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Is There Any Pain Involved In A Salpingectomy
Tolerable: Most patients have this done laparoscopically (small incisions via a thin 5 mm camera) and go home right away. They feel sore and return to work/school after 24 hours. Often the gas (co2) causes more discomfort and women feel shoulder pain (referred pain from the gas irritating your diaphragm) and body soreness. Tylenol (acetaminophen) & advil usually works but have Codeine as a back-up just in case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Surgery risk: This surgery isn't particularly risky but it depends entirely on who is being operated on. For example if a woman weighs 300 pounds, has a history of blood clots and has had several previous surgeries in the pelvis, risks would be quite a bit higher than a woman of normal weight, young and healthy with no history of previous surgeries. ...Read more
I had a bilateral partial salpingectomy incld bilateral fimbria. removed 4.8cm in length, 0.7cm in diam RT 4.0cm in length 0.7 in diam LT can be rev.
I'm not certain: ...what your question is. Are you wondering if you can get pregnant in the future? If so, the answer is YES with certain exceptions, including (very important) why you had the surgery. You still have your ovaries and uterus. If you make healthy eggs & your partner (or donor) has healthy sperm, in vitro fertilization can assist you in getting pregnant.I ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
More information: To answer this question, one would need to know the age of the woman, what surgical approach is planned (open vs. laparoscopic/robotic), whether the patient had pelvic surgery before, and whether there are co-morbidities (e.g., high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma, history of blood clots, etc). ...Read more
Less than 5 days: If it is done laparoscopically then you may be released within a few hours. If major surgery was required, you might have to stay a few days. ...Read more
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