Fibroid Tumor Removal - Laparoscopic Concerns
When to Contact Doctor About Fibroid Tumor Removal - Laparoscopic
Alternate Names for Fibroid Tumor Removal - Laparoscopic:
Myomectomy - laparoscopic
Uterine fibroid removal - laparoscopic
Call Your Doctor
After you leave the hospital, contact your doctor if any of the following occurs:
- Signs of infection, including fever and chills
- Redness, swelling, increasing pain, excessive bleeding, or discharge from the incision site
- Excessive vaginal bleeding (soaking more than one pad per hour) after the procedure
- Excessive vaginal discharge that continues beyond one month after the procedure
- Vaginal discharge has a foul odor
- Severe abdominal pain
- Headaches, muscle aches, dizziness , or general ill feeling
- Nausea, vomiting, constipation , or abdominal swelling
- Pain and/or swelling in one or both legs
- Fibroid symptoms return after the procedure
- Cough , shortness of breath, or chest pain
- Pain, burning, urgency or frequency of urination, or persistent bleeding in the urine
- New, unexplained symptoms
In case of an emergency, CALL 911 .
Learn what the procedure is. Find out how it is performed.
Find out why and when this procedure should be done.
Learn about possible complications and what might increase the risk of them.
What to Expect
Find out how long it will take, what they will be doing and what to expect afterwards.
What are the next steps and other possible tests needed after you have received the results.
Call Your Doctor
What to look out for and when to call your doctor after a procedure has been done.
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