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What's the average recovery time for a unilateral salpingo oophorectomy surgery?

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In brief: 3 to 7 days

Many women can have the procedure done on a friday and be able to return to work and light activities on monday though there will still be some soreness and fatigue for a week.
The discomfort can generally be relieved with nsaids. You should avoid heavy lifting, abdominal exercises, and intercourse for 2 weeks.

In brief: 3 to 7 days

Many women can have the procedure done on a friday and be able to return to work and light activities on monday though there will still be some soreness and fatigue for a week.
The discomfort can generally be relieved with nsaids. You should avoid heavy lifting, abdominal exercises, and intercourse for 2 weeks.
Dr. Katherine Sutherland
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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Whether your oophorectomy is an open, laparoscopic or robotic procedure depends on your situation.
Laparoscopic or robotic oophorectomy usually offers quicker recovery, less pain and a shorter hospital stay. But it isn't appropriate for everyone, and in some cases, surgery that begins as laparoscopy may need to be converted to an open procedure during the operation.

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Whether your oophorectomy is an open, laparoscopic or robotic procedure depends on your situation.
Laparoscopic or robotic oophorectomy usually offers quicker recovery, less pain and a shorter hospital stay. But it isn't appropriate for everyone, and in some cases, surgery that begins as laparoscopy may need to be converted to an open procedure during the operation.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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