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Doctor insights on: How To Relieve Gas Pain After Ovarian Cancer Surgery

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How can I relieve abdominal adhesion pain from surgery?

How can I relieve abdominal adhesion pain from surgery?

Possibly: It is difficult to say that abdominal pain is from adhesions, since anyone that has had surgery will likely form adhesions and most people do not have pain. If all other possible causes of pain have been ruled out, then surgery to cut adhesions and insert adhesion retarding material like sepia film may work, but success is not assured and there can be significant complications. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more


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How long should bloating last for following keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst? And are there any ways to reduce the bloating?

How long should bloating last for following keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst? And are there any ways to reduce the bloating?

No: Your "bloating" most likely is due to retained gas inside the intra-abdominal cavity and not due to typical "gas pains". This retained gas should be expected to get reabsorbed within the next 24-48 hours following surgery. ...Read more

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How do I relieve the pain from an ovarian cyst? Dont want surgery

How do I relieve the pain from an ovarian cyst? Dont want surgery

Ovarian cyst: If your pain i'd truly caused by an ovarian cyst, only surgery will solve the problem. ...Read more

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In general how long will someone be sore/in pain after having bladder sling and recocele surgery?

In general how long will someone be sore/in pain after having bladder sling and recocele surgery?

2 weeks: Rectocele will hurt more than the sling. Most of my patients awill return to sit down jobs in 2-3weks. Drive by 10 days post op. ...Read more

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What can you do to relieve gas after gallbladder surgery?

What can you do to relieve gas after gallbladder surgery?

Resolves: On its own in a few days. Decrease narcotic pain medications that can cause intestinal gas build up, constipation and cramping. Eat smaller amounts of food. Avoid constipation. Try local heat or warm bath and walk more. ...Read more

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After having surgery for colon cancer, how do I best handle short bowel syndrome symptoms?

After having surgery for colon cancer, how do I best handle short bowel syndrome symptoms?

Please clarify: Short bowel syndrome results from removal of a significant portion of the small intestine, which is responsible for nutrient absorption. Symptoms include diarrhea, fatigue, and weight loss. The colon is responsible for water absorption, therefore, removal of a large portion of the colon may increase the frequency of bowel movements, but will not cause profound nutritional deficiencies. ...Read more

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How long for pain to subside after ruptured ovarian cyst?

How long for pain to subside after ruptured ovarian cyst?

Varies: Sometimes, the pain may last for several hours and others still have pain after a few days. However, you should see your gynecologist if you have persistent pain. ...Read more

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What are things I can do for chronic pain after gall bladder/liver resection surgery?

What are things I can do for chronic pain after gall bladder/liver resection surgery?

Tough one: Chronic visceral pain is difficult. The 2 most likely sources of pain are scar tissue and nerves. There are some medications that are worth trying for the nerve pain such as amitryptilline. No medication that I'm aware of is helpful for scar tissue. It's probably best to focus on relaxation techniques, alternative therapies (accupuncture), gentle massage or stretching, meditation/prayer. ...Read more

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How to rid gas pains after appendectomy?

How to rid gas pains after appendectomy?

A Few Simple Rules: The most common cause of gas pains after abdominal surgery is GI dysfunction secondary to inflammation in the abdomen+/-anesthesia.The best thing to do is to limit narcotic pain medicine, which is known to worsen the gas pains.Also, don't push food until your appetite is normal. Lastly, try and be somewhat active--it's best not to stay in bed all day (for many reasons).I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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What can I use to treat lipoma removal pain after surgery?

Oral pain: Medications such as norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) vicodin, or tylenol #3, can be prescribed. For milder pain, try Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Ask your surgeon to make sure these are ok to take. ...Read more

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How to reduce bloating after abdominal surgery?

How to reduce bloating after abdominal surgery?

Depends: Open or laparoscopic surgery? Gas from laparoscopic surgery, even though it is removed, leaves a full bloated feeling & resolves in a few days. If open surgery then eat small light foods, more liquids than sold foods, minimize narcotic pain medications, take a mild laxative if constipated. Walk around more. Try warm heat on the abdomen. ...Read more

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How does radiation relieve pain in bone cancer patients? Once an area is treated, will pain later reoccur in that location, or will it stay pain free?

How does radiation relieve pain in bone cancer patients? Once an area is treated, will pain later reoccur in that location, or will it stay pain free?

Tumors can: Destroy the internal "marrow spaces" and even the hard surfaces. Bones have an innervated periosteum, sac around the bone, and it is the sretching that causes pain. Radiation is used to kill the cancer, and allow normal healing of a fracture caused by the tumor. It usually is sufficient. Sometimes internal fixation (an operation) may be part of treatment. ...Read more

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What internal infection can you get after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst?

What internal infection can you get after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst?

Hematoma: In general a hematoma after surgery could become infected with any number of bacteria. Okay to ask your surgeon for details in your case. Okay to get an appointment to see your surgeon. Ask about culture, culture results and antibiotics. Good luck. ...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. Gurmukh Singh
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Ovarian Cancer (Definition)

A cancer that begins in the female organs ...Read more