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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

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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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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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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Subsequent to surgery for removing an ovarian cyst, endometorioma?

Subsequent to surgery for removing an ovarian cyst, endometorioma?

Unrelated: If you are having continued symptoms after ovarian cyst removal you should see your surgeon. Another cyst may have developed. ...Read more

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What are the ovarian cyst removal surgery risks?

What are the ovarian cyst removal surgery risks?

Many but rare: Surgery for an ovarian cyst today is very safe and complications are rare. As with any operation risks related to ansthesia, blood loss, damage to surrounding structures and infection do happen -but are uncommon. Some loss of ovarian tissue is common but usually not consequential. ...Read more

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If ovarian cyst rupture do I still need surgery?

If ovarian cyst rupture do I still need surgery?

Maybe: The ruptured cyst can be painful or cause bleeding internally. It can also regrow. Most cysts would simply heal whether or not they rupture. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from an ovarian cyst removal surgery?

How long does it take to recover from an ovarian cyst removal surgery?

Usually a day or two: Ovarian cysts are sometimes removed surgically, usually with laparoscopy. This involves inserting instruments through 1/4 inch incisions. Recovery time from laparoscopic surgery is usually only a couple of days. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to have keyhole surgery for a 12cm ovarian cyst?

Is it possible for me to have keyhole surgery for a 12cm ovarian cyst?

Maybe: Trust your doctor. The decision will be made by evaluating the risk of malignancy and the experience of your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Robotic Surgery (Definition)

Davinci robotic surgery is really just a surgeon using extremely technologically advanced surgical equipment. The "robot" doesn't really do surgery, it simply acts as our hands inside the patient. It does allow us to do procedures more easily then without the robot. There are some great you tube videos of how the ...Read more


Dr. John Landi
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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