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How Much More Does The Davinci Robot Hysterectomy Cost Compared To The Regular One
I had a robotic hysterectomy and sling surgery one week ago. Last two nights I have lower leg cramps keeping me from sleep?
I had a total hysterectomy 2 months ago by robotic laproscopy. One ovary removed. I have had severe pain and swelling in both legs since. Reaaons?
Do I need to get a referral from a Dr to get a full hysterectomy done? I have had a partial one done but I have started menstruating again over the past couple of months compared to the normal spotting for the past few years
53F-Is it common/rare for adult women to have more fat on one side of lower abdomen compared to the other side?I have a roll of abdominal fat on my left side,near my waist.Should I worry about tumor?History-lap chole (stone) & open hysterectomy(cyst)
Be checked to...: It is hard to tell what you described may be without a detailed history + physical exam + imaging study as needed. But one can reach right diagnosis by following instructions described in https://ebettercare.com/feel-become-sick/. Thereby you gain insights on how to work well with the doctor so to reach a right diagnosis for right treatment. Best wish to health, ...Read more
Hysterectomy cost: Your question can have multiple answers. One hospital accross the street can bill 10k for a surgery and the other hospital can bill for the same procedure and equipment 50k or more. These numbers are just examples but i wanted to make a point. Its in your best interest to find out with hospitals inside your local community. Be a well educated patient and ask with no fears. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If no raw areas: If there are no external wounds that are raw, you may swim. Increase your activity gradually, as you will not be in as good a shape as you were before surgery. It is good that you are getting back to your exercise. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
2 weeks: A total laparoscopic hysterectomy done with the da vinci robot makes for a much easier recovery than a traditional hysterectomy. Usually patients can go home the same day or after an overnight hospital stay. Most can go back to work in 2 weeks unless they have a physically demanding job. No intercourse for 6-8 weeks. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Great Question: Understand why you are having the hysterectomy. Most of my patients do not have cancer and are having a robotic assisted laparoscopic hysterectomy because of pain, pelvic pressure or bleeding problems. You need to be comfortable with the idea of a hysterectomy, of not having periods any more. Focus on the positive. Make sure you have taken care of details, like food in the house post op. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Generally < 24 hours: I do a lot of robotic surgery. I find that most patients can go home later that day (about 4 to 6 hours after surgery) or the following morning. Once a woman is able to get up and walk around a bit, urinate, and keep a little food and liquid down, she is usually ready for discharge. Because robotic surgery involves only "key-hole" incisions, the majority of patients recover much more quickly. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Had a hysterectomy nov 4. RObotic. My cervic was removed. Can i have outercourse? No penetration and no partner. Just clitoral stimulus ?
Ask your surgeon: You need to ask your surgeon this question who will be aware of any prohibitions to "outercourse". ...Read more
Had sex @ 4 weeks after robotic hysterectomy..Could I have an infection. Or what problems could i develope?
I'm having da vinci robotic hysterectomy. It is considered outpatient; for what reason would they keep me in the hospital longer than 1 night/23 hrs?
Precision: Robot assisted surgery is performed in order to accomplish hysterectomy with minimally invasive method possible when abdominal hysterectomy must be done otherwise. Several small incisins are made in the abdomen and robotic instruments are placed through each incision and the surgeon actually performs the procedure remotely sitting at a surgeon's console controlling all robotic instruments. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had a robotic total hysterectomy last friday and i've been progressively getting worse with pain on right side and right back. Is this normal?
Healing: The body needs to heal. If you had a supracervical hysterectomy, the penis will be hitting the cervix, the remaining part of the uterus. If you had a total hysterectomy, you actually need to wait ten weeks to have sex. The vaginal cuff is delicate and needs time to heal. If you have sex to early, the penis can break right through the vaginal cuff and you will end up back in the operating room. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See details: After you have recovered completely, you should be able to wear one. ...Read more
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