What is Cauterization?

Category: Procedures

Most popular types: Cauterization of renal artery

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Cauterization is a procedure done to seal off an area or wound by use of an electric cautery or chemicals.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
1
None
0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cauterization

Side effect Patients
Stomach pain 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 0
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1 patient evaluation for Cauterization

Aug 8, 2015 (Started Feb 04, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stomach pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for heartburn)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stomach pain, stomach ache for 2 days)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Mar 15, 2014 (Started Feb 04, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for heartburn)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach pain, stomach ache for 2 days)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: Monthly
Advice & Tips: worth the pain of the procedure, just have to eat soft, gentle food for two days after the procedure
Cost: < $25 monthly

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