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After a Laparoscopy

Rest after surgery.After a laparoscopy, you may experience:

  1. Mild cramping, like a menstrual period
  2. Light bleeding or spotting for up to a week
  3. Soreness or pain around the incision (like doing too many sit-ups)
  4. Feeling tired
  5. Sometimes feeling sick (nausea) from the medicines you had while asleep
  6. Soreness or pain in shoulder, chest or breast (due to air under the diaphragm)
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After Laparoscopy

When to Call the Doctor

Last Updated: 10/2012