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    I'm considering a laparoscopy but was wonder what the prior deal with it is. Ie out of pocket expenses, pain, recovery time and if you thought it was worth it

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    Hi there! I had a lap last September here in Melbourne. I also had ovarian drilling for PCOS and Endo removed plus a D&C and a dye test... hooray! So that was three incisions. They did a LOT of work down there...
    I have private health so there wasnt much out of pocket... only about $100 from memory?!
    I didnt realise how invasive it was... but it really was, and it knocked me around a fair bit. I had my surgery first thing in the morning, first on the list, but I was the last out at night in recovery as I was just so out of it. Got home and threw up a lot, and husband had to help me move, go to the toilet... You sort of lose all core strength so it was hard to sit up. I wasnt ready for any of that, and I was out of action for a week. In bed for about 6 days. But it was about 2 weeks before i felt normal. Having said that, I am glad I had it all done as the doctor said my uterus was now in the best shape it had been in......
    Hope that helps!!

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    Thanks eponine!


 

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