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How long is the recovery time after an ovarian cystectomy?

How long is the recovery time after an ovarian cystectomy?

5-10 days: If done by laparopscopy, you go home the same day. Recovery varies but some women feel great 2 days after surgery and some take closer to 10 days to feel back to normal. But you can resume most normal daily activities within 2-3 days of surgery. ...Read more

Menstrual Cycle (Definition)

The menstrual cycle begins with the shedding of the uterine lining, resulting in bleeding from the vagina. A few weeks later, one ovary releases an egg and the uterine lining thickens in preparation for a potential pregnancy. Pregnancy can occur at this stage if sperm fertilizes the egg. If the egg is not fertilized, the egg will leave your body and ...Read more


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Had cystectomy in july and keep getting cysts. Is it normal to have blood and tissue like substance coming out after a ruptured ovarian cyst?

Had cystectomy in july and keep getting cysts. Is it normal to have blood and tissue like substance coming out after a ruptured ovarian cyst?

More info needed: If you mean blood and tissue coming from the vagina, no that is not normal, and needs prompt evaluation. If you mean blood and tissue coming out of your incisions, that is also not normal, and needs emergent evaluation. Recurrent ovarian cysts can be prevented with medicine--depending on your pregnancy goals. ...Read more

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How long should hard lump above my incision be there for? Doc said it was a hematoma, 1 month post laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy

How long should hard lump above my incision be there for? Doc said it was a hematoma, 1 month post laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy

Question diagnosis.: A hardlump around a closure site can be from the scarring process, suture material or herniation as well. Hematoma will typically resolve in that time frame and you should have seen overlying evidence of ecchymosis or bruising. If tou are experiencing pain in that area be sure to followup with your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long after having a right ovarian cystectomy can i have sexual intercourse. and also when does the swelling go down in my stomach?

How long after having a right ovarian cystectomy can i have sexual intercourse. and also when does the swelling go down in my stomach?

4-6 weeks: Depends on laparoscopic or open Certainly let swelling and tenderness resolve. Then be careful as you resume EXERCIZE and sex. ...Read more

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Whwhat are my chances of getting pregnant after ovarian cystectomy?

Excellent: Ovarian cystectomy only removes the "cyst" portion of the ovary. The remaining portion of the ovary still has viable follicles to make eggs for conception. ...Read more

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Had a sucessful ovarian cystectomy 2 days ago at 3months pregnant. I have seen baby is ok with a heartbeat but should I still be concerned for baby?

Most likely fine: Most people who miscarry following surgery have symptoms in the first 48-72 hours. If you are not bleeding or cramping now, your should have almost the same risk of miscarriage now as someone who is 3 months pregnant who did have surgery. ...Read more

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Odd sensation in bladder when coming towards end of urination, 2 weeks after laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy, why is this?

Odd sensation in bladder when coming towards end of urination, 2 weeks after laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy, why is this?

Concerned: This may be the start of a urinary tract infection. This is a common infection after surgery especially if you had a foley catheter placed during the surgery. ...Read more

Cystectomy (Definition)

Surgical removal of the urinary bladder. The bladder is usually removed for cancer when the tumor is aggressive or other means have ...Read more


Menstrual Period (Definition)

Menstrual period is a medical term for the monthly bleeding ...Read more