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Average Time Till Back To Normal Salpingo Oophorectomy
I underwent unilateral salpingo-oophorectomy on lt.side 7wks back. After 5 wk, mild pain started mainly on lt. side and at times rt. too.Is it normal?
Mild cramping: Can be expected after a surgery that removes a body part. These will usually subside over time. ...Read more
3 to 7 days: Many women can have the procedure done on a friday and be able to return to work and light activities on monday though there will still be some soreness and fatigue for a week. The discomfort can generally be relieved with nsaids. You should avoid heavy lifting, abdominal exercises, and intercourse for 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Progesterone: By removing one ovary, your progesterone production was greatly reduced. This allows your remaining estrogen production to build up the lining of your uterus thicker and also does not counter estrogen's tendency to cause clots. By supplementing your progesterone on days 13-27b of your cycle his should resolve. Contact your nearest comppounding pharmacy to find a doctor that can help you. ...Read more
1 week: After a minimally invasive so (robotic or laparoscopic), you will be groggy, and feel the worst incisional and pelvic discomfort for the first 24 hours. Motivated women may return to work after 2 to 3 days. You will continue to be achy, possibly bloated, and aware of the incisions with movements for about a week. Avoid heavy lifting and high impact activities for 2 weeks. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just had a unilateral salpingo oophorectomy a month ago and my first period is very heavy, is this normal?
Is getting my period 6 years after a bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy normal (possible)? Because it has just happened.
Does it hurt?: It would be awful if you were awake for this operation. Luckily you go to sleep. Usually pain is very limited after the surgery, but this also depends on why your ovaries are being removed. Studies now suggest that unless there is good reason, leaving the ovaries in place may optimize your health unless there is medical necessity to remove both the tubes and the ovaries. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depends on how it's done. Done laparoscopically (through small incisions) in your abdomen, recovery will be easier. If you're premenopausal (still getting a period), ovarian removal will put you into immediate menopause, likely causing common symptoms like hot flashes, insomnia, emotional lability, vaginal dryness, etc. You'll want to talk with your obgyn about how to manage this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several: If the ovaries are both removed from a woman who has not yet gone through menopause, the procedure will make her immediately menopausal and infertile. Complications of the surgical procedure include pain, infection, hemorrhage, injury to internal organs, blood clots in the veins of the legs, and injury to nerves. ...Read more
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