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Can you remove an ovarian cyst if its 3cm?

Can you remove an ovarian cyst if its 3cm?

possible: Yes, you can, but only if your ob-gyn has thoroughly evaluated the cyst with sequential pelvic us, and agrees that surgery is indicated. I would hesitate to remove a cyst based on imaging findings from only one study. ...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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How to remove an ovarian cyst?

How to remove an ovarian cyst?

It depends: There are many different kinds of ovarian cysts. However, most functional ovarian cysts will resolve on their own with time. ...Read more

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How long is it normal to wait for surgery to remove an ovarian cyst with septations the size is 10 cm?

How long is it normal to wait for surgery  to remove an ovarian cyst with septations the size is 10 cm?

Depends: Their is not a specific amount of time. This usually would not need to be performed immediately. If you have pain, an elevated CA-125, a family history of ovarian cancer or some other concerning feature then that would increase the urgency. Regardless, I would not wait to long. Several weeks would not be uncommon depending on the surgeon's and hospital's schedule. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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If I have a laparotomy to remove an ovarian cyst will I be out for a week?

If I have a laparotomy to remove an ovarian cyst will I be out for a week?

Likely more: In our hands, even with laparotomy, most are done as an outpatient. Recovery though depends on so many factors. Motivated patients without lifting demands in their work might get back in one week. Others might be 2 or 3 weeks? Lifting is the biggest limiting factor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ilaperotomy to remove an ovarian cyst left ovary in 4/2013. been having growing pain in left ovary. Related or something more?

Ilaperotomy to remove an ovarian cyst left ovary in 4/2013. been having growing pain in left ovary. Related or something more?

Too hard to tell: Abdomino-pelvic pain is difficult to diagnose without the benefit of an extensive history and a good exam and review of prior findings. I am afraid no one can give you this answer on-line. Should probably see your doc. ...Read more

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Hi I had lapascopic surgery to remove an ovarian cyst they also removed my ovary with it about a week ago I recently had sex will that affect me?

Hi I had lapascopic surgery to remove an ovarian cyst they also removed my ovary with it about a week ago I recently had sex will that affect me?

Depends: If you have one functional ovary, you could get pregnant if you do not use contraception. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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If you need surgery to remove an ovarian cyst can you do it without general anestegia, such as when you are having a c section? Thanks.

If you need surgery to remove an ovarian cyst can you do it without general anestegia, such as when you are having a c section? Thanks.

Yes,: It can be done under regional anesthesia such as a spinal or epidural of it is done through an open incision. It is better done laparoscopically which has less pain and a much faster recovery. This would require general anesthesia. ...Read more

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When should a ovarian cyst be removed?

When should a ovarian cyst be removed?

Size and symptoms: Ovarian cysts are very common and most do not need to be removed.Only if these are symptomatic and rather large in size than excision should be a consideration. ...Read more

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If I do have an ovarian cyst, how is it removed?

If I do have an ovarian cyst, how is it removed?

Cyst Rx options: 1.) Oral contraceptive pill hormonal suppression. 2) Laparoscopic aspiration or cystectomy. 3) If the cyst is small, do nothing and wait for Mother Nature to remove by the next menstrual cycle. ...Read more

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I have a 9 CM ovarian cyst. Can I have it removed?

I have a 9 CM ovarian cyst. Can I have it removed?

Yes, if necessary: Discuss with your gynecologist. May not need to be removed. However, can easily be done laparoscopically. ...Read more

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How long will it take to remove a 30 CM ovarian cyst?

How long will it take to remove a 30 CM ovarian cyst?

Depends on surgery: 30-60 minutes to remove the cyst by laparotomy. 90-120 minutes to remove the cyst laparoscopically. ...Read more

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Got an ovarian cyst removed, can I still have children?

Got an ovarian cyst removed, can I still have children?

Many do: As long as you have one healthy ovary and tubes a pregnancy is possible. Removal of an ovarian cyst does not necessarily ruin the ovary it came from. ...Read more

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How big does an ovarian cyst have to be to have it removed?

How big does an ovarian cyst have to be to have it removed?

10 cm: As a general rule of thumb, less than 5 cm is usually normal, between 5 and 10 cm can possibly be observed, but greater than 10 cm should be removed. There are however and lot of other considerations that affect that decision. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

A growth (often balloon like) on an ovary. It is often thin walled ...Read more