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How to get rid of gas after laparoscopy? (days post op and still look "pregnant"

How to get rid of gas after laparoscopy? (days post op and still look "pregnant"

Gas after laparoscop: Take a tincture of time usually works. Would be unusual for days after op. Call your Dr. ...Read more

Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Laparoscopy (Definition)

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


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Just had a laparoscopy, anything I can do to get rid of the access gas leftover? It's so painful in my shoulder and under my ribcage.

Just had a laparoscopy, anything I can do to get rid of the access gas leftover? It's so painful in my shoulder and under my ribcage.

Referred pain: That pain ascribed to "left over gas", during the surgery, your diaphragm is moving with the ventilator and it's stretched by the pneumoperitoneum/gas expansion. Your diaphragm gets irritated and leads to pain that you experience in your shoulder. It is a temporary situation; should respond to tylenol, (acetaminophen) slow deep breaths and not last beyond a few days. If it persists, get evaluated. ...Read more

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I had a laparoscopy yesterday morning and I have really bad pain in my ribs and shoulder is there any way to get rid of the gas faster?

I had a laparoscopy yesterday morning and I have really bad pain in my ribs and shoulder is there any way to get rid of the gas faster?

Ambulate: Laparoscopy uses carbon dioxide which is readily absorbed by the body. Most patients however are given a bowel regimen to clean out the intestines. This maybe why you feel a lot of gas. Ambulate to get your body back to normal. Sometimes depending on the procedure there could be air in the thorax and this requires an x-ray to see. Check with your doctor to let them know your pain. ...Read more

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Had laparoscopy 2/26 with adhesion removal, cyst drainage and biopsy. How long for a biopsy report? And how do I get rid of all this gas?

Had laparoscopy 2/26 with adhesion removal, cyst drainage and biopsy. How long for a biopsy report? And how do I get rid of all this gas?

It depends: It depends on a lot of factors. For a simple benign ovarian cyst, labs are required to issue a report within 48 hours of receiving the specimen. That isn't from the time of your surgery, it's from the time it arrives at the lab. If there is something more complicated going on, and the pathologist needs to rule out cancer with special stains, it might take longer. ...Read more

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How to get rid of the trapped wind after a laparoscopy??

How to get rid of the trapped wind after a laparoscopy??

Here are some...: How long after laparoscopy? Why did you have it? These related questions are important to know since trapped wind may result from various reasons such as adhesion-related or bowel kink-related partial bowel obstruction, temporary bowel slow-down from anesthesia or medication or procedure per se, poor digestion after bowel resection, etc. So, Ask the surgeon soon so to figure out its underlying... ...Read more

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How to get rid of laparoscopy scars? Any solution? I really need help in this

How to get rid of laparoscopy scars? Any solution? I really need help in this

They R small, why-: -do U need them 2 go away? If a keloid or raised scar, any attempt 2 improve them will also lead 2 the same or larger scars. Just put up with what U have, especially if the scope was recent. Scars take about a year 2 really mature, give it time. ...Read more

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How to get rid of laparoscopy surgery scars? Will plastic surgery help?

How to get rid of laparoscopy surgery scars? Will plastic surgery help?

Improvement likely: Most lapraroscopy scars heal almost imperceptibly, but if in your case your scars did not heal well, a plastic surgeon can likely greatly improve the scar appearance. It is important to realize however that you will likely always have some sort of scar there, but in general the line fades to almost nothing over a bout a year. ...Read more

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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

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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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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 it's 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 after a colonoscopy?

How to get rid of gas after a colonoscopy?

Retained air post-CO: Air is used to inflate your colon & permit inspection during the colonoscopy procedure. During your recovery before discharge you will be encouraged to pass the air back out. This is accomplished by changing your position in bed, gentle abdominal pressure, & verbal encouragement to overcome your natural embarrassment at passing gas. Some air may persist for several hours--call for help if longer. ...Read more

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How can one get rid of gas?

Nothing works well: Unfortunately, nothing works well. Simethicone seams to be most effective. Its in mylanta ii. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of gas?

What can I do to get rid of gas?

Avoid foods: The most likely cause is eating foods that you can not digest. The most likely are milk and milk rodents that are not fermented. Some beans but not others may cause gas. Also, take a probiotic to help with digestion. ...Read more

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Ginger ale to get rid of gas?

Ginger ale to get rid of gas?

It may help.: Ginger can reduce nausea, flatus ; upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Can I tell me how I can get rid of gas?

One natural option: Ginger can reduce nausea, gas ; upset stomach. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gas from my gastric by pass?

Start easy: Gas x, simethicone, usually does a great job. Check with your surgeon if does not do the job. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of gas discharge problem? Can I get medications please.

Food sensitivity: Gas x. Over the counter simethicone may help, but need to get to bottom of what is causing the issue. You may have lactose intolerance, or sensitivity to wheat. Try eliminating dairy for a few weeks. Also try eliminating wheat. See if it helps. You may need to see your doctor if it continues to be a problem. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of gas in my stomach?

Simethicone: Simethicone is available over-the-counter w/o prescription in the states to help deal w/excessive gas. Sudden increase in fiber can do this as well as consumption of certain foods: beans are famous for inducing flatulence. Figure out what your triggers are and try to avoid them. Or talk to your doc about simethicone. ...Read more

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What's the best way 2 get rid of gas?

Couple ways: One way is prevention with otc prep like beeno. 2nd way is to break up large gas bubbles into smaller ones that can be passed more easily; otc products with simethicone (gas-x, for example) will do that. If gas is due to milk intolerance (lactase deficiency), lactase enzyme is available as tablets (lactaid) to be taken b4 meal with dairy products. Lactaid milk has been treated with enzyme. ...Read more

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Aney way to get rid of gas?

Dr. Gutti Rao Dr. Rao
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Aney way to get rid of gas?

Yes: Gas x has simethicone in it and strips are used for immediate effect. I do not think one works better than the other.

Also when you eat, do it slowly, chew your food well. Avoid too much of starches and carbohydrates.

Not aware of any dietary supplement helping gas. Probably fiber. ...Read more

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What do I do to get rid of gas without medicine?

Avoid dairy!: As we get older, we are at increased risk of lactose intolerance. Lactose intolerance is our inabiity to digest lactose sugars. Therefore, when we ingest foods such as ice cream, cheese, and milk, we may become bloated, have abdominal pain, and gas. Avoiding foods containing lactose usually reduces these symptoms. If symptoms persist, see your physician to ensure nothing more serious. ...Read more

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What is the best and effect way to get rid of gas quick?

What is the best and effect way to get rid of gas quick?

Pass Gas: Allow the gas to pass, either burp or pass the gas thru the anus. Simethicone is touted as an antigas medication and can be safely taken to try to eliminate gas. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of gas associated with constipation?

Funny: When no one home lie on stomach head down and hips up up up you really not only pass gas, fell comfort and would feel like want to go to toilet. Drink lot of woter. 1/4 tea spoonful epsolm salt in cup of water once a week. Add 5 prunes ANS 5figs to diel. Some times abdominal binder helps to relief. ...Read more

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How to get rid of gas pains after gastric sleeve?

Walk a lot: Gas pains after laparoscopic surgery usually improve in 1-2 days. Walking helps. Some people swear by simethicone as well that you could try. ...Read more

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Kidney and bloating how to get rid of gas and bloating and high blood fats?

Kidney and bloating how to get rid of gas and bloating and high blood fats?

Simethicone: Based on your info, try less cabbage, onions, broccoli, brussel sprouts, wheat, and potatoes in your diet
try also the medication Simethicone 80 mg four times a day as needed, and activated charcoal ...Read more

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How do you get rid of gas pains after a gallbladder removal?

How do you get rid of gas pains after a gallbladder removal?

Will resolve: U describe a mild form of ileus, in which intestinal motility is decreased, usually due to inactivity and prescribed narcotics for pain. While this ileus usually resolves in a few days, if u walk, drink enough fluids, minimize or eliminate the use of narcotic pain pills, then this will speed your recovery. If u are unable to hold down fluids, have fever or worsening abdominal pain, see ur md. ...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


Dr. Barry Rosen
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Laparoscopic Surgery (Definition)

Laparoscopy is a form of less invasive abdominal or pelvic surgery that uses instruments placed inside ...Read more