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Oophorectomy Ovarian Cysts
Sodium 139, K 3.3 L, Chloride 109 H, CO2 25. Should I be concerned about electrolyte imbalance+upcoming hysterectomy/oophorectomy for ovarian cysts?
Yes: It should be corrected prior to surgery and the reason for the electrolyte imbalance should also be evaluated. Good luck. ...Read more
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
Sure. Maybe...: I'm assuming this is for you! At 62yo, there is no reason (other than limiting risk) to just take out 1 ovary when you are "opened up." It's always a best guess that it's the ovary causing pain. Odd that you are 10 years postmenopausal and have ovarian cysts - those things should be shriveled prunes about now! I hate to stir the pot, but if it were me, I'd rip out both of those little time-bombs. ...Read more
I had an oopherectomy 20 years ago and now have a 5 CM ovarian cyst causing pain. What is the usual treatment?
Is the quality of eggs affected in the remaining ovarian tissue after bilateral partial oophorectomy for dermoid cysts?
I don't think so: As you may know, all of the eggs a human female will have in her lifetime are present in her ovaries at the time of her birth. The quality of them slowly degrades as she ages. Having part of the ovary removed will surely reduce the number of remaining eggs, but the quality of the remaining ones should be unchanged. ...Read more
L salpingo oophorectomy for simple cyst & pain. 5mos later, new onset R ovarian complex cyst w/ septation, uterine fibroid & 10mm L4 lesion. Cancer?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: An ovarian cyst is in your pelvis, it will not pass thru the vagina, please discuss with your gyn because of you have a cyst , it depends what kind, how big it is and are you have symptoms because either you can get meds to help shrink it or you may need surgical drainage , cystectomy or oophorectomy please discuss with your gyn. ...Read more
An MRI of the spine showed a 5.9cm ovarian cyst . I had a Partial Hysterectomy 25 years ago. Should I be concerned I'm 50 years old.
Need eval by Gyn onc: It would be wise to have a pelvic ultrasound , consult a Gyn oncologist and have your ovarian cyst evaluated further. Ultimately, either exploratory laparoscopic surgery or laparotomic oophorectomy may be needed to make a definitive diagnosis. Unfortunately there is no other accurate and reliable way to reassure you that your ovarian cyst is benign, even though most ovarian cysts are . ...Read more
I had an episode of ovarian cyst rupture with hemorrahgic ascities on 10th oct 15 and now there no pain or any other symptom
But the usg today shows minimal ascites and a cystic mass measuring 5.0✖️3.2✖️4.4 cm
Can it rupture again ?
Yes: See your gyne and ask about Lap oophorectomy ...Read more
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