A 36-year-old female asked:
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having laparoscopic salpingectomy for removal of left fallopian tube die to essure po king out of the fallopian tube. what is the recovery time?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Minimal: Laparoscopic surgery is usually a day surgery where the patient goes home the same day. Your surgeon should provide instructions for post op care according to their surgical preferences. There is usually a few days of discomfort requiring low dose pain medication for a few days.
Answered on May 9, 2015
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
2 weeks: should do it
Answered on May 9, 2015
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
About a week: You should always ask this question from the surgeon who is going to do the procedure I am not a surgeon but most laparoscopic surgeries take about a week to recover if there is no complication
Answered on May 9, 2015

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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
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Might: Removing one tube means that she is left with one possible healthy tube, then normal pregnancy is possible.
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No: Removal of the fallopian tubes should not affect the egg reserve inside of the ovaries.
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