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Sex Before Laparoscopic Surgery To Remove Ovarian
6 weeks is safe: Your gyn surgeon would be the person to ask, but the generally accepted standard is about 6 weeks. Most people wait for a post op exam to get clearance from the doctor just to be safe. ...Read more
Not routinely: The surgery / recovery usually go fine without antibiotics. ...Read more
Ask your surgeon: It shouldn't be too long a time, but each surgeon will have her/his own recommendations. Good luck. ...Read more
Any position is OK: Any position you feel comfortable is fine. You may want to put a pillow under your knees for comfort. ...Read more
Bleeding: You need to go right to the ER if you think you are having bleeding ...Read more
Depends on surgery: This is a question you will need to ask your surgeon as it depends on the type of surgery and surgical techniques used in your unique situation. By 4-6 weeks it should be fine but if a minimally invasive technique was used your surgeon may clear you sooner. ...Read more
ASK the doc who: Did your surgery, please call him or her today , your surgeon should have already told you, that is part of your post-op care so call your surgeon today as your surg knows how your surg went and he or she is the only one who should tell u. ...Read more
24 hours: It should occur within 24 hours and if it hasn't contact your surgeon. ...Read more
It's either open: or laparoscopic, can't be both, and you take precautions you were given at time of discharge ...Read more
Usually 2 weeks: Ask your doctor-there may be other reasons he/she may want you to wait. ...Read more
I had surgery for an incisional hernia after bladder surgery. Open surgery with large mesh. Will I ever be able to lift weights again?
Hi i had a laparoscopic surgery to remove ovarian cyst and edomestris 4 weeks ago and now i'm putting lot of weight on and feel always full help plz?
Not related to surge: Your weight gain is not related to surgery. If you really want to loose weight you will , first you have to be motivated and focused for it, reduce your caloric intake ( don't eat too much junk food ) , count your calories join a gym for regular progressive exercises to burn your body fat , you will see the change. ...Read more
Hi , I'm scheduled for laparoscopic surgery to remove a 10 CM ovarian cyst (with overnight stay) , I was wondering what would be my recovery time ?
2-4 weeks: Depending on your present state of health, weight, activity, fitness! ...Read more
I had laparoscopic surgery on the 19th to remove a ovarian cyst and endometriosis. I am doing better, but often feel very dizzy. Is this normal?
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
No. I would: Look to other causes of abnormal weight loss, especially if you lost a large amount of weight. Consult a doctor if it is persistent. ...Read more
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
I had laparoscopic surgery to remove a tumor AND my right ovary 16 days ago. I had sex twice, 2ND time it hurts. Y? is it normal? If not what do I do?
Get back 2 C Ur-: -surgeon 2 B sure nothing has been injured. Also depends on what was the tumor from? If ovaries or uterus it is more important 2 B Cn ...Read more
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
Post OP: If the surgery is all laparoscopic and no need to go in, the recovery time should be relatively short. Discuss with your surgeon of course, I would guess probably two weeks out of work. ...Read more
I'm from the UK & having laparoscopic surgery to remove my gallbladder. Will they let me keep my gallstone?
Perhaps: You can request it but I'm not sure if it's always possible. Because the gallstones are a primary reason for the surgery, the removed gallbladder and gallstones are sent to the pathologist for examination. Hopefully, they keep the gallstones after analysis so they can give it to you, especially if there are multiple stones. At least one stone will be broken so they can analyze it. Just ask the dr. ...Read more
Does laparoscopic surgery to remove scar tissue really work? Or does it just cause more scar tissue?
Catch-22.: Yes, it works, but yes it does create more scar tissue. Lysis of adhesions in the intra-abdominal cavity does work to relieve symptoms or obstruction in the short term, but the additional intra-abdominal operation can lead to new adhesions. It's a gamble, with management dictated by urgency of symptoms. Sometimes it just has to be done and we accept the risk of more adhesion creation. ...Read more
I had laparoscopic surgery to remove endometrioma 2 mos ago. When should I have ultrasound again to check the progress ?
Check: with your surgeon who will be familiar with your particular case,especially that you are still in the post-op time frame.Be well. ...Read more
Having laparoscopic surgery to remove ascending colon due to 6cm mass that thankfully has not spread. How long does the procedure usually take?
Depends: I always tell patients that procedure length can really vary from operation to operation. I would guess 2-3 hours. That time will matter more to your family, though. If the operation is being done carefully with minimal trauma to tissues, time matters less. ...Read more
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
I had a laparoscopic surgery to remove an ovary three weeks ago. The insition in my belly button was the least noticable of the three until yesterday.
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Post laparoscopic surgery to remove adhesions 1.5 weeks I have been dizzy. Test showed I have low lymphocytes & high neurtrophils. Is this normal?
Here are some...: First, ask your doctor. Second, compare the findings with those from prior tests. Third, correlate these findings to your clinical profile. To figure our what may be pertinent to your situation, follow suggestions described in http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. More? Welcome to contact me. ...Read more
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