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Is there any pain involved in a salpingectomy?

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 more

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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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Salpingectomy (Definition)

Salpingectomy is the removal of a fallopian tube. This is a surgical procedure that can be done via laparoscopy or open surgery. Very rarely would ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: salpingectomy?

What is the definition or description of: salpingectomy?

Fallopian tube: Salpingectomy is the removal of a fallopian tube. This is a surgical procedure that can be done via laparoscopy or open surgery. Very rarely would it be done vaginally. ...Read more

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Oophorec/salpingectomy surgery risk, can you tell me?

Oophorec/salpingectomy surgery risk, can you tell me?

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

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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 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 more

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What are the risks of oophorec/salpingectomy surgery?

What are the risks of oophorec/salpingectomy surgery?

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

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Does a salpingectomy mess up periods?

Does a salpingectomy mess up periods?

No: Removal of a segment of the fallopian tube does not interfere with a woman's hormone production. ...Read more

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Can a salpingectomy stop periods from coming?

Can a salpingectomy stop periods from coming?

No: Removal of fallopian tube will not affect your periods as your menstrual cycle is driven by hormones produced by the ovary. ...Read more

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Can you still get pregnant after a partial salpingectomy?

Can you still get pregnant after a partial salpingectomy?

If not bilateral,yes: Mother nature was "great" on redundency by providing two fallopian tubes and two ovaries for conception. If one is not available the other will "do the job". ...Read more

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How long do you have to stay in the hospital after a salpingectomy?

How long do you have to stay in the hospital after a salpingectomy?

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