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Doctor insights on: Recovery After Ovarian Cysts Surgery

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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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Ovarian cyst , should I do surgery?

Ovarian cyst , should I do surgery?

Need more info: Symptoms, size, type, persistence, results of imaging studies, etc. ...Read more

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Could surgery remove the ovarian cysts?

Could surgery remove the ovarian cysts?

Yes.: Surgery can remove ovarian cysts. This can be cystectomy where the cysts are removed but the ovarian is left otherwise intact. It can also be oophorectomy where the entire ovary is removed. Many ovarian cysts, however, can resolve on their own. ...Read more

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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

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When is surgery necessary for ovarian cysts?

When is surgery necessary for ovarian cysts?

Suspicion of cancer: When there is pain, rapid increase in size or infection with fevers etc and there is a family history of ovarian cancer. ...Read more

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Should an ovarian cyst of 4.9cm require surgery?

Should an ovarian cyst of 4.9cm require surgery?

Depends on: your symptoms, exact ultrasound findings, and your risk factors. Consult with your gyn for proper treatment. ...Read more

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3.3cm ovarian cyst is it time for me to get surgery?

3.3cm ovarian cyst is it time for me to get surgery?

It depends: There are a lot of factors that go into deciding if you should have surgery. Among them are: Cyst type, pain level, and interference with pregnancy (if desired). Have a good discussion with your Gynecologist and make an informed decision. Good luck! ...Read more

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If i have an ovarian cyst at 5cm should I get surgery?

If i have an ovarian cyst at 5cm should I get surgery?

Possibly: gynecologist often use 5 centimeters as a cutoff for taking somebody to surgery or not it really also depends on the appearance of the cyst meaning is it a simple appearing cyst with just fluid is it a dermoid cyst is it a complex cyst all these plus the patience symptoms Ie. Pain, determine need for surgeryyou also include the risk of torsion as well ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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