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I had an oophorectomy about 8 months ago why do I still have an ugly reddish, c-section-like scar from it?
I had an oophorectomy about 7 months ago and still have an ugly reddish, c-section-like scar. What do I do?
I had a unilateral salipingo oopherectomy on April 1. Over the 2-3 wks the pain has increased. Could it be scar tissue?
Depends: There actually is no recommendation to have a preventive oophorectomy. However, if you have a family history of ovarian cancer, personal history of breast cancer, or are about to undergo hysterectomy for other reasons, that is a question to consider. If you are merely undergoing hysterectomy for benign reasons, it is not recommended under the age of 60. ...Read more
Surgical procedure: It's a minimally invasive surgical procedure, utilizing small incisions and a camera as well as narrow diameter instruments to operate within a body cavity. Oophorectomy means to remove an ovary. Postmenopausal refers to a women who has stopped menstruating, and has left their reproductive years. ...Read more
Elective procedures: Elective surgical procedures, like a planned and scheduled oophorectomy, require less blood work than emergency procedures. The type of blood work is usually determined by both your surgeon and anesthesia provider, and depends on your age and other health issues. So answer is, depends on a few things. If you have recent blood work from your primary doc, share it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Why: This should be done laparoscopically and if straight forward 20 minutes for the docs part. ...Read more
At least 6 weeks: We usually say about 6 weeks, but healing continues even after that. Only your doctor will be able to clear you for activities based on how you are healing and what specifically was done. ...Read more
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