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How Long After Ovarian Surgery Can You Use A Tampon
Even better idea..: You should probably just get a bag, sounds like what you need :). ...Read more
Short to long time: If an ovarian malignancy arises and is contained in a cystic structure, a laparoscopic resection in about 1/2 hr. Can suffice. If an epithelial tumor has metastasized to omentm and seeded serosa of bowel, debulking to 1-2 cm and omentectomy plus hysterectomy is needed which can take several hrs. ...Read more
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
How long does it take for ovarian cysts to go away? I have had it for 3 months now and it still hurts bad. Will I need surgery?
Depends on the size:
It depends on the size of the cysts and how severe are the symptoms
you can take anti inflammatory medicines like Motrin for pain and discuss with your doctor how big the cysts are and what treatment will be best for you. Sometimes hormonal treatment with birth control pills can reduce the size and orevent cysts from forming. Not all cysts need surgery. ...Read more
Not for, but for...: Tampons should not be used for bleeding related to the C-section still healing, so avoid them until you've completely healed. That is, the internal wound where the placenta was attached to the uterus. That said usually at 6 weeks after C-section, if all bleeding has stopped, your doctor will give the green light to use tampons with the next menstrual cycle. ...Read more
How long does an ovarian cyst removal operation take through keyhole surgery? And how likely are risks?
Depends: This depends on many factors including your body habitus, the size and consistency of the mass, skill of the surgeon etc. Typically if it is straightforward then it may be as short as 15 minutes. Add anesthesia time and setup and maybe it becomes 30 minutes from the time you go in, to the time you go out, of the or. Complications are not very common if it is routine. ...Read more
How long to go back to work after appendecto and ovarian cyst on the left side same time by malpractice surgery?
You need to ask the: Doc who did your surg as that doc knows how everything went and u didn't say what type of surg you had, laparoscopy, robot open? And did you have any problems after like bleeding or infection, etc. Or none, so call you surgeon and ask him or her, and don't go sue the doc unless there was really something that happened or was done that was below the standard of care so get a 2nd opinion if neces. ...Read more
Had lapriscopic surgery yesterday to remove fluid from ovarian cyst. Came home same day. How long should I rest before resuming normal activity?
About one week: Usually one week is sufficient, your gyn surgeon should have given you instructions. ...Read more
Ask your surgeon: Some surgeons are cautious about performing surgery immediately after tattoo placement as needles from the procedure can inject bacteria from the skin into the blood stream increasing the risk that the 2nd surgery may be compromised by a blood borne infection. Other surgeons are not so concerned so ask your surgeon how they feel about your question. ...Read more
Just had keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, how long until I can exercise again, for example sit ups etc?
Check with surgeon: The person who did the procedure and is best aware of your physical status is the most qualified individual to tell you how rapidly you are able to resume full exercise. Call them. ...Read more
How long should bloating last for following keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst? And are there any ways to reduce the bloating?
How long do dissolvable stitches take to dissolve, had keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, also my stitches appear brown is this just dry blood?
After how long will the menstrual cycle begin after laproscopy? I had an ovarian cyst removed and scar tissue was also found during surgery.
2 to 4 weeks: If the lining of the womb (endometrium) was also removed then it will be closer to 4 weeks. Your treating GYN can also give you an approximation at your 2 week check up appointment. ...Read more
Tampons: There should not be a contraindication.Get a more detailed answer ›
I had had a long history of ovarian cysts and surgeries, and I am tired of being in horrible pain. Should I consider removing the troubled ovary?
Talk to GYN: Although this may be a solution, you will need to discuss with your surgeon re. The pros and cons of such a procedure. Get a 2nd opinion if needed. ...Read more
Is it ok if I got my period the day after my appendix removal surgery? And is it ok to use tampons while in recovery?
It's okay: Yes, these are two separate body systems. The appendix is a small unnecessary part of your colon. Your period represents your uterus shedding the lining it built for that month. The uterus/vagina and colon are not connected. There is no problem using tampons. ...Read more
Mass of tissue at vaginal opening, not hymen, normal periods, can't use tampons it's so big and thick. What do I do? Surgery? What's this called?
If ovarian cancer suspect and ovary & lymph removed. Is biopsy done during surgery and how long til results? Will lymph biopsy results be done first?
Frozen section,,,: What is done during surgery for this or other operations for malignancy is usually a frozen section, not a biopsy. This is taken so the doctors know if there is tumor or if they got all the tumor if there is one. The results are reported at that time but it is preliminary. The official result comes after surgical dissection and examination and takes 2-3 days. Then the dr. Tells the pt. ...Read more
I had a laparoscopic tubal ligation done. And have some vaginal bleeding. Is it ok to use tampons? Even the same day as surgery?
Check with your dr: It is not unusual to have bleeding after a tubal or any laparoscopic gynecology surgery. It is not recommended to use a tampon 2nd risk of infection. You are better off using pads. If bleeding becomes heavy greater than 1 maxi pad an hour, or associated with pain, fever, shortness of breath, light headedness.....then call doctor or go to ER ASAP ...Read more
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
Depending on type of surgical technique laparoscopic or open abdominal surgery, you should be fully recovered within 2 to 6 weeks, unless you've had complications.
If you have not done heavy lifting for awhile, ask for help. Start exercising to increase strength and stamina.
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Ask your surgeon: Call your surgeons office and ask this question as there may or may not be reasons for tampon use this soon. ...Read more
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