When should I call my doctor after diagnostic laparoscopy for organ examination?

  • Increased abdominal pain
  • Soreness, redness, warmth, or drainage around your wound
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fever
  • Shortness of breath

Last reviewed by a Cleveland Clinic medical professional on 07/11/2016.


  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. Diagnostic Laparoscopy. Accessed 8/18/2016.
  • American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologist. Laparoscopy. Accessed 8/18/2016.
  • Merck Manual. Laparoscopy. Accessed 8/18/2016.

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