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Laparoscopy In Infertility

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Dr. Meenakshi Gupta 92% (19 ratings)
MBBS, Md - Obs & Gynae
Gynaecologist, Faridabad  •  17 years experience
Laparoscopy In Infertility

In this article we will be talking about Laparoscopy during Infertility and different other information about it which will be helpful for those who want to undergo a Laparoscopy.

What is Laparoscopy?

Laparoscopy is the method with the help of which doctors can diagnose infertility or treat different other problems related to fertility. Laparoscopy is a kind of surgery which is conducted with the help of two or three small cuts around the abdomen area. Through these small cuts the doctor inserts a laparoscope (thin, fiber optic tube) which allows the doctor to see inside the abdominal organs or they also insert any other important surgical equipment.

Laparoscope is usually fitted with a light and camera which allows to monitor the inside of the women abdominal or genital system. Women are suffering from infertility and also if they experience pelvic pain, then it is highly possible that they will need to undergo a Laparoscopy. It can also be done once other infertility tests have been conducted.

Reasons For Laparoscopy Diagnosis

Your doctor may recommend you to undergo Laparoscopy because of many reasons.

Here are some of the most common and important reasons for Laparoscopy :

  • If the woman experiences significant and frequent pain when she is engaged in sexual intercourse.
  • If the woman has severe and chronic menstrual cramps or pelvic pain at other times of the cycle.
  • If there has been a serious Pelvic inflammatory disease or severe pelvic adhesions.
  • If the doctor suspects that there is a chance of ectopic pregnancy and which can be life threatening if left untreated.

So you can see that there are so many reasons because of which doctors can recommend you to choose Laparoscopy.

Why Is Laparoscopy in Infertility Important?

Infertility can be diagnosed with Laparoscopy and in many cases there have been instance that infertility was diagnosed only with this process. Laparoscope method not only helpa to identify the problem of infertility but also allows the doctor to check for much serious issues like cysts or tumors inside the abdominal system.

Laparoscopy is also very much beneficial for those who are suffering from significant pelvic pain. This process will help to remive the various scar tissues or endometrial residues which might be the reason for the pain.

Is Laparoscopy Safe?

Laparoscopy is a minimally evasive surgery which involves two or three very small incisions to be made around the abdomen. They will not hurt you much neither they will leave a mark of surgery for a long time. The Laparoscope is absolutely safe but there are some things to keep in mind that it is done in a medically induced environment which should not posses any threats of infection or pollutant. Laparoscopy is also recommended because there is not much postoperative problems which the patient face.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult a specialist & get answers to your questions!
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