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A 31-year-old female asked:

I have a small ovarian dermoid cyst that needs to be removed laprascopically. as a mother of 2 babies, what is the recovery time for this procedure?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
A few days: If all goes well, you should be able to do your usual functions in 2-3 days. Do discuss the matter with your doctor so that s/he may advice about avoiding some activities that may be in your routine, for a few days more. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex.

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Last updated Apr 28, 2016

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