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TLH Surgery in C-scheme, Jaipur

Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH) is a surgical process that removes a woman’s uterus and cervix. It is a completely safe procedure that helps overcome heavy periods, pelvic pain, cancer in the ovaries or womb, or prolapse of the uterus.

It is a major surgery that is suitable for women who do not want to bear any more children.

Need for TLH Surgery

Doctors at Apollo Spectra, Jaipur recommend removing the uterus or womb only after reviewing the medical history and current reports of a patient. There are some women who don’t show any signs of complications, but still undergo TKH surgery as they do not wish to experience childbirth anymore.

Below are the reasons why a doctor might advise you to undergo Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Surgery:

  • Heavy Periods even at the age of 40-45.
  • No medications are effective to control heavy periods.
  • Pelvic Inflammatory disease
  • Endometriosis
  • Fibroids
  • Adenomyosis
  • Prolapse of Uterus
  • Cervical cancer
  • Ovarian cancer
  • Cancer of the womb
  • Cancer of fallopian tubes

Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy Surgery

Before undergoing Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy surgery, it is very important you know all the consequences. Once the surgery is done, you will not be able to have children and will experience early menopause.

During the surgery, doctors use a small operating telescope, called a laparoscope to view the pelvis and abdomen. This laparoscope is inserted into the abdominal wall via a small incision. You will be administered general anesthesia so that you feel any pain or discomfort.

With the help of a laparoscope, the uterus is relieved from ligaments and surrounding blood vessels. To prevent bleeding, the doctors will use dissolvable sutures and cauterization. The uterus is then removed through the vagina. To complete the surgery, necessary sutures are made on top of the vagina, layers of abdomen, and skin.

Risks Involved in TLH Surgery

There are a lot of complications involved in Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH) Surgery, including:

  • Organ Injury
  • Infections due to sutures
  • Side-effects of Anesthesia
  • Vascular Injury
  • Cancer Spread
  • Vaginal Shortening
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Lower Extremity Weakness
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Extreme Pain
  • Depression

Recovery From TLH Surgery

After any major surgery, it is very important to take rest and heal. Below are the necessary precautions that are mandatory with Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (TLH) Surgery:

  • Do not bend or lift any items from the ground.
  • No jogging, sit-ups, or any physical exercise for 2 weeks after the surgery.
  • Get help for 2-3 weeks at home or live with your loved ones for a while after the surgery.
  • Do not drive if you are not comfortable wearing a seatbelt.
  • It is advised not to indulge in any sort of sexual activity until you have healed properly from the inside out.


TLH Surgery is one of the major surgeries that a human body can endure, so it is recommended that you do a thorough research and consult your doctor at Apollo Spectra, Jaipur. The modern techniques of removing the uterus have proven to be safe and effective.

Removal of ovarian and cervical cancer cells has also been a great method to fight against chronic disease. Needless to say, TLH surgery is performed to offer treatment for some serious conditions. That is why it should always be performed by a specialist with years of experience and training.

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Call 1860 500 2244 to book an appointment.

How long will it take to recover from TLH Surgery?

It generally takes 4-6 weeks to fully recover from the surgery. It is very important not to lift anything during this period.

Can one get pregnant after TLH Surgery?

Since the remaining areas of a woman's reproductive tract are separated from the abdominal cavity, there is no chance of getting pregnant after TLH Surgery.

Does TLH Surgery cause permanent damage to a body?

Yes, permanent injuries from TLH Surgery involve the removal of organs. There are also very rare cases of death from TLH Surgery.

Are condoms not required after TLH Surgery?

One cannot get pregnant after the TLH Surgery. However, diseases might still transfer during intercourse. Hence, it is recommended that you use condoms during sexual intercourse to avoid any STDs.


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