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Ovarian teratoma surgery

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
Depends: It is possible that your surgeon will allow this travel. However this decision is between you and your surgeon, who will know the most about your case... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
It is possible: You may have , by some possibility miscarriage , discuss with your doctors risk / benefit .If your doctor is suspecting malignancy you have no choi... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Talk to GYN surgeon: You and your wife conjointly might consider discussing this with the GYN MD who made the diagnosis as well as obtaining a 2nd opinion if you are still... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Laparascopic: A laparascopic cystectomy is a good option for removal of a teratoma that size. It depends on the surgeon skill set, the ovarian cyst size and the num... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hard to say: The data provided does not provide enough information .Teratoma where ?Involve an ovary? Other health status? The best way to get your answers would... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Healed?: I'm not sure what you mean by "healed". Ovarian teratomas do not appear and then disappear. If you had a teratomas, you still have it. On the other ha... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Unknown: Tearatomas arise from multipotential germ cells. What causes them is unknown. They can contain any type of body structure or organ. One old theory ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
Not common: This would not be "common" but certainly it can happen.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Mostly benign: Most dermis cyst are bening that been said due to there high content of fat they make ovaries prone to torsion. Close follow up should be taken.
A member asked:
Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 27 years experience
Benign ovarian cyst: Yes. A new cyst could definitely occur. The chance is low <10%, but it is possible.

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