I Had a Laparoscopy

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    ..to remove a 4.5cm complex cyst from my

    enlarged 7cm ovary. It was an ectopic pregnancy, so they also removed my right fallopian tube.
    ChildOfShame ChildOfShame
    26-30, F
    Apr 17, 2014

    My Laparoscopy Experience

    Before my laparoscopy I was reading other people's experiences and decided that when I get mine done, I want to share my story. I'm a 19 year old female who was having tremendous amounts of pain during sex, so I went to see an OBGYN. We decided to do a 'Diagnostic Laparoscopy...
    mfidone123 mfidone123
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 24, 2013

    April 2010

    For my polycystic ovaries. I'd been trying to conceive with my husband for over a year, and investigations uncovered I had PCOS. What a nightmare. I haven't been able to talk to a therapist about it yet becuse there aren't any near me. Anyway, after a trans-vaginal ultrasound...
    Orckiss Orckiss
    26-30, F
    Sep 18, 2011


    I also had a laparoscopy.  I had it done a few years back.  The surgery went well.  I felt a little dizzy when I first woke up from the anesthesia.  I had no pain from the surgery, the only thing I felt is a little pressure on my shoulder cause of the gas that was induced...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Sep 17, 2011

    Tears In My Piko

    Piko is the Hawaiian word for belly button. It's pictoglyph is a spiral, symbolising our connection to the Source/Creator. The doctor cut through my piko to do the surgery- in todays culture, cutting the piko is "no big deal", but in Hawaii it's a severance of the connection. I...
    vavamama vavamama
    26-30, F
    Jan 31, 2010

    Just This Morning

    It wasn't as bad as I thought...but then again, I'm hepped up on Toradol and pain pills.  HOORAY!
    debmichelle debmichelle
    Jul 21, 2008


    Several years ago, I was diagnosed with endometriosis. The tests leading up to this diagnosis were a nuisance in themselves -- having to fill my bladder and hold it while a nurse pressed on my belly with an ultrasound scope was not in the least pleasant. After I was diagnosed...
    PatientRapunzel PatientRapunzel
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Aug 26, 2006
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