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A 23-year-old female asked:

i have to get laparoscopic surgery done to removed endometriosis and fibroids, how painful will it be? recovery

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bruce Pierce
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
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 about pain medication usually prescribed after surgery.
Dr. David Earle
General Surgery 31 years experience
1-2 weeks: Typically you can go home the same day as the petition, and return to normal activity level as tolerated by pain and discomfort, which is usually 1-2 weeks. If there are any problems, all bets are off, and it would depend in the nature and severity of the problem. Chance for problems is low, but everything in life has some risks. Good luck.

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