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Laparoscopic surgery 8 weeks ago/no complications. My incision in belly button started to sting when moving today. No fever or infection. Whats up?

Laparoscopic surgery 8 weeks ago/no complications. My incision in belly button started to sting when moving today. No fever or infection. Whats up?

Nerves: Often, when cutting through skin and tissue such as during a surgery, the nerves in the skin, tissues, and muscles can become damaged. The tingling sensation may be caused by your nerves regrowing and healing. Scar discomfort and numbness is relatively common in the first year or so post-operative. It may take some time before you no longer feel this but is not something to worry too much about. ...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


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Can I fly after laparoscopic surgery?

Can I fly after laparoscopic surgery?

How long ago: was your surgery? Was it yesterday or 6 weeks ago? Were there any complications? The easiest thing to do would be to call your surgeon and ask when you could fly. ...Read more

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When can I go back to school after get laparoscopic surgery?

When can I go back to school after get laparoscopic surgery?

Depends: I would assume this is laparoscopy of the pelvis. Some can return the next day, but most will wait two to three days before returning to school. It all depends upon how well you feel. Don't lift anything above ten pounds until a week has past to allow the incisions to heal. ...Read more

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Approximately how much does inpatient laparoscopic surgery cost?

Approximately how much does inpatient laparoscopic surgery cost?

"Thousands": It is impossible to be more specific without knowing what specific operation is planned. I suggest you speak with the surgeon and a member of the business office of the hospital. Good luck. ...Read more

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After laparoscopic surgery, if the stitches have been removed already, is it necessary to protect still the wound with any plast?

After laparoscopic surgery, if the stitches have been removed already, is it necessary to protect still the wound with any plast?

Up to you: If there is no drainage , looks dry most will leave it alone with out dressings , some cover with bandage , or a band aid . In a healing process surgical wound get sealed in 24 hrs , will not allow the bacteria to get inside. ...Read more

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How much does laparoscopic surgery for removing a cyst cost in north carolina? I need a general estimate because I have to pay 20% of the cost.

How much does laparoscopic surgery for removing a cyst cost in north carolina? I need a general estimate because I have to pay 20% of the cost.

Contact your hospita: The only way to answer this is to ask your surgeon and your hospital for an estimation of the cost. ...Read more

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I have ais syndrome, if the gonalds can't be found during laparoscopic surgery. So what would be the reason. They did not grow or something else?

Should be there: If you have ais the gonad should be intact. The syndrome is one in which the chromosomes are xy but the androgen receptor does not "see" androgens like testosterone. Therefore, the result is female. The gonads are removed due to the possible cancer potential. ...Read more