Laparoscopy

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

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Is my ovarian cyst benign or malignant?

Query: Hi doctor, I have consulted three doctors. I have done MRI to investigate the cyst. A 3.5-centimeter 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 r...  Read Full »


Dr. Lorena Zijaj

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 »

Am I at an increased risk for gastric bypass surgery complications?

Query: Hi doctor, I am advised to have a gastric bypass. I am worried about the anesthesia and surgical risk because I am a 79 year old married male. I am obese with 265 lbs weight and 5'11" height. I am a diabetic, but it is under control with insulin. I also have emphysema. I use Spiriva daily and wear a...  Read Full »


Dr. Sukhdev Garg

Anesthesiologist, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Regarding your query, you are definitely having a high risk of postoperative complications after surgery. You cannot eliminate your comorbidities, but can only optimize them. Do not stop any medication on your own as it may cause unnecessary delay in the procedure. Please...  Read Full »

Why do I get pain post laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

Query: Hello doctor, I had two surgeries gastric bypass and laparoscopy cholecystectomy. After my laparoscopy cholecystectomy, I noticed a pain on my right side and is noticeably bigger. I get pain there, especially with lifting. My surgeon opened this incision twice. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Amar Vennapusa

Bariatric Surgery, Metabolic Surgery

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. When you said your surgeon opened the incision twice, I suppose you refer to port sites of laparoscopic surgery, not open surgery. In the image (attachment removed to protect patient identity), you are pointing to the right lateral region and right lower quadr...  Read Full »

Will gallbladder removal cause any complications post surgery?

Query: Hello doctor, I want to take a second opinion about my wife. She is 26 years old. Two years back, a few days after she gives birth to my child, she had pain in her upper abdomen at the right side. In ultrasound, it was diagnosed that she had gallstones about 6 mm with multiple stones. When we appr...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The best advice is that she should have a gallbladder removal via laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Since it not only help her to get rid of this noxious pain, but she can avoid the long term complication of chronic cholecystitis that is related to the gallbladder stones...  Read Full »

How long does it take for tissues to grow into the mesh after hernia surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, My questions are related to da Vinci bilateral hernia repair with mesh. How long does it take for the tissues to completely grow into the mesh? What is the time window for rejection of the mesh after the surgery? What is the time window for developing infection after the surgery? Plea...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hernia surgery can be done with two approaches, open surgery or minimal access surgery. The minimal access approach includes either conventional laparoscopic surgery or robotic surgery. Healing allows fibrosis to occur in the surgery area and the extent of fibrosis is ...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for lumps in the ovary?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife did not get her periods last month. The same happened exactly one year ago. At that time, we had consulted the doctor and she gave 21 day course of tablet and after that she got periods. At that time, she has a sonography. The doctor showed that there were small lumps on the right...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. These are likely to be unruptured follicles or hemorrhagic follicles. Most commonly such things occur in endometriosis, which can be confirmed and treated through laparoscopy. Only, if you are trying for pregnancy or if cysts are large and painful, then laparosco...  Read Full »

Is it possible to conceive naturally after endometriosis surgery?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old female. I have been trying to conceive for a year with endometriosis on ovary. My husband is 32 and normal. My AMH is 1.85. I am planning to get laparoscopic surgery. Can laparoscopic surgery reduce my AMH further more? What should I do?  Read Full »


Dr. Neha Singh Rathod

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The laparoscopic surgery will definitely reduce your symptoms and the endometriosis of the ovary will be taken care of. Since AMH (anti-mullerian hormone) is a hormone, post surgery the effect of it would be a little difficult to state now. Please get y...  Read Full »

What should I do for cholelithiasis with bloating and stomach pain?

Query: Hello doctor, My mom is 67 years old. She is diagnosed with cholelithiasis (GB completly filled), suffered from acute cholecystitis and treated with i.v Moxifloxacin for seven days and recovered now. She also has diabetes, hysterectomy, nephrectomy, and appendectomy. Her recent LFT, RFT, and CBC a...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand that you must be very upset about your mother. Well, if she had developed acute cholecystitis once, then I strongly suggest you to get her for laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Because no medication is actually going to help her. I suggest you to take...  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: 6x6 cm w...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 10 cm cyst in the left ovary. Now, this cyst can be laparoscopically r...  Read Full »

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