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Headache After Laparoscopic Surgery
Had incarcerated umbilical laparoscopic surgery 4 weeks ago. all fine till today. Headache, weakness, and black stool. Related to surgery?
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
Pain in hip, severe abdomen pain starting below ribs going toward groin. Headaches just started what is it? After laparoscopic surgery really worried.
Depends: I would assume this is laparoscopy of the pelvis. Some can return the next day, but most will wait two to three days before returning to school. It all depends upon how well you feel. Don't lift anything above ten pounds until a week has past to allow the incisions to heal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
After laparoscopic surgery, if the stitches have been removed already, is it necessary to protect still the wound with any plast?
How much does laparoscopic surgery for removing a cyst cost in north carolina? I need a general estimate because I have to pay 20% of the cost.
Contact your hospita: The only way to answer this is to ask your surgeon and your hospital for an estimation of the cost. ...Read more
My husband just had laparoscopic surgery 4 days ago, waterproof bandages were put over incisions. Forgot to ask how soon those can be taken off?
Can be left: Can be left for seven to ten days. If it bothers you can take it off and put simple band aid. ...Read more
I have ais syndrome, if the gonalds can't be found during laparoscopic surgery. So what would be the reason. They did not grow or something else?
I had laparoscopic surgery -endometriosis 6 days ago. I'm in pain, but want to know when i can leave the house?I still can't get in/out of bed normal?
Anytime: But rest and pain control, is better choice now. See the surgeon as scheduled. If pain is worsening see tomorrow. ...Read more
What kind of recovery time can a patient expect from any laparoscopic surgery? Is the recovery time the same for laparoscopic surgery no matter where it's performed on the body?
First, it is : Arthroscopic and you need to find an orthopaedic surgeon to see if surgery is even indicated as most can be treated with appropriate rehabilitation. If surgery is indicated, then you need to find out what type of surgery and if it can be done that way. ...Read more
Minimally invasive.: In the laparoscopic surgery technique multiple 0.5-1 centimeter incisions are made in various areas of a patient's abdomen. A thin camera and operating instruments are then placed in access ports through the incisions, allowing surgeons to complete procedures which would have required much larger incisions in the past. This has led to smaller scars, shorter hospital stays, and faster recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Minimally-invasive: Surgery on the abdomen. With traditional open surgery, a relatively large incision is made, & the surgeon works with his hands inside the abdomen. With laparoscopic surgery, small incisions are made, & a scope & thin instruments are placed thru trocars thru the incisions. The surgeon then operates like playing video games on tv. Patients have less pain & bounce back faster than with open surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
With small incisions: Laparoscopy, in general, is performed with the patient asleep. The abdomen is filled with co2 to elevate the abdominal wall away from the internal organs. Tubes called trocars are placed at various spots on the abdomen depending on the surgery. Through the trocars are placed a camera and surgical instruments. The incisions are generally small and the healing time faster than open surgery. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually great.: If your surgeon is well-trained, and you have a condition that is appropriate to approach laparoscopically, the success rate is generally excellent. Any operation is potentially serious and can result in complications. Laparoscopic surgery is extremely common, performed at virtually every hospital in the USA. Talk to your surgeon for details. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Less invasive: Back in the day, before imaging, and before scopes the ability for a doc to access the abdominal cavity, a joint or the chest was limited to physical exam and open surgery. Now we have imaging, ;mri, ct scan to help more precisely diagnose and we have scopes to see inside with less disruption to the patient, easier recovery and usually equal outcome. Talk to your surgeon. Be well. ...Read more
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