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Laubird

885d

I’m having laparoscopic surgery in Feb. what are some suggestions I can do before and after my surgery? This is my first surgery ever.

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    • Neomi

      884d

      After laproscopic surgery you are likely to have pain for the next several days. Nevertheless I suggest you walk a little bit more each day because Gastrointestinal and urinary tract function are improved by walking and also it improves blood flow and speeds wound healing.

    • Neomi

      884d

      After laproscopic surgery you are likely to have pain for the next several days. Nevertheless I suggest you walk a little bit more each day because Gastrointestinal and urinary tract function are improved by walking and also it improves blood flow and speeds wound healing.

    • Therapy.Kat

      884d

      I found it helpful to have someone around for the first 48 hours (at least) to help me sit up (since using abdominal muscles will hurt at first due to incisions), get to the restroom, etc. as needed. But I also have other medical issues that impact my functionality, so take that into consideration. I would suggest foods and lozenges that will soothe your throat, since it will likely be a bit sore after having a breathing tube during anesthesia. I had some painful gas since they pumped air into my abdomen during surgery to make it easier to maneuver their tools or whatever, so maybe get some Gas-X in advance. Have what you need (water, Tylenol, throat lozenges, heating pad, etc.) arranged on a table/nightstand next to the spot you’re planning to rest and recover so you can cut down on the number of times you have to get up to get things.

    • PugsSlugsSnails

      885d

      I liked having a big body/pregnancy pillow, and heating pad and tiger balm. Prep food so you don’t have to put effort into that.

    • Laubird

      885d

      Not my home environment more like how to recover from surgery and what did u suggested I buy to help with the recovery from surgery

    • Therapy.Kat

      885d

      Can you be more specific? Are you trying to figure out how to prepare your home environment? It can definitely be anxiety-provoking to get your first surgery!

☝ This content is generated by our users and it is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult with your physician before making any medical decision

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