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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?

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

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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 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?

Dizzy: No, not really normal. You might be a little dehydrated or may have had some blood loss, both of which can make you a little lightheaded. You should see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Do you lose weight after ovarian cyst laparoscopic surgery?

Do you lose weight after ovarian cyst laparoscopic surgery?

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

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Do you suggest laparoscopic surgery for ovarian cyst prior to open surgery?

Do you suggest laparoscopic surgery for ovarian cyst prior to open surgery?

Yes: If a surgery is amendable to laparoscopic, then I always recommend going that route. The recovery is faster, the pain is less, lower rates of infections. Not all surgeries can be done laparoscopically, but if it can be then do it. ...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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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?

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

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Is it safe to have sex before laparoscopic surgery?

Is it safe to have sex before laparoscopic surgery?

Depends: I suppose it depends on why the operation is being done. For example, there may be some fertility procedures where that may not be a good idea. For most other types of laparoscopic procedures, it probably doesn't matter. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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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 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

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I'm from the UK & having laparoscopic surgery to remove my gallbladder. Will they let me keep my gallstone?

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

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Does laparoscopic surgery to remove scar tissue really work? Or does it just cause more scar tissue?

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

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I had laparoscopic surgery to remove endometrioma 2 mos ago. When should I have ultrasound again to check the progress?

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

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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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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

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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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What are the risks and dangers of ureteral stenting and laparoscopic surgery to remove 5-8mm endo nodules behind vagina wall and on right ureter?

What are the risks and dangers of ureteral stenting and laparoscopic surgery to remove 5-8mm endo nodules behind vagina wall and on right ureter?

Very little: Stenting of ureters is done by some endometriosis surgeons to help identify the ureter during the dissection. It has little risk in an of itself. If a stent is left in place after surgery it can cause some pain until it is removed, though it may still be needed. ...Read more

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After laparoscopic surgery, if the stitches have been removed already, is it necessary to protect still the wound with any plast?

After laparoscopic surgery, if the stitches have been removed already, is it necessary to protect still the wound with any plast?

Up to you: If there is no drainage, looks dry most will leave it alone with out dressings, some cover with bandage, or a band aid. In a healing process surgical wound get sealed in 24 hrs, will not allow the bacteria to get inside. ...Read more

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Can I have fibroids removed through laparoscopic surgery?

Can I have fibroids removed through laparoscopic surgery?

Absolutely: Fibroids can be removed via laparoscopically, with robotic-assist, or through an open incision. However, this is a skill that only the top gyne laparoscopists possess. Do your research before signing up for this procedure. ...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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Is it safe to have sex after 10 days of laparoscopic surgery at the gallblader?

Is it safe to have sex after 10 days of laparoscopic surgery at the gallblader?

Easy does it: Light activity is ok. At this point any activity that causes too much pain at the incision sites should be avoided. You shold slowly work your way up to more rigorous activity over te next two weeks. I have post op instructions on my website: www. Jhsurgery. Com. ...Read more

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I have to get laparoscopic surgery done to removed endometriosis and fibroids, how painful will it be? Recovery

I have to get laparoscopic surgery done to removed endometriosis and fibroids, how painful will it be? Recovery

Its hard to say: Everyone's pain tolerance is different. Typical recovery from laparoscopic surgery is about 2 weeks. Assuming no complications. Talk to your doctor about pain medication usually prescribed after surgery. ...Read more

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Had appendix removed 2 months ago with laparoscopic surgery.  Is it okay to get a bikini wax?

Had appendix removed 2 months ago with laparoscopic surgery.  Is it okay to get a bikini wax?

Bikini wax: By 8 weeks out, the incisions should have healed to a ppint to make it safe. If you have any concerns consult the surgeon who did your surgery. ...Read more

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What option is better for a 10cm complex cyst. Open incision (like c section) or is a laparoscopic surgery safe? I need a 10cm and 4cm cyst removed.

What option is better for a 10cm complex cyst. Open incision (like c section) or is a laparoscopic surgery safe? I need a 10cm and 4cm cyst removed.

Laparscopic surgeon: A Laparoscopy in the hands of a skilled surgeon who does this all the time is the preferred approach to ovarian cyst management unless there is a concern for the presence of carcinoma. ...Read more

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Would I have to stay overnight in the hospital after having laparoscopic surgery to removed severe endometriosis ad fibroids?

Would I have to stay overnight in the hospital after having laparoscopic surgery to removed severe endometriosis ad fibroids?

Some times: Some times over night stay required to see bowel function returned, still considered as ambulatory procedure. ...Read more

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I have a spigi. Hernia and also a hernia in a old scar. How would the doctors remove? With a cut or laparoscopic surgery. How long hospital stay?

I have a spigi. Hernia and also a hernia in a old scar. How would the doctors remove? With a cut or laparoscopic surgery. How long hospital stay?

Sameway: Spegalian hernia develops inside the layers abdominal wall muscles, lateral to rectus abdominal muscle (semilunrar line) it could be repaired by open incision, or by laparoscopic method as shown in picture the defect as seen through the scope usually a mesh graft used to fill the weakness, most of the time home by next day, speak to your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from a diagnostic laparoscopic surgery done on my uterus to remove fluid and possibly both ovaries?

How long does it take to heal from a diagnostic laparoscopic surgery done on my uterus to remove fluid and possibly both ovaries?

Ask your doctor!: How long does healing take place after a surgery? That depends on how the surgery is done with or without complication and how the patient expectation is. Generally speaking, most of patient would feel well within 1-2 weeks.

Go to ask and work with your doctors.

Universally, practicing healthy lifestyle with no overindulgence and obsession will surely benefit living a long happy life.

Best... ...Read more

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I had a laparoscopic surgery to remove my appendix in 2013. I have a strepticoccus infection. On 4/22 I had a sharp pain. 4/23 I have leakage. Help.

FROM WHERE: If you are having a leakage from your laprascopic incision that is not normal need to check with the surgeon that did your surgery
very unlikely it is surgery related unless there is a foreign body trying to come out that your body does not like, for example sutures that did not absorb completely
if I was your surgeon I want to know about it. ...Read more

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How long after laparoscopic surgery for ectopic pregnancy should wait to start have sex again?

How long after laparoscopic surgery for ectopic pregnancy should wait to start have sex again?

1-2 weeks: Follow recommendations of your surgeon, but 10-14 days seems very reasonable if not early. ...Read more

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Can a laparoscopic surgery cause you to gain weight?

Can a laparoscopic surgery cause you to gain weight?

No,: If you eat more and exercise less you will gain weight. ...Read more

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Horrible symptoms after laparoscopic surgery, what to do?

Horrible symptoms after laparoscopic surgery, what to do?

See your surgeon: If you are having a rough time and are not improving every day, then see your surgeon promptly. ...Read more

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Can I fly after laparoscopic surgery?

Can I fly after laparoscopic surgery?

How long ago: Was your surgery? Was it yesterday or 6 weeks ago? Were there any complications?
The easiest thing to do would be to call your surgeon and ask when you could fly. ...Read more

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When can I go back to school after get laparoscopic surgery?

When can I go back to school after get laparoscopic surgery?

Depends: I would assume this is laparoscopy of the pelvis. Some can return the next day, but most will wait two to three days before returning to school. It all depends upon how well you feel. Don't lift anything above ten pounds until a week has past to allow the incisions to heal. ...Read more