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Unread 01-30-2003, 04:10 PM
I'm Home From DX Lap & LSO

Everything went smoothly. Versed helped a great deal. Got there at 9:30 a.m., had paperwork done, changed into the lovely backless gown, IV started and Versed on board all before 10:15 a.m. They came and got me for the O.R. at 10:30 a.m. By 11:15 I was in the recovery room and was discharged at about 12:45

Left ovary was filled with fluid and there was a cyst on it. Yes, the inside of the ovary was filled with fluid (I typed that correctly and you read it right). Also, behind the left ovary there was inflammation, scarring and it was red (I have pictures). Gullbladder and Liver looked great. No adhesions on right side.. or anywhere for that matter. Doc told DH that my left ovary needed to be removed. I feel good; am a little sore.

Am taking HRT: Cenestin 0.9mg tab once a day. Darvocet N-100 for pain. Took a nap this afternoon when I got home; just woke up. Friends invited us over for dinner... of course we accepted. I sure as heck can't cook tonight.

Love to you all. Thanks for all the well wishes and prayers!

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Unread 01-30-2003, 04:41 PM
I'm Home From DX Lap & LSO

(((Amy))) that was fast! I'm sure you must feel very relieved to know that you were doing the right thing with the LSO. I'm glad everything went well.... remember the will be outside your neighbors' house tonight, watching to make sure you are a good !

Take good care of yourself.
Unread 01-30-2003, 05:26 PM
I'm Home From DX Lap & LSO

I'm happy to hear that everything went smoothly. Please make sure and get lots of You know the drill.

Do let us know how you do on the Cenestin. You may want to read the pull down menus at www.hormonejungle.com

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Unread 01-30-2003, 05:43 PM
I'm Home From DX Lap & LSO

Amy, you made that sound simple! Hope you're well on your way to healing and being pain free. You've been a princess more than once and I'm sure you'll rest like you should.
Unread 01-30-2003, 05:51 PM
I'm Home From DX Lap & LSO

Wonderful news : I hope this means you have found your exit ramp off the road. It is also very encouraging to hear how well it went and fast too.

What was the recovery time given to you as far as off work etc?

Very curious as you know, so glad it went so well
Unread 01-30-2003, 10:47 PM
Recovery Time

DLK and other sisters,

Doc told me no driving for 24 hours, no intercourse for 2 weeks, activity as tolerated but no heavy lifting till I am cleared (at about 2-4 weeks). I do not work, but when I did and I had my right ovary removed.. I was off work for 1 week and then back to full activity.

Everyone is different. Darvocet isn't working for pain.. calling docs office in the morning to get Percocet.

Unread 01-31-2003, 07:39 AM
I'm Home From DX Lap & LSO

Called and left message for doc.. seems the answering service is taking calls cause all docs & nurses are in a meeting. Gal I talked to said she will be passing the message along ASAP about my pain not being controlled with Darvocet.

Will update later.

Unread 01-31-2003, 10:34 AM
WELCOME HOME ((((((((AMY)))))))))

It's good to hear that you are home and resting. I hope that you hear back from the doc's office very soon regarding the pain meds. In the meantime, please get lots of I pray this surgery will have you off of this road.


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