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Laparoscopic Ovarian Surgery Recovery Time
Hi, I'm scheduled for laparoscopic surgery to remove a 10 CM ovarian cyst (with overnight stay), I was wondering what would be my recovery time?
Depending on your present state of health, weight, activity, fitness!
Hi I had a laparoscopic surgery to remove ovarian cyst and edomestris 4 weeks ago and now I'm putting lot of weight on and feel always full help plz?
Not related to surge: Your weight gain is not related to surgery. If you really want to loose weight you will, first you have to be motivated and focused for it, reduce your caloric intake (don't eat too much junk food), count your calories join a gym for regular progressive exercises to burn your body fat, you will see the change. ...Read more
No. I would: Look to other causes of abnormal weight loss, especially if you lost a large amount of weight. Consult a doctor if it is persistent. ...Read more
I had surgery (11/27) two large ovarian cysts were removed. (Grapefruit) What should be laparoscopic turned into being opened. Should I be concerned about malignancy? The cysts were filled with smaller cysts is what I was told
Ovarian cysts: The size of the cysts and the multiple cysts inside are probably due to endometriosis, which is an almost exclusively benign condition. The path report should be available by the end of this week, and will be conclusive with respect to exactly what caused the cysts, and whether they are potentially malignant. ...Read more
I had laparoscopic surgery on the 19th to remove a ovarian cyst and endometriosis. I am doing better, but often feel very dizzy. Is this normal?
I need a laposcopic done for ovarian cyst. They are very large. My insurance is saying they are a pre exsiting con. What should I do to get surgery?
Very complicated: Every insurance plan makes up its own rules. You may be able to wait 6 months and then be covered. You may have to change plans. New health laws may make pre-existing condition exclusions illegal. If that passes in the country, in your state, or with your plan, then you may be in luck. This is a constantly frustrating issue, but you may have to play the game in order to have your procedure done. ...Read more
Does a shortened follicular phase (ovulation on day 11) after laparoscopic ovarian surgery (before on day 17) means ovarian failure?
No: Ovarian failure is diagnosed after months of no periods not because one cycle was abnormal. ...Read more
Had lapriscopic surgery yesterday to remove fluid from ovarian cyst. Came home same day. How long should I rest before resuming normal activity?
About one week: Usually one week is sufficient, your gyn surgeon should have given you instructions. ...Read more
How to know what kind of ovarian cyst I have? Dermoid or endometrioma? I am looking for other option aside from laparascopic surgery
I'm due for laparoscopic surgery to remove an ovarian cyst and It is on the 1st or second day of my period, will they cancel op? Or it will be fine
Shouldn't matter.: I don't think it would matter. Good luck. ...Read more
What causes abnormal heavy bleeding for 20days so far after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis and ovarian cysts and having prostap injection?
Bleeding: If you had surgery for endometriosis, that could cause your bleeding postoperatively. If you got any medications to reduce future endometriosis growth, this may cause continued bleeding as well. If you did get lupron, (leuprolide) the bleeding should diminish after 2-3 weeks and you may not have a period for 2 - 3 months. You should follow up with your doctor to discuss these symptoms. ...Read more
What kind of recovery time can a patient expect from any laparoscopic surgery? Is the recovery time the same for laparoscopic surgery no matter where it's performed on the body?
How much quicker is the recovery time for laparoscopic colon surgery over open surgery? I have diverticulitis and my doctor mentioned that surgery is a very real possibility for me. I was researching surgeries and couldn't figure out what the recovery tim
Recovery time varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, smoker or not, blood sugar control, the exact type of procedure, and post-operative and follow up care. Discuss it with your surgeon and get their opinion as to what they feel is a reasonable recovery time for you. ...Read more
Laparoscopic Inguinal hernia surgery with mesh - recovery time? When to start with cycling and exercise for abdominals?
Ask your surgeon: He knows the details of your individual case and can give you the most accurate answer. ...Read more
I have a laparoscopic surgery to have my uterus detached from the fascia from previous c-section. What is the average recovery time on this procedure?
Very quickly: If all the physician is doing is taking down scar tissue (which is what it sounds like) then you will have a few small (1cm) incisions which will heal very quickly. I'm guessing you'll be up doing your normal activities of life within a day or so, and you'll be pain free after 2-3 weeks. Every woman is different, but this is a minimally invasive surgery. Good luck! ...Read more
What is the recovery time after laparoscopic surgery for exotic pregnancy tubal removal inside and out?
Depends: Total recovery time for laparoscopic surgery varies but usually ranges from 1-2 weeks depending on the patient. Many women resume their daily activities within the first week of recovery. Factors such as your overall health, your support system at home, and your age will also be factors in your recovery. Follow up visits with your doctor are very important. ...Read more
What is typical recovery time for laparascopic ACL surgery? About how long before athlete could be playing soccer again?
Laprascopic ovarian cyst removal with ablation. I have a cruise scheduled 17 days post op. Am I crazy? Recovery time? Plane ride?!?
Fine: You'll be fine. You probably won't be on any pain meds at all, assuming no complications with your surgery. Most important, because you're 42, is just to make sure that you prevent any blood clot by moving around frequently. Get up, if you can, every hour or so on your plane ride for circulation. Check out exercises you can do with your legs while sitting on plane to prevent blood clot. ...Read more
After scheduled surgery to remove gallbladder laparoscopically will I know I was intubated? What will recovery be like?
Laparoscopic: Surgery usually requires general endotracheal anesthsia. You will not have any memory of the intubation itself, because the anesthesiologist will give you IV medicine that prevents recalling the event. Barring any complications or unusual findings at surgery, you should be able to go home same or next day and resume normal activity in one week. Ask your surgeon for specific details. ...Read more
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I would not recommend it. ...Read more
I undergo ovarian cyst surgical, open surgery it is, I wanna know if how long my recovery for this matter. 1 week already after my surgery. Thanks?
I have to get laparoscopic surgery done to removed endometriosis and fibroids, how painful will it be? Recovery
Hi. I want to ask, what the best food to eat after ovarian cyst surgery for speed recovery my internal after my OP?
Have small unilateral inguinal hernia. Which is better method of surgery, open method or laparoscopic? Which has faster recovery?
Hernia surgery: There is no one best method. Most surgeons nowadays will opt for laparoscopic repair because of less downtime and lower risk to the patient. However, only your doc will now what option has the best risk benefit profile in your particular case. Discuss with her/him to determine your best option :). ...Read more