What to ask your doctor about molar pregnancy treatment
Some questions you might ask your doctor
- Which treatment will I have?
- Is there a choice of treatments?
- Do I have to stay in hospital?
- Can I have my treatment in my local hospital?
- Why do I need an operation?
- Which type of operation should I have and why?
- What are the risks and benefits of having this operation?
- Will the operation completely get rid of the molar pregnancy?
- Will I have pain after this operation?
- Will I be able to eat and drink normally after this operation?
- What are the possible complications of this type of operation?
- Will I need any other treatment as well as surgery?
- Is there any treatment I can have instead of surgery?
- What will happen if I don’t have the operation?
- What are the long term effects of this operation?
- How long will it take me to get better?
- How can I help myself get over the operation?
- How often will you see me when treatment has finished?
- How will I know if the molar tissue has gone?
- Will I still be able to have children after my treatment?
- What contraception should I use after a molar pregnancy?
- When can I get pregnant again?
- What is the risk of me having another molar pregnancy?
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