Anorectal malformation repair; Perineal anoplasty; Anorectal anomaly; Anorectal plasty
Risks for any anesthesia include:
Reactions to medications
Risks for any surgery include:
Risk specific to this procedure include:
Damage to the urethra (tube that carries urine out of the bladder)
Long-term problems with bowel movements because of damage to the nerves and muscles that supply the colon and rectum
Temporary paralysis of the bowel ( paralytic ileus )
This article describes the effects ofa bite from a poisonous snake.
The nature of the venom depends on the type of snake that inflicted the bite.
Note: This list may not be all inclusive.
Back in high school biology we all learned that there are many different organ systems in the body--the circulatory system, the respiratory system, the reproductive system, the urinary system and so forth. I think of them as having separate organs and operating differently. So it never made sense to me that something that had to do with the reproductive system (sex) would affect the urinary system (urinary tract infections). But Oh! How wrong I was.
Just about every young woman who begins her adult sexual life, no matter what her age, has dealt with the dreaded urinary tract infection ( watch a UTI video ), often as a result of sexual activity.
But why? My anatomy & physiology classes have come in handy; now I know that the urethra, which carries urine from your bladder to the point where it is excreted, is really, really close to the opening of the vagina, both of which are right above the opening of the anus, where your solid waste is excreted. Bacteria that's hangin...
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