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Advise On Laproscopy Laprotomy
Typically one: When doing laparoscopic surgery an assistant is sometimes needed to act as a "third hand" especially when using multiple ports for instruments in certain procedures. The assistant need not be another physician but may be a member of the surgery staff or in a teaching institution, a resident. ...Read more
Laparoscopy involves placement of a small camera-scope into the abdominal cavity, most often at the belly button. This allows us to see and surgically rx many abdominal and pelvic diseases. This is combined with distinction of the abd cavity with co2 gas to create more space to work. This usually requires a general anesthetic, yet most people can go ...Read more
How long is recovery on large 9cm cyst on left ovary and fallopian tube removal by keyhole surgery, before i am able to start my ivf again?
Temporary discomfort: It also depends on what it is done to you. Laparoscopic surgery is a technique that can be used to just look inside your abdomen or perform complex operations to treat a number of conditions. In general some patients feel abdominal distension, shoulder pain and possible nausea. There may also be pain associated with abdominal incisions used to accommodate instruments and scopes. ...Read more
Removal of fibroid: Laparoscopic myomectomy refers to a minimally invasive approach to removal of fibroids and uterine preservation. Generally it requires 3-4 small incisions around your belly button. Recovery is quicker and studies demonstrate efficacy and safety similar to traditional open surgery. ...Read more
I am having follicular cysts of 57 mm approx. And doc is advising laproscopy.Please suggest what to do?
Consider this...: Laparoscopy is a very reasonable option, but is not - always - the only option. In some cases, not all, a cyst that size can be watched if your doctor is certain it's a follicular cyst. You need to talk openly with your doctor so you both understand each other; in this case the doctor who knows you and has examined you will give better advice than online. ...Read more
Severe pain on side of ovary/tube removal 6 days after robotic surgery. Also had endo cut out and cyst on r-ovary removed. Should i call dr. Or wait?
Call Dr. : Having had recent surgery the cause of the pain is commonly that very surgery. However, with robotics in general and six days later having severe pain especially if it is sudden is possibly cause for concern. With endometriosis resection and surgery it is more common to damage structures such as the ureter or nerves that lie close to the areas removed. In any case check with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trying to find out if I can go on canoe trip 16 days after surgery, 2 days after staples removed. Had laproscopic GB removal except one incision 4"?
My mother underwent incisnl hernia (due to previois laproctomy) laproscpic surgery 3 mnths ago . But hernia recurred in same place within 1 mnth. Adv?
What is the best treatment plan for endometriosis?I am 22yo and had laparoscopy to remove scar tissue & adhesions.How do I control pain?I'm on bc pill
Tx after lap/ endo: If your not planning to conceive , the best approach after laparoscopy would be to treat with 6 month course of Lupron therapy. You may then consider Nexplanon , depoprovera or a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. Ocp's is an option , but not a good one to controll endometriosis ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am scheduled for open surgery on tuesday to remove large dermoid cyst. Would being on day 3-4 of period force postponement of surgery? Thank you.
Hi , I'm scheduled for laparoscopic surgery to remove a 10 CM ovarian cyst (with overnight stay) , I was wondering what would be my recovery time ?
2-4 weeks: Depending on your present state of health, weight, activity, fitness! ...Read more
24 hours: It should occur within 24 hours and if it hasn't contact your surgeon. ...Read more
I underwent myomectomy via lap before 3 weeks.What is the normal recovery time to get pregnant again?(2 myomas 3*3cm-submucous &intramural).
Unknown: I would have suspected your post op instructions to suggest delaying sex or pregnancy, at least through a couple of normal cycles after the surgery. No sex, no pregnancy, no worry. See your OB and figure it out. If the uterus was possibly weakened with the resections, that could be an issue with a pregnancy and weak wall! ...Read more
Had Laparoscopic varicocelectomy 2wks ago. Someone here mentioned risk of hernia for upto 8 wks. Umbilical hernia? How to avoid it? Please advise.
Lump formed my stomach after laproscopic salpingectomy surgeryis pain ful n don't go away wit lap band on for 1week?
Lump: A firm hardness or localized swelling and tenderness at a scar will be normal for several weeks. If there is increasing redness and heat at the site, or if the pains do not slowly resolve, please call your surgeon for an examination. ...Read more
CALL YOUR surgeon !!: U are still in the post op period and were you cleared to have sex yet, as if u were my pt i would not let you let as you could cause a problem with the incision or incisions and u could get bleeding form where the cyst is but go by what your surgeon says so please call him or her. ...Read more
Had lap myomectomy 7 months back.Removed 2 fibrds(3*4cm).I heard after myomectomy i hav to deliver only through c- section.Is this true?Now am pregnt.
your doc : Who did the myomectomy shoudld have told u that after the surgery when u had your post op check or sooner ! it depends where the fibroids were removed from, if they had to cut into the endometrial cavity or close to it then u will need a csection, but u need to ask the doc who removed the fibroids. ...Read more