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How to know what kind of ovarian cyst i have? Dermoid or endometrioma? I am looking for other option aside from laparascopic surgery

How to know what kind of ovarian cyst i have? Dermoid or endometrioma? I am looking for other option aside from laparascopic surgery

If you have either: One of those and it is 7.5 cm you need surgery to remove it sometimes some of the ovary can be saved , sometimes not. ...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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Is sex safe after ovarian cyst surgery?

Is sex safe after ovarian cyst surgery?

Yes but: After a healing period from the surgery. Check with your surgeon for a time table. ...Read more

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Do you suggest laparoscopic surgery for ovarian cyst prior to open surgery?

Do you suggest laparoscopic surgery for ovarian cyst prior to open surgery?

Yes: If a surgery is amendable to laparoscopic, then i always recommend going that route. The recovery is faster, the pain is less, lower rates of infections. Not all surgeries can be done laparoscopically, but if it can be then do it. ...Read more

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I had an ovarian cyst open surgery 2 years back and have 99-99.4 temp since then which makes me tired and body aches occur. Is it normal?

I had an ovarian cyst open surgery 2 years back and have 99-99.4 temp since then which makes me tired and body aches occur. Is it normal?

Fever: Your temperature is probably quite normal, ; depends on time of day you are taking it how you are taking it. If you are having vague symptoms of fatigue and body aches you need to be seen by a doctor and evaluated. This is unlikely to be related to your surgery two years ago. If you do have fever it would be beneficial to see an infectious diseases expert since this might be a complex workup. ...Read more

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I had an open ovarian cyst surgery two years back and a few months later i started getting low grade fever 99-99.6f. It stays persistently mostly?

I had an open ovarian cyst surgery two years back and a few months later i started getting low grade fever 99-99.6f. It stays persistently mostly?

Low grade temp: Your temp is considered normal and probably has nothing to do with your surgery. If you are concerned see your doctor for a complete medical workup. ...Read more

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35 y/o with dermoid ovarian cyst 3.9cm. Is is safe to get pregnant with clomid (clomiphene) and having the cyst ? Or should I remove the cyst before pregnancy?

35 y/o with dermoid ovarian cyst 3.9cm. Is is safe to get pregnant with clomid (clomiphene) and having the cyst ? Or should I remove the cyst before pregnancy?

See your Doctor: Dermoids can rupture if they grow and can undergo torsion (twisting cutting off the blood supply). Both would require surgery which you do not want to have to go through if you are pregnant. See your doctor for evaluation and discuss whether this should be removed soon ...Read more

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I'm 15 weeks pregnant and have complex ovarian cyst . is the surgery safe for baby? could it be ovarian cancer?

I'm 15 weeks pregnant and have complex ovarian cyst . is the surgery safe for baby? could it be ovarian cancer?

Unlikely: If you are having pain and if it is increasing in size your doctor may recommend surgery. Most cysts in pregnancy resolve. Keep close follow up with your doctor. ...Read more

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I had sex 14 days after ovarian cyst open surgery, now am bleeding from the vagina 2days before my period. Could it be my period or an effect of sex?

I had sex 14 days after ovarian cyst open surgery, now am bleeding from the vagina 2days before my period. Could it be my period or an effect of sex?

Tough to say: Could be either. May be the period being early, or sex caused some irritation and bleeding especially with your surgical history. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you naturally cure 15cm ovarian cyst without surgery?

Can you naturally cure 15cm ovarian cyst without surgery?

Not very likely : That is a very large cyst. You need too an obgyn who can evaluate the sonogram and determine the plan. ...Read more

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Just found out I have 2.1 inch ovarian cyst does that require surgery ?

Just found out I have 2.1 inch ovarian cyst does that require surgery ?

Ovarian cyst: Although you have a 2.1 inch cyst in your ovary, you haven't mentioned how long its been there, are you having any symptoms, or how was it found. If you are having a lot of symptoms and/or pain, surgery would help to relieve these symptoms. Still, it is not uncommon to develop a cyst that will resolve without treatment. ...Read more

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I have right ovarian cyst of size 4.5 x 3.6. do i have to surgery.or taking danzol could reduce the size?

I have right ovarian cyst of size 4.5 x 3.6. do i have to surgery.or taking danzol could reduce the size?

Ovarian cyst size: depends on the type of cyst. Ovarian cysts can range from under 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) to more than 12 inches (30.48 cm). Ovarian cysts are particularly common during childbearing years. Many resolve spontaneously without treatment. The potential risks and benefits of any treatment should be carefully considered. No treatment is necessary unless symptoms outweigh potential risk of treatment. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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