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I have a fibroid size of an orange in my uterus and can I have a laparoscopic surgery to remove it

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Dr. Craig Lum
Dr. Craig Lum answered
24 years experience General Surgery
Bleeding(answer 1): First of all and probably most important is where exactly is the bleeding at? Next is for how long has the bleeding been taking place? Then, how much ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Ask your doctor!: How long does healing take place after a surgery? That depends on how the surgery is done with or without complication and how the patient expectation ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Pierce
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Its hard to say: Everyone's pain tolerance is different. Typical recovery from laparoscopic surgery is about 2 weeks. Assuming no complications. Talk to your doctor a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Some times: Some times over night stay required to see bowel function returned, still considered as ambulatory procedure.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ali Khazaei
23 years experience Gynecology
It depends...: What was the size and the nature of the first cyst? Benign or not? Uterus usually can not have cysts, so please tell me more. Is this a new cyst in y ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It depends: Will it be an open surgical biopsy, laparoscopic biopsy, or percutaneous needle biopsy under palpation or image guidance?
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience Addiction Medicine
Incision: This is made near the cyst, there should be minimal scarring. The size of the scar sometimes depends on the size of the cyst.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
What is the size: Less than 2 cm size ,that means barely admits the tip of index finger , rarely get incarcerates If size is larger good chance it will , so decision i ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic : If your surgeon talked to you about laparoscopic surgery then the plan is to start laparoscopic and continue that way unless something is found that ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
28 years experience Anesthesiology
It is very: Difficult to perform laparoscopy under spinal anesthesia. Your best bet is to discuss your concerns with the anesthesiologist and see if you feel bett ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Depends on symptoms: Gallbladder polyp can be observed with a repeat ultrasound in 3 to 6 months safely. Without stones, infection, or symptoms of biliary colic this is a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibroid location: I am sure that the fibroid is in your uterus and not your liver. Fibroids that need removal are those that produce significant pain, bleeding or are g ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibroids: If the uterine cavity was entered, the safest mode of delivery is by cesarean. This holds true assuming the fundal part of your uterus was entered.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Reasons for O.R.: There are three main reasons for operating on uterine fibroids, 1.) heavy vaginal bleeding 2.) uterine size greater than 12 weeks gestational size an ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
You : You should have an evaluation of the cysts. As you are having cysts, with irregular periods, this must be evaluated. If you have increased pain, vom ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Ask the surgeon: You need to ask this question to the surgeon who is doing the surgery whether he/she is going to do abdominal, laparoscopy, robot assisted or vaginal ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: What are you worried about removing, the Mirena (levonorgestrel) or the fibroid? You should not have to worry about removal of mirena (levonorgestrel) ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: After a surgery, your uterus can heal and you should be able to get pregnant. See a doctor for further assistance.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgical consult: Those are great questions that will need to be addressed by your surgeon. You need to find out the answer before you go in for surgery. It is importan ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Wound Infections...: ...Can occur following any type of surgery: open, laparoscopic, robotic, etc. Staph infections are very common, arising from bacteria that normally re ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
This : This is a very difficult question to answer, especially due to the fact that you have not stated exactly what problems you are having ssince the mri. ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Kramer
34 years experience General Surgery
Diminutive polyp: Greater than 1 cm ought to come out for concerns of malignancy but 1.4 mm doesn't need to be addressed unless there are symptoms consistent with chole ... Read More
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