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Recovering From Your Laparoscopy

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Recovering From Laparoscopy

I’m not sure that they did any good, but they did succeed in making me excessively drowsy, which is why I opted to stay in bed most of the time.

I was finally back to normal on the fourth day after my surgery. It doesn’t sound like a long time, but it was sure longer than I expected, especially when I experienced my specific symptoms. Now, all that’s left is a scar inside my belly button and a marble-sized chunk of scar tissue on my hip.

Here is an article on What to expect during your laparoscopy

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Omg. Thank you for this post. I just experienced the pain with lying down flat and thought something was wrong with me. Your description was on the dot. I couldn’t breathe, talk or move. I was able to get a scream out for someone to come rushing in. I wished that I had seen this sooner!!

July 17, 2018 - 10:04pm
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i had a laproscopy and didnot know what was happening to me.the pain was unreal. my doctor didnot tell me that i would have chest pain after surgery or the pain when lying down or walking. it is three months now but i cannot eat meat as it feels like rocks settling in my tummy. i then roll with pain.i am so annoyed with the gas that keeps building up. how much longer to be normal again?i am living on painkillers..

April 7, 2010 - 2:48pm
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Anonymous (reply to Anonymous)

I has the same surgery today in fact. Up three hours after. Dressed and on my way home. Slept I my bed. Just liquids, solids tomorrow. Extra strenght Tylenol.

January 9, 2018 - 10:50pm
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