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Doctor insights on: Intercourse After Cystectomy How Long To Wait

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After a open cystectomy to remove a 6cm dermoid cyst, how long should I wait to have intercourse?

After a open cystectomy to remove a 6cm dermoid cyst, how long should I wait to have intercourse?

Lack of pain: When you feel like having sex, go ahead and give it a try. As long as it does not hurt to have sex and you are about 10 days after the surgery, you should be okay.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...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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I am having laparoscopic cystectomy surgery, how long should I take off work?

I am having laparoscopic cystectomy surgery, how long should I take off work?

3-14 days: You should feel back to normal in 3-5 days. The more you walk the faster you recover. ...Read more

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Had a laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy 2 weeks ago how long until I can exercise?

Had a laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy 2 weeks ago how long until I can exercise?

Ask your surgeon: Light aerobic exercise likely not a problem if you are already up and about. Avoid heavy lifting. Take it easy. ...Read more

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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

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How long after a laparoscopic cystectomy can I have sex?

How long after a laparoscopic cystectomy can I have sex?

OKwhen you feel like: If you are even thinking about 'love-making' again then you are doing much better! --can't hurt. But just don't bump the abdomen scars or do any straining. ...Read more

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Also how long does it take for your stomach to go down after a cystectomy?

Also how long does it take for your stomach to go down after a cystectomy?

Varies: Some individuals show little fullness even after a few weeks of healing while others take several months for swelling to disappear. Things to avoid are high salt diets and drinking excessive volumes of fluids. Follow your thirst. After a few weeks an abdominal binder can help but ask your surgeon about this first. Start walking and return to exercise once your surgeon gives you the green light. ...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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Had a pilonidal cystectomy with 4 sutures 10 days ago, in last 7 days had drainage from my wound (seroma), how long it will continue? Can I drink alcohol?

Had a pilonidal cystectomy with 4 sutures 10 days ago, in last 7 days had drainage from my wound (seroma), how long it will continue? Can I drink alcohol?

Not right: The way this surgery done in the united state does not include stitches so having stitches will mean something is not right you need to see the surgeon so they can remove the sutures and the wound drained freely
as fa as alcohol concern you are 20 even in the USA is not legal for 20 years old I do not know about Iran
last no alcohhol should mixed with pain medicne
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I have a cyst that was 4cm a year and a half ago. It grew to 10cm and then shrunk to 8.4 in 2 months. OB GYN gave two choices. Watch and wait or laparoscopic cystectomy. What should I do? Cyst is complex hypoechoic (possible endometrioma)

I have a cyst that was 4cm a year and a half ago. It grew to 10cm and then shrunk to 8.4 in 2 months. OB GYN gave two choices. Watch and wait or laparoscopic cystectomy. What should I do? Cyst is complex hypoechoic (possible endometrioma)

Won't go away on own: Only you can make the decision; however, something to think about is this: If it has persisted for 1.5 years, its unlikely to go away on its own. The difference in size in 2 months from 10cm to 8.4cm may just be the way the ultrasound measurements were taken. It may not be shrinking. I would recommend removing an 8+ cm cyst that is persistent after observation. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: radical cystectomy?

What is the definition or description of: radical cystectomy?

Removal of bladder: A radical cystectomy, usually used to treat cancer, is a complete removal of the bladder, parts of the nearby urethra, surrounding lymph nodes and surrounding organs.

This may include the prostate in men. In women, this may include the uterus, cervix, fallopia tubes, and part of the vagina. ...Read more

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What does the scar look like after a cystectomy?

What does the scar look like after a cystectomy?

Depressed: The scar will be low in the abdomen above the pubis, much like a c-section scar. Most likely it will be depressed. Occasionally it may be a thin line but to minimize a scar fine sutures and a good tension relieving subcutaneous layer of slowly absorging sutures needs to be used. If poor healing, bad tension and or an infection result the scar will be wide and need revision. ...Read more

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Can I cycle after a cystectomy?

Can I cycle after a cystectomy?

Yes: Do you mean ovarian cystectomy? You can cycle. ...Read more

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Has anyone out there had a cystectomy operation as a female? .Im worried?

Has anyone out there had a cystectomy operation as a female? .Im worried?

Don't worry: I haven't had a cystectomy but I've done hundreds. If that's all that is needed, you will have a complete recovery. Should the "cyst" be a tumor of some kind, it might require removal of the ovary. I don;t know your age or circumstances but you should do well. ...Read more

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Two weeks after laprascopic cystectomy, work is very physical when should I go back?

When to return: That is definitely a question for the doctor who did your procedure. What did they say? You can call them if you don't know. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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Why oophorectomy instead of cystectomy abd it neasured 6.2✖️4.4cm last week its probably getting smaller anyway?

Why oophorectomy instead of cystectomy abd it neasured 6.2✖️4.4cm last week its probably getting smaller anyway?

Depends on age/size: SOmetimes if a large cyst is encountered and you are concerned about a malignancy, you take the ovaries out to get a pathologist to review it as a whole. If you take bits and pieces out, you can spread malignancy in your abdomen and worsen prognosis
In younger women, sometimes, preservation of the ovaries is attempted because risk of ovarian cancer is low and there is need for ovaries for fertilit ...Read more

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Chemotherapy after bladder radical cystectomy needed?

Chemotherapy after bladder radical cystectomy needed?

Perhaps: Chemotherapy following bladder cancer removed by radical cystectomy may be advised depending on the stage of the cancer. A deeply invasive cancer, or a cancer with lymph nodes involved may be treated post-operatively with chemotherapy if chemotherapy was not used preoperatively. ...Read more