IN THIS ARTICLE
Results depend on which procedure was performed and what was found. In most cases, people recover quickly with minimal pain and discomfort because they have only small incisions to heal.
When to Seek Medical Care
If, after a laparoscopic procedure, a person develops any of these problems, a doctor should be contacted:
For More Information
MedlinePlus, Diagnostic Laparoscopy
MedlinePlus, Pelvic Laparoscopy
Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American board of Surgery
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/19/2014
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