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Doctor insights on: Laparoscopic Surgery For Ovarian Cyst And Scar Tissue

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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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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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I had laparoscopic surgery on the 19th to remove a ovarian cyst and endometriosis. I am doing better, but often feel very dizzy. Is this normal?

I had laparoscopic surgery on the 19th to remove a ovarian cyst and endometriosis. I am doing better, but often feel very dizzy. Is this normal?

Dizzy: No, not really normal. You might be a little dehydrated or may have had some blood loss, both of which can make you a little lightheaded. You should see your gynecologist. ...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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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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What causes abnormal heavy bleeding for 20days so far after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis and ovarian cysts and having prostap injection?

What causes abnormal heavy bleeding for 20days so far after laparoscopic surgery for endometriosis and ovarian cysts and having prostap injection?

Bleeding: If you had surgery for endometriosis, that could cause your bleeding postoperatively. If you got any medications to reduce future endometriosis growth, this may cause continued bleeding as well. If you did get lupron, (leuprolide) the bleeding should diminish after 2-3 weeks and you may not have a period for 2 - 3 months. You should follow up with your doctor to discuss these symptoms. ...Read more

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I just had surgery on the removal of a ovarian cyst and he found a lot of scar tissue and cleaned that up. Why am I still in so much pain?

I just had surgery on the removal of a ovarian cyst and he found a lot of scar tissue and cleaned that up. Why am I still in so much pain?

Might be too early: You just had surgery so pain is common. Give it some time. Hopefully the pain will go away. If it persists, see your surgeon/obgyn for re-evaluation. For now, take the pan med that was given to you after surgery. ...Read more

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After how long will the menstrual cycle begin after laproscopy? I had an ovarian cyst removed and scar tissue was also found during surgery.

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

Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more