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Could scar tissue after hysterectomy and ovarian cyst removal cause abdominal pain?

Could scar tissue after hysterectomy and ovarian cyst removal cause abdominal pain?

Scar can be painful: Nerve entrapment in surgical scar can be a cause for post-operative pain. Not common but possible. Post-opereative adhesions within abdomen can also be source of pain. ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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Could surgery remove the ovarian cysts?

Could surgery remove the ovarian cysts?

Yes.: Surgery can remove ovarian cysts. This can be cystectomy where the cysts are removed but the ovarian is left otherwise intact. It can also be oophorectomy where the entire ovary is removed. Many ovarian cysts, however, can resolve on their own. ...Read more

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Chronic pain following pilonidal cyst removal (4th removal)?

Chronic pain following pilonidal cyst removal (4th removal)?

Back Again?: Pilonidal cysts can be difficult to treat and heal. I have seen many patients with several recurrences. It can be treated successfully. You may have yet another recurrence. You need need to see a surgeon associated with a wound care center for the proper care of your situation. ...Read more

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Following sebaceous cyst surgical removal can other cysts occur?

Following sebaceous cyst surgical removal can other cysts occur?

Information: Sebaceous cysts occur relative to sebaceous glands which exist more in some areas than others such as the face, scalp, groin, and armpits. Removal of one cyst does not preclude getting another. Some people have many of them close together. ...Read more

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How large of ovarian cyst needs removal?

How large of ovarian cyst needs removal?

6 cm?: I'm not an ob/gyn, but i seem to think that 6 cm is large enough to warrant a procedure. I'm going to defer final answer to my ob/gyn colleagues out there that can answer more definitively. ...Read more

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Does cesarean stitch and ovarian cyst surgery stitch different?

Does cesarean stitch and ovarian cyst surgery stitch different?

depends: The type of incision can be the same in both c-section and ovary resection, the surgeon opens the skin along the bikini line and then opens the fascia from the umbilicus to the pubic bone. The same suture, usually absorbable can be used in both. The ovarian cyst surgery also can be done with a laprascopic approach, minimally invasive. Okay to ask your surgeon about these choices. Be well. ...Read more

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What causes pain following epidermal cyst removal?

Surgery: Anytime surgery is performed, pain is likely to be encountered. If it persists more than a day, or two, then you need to discuss it with your physician. ...Read more

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37yr old. Hysterectomy with rt ovary removed april this year. Severe bloat, pain. 4 CM complex cyst left ovary.On crutches for si pain. Remove ovary?

37yr old. Hysterectomy with rt ovary removed april this year. Severe bloat, pain. 4 CM complex cyst left ovary.On crutches for si pain. Remove ovary?

Depends.: It is usually reasonable to observe a cyst like this for some period of time because frequently it will resolve without surgical treatment. If the cyst persists or you have a family history of ovarian cancer then you may need the ovary removed. Need to have a discussion with your ob/gyn about treatment options. ...Read more

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Which surgery hurts more? Gallbladder removal or hernia

Which surgery hurts more? Gallbladder removal or hernia

Varies: Each person is different & depends if you are asking about open surgery or laparoscopic surgery. Laparoscopic gallbladder surgery may have less pain than an open inguinal or open ventral hernia. Highly variable from one person to another. ...Read more

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Past of ruptured ovarian cysts. Ruptured 1.5 yrs ago + lower right ab pain since. Laparoscopy removed endometriosis and fibroids. Mre free fluid. Pain?

Past of ruptured ovarian cysts. Ruptured 1.5 yrs ago + lower right ab pain since. Laparoscopy removed endometriosis and fibroids. Mre free fluid. Pain?

Pelvic pain: You could have recurrent cysts, recurrent endometriosis, adhesions, hernia, etc...Causing pain. I would recommend following up with your physician for a complete history and physical examination. ...Read more

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What are the ovarian cyst removal surgery risks?

Many but rare: Surgery for an ovarian cyst today is very safe and complications are rare. As with any operation risks related to ansthesia, blood loss, damage to surrounding structures and infection do happen -but are uncommon. Some loss of ovarian tissue is common but usually not consequential. ...Read more

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Does sebaceous cyst removal hurt?

Local Anesthesia: For patients undergoing sebeceous cyst removal we start with a local anesthetic cream, followed by a local anesthetic injection. This is very well tolerated. After surgery the majority of patients do not require any pain killers afterward, if they do tylenol (acetaminophen) is usually sufficient. ...Read more

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Serous cystadenoma repture during surgery ovary will be removed?

Serous cystadenoma repture during surgery ovary will be removed?

Yes: Naked eye can not distinguish cystadenoma with focus of cancer, ( has high incidence of cancer ) only after total removal and analysis by the pathologist , will establish diagnosis, & stage , a potential curable disease has to be treated with radical surgery with aim of cure. ...Read more

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Complex ovarian cyst w/intern.Septations, submuc. Fibroids, nabothian cysts, liver cyst, hernia. All new w/in last 8 weeks. Possible cancer? Type?

Complex ovarian cyst w/intern.Septations, submuc. Fibroids, nabothian cysts, liver cyst, hernia. All new w/in last 8 weeks. Possible cancer? Type?

Slow down a bit...: Ok, you have a lot of issues just recently identified. I'm doubtful you have any cancer. Your biggest concern appears to be the ovarian cyst, which is probably benign, but you need to be evaluated by your gyn. The hernia is an elective process, and the liver cyst is probably congenital. Fibroids and nabothian cyst can also be evaluated by your gyn. Take a breath and make an appointment. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the problems after laparoscopic appendectomy - ovarian cysts?

What are the problems after laparoscopic appendectomy - ovarian cysts?

Appendectomy: Surgical risks of laparoscopic appendectomy are low risks of bleeding or infection the first few days after surgery. There is no long term problems after surgery. Ovarian cysts are not related to appendix surgery. ...Read more

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Pain after removal of ovarian cyst. Is this normal?

Pain after removal of ovarian cyst. Is this normal?

Depends: If you just had surgery, it can of course be related to pain from that. But this should be decreasing as time goes on. Sometimes infections after surgery also happen. If it's been a while you may have a new cyst. Also, each time you have surgery you form scars inside called adhesions. These can also cause pain. So, see your doc. ...Read more

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After 1yr of laperoscopy for removal of rt. Ovarian cyst i think my lower abdomen is becoming heavy day by day. Wht I do nw?

After 1yr of laperoscopy for removal of rt. Ovarian cyst i think my lower abdomen is becoming heavy day by day. Wht I do nw?

It is not related: To laparoscopy. The birth control pill can help prevent recurrence of ov.Cysts and help bleeding. Heaviness is non specific and can be related to bladder or other processes. Do u have irregular menses? You may have pcos and get relief of weight with metformin. Using buproprion for mood, especially w/metformin, if good candidate, is demonstrated to help weight loss, which may help mood. Gd luc. ...Read more

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Gartner's duct cyst removal: are any incisions made in the abdomen or do they go in through the vagina? How long for healing? Affect childbirth later?

Gartner's duct cyst removal: are any incisions made in the abdomen or do they go in through the vagina? How long for healing? Affect childbirth later?

Vagina: This is a very simple surgery with only a vaginal incidion. The healing time is very rapid and should require no time off of work. It will have no effect on future pregnancy. ...Read more

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Would a choledochal cyst in the abdomen cause pain?

Would a choledochal cyst in the abdomen cause pain?

Choledochal cyst: The classic presentation of a choledochal cyst is abdominal pain, jaundice, and a mass in the right upper part of the abdomen. Of course, these three together are only found in a minority of patients. However, it is certainly possible that pain would be the only symptom of this congenital disease that presents most commonly in the first year of life. ...Read more

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Can you get a cyst on your left abdomen area ? Upper abdomen

Can you get a cyst on your left abdomen area ? Upper abdomen

Yes: I am not sure what type of cyst you are talking about - under the skin one or what? But to answer your ? Is - "yes" you can get it anywhere in your abdomen. ...Read more

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Having lower abdominal pains.Sharp.Hurts sometime when walkin. Could this be a cyst.

Having lower abdominal pains.Sharp.Hurts sometime when walkin.  Could this be a cyst.

Yes, it could: Be ovarian cyst bleeding or torsion. But it could be any number of 100's of causes. Go and see a doctor for medical evaluation. ...Read more

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I have cysts and am experiencing stabbing pains in my lower left abdomen and was wondering if I should be worried?

Severe pain = ER: Causes of left lower abdominal pain can include but are not limited to: ovarian cyst, ectopic pregnancy, diverticulitis, endometriosis, inguinal hernia, ovulation pain, intestinal obstruction, crohn’s disease, abscess, ulcerative colitis, seminal vesicle inflammation, cancer, aortic aneurysm, renal infection or stone or injury. Get chronic pain checked especially if associated with stool changes. ...Read more

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Pain on my lower right side near abdomen and ovary. Appendicitis and cyst have been ruled out. What else could it be from?

Pain on my lower right side near abdomen and ovary. Appendicitis and cyst have been ruled out. What else could it be from?

Many things: Other causes of rlq pain would include pid(pelvic inflammatory disease), tubo-ovaarian abscess, meckels diverticulitis, sigmoid colon diverticulitis, various types of colitis, muscular abdominal wall pain, gastroenteritis with diarrhea etc. ...Read more

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I have cysts on my ovaries. I've been having sharp pains on the left lower side of my abdomen. Could it have anything to do with the cysts?

Yes ovarian: Cysts can twist or leak blood and cause pain. But other causes such as kidney stones, diverticulitits, or even cancer. So it is best to have a doctor take a look at you. ...Read more

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I've already had one ovary removed due to a history of cysts and pain. Now I'm experiencing severe pain directly in the center of my abdomen. I'm gues?

I've already had one ovary removed due to a history of cysts and pain. Now I'm experiencing severe pain directly in the center of my abdomen. I'm gues?

Abdominal pain: Your current abdominal discomfort may or may not be due to pelvic pathology. Other possibilities include adhesions,umbilical hernia, irritable bowel syndrome or intestinal inflammatory disease. In view of your history of ovarian disorders I would start with an evaluation by your gynecologist and a pelvic ultrasound. If these are unrevealing an evaluation by a gastroenterologist or general surgeon ...Read more

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Can an ovarian cyst cause your abdomen to swell?

Can an ovarian cyst cause your abdomen to swell?

Yes definetly: Depends on how big it is, many other causes can make the abdomen swell also so u need to see your gyn to start out with. ...Read more

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Would an MRI be useful in detecting a cyst in the abdominal area?

Would an MRI be useful in detecting a cyst in the abdominal area?

Cyst abdomen: An Ultrasound would be a good initial test to look for a cyst in your abdomen. It is generally easy to obtain, inexpensive and free of redial ion and be done if there is metal in your body. If further details were needed go to an MRI. All the best. ...Read more

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Symptoms of ovarian cysts. I am having pain on the right side of my abdomen?

Symptoms of ovarian cysts. I am having pain on the right side of my abdomen?

Lower abdomen: Clarify your pain -ovarian cysts are in the lower abdomen area-below umbilicus(.Belly button).Depends on where you are in the cycle, how long, how severe ....You need to see a doctor to evaluate the cysts. Depend on the size some cysts can be follow up , some needs to be removed to avoid rupture. ...Read more

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What is the procedure when you have a cyst rupture and the fluid ends up filling your abdomen?

What is the procedure when you have a cyst rupture and the fluid ends up filling your abdomen?

Depends on type : If a follicular or luteal ovarian cysts of ovary reptures in time get absorbed no intervention is required. If a dermoid cysts ruptures will give severe chemical peritonitis require surgery , so is malignant cyst. ...Read more

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I made a abdominal ego, outcome that I have a cyst in the ovary, very small.What should I do ?

I made a  abdominal ego, outcome that I have a cyst in the ovary, very small.What should I do ?

Echo?: Do you mean that you underwent an ultrasound exam of the abdomen? If that is so, then the only person who could intelligently advise you what to do with the small ovarian cyst is your gynecologist, but suffice it to say, it is rare to do anything more without a very good reason. ...Read more

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Will a 4cm functional ovarian cyst on my left go away on its own and why is all my pain on my right side abdomen and back?

Will a 4cm functional ovarian cyst on my left go away on its own and why is all my pain on my right side abdomen and back?

Yes: A 4cm. functional cyst should resolve on its own. The pain you are experiencing on the opposite side may be unrelated or could be what is called referred pain where a problem in one location causes pain some where else. ...Read more

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I had a severe sharp pain in my abdominal. And it went to my left side. they told me it was probaly my appendix or I had a irrupted cyst?

I had a severe sharp pain in my abdominal. And it went to my left side.  they told me it was probaly my appendix or I had a irrupted cyst?

Abdominal Pain: OK, those are possible explanations for abdominal pain although your appendix is generally on the right side. I hope you were evaluated by a doctor if not do so. ...Read more

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Hi, I am having quite severe pain in my abdomen - I think I can feel my ovary! I did have a cyst at my last check up and since then have had pain?

Hi, I am having quite severe pain in my abdomen - I think I can feel my ovary! I did have a cyst at my last check up and since then have had pain?

Contact the doctor: Provide this status update to the doctor who identified the cyst. It seems that a plan needs to be developed. Don't wait. It may be unrelated, but find out. Best! ...Read more