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Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure done to diagnose or treat organs inside the body. This procedure uses a laparoscope, which is a thin and long tube that has a camera on one end. The laparoscope is inserted inside the body through a small incision.

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Why is my stomach bloated after laparoscopy?

Query: Hi doctor, Before five days, I had a laparoscopy. I am scared regarding my hard-bloated tummy. Will it go away? Is this normal?   Read Full »

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Bhattacharyya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to This operative process involves the infusion of CO2 (carbon dioxide) into the abdomen. It is needed to distend the abdominal wall for having a proper visualization. We usually expel some gas after the procedure but some portion can remain trapped inside. This can ca...  Read Full »

I suffer from heavy bleeding and severe abdominal pain and have a history of hysterolaparoscopy. Can I do a hysterectomy?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 32-year-old female and have a history of grade 4 endometriosis and severe adenomyosis. I was operated on twice once for laparoscopy and once for hysterolaparoscopy. Currently, I am having heavy bleeding and severe abdominal pain, and no medicine is giving effective results. Think...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your case and I understand your concern. At the age of 32, a hysterectomy is not recommended, also you do not have any children also. After a hysterectomy, there will be a deficiency of estrogen, which is required for bone health, and you will exp...  Read Full »

Is mess surgery safe for inguinal hernia with labral tear?

Query: Hello doctor, I had an ultrasound three days back that revealed a right inguinal hernia. I do not have a tummy tuck. It is referred to as a sports hernia. My surgery is to happen in six months. I also have a labral tear in my right hip. I have pain in both places. In addition to the hip pain, there ...  Read Full »

Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. A hernia could cause your pain. It is, however, extremely difficult to confirm. There is nothing wrong with assuming a hernia is the cause of pain because you have not responded to other measures for hip pain. Small hernias are unlikely to be...  Read Full »

Can internal bleeding after egg retrieval cause infertility?

Query: Hi doctor,I am worried about my fertility after laparoscopic surgery. I had internal bleeding after egg retrieval for freezing.  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello,Welcome to for the query.If you have undergone laparoscopic egg retrieval for freezing during your planned cycle, then minimal bleeding is normal to occur when the follicle is ruptured. This shall heal naturally and as the ovarian tissue is not removed so it does not decreas...  Read Full »

I am suffering from hypoglycemic episodes. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 56 year old female who starting having hypoglycemic episodes after the laparoscopy removal of an acute perforated appendicitis. I was treated with heavy doses of antibiotics and had to wait six weeks before the inflammation went down to get my appendix removed. I recently consulte...  Read Full »

Dr. K. Shanmuganandan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for your query, Your high amylase and c peptide levels are due to perforated appendix, since your glucose levels are normal. However, I would like to ask few queries for better understanding of illness What is your hemoglobin A1C levels? How is your appeti...  Read Full »

My dye test showed spillage of dye from the fallopian tubes. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I had my laparoscopy and dye done yesterday, and the results showed delayed dye spillage from both fallopian tubes. I have been married for three years, have no kids, I am 28 years old, and with normal FSH, LH, TSH, Testosterone, and insulin levels. My ultrasound shows tiny follicles s...  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Jain

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A delay in the passage of dye may be due to some infection. Infertility seems to be due to polycystic ovarian disease or infection in the urogenital tract. Natural pregnancy is possible. Do perineal and pelvic exercises regularly. Go for walks regularly. Take flax se...  Read Full »

Kindly advise which surgery to undergo for gallbladder removal.

Query: Hello doctor, I am having my gallbladder removed because they found a 7 mm polyp during an MRI. The surgeon is recommending laparoscopic surgery. I read an article from a surgical oncologist that said you always do open surgery for gallbladder when there is a polyp involved. Kindly advise.  Read Full »

Dr. Arvind Guru

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Gallbladder polyps can harbor malignancy, especially if they are larger than 6 mm to 10 mm. If the gallbladder ruptures during the surgery or there is bile spillage, cancer cells can spread inside the abdomen. In laparoscopic cholecystectomy, there is a higher risk o...  Read Full »

Is my ovarian cyst benign or malignant?

Query: Hi doctor, I have consulted three doctors. I have done MRI to investigate the cyst. A 1.3 inch cyst was found during IVF cycle treatment. The doctors were unable to identify the type of cyst whether it is a benign or malignant one. Everyone says that it looks suspicious. I have attached the reports....  Read Full »

Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the reports (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Please mention from when you have started your IVF (in-vitro fertilization) cycle. The procedure has raised the risk of cysts especially causing ovarian hyperstimulation. Please mention wh...  Read Full »

Is there any other option for PCOS other than laporotomy to get conceive?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 23 years old. I am married for one and a half years, with regular cycles and primary infertility. History of laparotomy for pseudo tumor intestine before 15 years. I had PCOS. We have been trying to conceive for the past eight months. My scan report shows: Right ovary: 2.3 x 2.3 i...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your reports. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It is confirmed that you have PCOD (polycystic ovarian disease) and endometriosis as well considering the large 3.9 inches cyst in the left ovary. Now, this cyst can be laparoscopic...  Read Full »

I was recently diagnosed with inguinal hernia or cord lipoma. What is the treatment?

Query: Hello doctor,I was recently diagnosed with an inguinal hernia (cord lipoma). Please help.   Read Full »

Dr. Samer Sameer Juma Ali Altawil

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for consulting us. Inguinal hernia is a common problem. It is a protrusion of abdominal content through the deep ring of the abdomen to the canal and then can reach down to the scrotum. Repair should be done surgically with a mesh, a 45 minutes proced...  Read Full »

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