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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Durgin
20 years experience General Surgery
Gas pains: There are two types of gas pains after laparoscopic surgery. The first is the co2 dissipating through the tissues which causes shoulder discomfort in ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Audrey Lance
14 years experience Gynecology
Call your doctor: If you just had surgery yesterday and are in a lot of pain, you need to call your surgeon. There could be many different reasons for your pain, some o ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Will be OK: Co 2 used to inflate abdomen will diapers rapidly, pain most likely not from gas, is due to fluid collection irritating the diaphragm , will take co ... Read More
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Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Referred pain: That pain ascribed to "left over gas", during the surgery, your diaphragm is moving with the ventilator and it's stretched by the pneumoperitoneum/gas ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Gas after laparoscop: Take a tincture of time usually works. Would be unusual for days after op. Call your Dr.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Ambulate: Laparoscopy uses carbon dioxide which is readily absorbed by the body. Most patients however are given a bowel regimen to clean out the intestines. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post Op symptoms: Bloating and abdominal pain and rapid weight gain from fluid retention can be symptoms of infection or inflammation of the lining of the abdomen (peri ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Walking: will help recue abdominal gas.Certainly consult with your surgeon so that he/she is aware of your issues.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Deeken
20 years experience Pathology
It depends: It depends on a lot of factors. For a simple benign ovarian cyst, labs are required to issue a report within 48 hours of receiving the specimen. Tha ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
Physiology: The medicines used to induce anesthesia cause the heart to work harder and the peripheral blood vessels to dilate or constrict, either of which can af ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends: I do not know what gas you mean. Gas from laparoscopic surgery is gone in 24-48 hours. Gas inside the intestines after surgery may be an ileus and can ... Read More
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