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Can A Dermoid Cyst Removal Prevent Me From Falling Pregnant
Not likely: Dermoid cysts of the ovary (also called teratomas) can sometimes be resected, leaving some normal ovarian tissue behind. In addition, while they may recur on the opposite side, most patient just have them on one ovary. This leaves the other ovary available to produce the eggs (follicles) that you need to become pregnant. Most dermoids are benign and often contain tissue like hair and teeth. ...Read more
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
Dont affect pregnanc: Dermoid cyst of the ovary are teratomas containing body tissue such as hair and bone. They are for the most part benign and dont affect pregnancy. If found during pregnancy and under 4 cm. they are left alone. Larger than 6cm. they may be removed by laparoscopy. If the cyst is removed prior to any pregnancy the chances are there will be no effect as long as the ovary is intact. ...Read more
I have a dermoid cyst about the size of a medium orangr and is currently 13 weeks pregnant. what do you suggest? Removal or diet?
Neither?: I wouldn't suggest removal of the dermoid during pregnancy unless it is causing you problems such as pain or is producing unwanted hormones. If it does need to be removed, it can be removed via laparoscopy during the second trimester. Dietary interventions won't help the dermoid in any way. Most dermoids can be observed during pregnancy and removed sometime after you have your baby. Best wishes ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm scared of the the unknown in terms of my scheduled csection and dermoid cyst removal. This is my 1st pregnancy. Does the spinal hurt?
Probably OK: Ovarian dermoid cysts are usually totally benign and asymptomatic. I would need more information relative to size and any symptoms, but a small, asymptomatic cyst would not normally interfere withy a normal pregnancy. You should obviously discuss this with a gynecologist who knows your case before becoming pregnant. ...Read more
Will it be hard for me to get pregnant ? I have a 1 CM dermoid cyst on one ovary cant seem to get pregnant .
I am about to have my 2nd dermoid cyst removed. How can I prevent these? Should i remove my ovaries since i'm done having children?
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more