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Laparoscopic surgery done. What are the precaution to be taken? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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User:Hii
Doctor:Hi
Doctor:Good morning
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:My wife has gone laproscopy surgery
Doctor:ok
User:wat r the measures she should at take as of now
Doctor:May I know the details of the surgery and why was it done?
User:gall bladder stone
User:done on 12th XXXXXXX
Doctor:May I know her age?
User:39 yrs
Doctor:What was the size of the gall stone?
Doctor:Was there any complications in the post operative period?
User:ones..gall blaader is removedmultiple small size st
Doctor:ok
Doctor:I hope she is at home now, isn't she?
User:no...some time small spasm in belly
User:yes...at home..
Doctor:ok
Doctor:since it was a laparoscopic surgery, the time duration of healing is very short
Doctor:There won't be a very big scar on the abdomen
Doctor:and Gall stone surgeries are usually without any complications
User:yes..done in thru naval..only one cut
Doctor:Yes, that is right
Doctor:A few suggestions for her
User:are there any precautions required for next 4-8 weeks..pls suggest
Doctor:1. Let she take adequate rest
User:ok..
Doctor:2. She should not do much of physical exertion
Doctor:She can go walking
Doctor:3. diet should be bland
User:ok
Doctor:3. Do not give her fatty and oily food for next 6 months for sure
User:ok noted
Doctor:4. She should eat lot of vegetables and fruits
Doctor:5. Plain dal and rice
Doctor:There should be no oil, no spice in her food
Doctor:If she is not Diabetic, she can drink sugarcane juice
User:ok..thx..good
Doctor:If she is not hypertensive, tender coconut water is also helpful
Doctor:a strict NO to Non- vegetarian food
Doctor:Egg white can be taken
User:thanks
Doctor:Do not do bending or rigorous exercise
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:thanks
Doctor:Hope you have followed my suggestions
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
Doctor:Bye for now
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