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Period Laparoscopic Surgery
When can you except you first period after laparoscopic surgery for ectopic pregency with tube removal and will it be different painful/longer/shorter?
Does heavy bleeding period are normal after laparoscopic surgery for pregnancy. D & c miss carriage, biopsies from both ovaries. Change pads 5 times?
Too heavy?: This is a common question and I think about it from two directions: 1) short term - are you losing too much blood to be in immediate danger? And 2) long term - are you going to end up with anemia due to chronic, excessive blood loss. If you think you may be losing too much blood after any surgical procedure, you should get in touch with your doctor and go to emergency room. ...Read more
How many days will be the delay of my period if I had my laparoscopic surgery in my ovary last 1/20/14. I'm already delayed for 8 days. Pt was negatv?
I'm due for laparoscopic surgery to remove an ovarian cyst and It is on the 1st or second day of my period, will they cancel op? Or it will be fine
Shouldn't matter.: I don't think it would matter. Good luck. ...Read more
I had laparoscopic surgery sep 4 my period oct 1 until 5th I have been spotting/bleeding since the 10th + pregnant test chance of ectopic due to surgery?
Yes: And chance of normal pregnancy too.Get a more detailed answer ›
When periods start after laparoscopic surgery? Surgeon did d & c for miscarriage at 9 week, took biopsies from both ovaries. When periods will start
4 to 8 weeks: About 4 to 8 weeks later you should have a period. ...Read more
Minimally-invasive: Surgery on the abdomen. With traditional open surgery, a relatively large incision is made, & the surgeon works with his hands inside the abdomen. With laparoscopic surgery, small incisions are made, & a scope & thin instruments are placed thru trocars thru the incisions. The surgeon then operates like playing video games on tv. Patients have less pain & bounce back faster than with open surgery. ...Read more
With small incisions: Laparoscopy, in general, is performed with the patient asleep. The abdomen is filled with co2 to elevate the abdominal wall away from the internal organs. Tubes called trocars are placed at various spots on the abdomen depending on the surgery. Through the trocars are placed a camera and surgical instruments. The incisions are generally small and the healing time faster than open surgery. ...Read more
Usually great.: If your surgeon is well-trained, and you have a condition that is appropriate to approach laparoscopically, the success rate is generally excellent. Any operation is potentially serious and can result in complications. Laparoscopic surgery is extremely common, performed at virtually every hospital in the USA. Talk to your surgeon for details. ...Read more
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
6 - 12 months:
You cannot erase scars. Poor scars can be improved through the following methods:
1) scar massage
2) silicone sheeting (a kind of silicone tape you where over the scar)
3) steroid injections
4) laser treatment (helps remove coloring)
5) scar revision (removing the scar and starting over). ...Read more
Yes!: This is the most common anti-reflux procedure, involving closure of the hiatal hernia and re-creating a new valve by wrapping a portion of the stomach around the esophagus. While very effective, this procedure is reserved for the rare patient who cannot manage their symptoms with lifestyle and dietary modifications supplemented by anti-acid medication. An incisionless option, tiff, is available 2. ...Read more
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
Ask your surgeon:
You need to ask your surgeon.
it really depend how large your scar are and did they have to close any of the from the inside.
your surgeon knows what it has been done, and can give you the proper instructions. ...Read more
See a Surgeon: Basically, if you have documented reflux disease either by history or testing such as egd or ph probe test, then fundoplication can be considered. Medications can help with reflux, however if you are young or the risk of surgery is minimal, the fundoplication can keep you from needing to take medications for your lifetime. If medications don't work, then surgery can be considered. ...Read more
At least 3-4 weeks:
Laparoscopic surgery leave few very small incisions that do not need too much time to heal
the larger one is the one is used to remove the gallbladder might require inside suturing if the is the case 3-4 weeks all what it take to heal completely after that you have no physical restriction
it is always better to check with your surgeon since some might have different personal preferences. ...Read more
How Long After Laparoscopic Surgery To Ride A Roller Coaster? I had the surgery last week thursday.
I'm due for laparoscopic surgery to remove a large cyst, how long will I need off work? I work at a day care centre
I'm having my gallbladder removed tomorrow via laparoscopic surgery. How long do you think before I can work out again?
In uncomplicated: Procedure by end of 2nd wk you can start by 3rd you will be able to do full activity. Good Luck ...Read more
I had an emergency appendectomy 4 days ago, via laparoscopic surgery. When can I resume physical activity including gym workouts?
Ask your surgeon: Best to ask your surgeon. Usually wait at least 2 weeks before heavy activities, but each surgeon has their own recommendations. Usually a person is given instructions from the hospital at discharge too. ...Read more
I had an infection after laparoscopic surgery. It was treated and went away but it has returned. Could this cause fUrther problems?
Depends: If this was a skin only infection it will probably not cause any more problems. If the deep tissue (fascia) was infected it's possible you could end up with a hernia down the line. If the infection was in the abdomen, abdominal adhesions and small bowel obstruction are a risk, but not guaranteed problem. ...Read more
I had laparoscopic surgery done for appendicitis before one month. My question is, can I eat all kind of foods now, especially eggs?
Yes: Your appendix is not involved in digestion. ...Read more
Minimally invasive.: In the laparoscopic surgery technique multiple 0.5-1 centimeter incisions are made in various areas of a patient's abdomen. A thin camera and operating instruments are then placed in access ports through the incisions, allowing surgeons to complete procedures which would have required much larger incisions in the past. This has led to smaller scars, shorter hospital stays, and faster recovery. ...Read more