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How long is recovery from pelvic laparoscopy?

How long is recovery from pelvic laparoscopy?

It depends: For simple diagnostic laparoscopy - including some division of scar tissue, it is an outpatient procedure that you can recover from within a few days - if there is no complication. ...Read more

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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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How to recover after having a salpingo oophorectomy lap pelvis?

How to recover after having a salpingo oophorectomy lap pelvis?

Rest: The biggest issue in your recovery with be the healing of the abdominal wall. Limited lifting for 2 weeks with return to full activity in 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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How long is recovery for laproscopic removal of blood cyst from ovary, fluid on fallopian tube and tubes tied all at once?

How long is recovery for laproscopic removal of blood cyst from ovary, fluid on fallopian tube and tubes tied all at once?

Variable: Usually, for healthy thin motivated patients, a few days (up to a week). You generally think of longer times being due to people who are obese, have other medical problems like hypertension or diabetes, generally unhealthy, or are unmotivated. ...Read more

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Had a recent lapro hysterectomy. Received a diagnosis of "adenomysis with complex atypical hyperplasia" for sometime removed away from uterus --what is this?

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 more

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What causes abnormal heavy bleeding for 20days so far after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis and ovarian cysts and having prostap injection?

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

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

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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Is there possibility to have another ovarian cyst after lap surgery for removing endometorioma 2 mts ago? Having lower abdominal pain everyday lately

There's always the: Possibility of recurrence of ovarian cyst, endometrioma along with abdominal adhesion/ scar tissue that can cause ur symptoms. Follow up with ur gyn. Take care! http://www.M.Webmd.Com/pain-management/guide/pelvic-pain. ...Read more

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What's the recovery time for laproscopic vaginal hysterectomy?

What's the recovery time for laproscopic vaginal hysterectomy?

Varies: The recovery can be as quick as a few days or as slow as a few weeks. Most women spend only a few hours or one night in the hospital after the surgery. ...Read more

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Intense rlq pelvic pain months after a total hysterectomy? Ct of appendix ok, have a history of ovarian cysts, endometriosis, & adhesions

Intense rlq pelvic pain months after a total hysterectomy? Ct of appendix ok, have a history of ovarian cysts, endometriosis, & adhesions

Adhesions are likely: The thing that sounds most likely would be more adhesions. The worrisome thing would be a possible bowel obstruction due to adhesions but the ct should have shown this. ...Read more

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Why remove Fallopian tubes with laparoscopic hysterectomy that's leaving my cervic ovaries from fibroids I have no other illness and no family history?

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

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What's the recovery period for a hysteroscopic myomectomy?

What's the recovery period for a hysteroscopic myomectomy?

Myomectomy: Hello, The Hysteroscopic Myomectomy recovery time is 10-14 days for the minimally invasive technique done with my practice. There are also robotic assisted myomectomies that can take up to 4 weeks for recovery. I hope this answers your question. ...Read more

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How soon is it safe to masturbate after a laparotomy with cyst/ovary removal and pelvic adherences from endometriosis?

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

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What kind of symptoms might develop from internal scarring after a robotic total hysterectomy (still have ovaries)?

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 more

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Is it safe for me to travel after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis?

Is it safe for me to travel after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis?

After healing: We like to do a post op check up at about 2 weeks after surgery before feeling safe about travel. ...Read more

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Is there a cure for sever endometriosis last stage? Can someone die of endometriosis? Can operating and removing organs help?

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

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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.?

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.?

Pain reduction: A pre-sacral neurectomy will not cure your endometriosis. However, by cutting some of the sensory nerves to the pelvis, it will decrease the amount of pain you expirience, particularly during your menstrual period. ...Read more

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2 weeks post-lap for endometriosis. How much pain should I be having? Can adenomyosis be diagnosed in a laparoscopy?

No pain: 2 weeks after a laparoscopy there should be no pain; however, individual tolerance to pain varies widely. Adenomyosis is inside the uterus and cannot be detected by laparoscopy but sometimes by ultrasound or MRI. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have adhesions from a laparscopic gall bladder removal?

Is it possible to have adhesions from a laparscopic gall bladder removal?

Yes, insignificant : Yes, but likely will never be significant. Any surgery can cause adhesions. The more inflammation and dissection, the more likely. Most adhesions are w/o symptoms, and intestinal obstruction the most common problem related to adhesions. ...Read more

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Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?

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

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


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