Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
pelvic laparoscopy procedure
when a female has a pelvic laparoscopy operation, is a tube inserted into the vagina every time.
Cancel
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
478429 tn?1265247987
Not that I'm aware of - I've had 4 and I don't believe I've ever had one of those. What did she have a lap done for?
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
488264 tn?1226523907
Hope you don't mind me popping onto this forum as I was just searching around the site and hopefully can help with an answer.  To do a pelvic laparoscopy the tube has to be inserted through the abdomen, usually by the navel, and always under general anaesthetic.  You may be confusing the procedure with a hysteroscopy, where a tube is inserted through the vagina to look inside the uterus.  You are awake for this one.  If you are having a laparoscopy they will put air inside your abdomen to make viewing easier, and also can carry out some treatments by inserting other tubes into the abdomen, eg. for removing endometriosis.  After the procedure you will have pain depending on what was done, and also likely pain in the shoulders, from the air trapped inside affecting nerve pathways to this area.  This goes away in a few days.  You may also find your stomach muscles weaker from being cut through by the tube, and should work on gently strengthening them again when you are fully recovered.  Hope this helps.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Submit Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Submit Answer
A
A
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Endometriosis Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
Marathon Running Done Over Many Yea...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
233488 tn?1310696703
Blank
New Article on Multifocal IOL vs &q...
05/15 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
748543 tn?1463449675
Blank
TMJ/TMJ The Connection Between Teet...
01/15 by Hamidreza Nassery , DMD, FICOI, FAGD, FICCMOBlank
Top Women's Health Answerers
4851940 tn?1385441629
Blank
United Kingdom
136956 tn?1425609872
Blank
Mississauga, ON
Avatar universal
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank