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Laparoscopic Surgery Before Ivf
I am due for laparoscopic surgery for the cyst in my left ovary. How soon can I get pregnant and can the cyst recur? Is IVF the only option ?
In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology. Ivf is a procedure used to treat fertility problems and assist with the conception of a child. During ivf mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. A few days later, the fertilized egg (embryo) or eggs are implanted into the uterus. One cycle of in vitro fertilization ...Read more
First, it is : Arthroscopic and you need to find an orthopaedic surgeon to see if surgery is even indicated as most can be treated with appropriate rehabilitation. If surgery is indicated, then you need to find out what type of surgery and if it can be done that way. ...Read more
Laparoscopic surgery: Swelling after laparoscopic surgery is caused by the gas used inside the abdomen. Usually carbon dioxide is used, and this absorbs in about 1 day. Other gases may have swelling that lasts longer. The gas left in the abdomen can cause pain in the shoulder until it absorbs. If you are still swollen, and feel ill, you should contact your surgeon. ...Read more
Not routinely used: Ask your surgeon or use at your own risk. Drop us a note and let us know how your experiment works out. I would not recommend it. ...Read more
Does laparoscopic surgery to remove scar tissue really work? Or does it just cause more scar tissue?
Catch-22.: Yes, it works, but yes it does create more scar tissue. Lysis of adhesions in the intra-abdominal cavity does work to relieve symptoms or obstruction in the short term, but the additional intra-abdominal operation can lead to new adhesions. It's a gamble, with management dictated by urgency of symptoms. Sometimes it just has to be done and we accept the risk of more adhesion creation. ...Read more
I noticed hard lumps under my skin where I had laparoscopic surgery for total hysterectomy 6 months ago is this normal?
Why am I still having sharp stabbing pain were I had laparoscopic surgery five months ago were one of my incisions is at?
I had laparoscopic surgery to remove endometrioma 2 mos ago. When should I have ultrasound again to check the progress ?
Check: with your surgeon who will be familiar with your particular case,especially that you are still in the post-op time frame.Be well. ...Read more
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