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Ovarian cyst removal - is that done laparoscopically or do you get cut open?

Ovarian cyst removal - is that done laparoscopically or do you get cut open?

Usually laparoscopic: Most ovarian cystectomys or oophorectomies for benign cysts can and should be performed with minimally invasive surgery. Prior to the surgery, your evaluation should include an ultrasound and blood tests. An open surgery would only be needed if there is a high chance of an ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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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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Does tubal test hurt? I am a virgin. I have an ovarian cyst so i will be undergoing laparoscopic procedure. They will also do the tubal test..

Tubal Test?: I believe you are referring a test to see if your fallopian tubes are patent ( chromopertubation). If done during the laparoscopy you will be under anesthesia and you wont feel it. Obviously you will have some pain from the surgery. Are you trying to get pregnant? Dont see the need for it unless you have problems conceiving. ...Read more

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What are the problems after laparoscopic appendectomy - ovarian cysts?

What are the problems after laparoscopic appendectomy - ovarian cysts?

Appendectomy: Surgical risks of laparoscopic appendectomy are low risks of bleeding or infection the first few days after surgery. There is no long term problems after surgery. Ovarian cysts are not related to appendix surgery. ...Read more

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Are ovarian cysts possible complications after laparoscopic appendectomy?

Are ovarian cysts possible complications after laparoscopic appendectomy?

No: Removal of the appendix does not cause cystic disease if the ovaries, which is very common, and may even come and go over time. ...Read more

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After bilateral laparoscopic ovarian cyst removal, menstrual cycles have gone from 32 days to 25. What does this mean? I 'm 30 years old.

After bilateral laparoscopic ovarian cyst removal, menstrual cycles have gone from 32 days to 25. What does this mean? I 'm 30 years old.

Maybe Bad news: The thing that i would be worried about most is that the doctor removed too much normal ovarian tissue and took out a lot of your eggs. when you remove a cyst in someone who may want children in the future, you must fully separate the cyst from the normal tissue around it or it can send someone into menopause or harm their ovaries. would see a specialist right away ti get tested ...Read more

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Hi i had a laparoscopic surgery to remove ovarian cyst and edomestris 4 weeks ago and now i'm putting lot of weight on and feel always full help plz?

Hi i had a laparoscopic surgery  to remove ovarian cyst and edomestris 4 weeks ago and now i'm putting lot of weight on and feel always full help plz?

Not related to surge: Your weight gain is not related to surgery. If you really want to loose weight you will , first you have to be motivated and focused for it, reduce your caloric intake ( don't eat too much junk food ) , count your calories join a gym for regular progressive exercises to burn your body fat , you will see the change. ...Read more

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Do you lose weight after ovarian cyst laparoscopic surgery?

Do you lose weight after ovarian cyst laparoscopic surgery?

No. I would: Look to other causes of abnormal weight loss, especially if you lost a large amount of weight. Consult a doctor if it is persistent. ...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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Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Cyst Drainage (Definition)

Cyst drainage refers to the insertion of a needle into a cyst and withdrawing the fluid inside. This could be a breast cyst, ovarian cyst, renal cyst or a cyst in a joint, like a ganglion cyst. The cyst contents are sometimes sent to a pathologist to ...Read more