what happens when you are moved to the room for your procedure.
  • Murena
    Some women may use Mirena to prevent pregnancy. This eMedTV Web resource further describes how this intrauterine device works to prevent pregnancy for up to five years, and lists possible side effects. Murena is a common misspelling of Mirena.
  • Myomectomi
    A myomectomy, the removal of uterine fibroids, is performed to improve fibroid symptoms and fertility. This eMedTV resource explores the potential risks associated with this type of surgery. Myomectomi is a common misspelling of myomectomy.
  • Myomectomie
    A myomectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove fibroids from the uterus. This eMedTV article covers the goals of myomectomy and lists possible problems that may occur with this surgery. Myomectomie is a common misspelling of myomectomy.
  • Myomectomy
    Myomectomy, a procedure used to remove fibroids, can help reduce pelvic pain and increase fertility. This eMedTV article describes this major surgery in detail, including risks, benefits, and alternatives.
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