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Bruising After Laparoscopic Surgery
My friend had emergency laparoscopic surgery 7days ago. He has a dark purple bruise on the top half of his penis. Today he was complaining about some?
Can be normal: If there bleeding in the subcutaneous space (between your skin and the muscle of the belly wall) this can track down with gravity into the penis, scrotum, or down the thighs. If he develops marked swelling, pain or passage of bloody urine, these are reasons to see your surgeon. Icing the area may provide some comfort. ...Read more
I am a female and have bruising near groin after laparoscopic inguinal surgery 4 days ago, not at incision site. Is this normal?
I had laparoscopic surgery to remove a tumor AND my right ovary 16 days ago. I had sex twice, 2ND time it hurts. Y? is it normal? If not what do I do?
Get back 2 C Ur-: -surgeon 2 B sure nothing has been injured. Also depends on what was the tumor from? If ovaries or uterus it is more important 2 B Cn ...Read more
Usually not: Any person who has had a general anesthetic can have delayed urinary function temporarily after surgery. Laparoscopic surgery usually has less risks of urinary retention after surgery, but risks may be slightly increased if it is a pelvic or uterus/ovary laparoscopic surgery. Again, this is only brief and temporary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Can laparoscopic surgery be done on a hydrocele I want answer yes or no please say answer doctor?
No: Laparoscopic surgery is performed for intra-abdominal conditions. Hydroceles are only skin deep in scrotum ; laparscopic instruments are > 1 foot long. Thus senseless to use laparoscopes for hydrocele surgery. Yes could be done, but would question sanity of any surgeon attemtping to complicate such a straightforward ; simple operation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have to get laparoscopic surgery done to removed endometriosis and fibroids, how painful will it be? Recovery
I noticed hard lumps under my skin where I had laparoscopic surgery for total hysterectomy 6 months ago is this normal?
Scars: Hello! Thanks for your question! If these lumps are exactly where the instruments went through, these likely represent scar tissue, which is quite normal after these surgeries. ...Read more
How long to recover from gallbladder laparoscopic surgery? How soon can I drive, I'm on my 4th day and still feel sore.
Not unusual: Some tenderness or discomfort at the operative sites is not unusual for a week or two after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. This should not prevent you from most daily activities. I usually advise people not to drive for about a week unless absolutely necessary, and of course not after taking pain medicine. ...Read more
My wife has stones in gallbladder & she has to go through laparoscopic surgery, will it effect to her digestion? & she even have 6 months baby.
Common: Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery is a common routine surgery here in the us, and I assume in india as well. It should be a surgery performed with fairly easy recovery, mild pain, should be able to return back to a full normal diet after fully healed & not affect her digestion. She will need help caring for the baby for a few days or week. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Having laparoscopic surgery to remove ascending colon due to 6cm mass that thankfully has not spread. How long does the procedure usually take?
Depends: I always tell patients that procedure length can really vary from operation to operation. I would guess 2-3 hours. That time will matter more to your family, though. If the operation is being done carefully with minimal trauma to tissues, time matters less. ...Read more
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