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Want to know about after effects of laparoscopic surgery. Painful? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Dr XXXXXXX here
User:Want to speak with Gyne
Doctor:How can I help you?
Doctor:I am general physician and I can help you within my expertise.
Doctor:If you wish to discuss with a gynecologist directly,
User:Ya then ?
Doctor:please use ask a doctor/ask a specialist to post your queries.
Doctor:Gynecologist are not available on live chat.
User:I want to know that i have to undergo a laproscopy surgery so wanted to know bout hat
User:wud u b able to help me
User:what are the after effects ?
User:is it painful after that ?
Doctor:Laparoscopic surgery are endoscopy assisted procedure and the skin cuts/incision are very small.
Doctor:Moreover, the procedure will be done under anesthesia.
User:ya so after that ...
Doctor:So you wouldn't feel any pain during the procedure and after the procedure very, very minimal discomfort for a day or two.
User:i am getting it done for tubal blockedge
User:how successsful it is ?
Doctor:Do you mean, you are family planning (getting your tubes blocked) or reconstruction of blocked tubes?
User:for opening my blocked tubes
User:what is reconstruction?
Doctor:A blocked tube is cut and removed and the patent tubes are sutured. As the tube is reconstructed surgically, the procedure is referred to as reconstruction procedure.
Doctor:The success of the procedure depends on the severity and number of blocks you have.
Doctor:Have you undergone hysterosalphingogram?
User:she is saying she will do hysterosalphingogram..but what is it?
Doctor:HSG or hysterosalphingogram is a non invasive procedure where a XXXXXXX will be injected into the uterus.
User:but these days how successful it is ?
Doctor:Since the XXXXXXX is radioopaque, the course of XXXXXXX is easily visualized on X-ray.
User:non invasive means ?
User:yes she will do that first
Doctor:Thus HSG gives an idea of how severe the block is and how many blocks the patient has.
Doctor:Non invasive means where there is not need to cut the skin.
User:so with anethesia that will b done na
User:ok so usually it is recommended after periods na
User:i want to know why]
Doctor:I think she should undergo HSG or an hysteroscopy (an endoscope is passed through the uterus to see the blocks directly)
User:i mean to say that when is this laproscopy recommended after periods
Doctor:HSG is usually done after periods for better effective/accurate results.
User:i have got my periods on 23rd nd my surgery is on 3rd
User:is it fine ?
Doctor:The accuracy of the test is better during this period when compared to during period or before the period.
Doctor:That should be ok.
User:no i want to know that if my period date was 23rd nd my sugery is on 3rd it is fine
Doctor:I understand your apprehension. you can discuss in debt with your treating surgeon. As she would have examined you, she can answer your queries better and that will allay all your fears.
Doctor:There are no major difference in getting the procedure done during or before or after periods.
User:ok thanks
Doctor:however since bleeding would have stopped after your menstrual cycle, you would have less discomfort
Doctor:when the procedure is done after periods.
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