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Doctor insights on: Complex Ovarian Cyst Surgery Do They Always Remove The Ovaries

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If complex ovarian cyst rupture during surgery will a destroy your entire ovary?

If complex ovarian cyst rupture during surgery will a destroy your entire ovary?

No: It won't ruin the ovary- but depends on the cyst and the nature of it, and if they are concerned that there is cancer in the ovary. ...Read more

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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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How do you know if ovaries are getting blood supply after hysterectomy (removal of uterus, cervix, tubes, and removal of cysts on each ovary but able to save the ovaries)?

How do you know if ovaries are getting blood supply after hysterectomy (removal of uterus, cervix, tubes, and removal of cysts on each ovary but able to save the ovaries)?

Ovaries have dual: blood flow from both from the uterus and from the ovarian artery which is a branch directly off the aorta. So when you remove tubes and uterus, the ovary still gets flow from its second blood source. I wish you a speedy recovery from your surgery and hope your ovaries live a quiet, cyst-free existence from now on. ...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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Cyst ovarian rupture during surgery can my gyn still find what cand cyst I have on pathology and the ovary saved?

Cyst ovarian rupture during surgery can my gyn still find what cand cyst I have on pathology and the ovary saved?

Depends on the: Type of cyst. Cytsts are a normal part of the ovulation process and a ruptured follicle cyst may heal completely without leaving any evidence. A ruptured pathological cyst may be recognizable if the affected tissue is removed and submitted to a pathologist for examination. ...Read more

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Do all ovarian complex cysts require surgery?

Do all  ovarian complex cysts require surgery?

No: Depending on your age and the "complexity" of the cyst as well as cyst size, some of these can be managed with serial u/s.. The technology of vaginal u/s with color flow doppler and 4d imaging has made diagnosis of ovarian cancers a little more predictable but has also given us the ability to over diagnose normal ovarian changes related to menstual cycles. Good question..Listen to your doc here. ...Read more

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If I have ovarian benign serous cystadenoma removing with ovary tugether will reduce the risk for ovarian cancer?

If I have ovarian benign serous cystadenoma removing with ovary tugether will reduce the risk for ovarian cancer?

Yes : Removing cysadenoma of ovary will prevent that cyst tuning to cancer in future as it was removed however will not prevent getting future cancer of ovary ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst when to remove the entire ovary for complete pathologic analysis?

Ovarian cyst when to remove the entire ovary for complete pathologic analysis?

Depends: If the entire ovary has become cystic making it impossible to find a normal ovary or when there is no way to "peal" away the ovary from the cysts. ...Read more

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Can a dermoid cyst affect a baby's development if not removed? Does 7x8x6 dermoid on right ovary neccessarily have to removed during pregnancy?

Can a dermoid cyst affect a baby's development if not removed? Does 7x8x6 dermoid on right ovary neccessarily have to removed during pregnancy?

Ovarian tumors: As long as the dermoid doesn't twist on its own blood supply (torsion) and cause severe pain, in general they are left alone until postpartum. On occasional ovarian tumors need to be removed in the second trimester, but i always suggest getting a maternal fetal medicine opinion before removing if possible. ...Read more

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I have a 4cm complex ovarian cyst and in a lot of pain. Shouldn't it get removed? I've had other surgeries to remove cysts before. Partiak hysterectom

I have a 4cm complex ovarian cyst and in a lot of pain. Shouldn't it get removed? I've had other surgeries to remove cysts before. Partiak hysterectom

Cyst and pain: The presence of an ovarian cyst and pain combination warrants at the least a Laparoscopy evaluation and possible removal. Obtain a 2nd GYN MD opinion if you still have concerns. ...Read more

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Can you get a dermoid cyst removed without affecting the ovary?

Can you get a dermoid cyst removed without affecting the ovary?

Usually not: A dermoid ovarian cyst usually involves a substantial amount of the ovarian composition and even if it is partially resected, if any is left behind then it will recur. Most md's remove the ovary in its' entirety. This cyst has epithelial (ectoderm) derived elements like hair and teeth contained therein. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst endometriomas 8 and 5 centimeters. Dr wants to do laparotomy vs laproscopic outpatient. Is this necessary to be so invasive?

Ovarian cyst endometriomas 8 and 5 centimeters. Dr wants to do laparotomy vs laproscopic outpatient. Is this necessary to be so invasive?

8 cm is : Rather large. I am sure your doctor considered risks v. Benefits of the operation. Not likely to be cancer at your age, but not impossible. Follow your doctor's advice. If you don't like with his advice, you can always get a second opinion, but i think it is going to be the same. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst removal - is that done laparoscopically or do you get cut open?

Ovarian cyst removal - is that done laparoscopically or do you get cut open?

Usually laparoscopic: Most ovarian cystectomys or oophorectomies for benign cysts can and should be performed with minimally invasive surgery. Prior to the surgery, your evaluation should include an ultrasound and blood tests. An open surgery would only be needed if there is a high chance of an ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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What are the ovarian cyst removal surgery risks?

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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My daughter diagnosed Complex Ovarian Cyst with septation and debris. 4.3 cyst. Pain and fear. Do these cyst normslly require surgery?

My daughter diagnosed Complex Ovarian Cyst with septation and debris. 4.3 cyst. Pain and fear. Do these cyst normslly require surgery?

No: Most of the time in young women these cysts are functional/hemorrhagic cysts and resolve by themselves. If they keep enlarging, or become more symptomatic, surgery may be indicated. If there are imaging features suggestive of tumor rather than just hemorrhagic cyst surgery might also be indicated. ...Read more

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Patient with complex adnexal mass why is better to remove entire ovary?

Patient with complex adnexal mass why is better to remove entire ovary?

Not always: It is not always better, just sometimes. It depends on risk factors, specifics of the mass, and patient wishes for possible future fertility. I remove ovarian masses up to 8 c.M. All year long without removing an ovary, just have to pick and choose your cases carefully. ...Read more

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Does the BCP Aviane cause fibroids and ovarian cysts? Are there non surgical ways to remove fibroids?

Does  the BCP Aviane cause fibroids and ovarian cysts? Are there non surgical ways to remove fibroids?

No and yes: Birth control pills don't cause fibroids. Treatment options include Lupron (leuprolide) (medication which causes temporary menopause to shrink fibroids); hysteroscopy (D&C like procedure to remove small fibroids from uterine cavity); uterine artery embolization (procedure done in x-ray dept. to cut off blood flow to fibroids); myomectomy (surgical removal of fibroids); or hysterectomy (removal of uterus). ...Read more

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Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?

Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?

2 weeks: Usually almost full recovery in 2 weeks. Some people feel great after 5 days. Kind of unpredictable. But most activities can be resumed after about 7-10 days. ...Read more

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If complex ovarian cyst rupture during surgery will a destroy your entire ovary?

No: It won't ruin the ovary- but depends on the cyst and the nature of it, and if they are concerned that there is cancer in the ovary. ...Read more

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Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more


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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A condition in which a growth (often balloon-like, thin-walled, and filled with fluid) arises on an ovary (the female ...Read more