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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 for Laparoscopy
If, after a laparoscopic procedure, a person develops any of these problems, a doctor should be contacted:
For More Information on Laparoscopy
MedlinePlus, Diagnostic Laparoscopy
MedlinePlus, Pelvic Laparoscopy
Medically reviewed by John A. Daller, MD; American Board of Surgery with subspecialty certification in surgical critical care
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/15/2015
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Laparoscopy - Patient Experience
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Laparoscopy - Risks
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