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Ovarian cyst removal.. What is the recovery time?

Ovarian cyst removal.. What is the recovery time?

Depends: It completely depends on the method of removal and the size of the cysts. Small cysts done through a laparoscope or robot recover very quickly. Large cyst done with a laparotomy (regular incision) can take up to 6 weeks to recover. ...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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How long is the recovery time for open ovarian cyst removal?

How long is the recovery time for open ovarian cyst removal?

Varies: Depends on your motivation and your requirements at your job. If lifting is involved, most recommend 6 weeks. If not, it really is up to you as to when you return to work. In our experience, the minimum is 7 days or so. Might produce pain but will not damage the surgery outcome. ...Read more

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How long is the usual recovery time for an ovarian cyst removal?

How long is the usual recovery time for an ovarian cyst removal?

Quick: If the removal is done by laparoscopy, usually complete recovery takes about 2 weeks but some women recover even quicker. However you can resume most normal activities 3-4 days after the procedure. ...Read more

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How do they drain an 4cm ovarian cyst? Do they cut ? How long is the recovery time?

How do they drain an 4cm ovarian cyst? Do they cut ? How long is the recovery time?

If it is: thought to be a so-called functional cyst they may wait several cycles to see if it resolves on its own. Otherwise, if it is presumptively benign, a laparoscopic removal(cystectomy) would be performed. If it is more suspicious, open surgery may be indicated. The cysts are not drained, they are removed. ...Read more

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Went to ER for an excruciating pain. Left ovarian cyst rupture what is the recovery time like and timeframe? I I've had pain for a week & take ibuprof

Went to ER for an excruciating pain. Left ovarian cyst rupture what is the recovery time like and timeframe? I I've had pain for a week & take ibuprof

Need GYN follow up: You need to see a GYN MD in their office for follow up care to be certain that the ovarian cyst is completely gone. An ultrasound exam will help along with the pelvic exam. Those studies will determine the answer to your question of how long, etc. The MD can also provide Rx for the pain if necessary. ...Read more

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Laprascopic ovarian cyst removal with ablation. I have a cruise scheduled 17 days post op. Am i crazy? Recovery time? Plane ride?!?

Laprascopic ovarian cyst removal with ablation. I have a cruise scheduled 17 days post op. Am i crazy? Recovery time? Plane ride?!?

Fine: You'll be fine. You probably won't be on any pain meds at all, assuming no complications with your surgery. Most important, because you're 42, is just to make sure that you prevent any blood clot by moving around frequently. Get up, if you can, every hour or so on your plane ride for circulation. Check out exercises you can do with your legs while sitting on plane to prevent blood clot. ...Read more

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Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?

Having laparoscopy to diagnose endometriosi. Polyp in uterus and cervix removed. Ovarian cyst removed. What is my recovery time likely to be. Thank yo?

2 weeks: Usually almost full recovery in 2 weeks. Some people feel great after 5 days. Kind of unpredictable. But most activities can be resumed after about 7-10 days. ...Read more

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What is recovery from having an ovarian cyst and ovary removed like? Will i be able to travel a week later?

What is recovery from having an ovarian cyst and ovary removed like?  Will i be able to travel a week later?

Only your doctor: Can answer that depends how the surgery is done and what happens at the time of surgery please ask your doc , your doc will probably say no to travel 1 week later. ...Read more

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Is it true the healthier i eat the faster the recovery after an ovarian cyst is removed? What are other ways for a fast recovery?

Eat low carb: The most important thing to do is address why a cyst developed. Try some things on your own but it's also useful to work with a doctor that can do testing. You should first consider that you may be developing Insulin resistance and fix that with a low carbohydrate diet. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery process for a ruputured ovarian cyst? What is the treatment?

How long is the recovery process for a ruputured ovarian cyst? What is the treatment?

It varies: Some ruptured cysts resolve quickly, others can take a few months. Treatment depends on severity of symptoms. Usually just watch and wait is enough, sometimes surgery (minimally invasive) is necessary. See your doctor to discuss options. ...Read more

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Hi. I want to ask, what the best food to eat after ovarian cyst surgery for speed recovery my internal after my OP?

Hi. I want to ask, what the best food to eat after ovarian cyst surgery for speed recovery my internal after my OP?

No specific food: There are not specific foods that need to be eaten after surgery. In the first few hours you will likely be instructed not to eat and then slowly advance your diet back to your usual routine ...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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Can ovarian cysts cause pain all the time, or just during ovulation?

Can ovarian cysts cause pain all the time, or just during ovulation?

Ovarian cyst: A cyst (follicle) ruptures each month as you ovulate. Sometimes, the cyst may rupture and cause pain or discomfort. If you have pain throughout your cycle, you could have endometriosis. Using ibuprofen, naproxen, or some type of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent will help with the pain. ...Read more

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I have to go to the bathroom all the time. Could this be ovarian cysts?

I have to go to the bathroom all the time. Could this be ovarian cysts?

Unlikely /possible: While large ovarian cysts may put pressure on the bladder and make you go to the bathroom often this is less likely than a bladder infection. First thing is to have a urinalysis. A pelvic exam should show if a large cyst or mass is there, and an ultrasound may also help. There are also other reasons a bladder may spasm and cause frequent urination. Get urinalysis; if negative see urogynecologist ...Read more

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It has been discovered that I have a "large" ovarian cyst. First time in my 32 years that I have had one... Why now?

It has been discovered that I have a "large" ovarian cyst. First time in my 32 years that I have had one... Why now?

Cannot say: Why would a cyst develop at this time and not sooner or later cannot be answered. Please follow your doctor's advice for follow up testing and treatment. ...Read more

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I only spotted 2 days, light pink last time. This month the blood is between light pink and burgundy. I have ovarian cysts. Is this normal?

I only spotted 2 days, light pink last time. This month the blood is between light pink and burgundy. I have ovarian cysts. Is this normal?

Ask your OB-GYN doc: You can have bleeding irregularities with ovarian cysts. Pain and dull, discomfort other symptoms. You should still get a pregnancy test as pregnancies can occur with different healing results from tubal ligation procedures. The fertilized ovum can implant in a tube causing an ectopic pregnancy. Talk about your concerns with your ob-gyn specialist. ...Read more

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I have what appears to be an ovarian cyst rupture. This is the second time in about a year. Is reocurrance common and is treating at home ok?

Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts can and do recur often. As long as they spontaneously "disappear", no harm no foul. If the cyst gets very large, they can twist and cut off the blood supply and produce acute pain. ...Read more

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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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