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What could be the symptoms of accidental ovary removal?

What could be the symptoms of accidental ovary removal?

Accidental?: Not sure how one would have an accidental ovarian removal. If one ovary is removed then there should be no changes. If both ovaries are removed then one expects menopause to start almost immediately. ...Read more

Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: ovary removal?

What is the definition or description of: ovary removal?

Surgery: Surgery to cut out or resect an ovary for biopsy, infection , pain , or cancer. ...Read more

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Are there single ovary removal effects if you have the other ovary?

Are there single ovary removal effects if you have the other ovary?

No: Mother nature gave females a"spare" in this case as the remaining ovary will ovulate and produce all the necessary hormones needed. ...Read more

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Will I have big scar from hyst with ovary removal?

Will I have big scar from hyst with ovary removal?

Not necessarily: Removal of the uterus and ovaries can be accomplished in several ways. Sometimes no scar is left. Often a vaginal hysterectomy is possible, which leaves no scar. If that approach is not appropriate, a laparoscopic or robotic procedure will leave only small scars. You should seek out a doctor who is capable of performing such surgeries to allow you the full range of options. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is a hernia normal after ovary removal ?

Can you tell me is a hernia normal after ovary removal ?

It can happen.: A hernia can occur after ovary removal, or any other abdominal surgery, but is not normal. Hernias are more common for people who are over-weight, people who are malnourished and people who return to rigorous physical activity too soon after surgery. ...Read more

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Please answer me. Is a hernia normal after ovary removal ?

Please answer me. Is a hernia normal after ovary removal ?

No, but...: How was your oophorectomy (ovarian removal) done, by big incision of through laparoscopy? Either way, incisional hernia may occur. For your individual detail, ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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I have dermoid seven mm and two centimeter follicle ovary too this month. I have had sonos every month due to dermoid at my request and it hasnt changed my ovary now measures 3.8 x 2.08 x 4 is that enlarged and should I insist on ovary removal?

No: A dermoid that small is very difficult to remove and will cause you no health concerns. Given that it is stable in size, i would monitor it no more frequently than 6 months. I wouldn't recommend removal on size alone until it is >5cm (50mm). ...Read more

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What might lead to ovary removal?

What might lead to ovary removal?

Growths: Ovarian cysts, growths and cancer are major reasons for ovarian removal. Sometimes it is important to take out the ovary intact, so the entire ovary is removed. With pelvic inflammatory disease or back scar tissue an ovary may also be removed.Can be done with an open method, laparoscopically or with the robot, ovaries are also removed with genetic cancer susceptibility. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more


Dr. Darrin Cunningham
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more