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Is pregnancy possible after bilateral endometriosis surgery (laparoscopy cystectomy)?

Is pregnancy possible after bilateral endometriosis surgery (laparoscopy cystectomy)?

Yes: As long as there are no other fertility problems, you should have a chance to conceive after removing bilateral endometriomas. If you do not get pregnant after 6 months of attempts, you may want to consider setting an infertility specialist for assistance. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Traub
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Endometriosis (Definition)

A painful condition where the lining tissue of the uterus grows outside the uterus. This tissue causes pain when it bleeds ...Read more


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How long would shoulder pain last after laparoscopic surgery?

How long would shoulder pain last after laparoscopic surgery?

Which type?: I assume you mean arthroscopic surgery. Certain procedures such as repairing a torn cartilage have very little pain. Others, such as rotator cuff repair or major spur removal can be sore for 3-4 weeks. The difficult part is that each patient has a different pain tolerence that needs to be factored into the equation as well. Overall though, only minor pain usually. ...Read more

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Help for gas pains after laproscopic hysterectomy?

Help for gas pains after laproscopic hysterectomy?

Walking: NSAID like motrin as well as walking is usually helpful at relieving gas pain after laparoscopic surgery. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What cause back pain after laparoscopic surgery?

What cause back pain after laparoscopic surgery?

Position: While shoulder pain is often attributed to irritation if the diaphragm by carbon dioxide gas uses in laparpscopy, back pain is most often a consequence of laying down flat on your back without moving while under general anesthesia. It should be self limited, and when postop pain permits, some back stretching may help. ...Read more

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How long should shoulder pain last after laparoscopic surgery?

How long should shoulder pain last after laparoscopic surgery?

A few days: Shoulder pain following laparoscopy is believed to be due to irritation of the diaphragm by the carbon dioxide that is used to inflate the abdomen. This pain should resolve within 2 to 3 days after surgery. ...Read more

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Can fatigue and belly button pain be normal 4 weeks after laproscopic surgery for endometriosis?

Can fatigue and belly button pain be normal 4 weeks after laproscopic surgery for endometriosis?

Yes: Feeling tired and having pain around the incision is normal. If there is redness, firmness or drainage around the incision, or if your are having fevers you should let your gyn know ASAP. Good luck. ...Read more

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What's normal pain after laparoscopic gallbladder removal?

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Incisional pain: Usually pain around incision and right upper abdomen pain. Also pain in right shoulder/upper arm region ( this related to the gas we put in abd for lap chole surgery). In general pain should get better in days. If not then contact your surgeon. ...Read more

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Nausea and pelvic pain no cyst? After subtotal hysterectomy

Nausea and pelvic pain no cyst? After subtotal hysterectomy

Bowel pelvic adhesio: Bowel pelvic adhesions post supra cervical hysterectomy or total hysterectomy, may cause similar symptoms due to bowel inflammation. The intestine can get stuck in an area such as vaginal cuff, or other respected areas in the pelvis due to inflammation or bleeding. If symptoms persist i would recommend laparoscopy rule out adhesions. Brignonimd.Com. ...Read more

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Chest pain after laproscopic appendix surgery. How long does this last?

Chest pain: Is unusual after this type of surgery, although shoulder pain frequently occurs from the co2 gas used during laparoscopy. Consult your surgeon immediately to make sure that this pain is not coming from your heart or lungs. ...Read more

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I had laparoscopic surgery 7 days ago for umbilical incisional hernia, repaired with 6" long mesh, still having lots of pain left lower tummy.normal?

Yes: yes the pain will be there for a while you can minimizing it by wearing abdominal binder and applying some heat and make sure your bowls are regular ...Read more

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What will i be given for post-operative pain from laparoscopic hernia repair?

Very little: Brief pain after surgery , so you will get very little narcotics after surgery , you will have discomfort only for few days, don't worry , and discuss with your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long after abdominal surgery can adhesions develop? I had laparoscopic hernia surgery 5-6 years ago. Is this possible?

How long after abdominal surgery can adhesions develop?  I had laparoscopic hernia surgery 5-6 years ago. Is this possible?

Immediately : Any trauma ( surgery in ur case), causes body to respond. The response is inflammation and this leads to scar tissue. The degree of inflammation and scar varies from patient to patient. If you had hernia surgery, odds are you have adhesions. ...Read more

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Is open or lapriscopic surgery better for umbilical hernia? Soreness/recovery? Is bloating bad from lapriscopic?

Is open or lapriscopic surgery better for umbilical hernia?  Soreness/recovery?  Is bloating bad from lapriscopic?

The surgery offered: will depend upon the size of the defect. There is usually some "bloating" after laprascopic surgery due to air which is inserted during the procedure, HOWEVER this is minimal and temporary! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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How long after laparoscopic abdominal surgery should/must bowel movements reoccur?

How long after laparoscopic abdominal surgery should/must bowel movements reoccur?

BM: You should have a bowel movement by three days after laparoscopy. If you have not had a bowel movement, call your surgeon. :) ...Read more

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Bad backache after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst? Is this normal? 4 days post op

Bad backache after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst? Is this normal? 4 days post op

Not normal: Four days after surgery, you should be improving, not getting worse. You should talk with your surgeon urgently. ...Read more

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In general how long will someone be sore/in pain after having bladder sling and recocele surgery?

2 weeks: Rectocele will hurt more than the sling. Most of my patients awill return to sit down jobs in 2-3weks. Drive by 10 days post op. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain 2 weeks after C-section and tubal ligation?

Depends: Healing can take 6 weeks typically after c-section. It depends on what you mean by pain. How much pain? Where? What helps it? What makes it worse? How do you feel otherwise? ...Read more

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I had laparoscopic gallbladder removal surgery 4 months ago (4 incisions). Now i'm having intense pain in the bellybutton incision site. Normal?

No: Pain this far out from your surgery could indicate that something is wrong. I would advise been reevaluated by your primary care doctor and/or surgeon. ...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