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Laparoscopy Bloating After Surgery
Laparoscopy involves placement of a small camera-scope into the abdominal cavity, most often at the belly button. This allows us to see and surgically rx many abdominal and pelvic diseases. This is combined with distinction of the abd cavity with co2 gas to create more space to work. This usually requires a general anesthetic, yet most people can go ...Read more
Would diagnostic laparoscopy find ovarian cancer if there was any? I've had one, and ultrasounds and a colonoscopy but no cause for bloating found
Usually: Yes provided the ovaries were readily visible and you had a thorough laparoscopy.. Bloating is often caused by excessive fiber along with inadequate fluids and all of the exams you had would all be negative. Try modifying your diet, cut out caffeine and drink 80-100 oz of fluids per day for 10-15 days. Simethicone and charcoal tablets may also help as will probiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had a laparoscopy/endometrial ablation 10 days ago. I still have bloating/abdominal discomfort, and a yellow discharge w/a bad smell, is this normal?
Call Your Doctor: Sounds like a good time to give your doctor a call. While bloating and abdominal discomfort can occur 10 days after surgery, the foul smelling yellow discharge needs further follow up and may require additional, possible urgent treatment. Your doctor knows your case best; however, if you cannot reach your doctor in a timely fashion, consider a local urgent care or emergency room for treatment. ...Read more
Varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im having surgery done to take out a IUD & they are gonna use laparoscopy how long do it take for the anesthesia to wear off?
Minutes: A general anesthetic shoudl take 5 minutes to be (responsive to stimulation), 15 minutes to be awake (open eyes on command) 30 minutes to be allert ( count to ten without stopping). If you have are given pain or nausea meds after anesthesia you may get sleepy from that but the anesthesia is long gone with little or no effect by 1 hour. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have irritated or damaged nerve or nerves from having laparoscopy gallbladder surgery what is the best way to cure this problem?
Can I travel overseas in two or three weeks after ovarian teratoma removal surgery whether it is done by laparoscopy or open one?
I had laparoscopy & hyteroscopy surgery 4 months ago. Can I use total core work out for exercise I am well & my scar already healed.
No restrictions: No concerns this far out from the procedure. Full go should be no problem. ...Read more
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