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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

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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I just had a laparoscopy to remove a 19cm cyst . How long until i lose the post surgery bloat ?

I just had a laparoscopy to remove a 19cm cyst . How long until i lose the post surgery bloat ?

Varies: The bloat is from some decreased motility of the gut, not from residual co2 in the abdomen. I would suggest your bloat would minimize in 4-14 days. This will resolve . Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm scheduling surgery to have a golfball sized cyst removed by laparoscopy from my right ovary. How long should I plan to be off of work?

I'm scheduling surgery to have a golfball sized cyst removed by laparoscopy from my right ovary. How long should I plan to be off of work?

Depends.: Good planning! It depends on the physical requirements of your job. Be sure to ask the surgeon. You can leave a message at his office about it and the staff can ask and then relay the information to you. Remember, there are no guarantees, you may feel better sooner than others, or you may have complicating factors that change this time period. Or the surgery may be more involved than expected ...Read more

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Is it normal to still have pain after Dr. removed ovary, fallopian tube and cyst laparoscopy? What is the recovery time for this surgery?

Is it normal to still have pain after Dr. removed ovary, fallopian tube and cyst laparoscopy? What is the recovery time for this surgery?

Yes: Still, in most cases you will go home same day, be in pain the first week, sore the second and then return to activities the 3rd or 4th week. Depends on how u deal with pain. ...Read more

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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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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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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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Itchy vagina after keyhole surgery (laparoscopy) to remove ovarian cyst, could this be an infection, if so what kind of infection?

Itchy vagina after keyhole surgery (laparoscopy) to remove ovarian cyst, could this be an infection, if so what kind of infection?

Maybe yeast : Yeast infections are the most common causes of vaginal itching. You could start with an over the counter yeast medication. If it does not improve you will need to see your doctor for testing and treatment. ...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


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