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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

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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After ovarian cyst surgery, if infected, what can happen? more surgery? what could have gone wrong?

After ovarian cyst surgery, if infected, what can happen? more surgery? what could have gone wrong?

Post op infection: Post operative infection anywhere in the abdomen is treated with initial antibiotics to lower the risk of a blood infection (septicemia). If an abscess forms, surgery is a possibility to drain. The best treatment is the avoidance of infection in the first place with prophylaxis by the O.R. crew and surgeon. ...Read more

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Does cesarean stitch and ovarian cyst surgery stitch different?

Does cesarean stitch and ovarian cyst surgery stitch different?

depends: The type of incision can be the same in both c-section and ovary resection, the surgeon opens the skin along the bikini line and then opens the fascia from the umbilicus to the pubic bone. The same suture, usually absorbable can be used in both. The ovarian cyst surgery also can be done with a laprascopic approach, minimally invasive. Okay to ask your surgeon about these choices. Be well. ...Read more

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Should I still have a hard time walking, and getting up after 5 days of having my appendix removed and ovarian cyst surgery?

Should I still have a hard time walking, and getting up after 5 days of having my appendix removed and ovarian cyst surgery?

Depends: You did not say if your operation was laparoscopic or not - that would make a difference. Either way, you will be sore afterward for a while, but by day 5 - I would expect you to be feeling/doing better and able to get up some. If you think this is a problem, call your surgeon and get in to be checked out to make sure nothing else going on. Be well. ...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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Ovarian cyst surgery can cause vaginal infection?

Ovarian cyst surgery can cause vaginal infection?

Unlikely: Only way this could happen is if the vaginal infection has migrated to the ovaries and is causing an ovarian abscess. ...Read more

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If I have a ovarian cyst surgery will I have to remove my belly button ring?

If I have a ovarian cyst surgery will I have to remove my belly button ring?

Ovarian cystectomy: You would need to remove and type of body jewelry. Electrocautery devices are used and could cause a burn to the skin. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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