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Recovering From Laparoscopy For Endometriosis
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
Is it normal to suffer from moderate stomach cramps after 2 months from a laparoscopic procedure? i have had an endometriosis and appendix removal.
Can be: Endometriosis is a difficult condition to fully manage and important to see if cramps related to menstual cycle which would suggest endometriosis more than post surgical procedure. Would like to know about your bowel movements, any irratable bowel symptoms previously ect- maybe see your GP ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long is recovery for laproscopic removal of blood cyst from ovary, fluid on fallopian tube and tubes tied all at once?
Had a recent lapro hysterectomy. Received a diagnosis of "adenomysis with complex atypical hyperplasia" for sometime removed away from uterus --what is this?
Glad it's out: Adenomyosis doesn't usually mean anything, but atypical hyperplasia is something i'm glad to know you don't have to worry about any more. With your uterus gone, the atypical hyperplasia can't progress to malignancy, as it's somewhat prone to do. Take a deep breath and be thankful. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes abnormal heavy bleeding for 20days so far after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis and ovarian cysts and having prostap injection?
Bleeding: If you had surgery for endometriosis, that could cause your bleeding postoperatively. If you got any medications to reduce future endometriosis growth, this may cause continued bleeding as well. If you did get lupron, (leuprolide) the bleeding should diminish after 2-3 weeks and you may not have a period for 2 - 3 months. You should follow up with your doctor to discuss these symptoms. ...Read more
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
Intense rlq pelvic pain months after a total hysterectomy? Ct of appendix ok, have a history of ovarian cysts, endometriosis, & adhesions
Why remove Fallopian tubes with laparoscopic hysterectomy that's leaving my cervic ovaries from fibroids I have no other illness and no family history?
Tubal retention: The blood supply to the ovaries and the Fallopian tubes are closely linked but one organ can be surgically removed without the other being impacted. Leaving a cervix in place will still put you at risk for cervical cancer and pap smears will still be needed. Talk to your GYN surgeon and ask why the Fallopian tubes are being considered by him/her for removal at all if the ovaries will be left. ...Read more
How soon is it safe to masturbate after a laparotomy with cyst/ovary removal and pelvic adherences from endometriosis?
Here are some ...: There is no set rule to strictly guide the timing to masturbate after the described procedures. However, masturbation-related physical straining may induce "unbearable" pain for some; so it's reasonable to wait for 1-2 weeks to give the procedures-related tissue injury to settle down and to heal. This manner is a decent respect to our body; I hope you would agree to. More? Ask Doc timely... ...Read more
What kind of symptoms might develop from internal scarring after a robotic total hysterectomy (still have ovaries)?
Adhesions after surg: Probably no serious problems will arise but adhesions (or internal scarring) can lead to bowel obstructions and need for surgery. This is unlikely. Also in the case you will need other abdominal surgeries, these adhesions my increase the risk of complications. I would not worry too much about this. Best to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a cure for sever endometriosis last stage? Can someone die of endometriosis? Can operating and removing organs help?
Surgery: Endometriosis comes in 4 stages. It is not cancer and does not lead to death. It can lead to very painful menstrual cycles. Medical options are available to treat it. In some cases removal of the uterus and/or ovaries is necessary to alleviate the discomfort. An Obgyn should be able to help guide you through the options. ...Read more
What are the benefits and risks of having an open presacral neurectomy done for stage 3-4 endometriosis with 4 previous laps. Removing endo&adh.?
Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?
2 weeks: Usually almost full recovery in 2 weeks. Some people feel great after 5 days. Kind of unpredictable. But most activities can be resumed after about 7-10 days. ...Read more
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