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Laparoscopy (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

If, after a laparoscopic procedure, a person develops any of these problems, a doctor should be contacted:

  • Chills or fever
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Bleeding, drainage, or redness from any of the small incisions
  • Swelling of the surgical area
  • Inability to urinate
  • Pain that can't be controlled with prescribed medication

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Gynecologic Laparoscopy »

During the last35 years, gynecologic laparoscopy has evolved from a limited surgical procedure used only for diagnosis and tubal ligations to a major surgical tool used to treat a multitude of gynecologic indications.

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