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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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Is it safe to continue sex after laparoscopy and vaginal myomectomy?

Is it safe to continue sex after laparoscopy and vaginal myomectomy?

In time: Only your surgeon can tell you for certain. Sometimes the myomectomy is done mostly lap and the specimen is removed via vagina = fast recovery. Sometimes the procedure is done transvaginally with lap assistance = longer revocery. Work closely with your surgeon, once your recovery is satisfactory, you will be cleared to resume intercourse. ...Read more

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I had laparoscopy on May 7th 2014 to treat endometriosis, when can I start having sex?

I had laparoscopy on May 7th 2014 to treat endometriosis, when can I start having sex?

Soon: No pain?
No fever?
No drainage?
Feeling good?
Start carefully with good partner and stop if pain or any distress!
Your surgeon should tell you his opinion as well. ...Read more

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How soon after a laparoscopy (that found no sign of anything wrong) can u fall pregnant through regular unprotected sex?

How soon after a laparoscopy (that found no sign of anything wrong) can u fall pregnant through regular unprotected sex?

The same night: Unless you are infertile, anytime you have unprotected sex you may become pregant. Many of the diseases that laparoscpy might be used to detect could cause infertility ... But laparoscopy by itself should not influence your fertility. So you could become pregnant immediately afterward. ...Read more

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I've had laparoscopy surgery two years ago and every time I have sex I'm always bleeding. I have sex every three months. What could be the problem?

I've had laparoscopy surgery two years ago and every time I have sex I'm always bleeding. I have sex every three months. What could be the problem?

Need more info...: What is your age? Did coitus hurt you? If being post-menopausal, consider coitus-related injury, but always be checked if there is any undesirable lesions inside vagina or in cervix. How to get all related things for good care done correctly, follow instruction/suggestion described in articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onDealSickness.html. Then, you know how to work with doc for right Dx ...Read more

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I have had laparoscopy and a wash out because I had an abscess on my ovaries and tube how long do I have to wait to be able to have sex?

I have had laparoscopy and a wash out because I had an abscess on my ovaries and tube how long do I have to wait to be able to have sex?

Your surgeon should: This is basic information you're treating doctor should have addressed if you asked!
Anyway, you can resume sexual activity once your abdomen has healed and you are feeling well. Most people recover from surgery in 4-6 weeks...but it varies from one person to other. So use your judgement and check it out. ...Read more

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Can interstitial cystitis cause pain in the vagina when menstruating and during sex? I had a laparoscopy and my doctor did not find anything.

Can interstitial cystitis cause pain in the vagina when menstruating and during sex? I had a laparoscopy and my doctor did not find anything.

Yes: Interstitial cystitis is a very common problem that can cause vaginal pain and painful intercourse. Your symptoms can worsen with your period. Many women also have bladder symptoms like urinary frequency and urgency. There are effective treatments. You need to discuss with your gyn or a urologist. ...Read more

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I have v heavy bleeding and excruciating pain during my period, pain during sex and mid month light bleeding and laparoscopy ruled out endometriosis?

I have v heavy bleeding and excruciating pain during my period, pain during sex and mid month light bleeding and laparoscopy ruled out endometriosis?

Menstrual supression: Obtaining a diagnosis can sometimes be a little difficult. However, if both the pain and bleeding is occurring with periods then the answer might be to stop periods. You can do this by going on continuous birth control pills or getting an iud, for which 20% of people will stop having periods after the first year. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex before laparoscopic surgery?

Is it safe to have sex before laparoscopic surgery?

Depends: I suppose it depends on why the operation is being done. For example, there may be some fertility procedures where that may not be a good idea. For most other types of laparoscopic procedures, it probably doesn't matter. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex after 10 days of laparoscopic surgery at the gallblader?

Is it safe to have sex after 10 days of laparoscopic surgery at the gallblader?

Easy does it: Light activity is ok. At this point any activity that causes too much pain at the incision sites should be avoided. You shold slowly work your way up to more rigorous activity over te next two weeks. I have post op instructions on my website: www.Jhsurgery. Com. ...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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How long after laparoscopic surgery for ectopic pregnancy should wait to start have sex again?

How long after laparoscopic surgery for ectopic pregnancy should wait to start have sex again?

1-2 weeks: Follow recommendations of your surgeon, but 10-14 days seems very reasonable if not early. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have a laparoscopy during a period?

Yes: One advantage of performing surgery during the menses is that pregnancy is not possible during the period. ...Read more

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What are some home remedies to soothe pain and discomfort from laparoscopy?

What are some home remedies to soothe pain and discomfort from laparoscopy?

Ice packs: For the first couple of days an ice pack can help. Walking will also help with shoulder or gas pains from a laparoscopy. ...Read more

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How painful is a laparoscopy tubal?

Sterilization pain: Hysteroscopy is less painful. The recovery is one day compared to one week for laparoscopy. In addition, hysteroscopic sterilization is more effective. ...Read more

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Can cysts return after a laparoscopy?

Can cysts return after a laparoscopy?

They can: Cysts, where ovarian, hepatic, mesenteric or otherwise can recur. It is unfortunate, but known. Best to discuss this with your surgeon and surgical team at the risk/benefit analysis appointment. For ovarian and hepatic cysts there are criteria to help determine this risk and guide indications for surgical intervention versus monitoring. Be well. ...Read more

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What is a laparoscopy chromotubation?

What is a laparoscopy chromotubation?

Fertility test: To find if there is blockage if tubes, while visualizing uterus and tubes a dye is injected through uterine cavity. If there is no block dye will appear at both free ends of tube, concluding there is no blockage. Some times in addition radio opaque dye also injected and take picture tubes. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel depress after laparoscopy?

Is it normal to feel depress after laparoscopy?

Depression: Depressed feelings after surgery is quite common. These feelings are usually temporary. Okay to discuss with your surgeon and or your doc, especially if persisting more that a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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Can drs tell if im sterile through laparoscopy?

Can drs tell if im sterile through laparoscopy?

Maybe : The doctor can inject dye through your fallopian tubes to see if they are open. Closed tubes are one cause of infertility. ...Read more

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Can Asherman's syndrome be treated by laparoscopy?

Can Asherman's syndrome be treated by laparoscopy?

Hysteroscopy: Asherman's syndrome is a condition characterized by adhesions and/or scarring of the lining of the uterus, most often associated with dilation and curettage. Operative hysteroscopy is used for visual inspection of the uterine cavity during adhesion dissection (adhesiolysis). In some cases, placement of uterine balloons to expand the cavity may also be necessary to minimize recurrent adhesions. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed after a laparoscopy for 3 weeks?

Normally , no: Normally should not bleed for 3 wks, some times port site may bleed for day, also depends on procedure, speak to your surgeon. ...Read more

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For a laparoscopy will I need to remove my hch piercing?

For a laparoscopy will I need to remove my hch piercing?

Yes: For any surgical procedures with general anesthesia and possibility of use electrocauteri all piercing have to be removed, otherwise serious injuries may occur ...Read more

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72 hours post op laparoscopy how much pain should I have?

72 hours post op laparoscopy how much pain should I have?

It depends ...: A bit on what kind of laparoscopic procedure you had, how many trocar incisions you had, how big they were, etc. That said, the benefit of laparoscopic surgery over open surgery is less pain and faster return to normal activities. By 2 to 4 days postop, most patients are feeling pretty good and maybe need only mild pain meds. If your pain seems too severe, contact your surgeon immediately. ...Read more

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If I had a laparoscopy yesterday, is bleeding normal today?

If I had a laparoscopy yesterday, is bleeding normal today?

Where?: Where is the bleeding you are concerned about? Small amount of fluid or blood can leak for 24 hours or fewer from a new surgical incision site. Change the gauze or bandage & observe. If there is bleeding from somewhere else, or bleeding that keeps soaking through gauze bandages even after they have been changed a few times, then call your surgeon. ...Read more

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Please tell me if it is possible to do laparoscopy in kidney?

Please tell me if it is possible to do laparoscopy in kidney?

Absolutely: Laparoscopy is used to treat many kidney diseases including cancers, benign tumors, cysts, obstructions or blockages of the urinary tract, biopsies, etc, including partial or total removal of the kidney. ...Read more

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How long after a laparoscopy should you wait to start running?

How long after a laparoscopy should you wait to start running?

A few days: Your surgeon is the best person to answer that question. It will depend on everything that was done and how many incisions you have. ...Read more

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What is the difference between laparoscopy orlaparotomy surgery?

Incision size: Laparoscopy is done with a scope and small incisions. Laparotomy is done with a larger incision that can accommodate the surgeons hands inside the abdomen or pelvis. ...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