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Ovarian Teratoma Symptoms
Did a scan which said I have ovarian teratoma. I have pregnancy symptoms and menses are late two months. Could the scan be wrong? Two +ve hpc
Unknown: Tearatomas arise from multipotential germ cells. What causes them is unknown. They can contain any type of body structure or organ. One old theory was that they were an undiagnosed twin within the baby that was born. The cystic fluid is skin oil from skin appendages, which are common. ...Read more
After a laparotomy for an ovarian teratoma removal on one side, could a new one grow on the other side a few year later?
If I have surgery mid pregnancy for my ovarian teratomas, could this cause me to miscarry? Or would i be okay?
Can vary: A recurrent ovarian dermoid cyst implies that you have had one removed in the past. Because of their contain hair, teeth and other structures, they don't usually go away like other benign cysts can. They can twist and cause severe pelvic pain. They can get quite large and put pressure on surrounding organs. If you are symptomatic, you should see your PCP or a gynecologist or surgeon. ...Read more
Possible removal: Once an ovarian dermoid is removed , especially in the younger patient, follow up ultrasonography is required. The incidence of recurrent dermoid cysts in a pediatric and adolescent population following ovarian cystectomy is 10.6% where only 3% will recur and require further surgical management. Eventually all are cured ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Removal: You should have it removed by a qualified pelvic surgeon! Good luck and hope that it is benign! ...Read more
Can I travel overseas in two or three weeks after ovarian teratoma removal surgery whether it is done by laparoscopy or open one?
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