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Laparoscopy Bloating After Surgery
Post surgery: If your only problem after outpatient laparoscopy is this bloating, it should get better with your bowel movements. If you have fever, vomiting or symptoms lasting more than 72 hours, check in with your surgeon. ...Read more
Laparoscopy is also known as Laparoscopic 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
Yes: Depending on the procedure and to the extent that the intestines were manipulated can effect the bowels motility. In addition bed rest (decreased ambulation), dehydration, and narcotic pain meds also slow things down. Address these later items and you should see your bloating resolve and regular bms return. ...Read more
Can I travel overseas in two or three weeks after ovarian teratoma removal surgery whether it is done by laparoscopy or open one?
Depends: It is possible that your surgeon will allow this travel. However this decision is between you and your surgeon, who will know the most about your case and your recovery. Okay to ask this question, take a family or friend with you to your appointment. Be well. ...Read more
I've recently had a laparoscopy. I have a hemmorragic cyst. How long should the pain last after surgery? I'm still in pain and it's been 6 days past.
3-5 daya: If things go well during surgery and you are felling ok, there are no real issues about flying. I would ask your doctor first, however, if he / she is ok with it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Gently: Yes, keep it gentle. ...Read more
Depends: Open or laparoscopic surgery? Gas from laparoscopic surgery, even though it is removed, leaves a full bloated feeling & resolves in a few days. If open surgery then eat small light foods, more liquids than sold foods, minimize narcotic pain medications, take a mild laxative if constipated. Walk around more. Try warm heat on the abdomen. ...Read more
Hi! I was just wondering if bloating so much that my clothes dont fit well a week after getting gallbladder surgery is normal? And how long??
Gallbladder Surgery: you can be bloated due to the air that is used during laparoscopic Surgery. The best person to ask about this, because they know exactly what went on in your surgery is your surgeon. ...Read more
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