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Had laparoscopy 2/26 with adhesion removal, cyst drainage and biopsy. How long for a biopsy report? And how do I get rid of all this gas?

Had laparoscopy 2/26 with adhesion removal, cyst drainage and biopsy. How long for a biopsy report? And how do I get rid of all this gas?

It depends: It depends on a lot of factors. For a simple benign ovarian cyst, labs are required to issue a report within 48 hours of receiving the specimen. That isn't from the time of your surgery, it's from the time it arrives at the lab. If there is something more complicated going on, and the pathologist needs to rule out cancer with special stains, it might take longer. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Aranson
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Adhesions (Definition)

Adhesions are scar tissue which can form after any abdominal surgery. The severity depends on whether infection/inflammation was present at the time of surgery. Adhesions are like bands or spider webs that form around the abdominal organs/intestines. Sometimes adhesions are light and cause no problems, sometimes tremendous problems, like crazy glue in the abdomen. Can ...Read more


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Feel tightness and pulling sensations 6 months post C-section on right side. Is it normal. Will it be ok with time or laparoscopy needed for adhesions?

Feel tightness and pulling sensations 6 months post C-section on right side. Is it normal. Will it be ok with time or laparoscopy needed for adhesions?

Likely will be ok: However, okay to get checked by your regular doc. Hernia is always a possibility when you have a prior surgery; due to incision related or incisional hernia. Focal pain that recurs and a bulge should lead to an evaluation. Be well. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment plan for endometriosis? I am 22yo and had laparoscopy to remove scar tissue & adhesions. How do I control pain? I'm on bc pill

What is the best treatment plan for endometriosis? I am 22yo and had laparoscopy to remove scar tissue & adhesions. How do I control pain? I'm on bc pill

Tx after lap/ endo: If your not planning to conceive, the best approach after laparoscopy would be to treat with 6 month course of Lupron therapy. You may then consider Nexplanon, depoprovera or a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. Ocp's is an option, but not a good one to controll endometriosis ...Read more

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Since TAH 3 years ago laparoscopy found sigmoid to be adhered to pelvic side wall by dense omental and bowel adhesions. What is long term implication?

Since TAH 3 years ago laparoscopy found sigmoid to be adhered to pelvic side wall by dense omental and bowel adhesions. What is long term implication?

Adhesions: The main issue would be if you developed issues in that area of the bowel later in life. It may make surgery more difficult. Otherwise if you don't have any issues now, you likely won't as a result. ...Read more

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Having laparoscopy due to painful intercourse doc thinks loads of scar tissue and adhesions from previous c-sections. Scared of having the surgery?

Having laparoscopy due to painful intercourse doc thinks loads of scar tissue and adhesions from previous c-sections. Scared of having the surgery?

Normal: Its normal to be afraid of having an operation. While everything has risk, the chance of something bad happening is very, very low. The chance of having some pain relief is overall about 60-70% when considering all patients undergoing laparoscopy for pain. So the odds are in your favor that it will help, and there won't be complications. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Laparoscopy to remove ovary and septated cyst but not seen due to sigmoid adherent to pelvic wall. Lap showed dense omental and bowel adhesion. Risk?

Laparoscopy to remove ovary and septated cyst but not seen due to sigmoid adherent to pelvic wall. Lap showed dense omental and bowel adhesion. Risk?

Surgical findings: This sounds like a complex surgical case. The best person to answer will be the surgeon who physically visualized what is going on inside. They are in the best position to explain what was found and if anything should be done. Typically omental and bowel adhesions are dissected and freed when found to help decrease the risk of pelvic pain. ...Read more

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Can tubes ever inadvertently become untied in laparoscopic surgery to remove adhesions?

Can tubes ever inadvertently become untied in laparoscopic surgery to remove adhesions?

No: Adhesions (scar tissue) usually located on top of bowel that makes it stick to the abdominal wall or each other. Your tube ties are actually trans section of the tubes so no interference. ...Read more

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Is it possible for laparoscopic surgery that removes adhesions to inadvertently untie tubes?

No chance: There is no chance that a previous tubal ligation for elective sterilization could be undone with lysis of adhesions. There is a very, very small failure rate for elective tubal ligation. ...Read more

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I have no urge to urinate after laparoscopic surgery to remove adhesions and the fallopian tubes, should I be concerned?

I have no urge to urinate after laparoscopic surgery to remove adhesions and the fallopian tubes, should I be concerned?

Ask your Surgeon: May need to intermittent cath yourself until the urethral swelling abates due to interoperative Foley placed ...Read more

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How long is the hospital stay for an ex laparscopy ad adhesion repair in the lower right belly? And fallopian tubes removal

Please call your: Gyn or surgeon who will be doing the procedure, that person is the only one who should be answering that?, could be outpt most likely or 1 overnite stay but they should tell u what to expect. ...Read more

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Is the removal of gallbladder through laparoscopy a safe surgery? I'm having mine taken out and I am scared!

Is the removal of gallbladder through laparoscopy a safe surgery? I'm having mine taken out and I am scared!

Yes: Laparoscopic surgery to remove the gallbladder is the standard of care for this procedure and is very safe in the hands of surgeons experienced in this procedure. It is one of the most common operations done today. Most of the time it is done outpatient and complications are rare. ...Read more

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Can I travel overseas in two or three weeks after ovarian teratoma removal surgery whether it is done by laparoscopy or open one?

Can I travel overseas in two or three weeks after ovarian teratoma removal surgery whether it is done by laparoscopy or open one?

Depends: It is possible that your surgeon will allow this travel. However this decision is between you and your surgeon, who will know the most about your case and your recovery. Okay to ask this question, take a family or friend with you to your appointment. Be well. ...Read more

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Conception after laparoscopy for removal of ascites.?

Conception after laparoscopy for removal of ascites.?

Depends on origin: Ascites, or accumulation of fluid in peritoneal cavity due to many causes. If it is malignant ascites due to ovarian Ca spread to omentum then conception unattainable. If due to chylous ascites then once fluid is drained as with other causes that are benign conception can occur within several weeks. If due infection such as TB periotonitis, one must clear up infection prior to pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is scar tissue from a gallbladder removal via laparoscopy dangerous at all? Should I leave it like this?

Is scar tissue from a gallbladder removal via laparoscopy dangerous at all? Should I leave it like this?

Adhesions,: This scar tissue to which you refer, called "adhesions", will always occur after surgery - part of the post-operative healing process. At times, they can cause obstruction of the intestines which may require hospitalization or even more surgical management, but there's nothing we can do preemptively to not make that happen. Thankfully this is not the norm. ...Read more

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Thanks for your response. I have another question. Which surgery is best for ovary removal, laparoscopy or laparotomy. One of my dr suggest for laparoscopy and another for laparotomy. I'm really confused. And I have no baby. Will it be any problem for co

Thanks for your response. I have another question. Which surgery is best for ovary removal, laparoscopy or laparotomy. One of my dr suggest for laparoscopy and another for laparotomy. I'm really confused. And I have no baby. Will it be any problem for co

Best...: The best procedure is what the doctor feelsost comfortable with. In general, laparoscopic surgery has less pain and recovery, along with less scar tissue inside, this better for the patient, but only if the doctor is experienced and well trained with laparoscopy. Ask if they have passed the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) course offered in the USA, and how experienced they are. ...Read more

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How long after laparoscopic surgery (gallbladder removal) can I start working out again?

How long after laparoscopic surgery (gallbladder removal) can I start working out again?

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

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Had laparoscopic surgery a day ago for removal of endometriosis and clearing of tubes. How long until I can return to normal activity?

Had laparoscopic surgery a day ago for removal of endometriosis and clearing of tubes. How long until I can return to normal activity?

As tolerated: I tell my patients to return to normal activity as tolerated by pain after most laparoscopic procedures. Any doubts? Call your surgeon. I'm sure you'll be fine. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Which is better for prostate removal: laser or laparoscopic surgery?

Which is better for prostate removal: laser or laparoscopic surgery?

Ask your urologist: What is diagnosis?
As a young person, erectile function may be important to you.
Get full explanation of risks, options, benefits of each technique. ...Read more

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Which is better for prostate removal: laser or laparoscopic surgery?

Which is better for prostate removal: laser or laparoscopic surgery?

Robotic: Robotic surgery for prostate surgery has increase in the recent years, because of better optics and great outcomes compared to open surgery and simple laparoscopic surgery. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after laparoscopic surgery for exotic pregnancy tubal removal inside and out?

What is the recovery time after laparoscopic surgery for exotic pregnancy tubal removal inside and out?

Depends: Total recovery time for laparoscopic surgery varies but usually ranges from 1-2 weeks depending on the patient. Many women resume their daily activities within the first week of recovery. Factors such as your overall health, your support system at home, and your age will also be factors in your recovery. Follow up visits with your doctor are very important. ...Read more

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When can I do push ups and sit ups after a laparoscopic surgery (gallbladder removal)?

When can I do push ups and sit ups after a laparoscopic surgery (gallbladder removal)?

Depends on surgeon: I tell my patients that I don't want them increasing the intra-abdominal pressure significantly for 6 wks postop to reduce the risk of getting a hernia at an incision. Push ups and sit ups do that, as does running and lifting more than 20 lbs. Some patients listen, some don't. It's a personal choice. ...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


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