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Posted by: mia | 2004/01/27

laparoscopy

hi doc
i'm supposed to go for a laparoscopy soon to check out the possibilty of endometriosis. Please could you give me an idea of what this involves, and how long i will need to take off work etc.

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It involves inserting a telescope through your navel to have a look. There is usually another incision just below the hairline. You should be off work for 3-5 days afterwards.

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