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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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I was wondering what would be the symptoms of accidental ovary removal?

I was wondering what would be the symptoms of accidental ovary removal?

Depends on the pt: Not sure why an ovary would be 'accidentally' removed.... For a young woman who retains her other ovary, the symptoms would be minimal. She would have diminished ovarian reserve as she ages relative to if she were to have two ovaries. For a 53 year old woman (if this is regarding yourself) then there should be no issues at all, since the ovary isn't doing much anymore anyway ...Read more

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How long after ovary removal surgery before your able to have sex?

How long after ovary removal surgery before your able to have sex?

Depends on surgery: This is a question you will need to ask your surgeon as it depends on the type of surgery and surgical techniques used in your unique situation. By 4-6 weeks it should be fine but if a minimally invasive technique was used your surgeon may clear you sooner. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is back pain and light cramps normal after ovary removal ?

Can you tell me is back pain and light cramps normal after ovary removal ?

Yes: After pelvic surgery, many times pain can persist for a few days/weeks and can radiate to the back. If it does not improve see your doctor that did the surgery to make sure you don't have any complications from the surgery. ...Read more

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I am one month after a cystectemy and ovary removal why is my period so heavy and painful?

I am one month after a cystectemy and ovary removal why is my period so heavy and painful?

Ovary/uterus: The mentrual cycle is a shedding of the uterine lining and is hormonally induced. Have your GYN check your female hormone levels and thyroid function. ...Read more

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I am having uterine/pelvic pain 2 months after d&c and right ovary removal. Is this normal? What should I do?

I am having uterine/pelvic pain 2 months after d&c and right ovary removal. Is this normal? What should I do?

See your doctor: Recovery is usually complete by 2 months and you would be expected to be pain-free. If not, you should be evaluated for possible post op complications, such as infection, bowel injuries, or adhesions. If you were having the same pain pre-op, then consider persistent endometriosis, adenomyosis, or pelvic adhesions. ...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. Oscar Novick
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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