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Is laparoscopy can help my left hydrosalpinx and how many percent i conceive naturally after the laps?

Is laparoscopy can help my left hydrosalpinx and how many percent i conceive naturally after the laps?

Yes: To draining or removing hydrosalpinx and making diagnosis if infection or mass found.
If other tube and ovary are normal pregnancy is possible depending on your and your partner. ...Read more

Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Laparoscopy (Definition)

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


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Wife ttc. Done HSG has dilated left tube. Hydrosalpinx. Need laparascopy prior to ivf. Need surgeon in south florida with cash discount. No insurance?

Wife ttc. Done HSG  has dilated left tube. Hydrosalpinx. Need laparascopy prior to ivf. Need surgeon in south florida with cash discount. No insurance?

I agree: We are in north florida but work out of a surgery center in our office where we have control over costs and can offer very competitive cost structure for cash pay patients. www.jcrm.org. We would be happy to help. Our patients now come from all over the southeast and south florida for surgery so we are used to working with people from out of town. ...Read more

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What is a laparoscopy?

What is a laparoscopy?

Surgery with camera: Laparoscopic surgery uses a camera and long, thin instruments to do surgery through small incisions. You will need general anesthesia. Then the abdomen is puffed up with carbon dioxide to create working space. Once the surgery is done, the gas is deflated and the small holes closed. For most procedures, recovery tends to be quicker than for open procedures. ...Read more

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What exactly is a laparoscopy?

What exactly is a laparoscopy?

Surgery: Surgical procedure that uses small incisions to insert a lighted camera and small surgical instruments to perform surgical procedures in the abdominal or pelvic region. ...Read more

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How painful is a laparoscopy tubal?

How painful is a laparoscopy tubal?

Sterilization pain: Hysteroscopy is less painful. The recovery is one day compared to one week for laparoscopy. In addition, hysteroscopic sterilization is more effective. ...Read more

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Can cysts return after a laparoscopy?

Can cysts return after a laparoscopy?

They can: Cysts, where ovarian, hepatic, mesenteric or otherwise can recur. It is unfortunate, but known. Best to discuss this with your surgeon and surgical team at the risk/benefit analysis appointment. For ovarian and hepatic cysts there are criteria to help determine this risk and guide indications for surgical intervention versus monitoring. Be well. ...Read more

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What is a laparoscopy chromotubation?

What is a laparoscopy chromotubation?

Fertility test: To find if there is blockage if tubes , while visualizing uterus and tubes a dye is injected through uterine cavity . If there is no block dye will appear at both free ends of tube , concluding there is no blockage . Some times in addition radio opaque dye also injected and take picture tubes. ...Read more

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Is it normal to feel depress after laparoscopy?

Is it normal to feel depress after laparoscopy?

Depression: Depressed feelings after surgery is quite common. These feelings are usually temporary. Okay to discuss with your surgeon and or your doc, especially if persisting more that a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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Can drs tell if im sterile through laparoscopy?

Can drs tell if im sterile through laparoscopy?

Maybe : The doctor can inject dye through your fallopian tubes to see if they are open. Closed tubes are one cause of infertility. ...Read more

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When can I drive after doing laparoscopy surgery?

When can I drive after doing laparoscopy surgery?

Here are some...: Minimally, you have to wait until the effects from anethesia is gone and whenever you feel no undue discomfort or pain which may affect your response to emergent situation. Of course, asking your surgeon is a handy thing to do for convenience and certainty. More on dealing life reality? Go to articles in http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. Then you become abler to handle many health-related ...Read more

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Can Asherman's syndrome be treated by laparoscopy ?

Can Asherman's syndrome be treated by laparoscopy ?

Hysteroscopy: Asherman's syndrome is a condition characterized by adhesions and/or scarring of the lining of the uterus, most often associated with dilation and curettage. Operative hysteroscopy is used for visual inspection of the uterine cavity during adhesion dissection (adhesiolysis). In some cases, placement of uterine balloons to expand the cavity may also be necessary to minimize recurrent adhesions. ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed after a laparoscopy for 3 weeks?

Normally , no: Normally should not bleed for 3 wks, some times port site may bleed for day , also depends on procedure , speak to your surgeon. ...Read more

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For a laparoscopy will i need to remove my hch piercing?

For a laparoscopy will i need to remove my hch piercing?

Yes: For any surgical procedures with general anesthesia and possibility of use electrocauteri all piercing have to be removed, otherwise serious injuries may occur ...Read more

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72 hours post op laparoscopy how much pain should I have?

72 hours post op laparoscopy how much pain should I have?

It depends ...: A bit on what kind of laparoscopic procedure you had, how many trocar incisions you had, how big they were, etc. That said, the benefit of laparoscopic surgery over open surgery is less pain and faster return to normal activities. By 2 to 4 days postop, most patients are feeling pretty good and maybe need only mild pain meds. If your pain seems too severe, contact your surgeon immediately. ...Read more

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If I had a laparoscopy yesterday, is bleeding normal today?

If I had a laparoscopy yesterday, is bleeding normal today?

Where?: Where is the bleeding you are concerned about? Small amount of fluid or blood can leak for 24 hours or less from a new surgical incision site. Change the gauze or bandage & observe. If there is bleeding from somewhere else, or bleeding that keeps soaking through gauze bandages even after they have been changed a few times, then call your surgeon. ...Read more

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Please tell me if it is possible to do laparoscopy in kidney?

Please tell me if it is possible to do laparoscopy in kidney?

Absolutely: Laparoscopy is used to treat many kidney diseases including cancers, benign tumors, cysts, obstructions or blockages of the urinary tract, biopsies, etc, including partial or total removal of the kidney. ...Read more

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How long after a laparoscopy should you wait to start running?

How long after a laparoscopy should you wait to start running?

A few days: Your surgeon is the best person to answer that question. It will depend on everything that was done and how many incisions you have. ...Read more

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What is the difference between laparoscopy orlaparotomy surgery?

Incision size: Laparoscopy is done with a scope and small incisions. Laparotomy is done with a larger incision that can accommodate the surgeons hands inside the abdomen or pelvis. ...Read more

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When after a laparoscopy should you wait to start running again?

When after a laparoscopy should you wait to start running again?

Not set in stone: I normally advise waiting 2 weeks. Then i recommend building up slowly up to your normal routine. ...Read more

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Has anyone has success after laparoscopy for severe endometiosis?

Has anyone has success after laparoscopy for severe endometiosis?

Chronic condition: Endometriosis is a chronic problem. The goal is to give the patient pain relief and organ preservation for future childbearing. Every woman is different. Some may have pain relief for a prolonged time, others symptoms recurr faster. Definitive treatment would involve a hysterectomy with or without removing the ovaries. With ovarian preservation there is more risk or recurrence. Brignonimd.Com. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: diagnostic laparoscopy?

What is the definition or description of: diagnostic laparoscopy?

Using the camera: Using a laparoscope to look inside the abdominal / pelvic cavity to diagnose any ongoing issues. ...Read more

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Had laparoscopy and glue broke open! should it have been stitched?

Both: I use both to ensure a super-strong closure. Even then they sometimes break open, though, so don't worry, it will still heal. Keep it clean with soap & water, dress with antibiotic ointment, and follow up with your surgeon asap! ...Read more

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How quickly does endometriosis comes back after having laparoscopy?

How quickly does endometriosis comes back after having laparoscopy?

Varies: Some women experience recurrent symptoms as soon as a few months after laparoscopic treatment of endometriosis - some women have recurrent symptoms a few years after treatment and a few women never have significant symptoms again. ...Read more

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Is laparoscopy the only definitive way to diagnose my endometriosis?

Is laparoscopy the only definitive way to diagnose my endometriosis?

Yes: All other tests and ultrasounds are not diagnostic , just suggestive of this condition. Taking suspicious tissue from the pelvic organ is it. Laparoscopy makes this possible with very little pain or bleeding. ...Read more

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How long does it take for swelling to decrease following a laparoscopy?

Recovery: The gas placed in your peritoneum during surgery is usually removed at the end of the case. Your intestines have to resume function, which takes a few days. Bloating is most likely from your intestinal ileus. ...Read more

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Without a laparoscopy are there any other ways to diagnose endometriosis?

Sometimes: The true diagnosis of endometriosis requires a biopsy and a pathologist to confirm the diagnosis. Almost all the time this requires an abdominal procedure, commonly laparoscopy. However, some women may have nodules of endometriosis in the vagina, for instance, that can be biopsied in the office to prove endometriosis. Usually this is a bad prognostic sign. ...Read more

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How long should I wait to return to work after a laparoscopy for endometriosis?

How long should I wait to return to work after a laparoscopy for endometriosis?

Depends: Some can return as early as the next day, but most will wait for at least 2 to 3 days before returning to work. I have my patient not lift anything above 10# nor do any abdominal exercises for 7 days to allow the stitches to heal. ...Read more

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Can we travel in flight 2 days after endometriosis laparoscopy? 2 hours flight

Can we travel in flight 2 days after endometriosis  laparoscopy? 2 hours flight

Yes: You should be able to travel and fly. Avoid heavy lifting. Take pain meds as needed for relief.
Otherwise, you should be fine.
Best wishes and safe travels
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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