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How to get rid of a rash after laparoscopic surgery?

How to get rid of a rash after laparoscopic surgery?

Will disappear: You got the rash most likely from reaction to antibiotics, or anesthetic medications, in couple of day will disappear, alert your surgeon, some times may need medications. ...Read more

Gas (Definition)

In a medical context, "having gas" refers to having too much gas in the bowels. This causes burping, cramps in the belly, ...Read more


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I have undergone laparoscopic surgery 3 years back from the date of surgery I'm experiencing constipation please suggest me how to get rid of it?

I have undergone laparoscopic surgery 3 years back from the date of surgery I'm experiencing constipation please suggest me how to get rid of it?

Here are some...: Why did you undergo laparoscopic procedure? For bowel issues or.? Since, have you taken any bowel-slowing drugs or any change in dietary habit? For an otherwise 20-yr healthy man, lapascopic procedure alone should not induce constipation. To sort these things out rightly, follow instructions described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html so to gain much insight on how to work with doc. ...Read more

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I had a laparoscopic surgery two days ago, but the gas is not coming out of my stomach is there anyway to get it out?

I had a laparoscopic surgery two days ago, but the gas is not coming out of my stomach is there anyway to get it out?

Recovery: The gas is placed in the peritoneal cavity, not your stomach. Feeling gaseous or bloated after abdominal surgery is most likely from constipation. Try a bowel regimen to get your bowels moving. If you are not feeling well in a day or so, call your surgery team for follow up. Be well. ...Read more

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How long can it take before the gas after laparoscopic surgery to go away?

How long can it take before the gas after laparoscopic surgery to go away?

Varies: The gas will go away quickly in most cases. The specific time will depend on a number of factors including how long was the surgery, what was done during the surgery, how heavy is the patient, how quickly can the patient be up and ambulating, etc. It can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days. ...Read more

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How long does it take the gas from laparoscopic surgery to go away? How long after laparoscopic surgery will I feel the gas inside me? .

How long does it take the gas from laparoscopic surgery to go away? How long after laparoscopic surgery will I feel the gas inside me?
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Varies: The gas will go away quickly in most cases. The specific time will depend on a number of factors including how long was the surgery, what was done during the surgery, how heavy is the patient, how quickly can the patient be up and ambulating, etc. It can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have shoulder pain from the gas a month after laparoscopic surgery?

Is it normal to have shoulder pain from the gas a month after laparoscopic surgery?

No. : Shoulder pain following laparoscopy is believed to be due to irritation of the diaphragm by the carbon dioxide that is used to inflate the abdomen. This pain should resolve within 2 to 3 days after surgery. I am afraid that you are barking up the wrong tree. ...Read more

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Can a laparoscopic surgery tell if I have infection in female organs what treatment would they do?

Can a laparoscopic surgery tell if I have infection in female organs what treatment would they do?

Depends: If ovary, tubes, uterus enlarged or visibly inflamed that will show.
If internal NOT visualized by this exam.
Pelvic and hysteroscopy
look inside. ...Read more

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My bowels are awakening after laparoscopic surgery (blocked intestine) a week ago but why does stomach keepfilling with gas/bile & vomiting every 24hr?

My bowels are awakening after laparoscopic surgery (blocked intestine) a week ago but why does stomach keepfilling with gas/bile & vomiting every 24hr?

Call your Surgeon: Vomiting after surgery for a small bowel obstruction warrants a call to your surgeon. Common causes include a recurrent obstruction (esp if you are not passing gas from below) or an ileus, often in response to narcotic pain medication. Hope it's just a false alarm. ...Read more

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How long does shoulder pain last after laparoscopic surgery? I had a lap for an ectopic pregnancy yesterday and I am feeling a lot of pain in my shoulder. I think it may be from the intraabdominal gas they use to blow up the belly during surgery. How lo

How long does shoulder pain last after laparoscopic surgery? I had a lap for an ectopic pregnancy yesterday and I am feeling a lot of pain in my shoulder.  I think it may be from the intraabdominal gas they use to blow up the belly during surgery.  How lo

Varies: The gas pain will go away quickly in most cases. The specific time will depend on a number of factors including how long was the surgery, what was done during the surgery, how heavy is the patient, how quickly can the patient be up and ambulating, etc. It can take anywhere from a few hours to a few days. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of gas after surgery?

How do you get rid of gas after surgery?

Endoscopic surgery??: Surgeons will add gas to the area to help visualize the site better. The gas will go away on its own over time. I have not heard of any way to speed up the process. If you mean gas in the stomach, just take some antacids or gas-x. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gas pain after colon surgery? I've been walking a lot, but still a lot of trapped gas. How many days does it take to get 1st bm?

How to get rid of gas pain after colon surgery?  I've been walking a lot, but still a lot of trapped gas.  How many days does it take to get 1st bm?

Few days: A few days usually. Remember you have not eaten for some days in between. If you are passing gas and no movement try taking a laxative to help with the first movement then it still maybe agee days until food goes thru ur system to get back to normal if you are not passing any gas maybe a bigger problem and you should get looked at asap. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of gas buildup in chest after heart surgery four days ago?

How do you get rid of gas buildup in chest after heart surgery four days ago?

It depends: If there is a significant amount of air in the chest and it is causing a problem, it can be removed by placing a catheter or tube in the chest. The doctors will help make this decision. ...Read more

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How to get rid of trapped gas after surgery?

Trapped Gas: The best way to get rid of "trapped gas" after surgery is to get up often and to walk around. Otherwise, an over the counter medication such as simethicone would likely help. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of the gas after gastric sleeve surgery?

What is the best way to get rid of the gas after gastric sleeve surgery?

Simethicone: Try liquid anti-gas preparations with simethicone to break up the gas bubbles in to smaller ones. It may relieve your symptoms. If not, call your surgeon for a more detailed evaluation and advice. ...Read more

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Are there ways to help resolve the gas pains leftover from laprascopic surgery?

Sorry: Gas pains are normal after any laparoscopic surgery. We need to fill the belly with gas do we have room to work. Most of the gas pains you are feeling are outside the intestine and can't be passed from below. The Best thing is to take your pain medication and get up and walk around. This will help your body break up the gas and reabsorb it. ...Read more

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

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

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. ...Read more

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Had appendix removed 2 months ago with laparoscopic surgery. Is it okay to get a bikini wax?

Had appendix removed 2 months ago with laparoscopic surgery.  Is it okay to get a bikini wax?

Bikini wax: By 8 weeks out, the incisions should have healed to a ppint to make it safe. If you have any concerns consult the surgeon who did your surgery. ...Read more

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When can I go back to school after get laparoscopic surgery?

When can I go back to school after get laparoscopic surgery?

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 more

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I had laparoscopic surgery about 2 1/2 weeks ago. When I get up or move belly button incision will sting. Sometimes my incisions sting. Is this normal?

I had laparoscopic surgery about 2 1/2 weeks ago. When I get up or move belly button incision will sting. Sometimes my incisions sting. Is this normal?

Very Normal: Usually, the belly button incision can be the largest one that's made, and has the strongest stitches into the surrounding muscles to keep them together until they heal. As you get more active, those muscles contract and pull on the stitches, giving a sharp, stinging, or shooting pain. It's your body's signal to say that what you're trying to do physically, it's not ready for. If stays, see Dr ...Read more

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I had laparoscopic surgery last Thursday and my report says I have bulky uterus, CX normal, rt ovary — corpus luteam, lft — normal cyst. Will I get preg?

I had laparoscopic surgery last Thursday and my report says I have bulky uterus, CX normal, rt ovary — corpus luteam, lft — normal cyst. Will I get preg?

Talk to your surgeon: You need to talk to your surgeon. He or she was the one that saw everything, so should be able to answer your question. Nothing you describe says you shouldn't be able to get pregnant. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can a laparoscopic surgery cause you to gain weight?

Can a laparoscopic surgery cause you to gain weight?

No,: If you eat more and exercise less you will gain weight. ...Read more

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Laparoscopic Surgery (Definition)

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