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Doctor insights on: Scar Tissue From Ovarian Cyst Removal

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Is spotting normal after ovarian cyst removal ?

Is spotting normal after ovarian cyst removal ?

Yes: Spotting is normal and common after surgery to remove an ovarian cyst. During the surgery usually an instrument is placed on the cervix so the uterus can be moved to get to the cyst, and that can cause a few days of light bleeding. Occasionally the stress of surgery can cause irregular bleeding. ...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 common is weight loss after ovarian cyst removal?

How common is weight loss after ovarian cyst removal?

Unrelated : There is no relationship between weight loss, weight gain and having an ovarian cyst or having a cyst removal. If you have had a removal and then lost weight the weight loss is a consequence of less caloric intake or increase in calorie burning. ...Read more

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Can surgery after a ovarian cyst removal be too tight?

Can surgery after a ovarian cyst removal be too tight?

Surgery: I am unsure as to what you mean by too tight. If you are feeling pains in your skin, they are most likely rude to true stitches below your skin. If you are feeling pain on the inside, then that is from scar tissue. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to have sex after an ovarian cyst removal?

How long do I have to wait to have sex after an ovarian cyst removal?

Not long: I tell most patients, as soon as they feel like it. Usually 7-14 days or so. Depends though on your surgery type and would go on the recommendations of your physician. ...Read more

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Is ovarian cyst removal surgery an inpatient or an outpatient procedure?

Is ovarian cyst removal surgery an inpatient or an outpatient procedure?

Ovarian cyst: Depending on the size of the ovarian cyst, if removed laparoscopically then an outpatient procedure should be planned. ...Read more

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Is ovarian cyst removal surgery an inpatient or outpatient procedure now?

Is ovarian cyst removal surgery an inpatient or outpatient procedure now?

Ovarian cysts: Most ovarian cysts can be removed laparoscopically which is an outpatient procedure. It is nowadays unusual to have to be inpatient for this. This obviously depends on the expertise of your surgeon. Advanced gynecological laparoscopists rarely have to perform a laparotomy (open surgery) for ovarian cyst removal. Davinci robot-assistance may facilitate a minimally invasive approach. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst removal im 20 years old and after my surgery it was hard for me to breath the next day why ?

Ovarian cyst removal  im 20 years old and after my surgery it was hard for me to breath the next day why ?

Possibilities...: Smoking and surgery are a bad mix and can certainly cause breathing problems. Atelectasis is a term used to describe the temporary collapse of small areas in the lungs seen after general anesthesia & abdominal surgery; this will clear up on its own. If your surgery was laparoscopic, the distention of the abdomen w/co2 can put pressure on the diaphragm & cause shortness of breath. ...Read more

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After bilateral laparoscopic ovarian cyst removal, menstrual cycles have gone from 32 days to 25. What does this mean? I 'm 30 years old.

After bilateral laparoscopic ovarian cyst removal, menstrual cycles have gone from 32 days to 25. What does this mean? I 'm 30 years old.

Maybe Bad news: The thing that i would be worried about most is that the doctor removed too much normal ovarian tissue and took out a lot of your eggs. when you remove a cyst in someone who may want children in the future, you must fully separate the cyst from the normal tissue around it or it can send someone into menopause or harm their ovaries. would see a specialist right away ti get tested ...Read more

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Is it true that you can have a raised temperature after ovarian cyst removal due to blood supply being temporarily cut off to the ovaries?

Haven't heard that o: One, if u have temp in the immediate or sometimes not immediate post op period u need to r/o infection somewhere in your body that is the #1 thing to r/o so u need to call the doc who did your surgery to see if u need evaluation or to be put on antibiotics. ...Read more

Tissue (Definition)

The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more


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Scarring (Definition)

A scar is the result of the body healing. It is the end product of a long cascade of signals and cellular repair that takes approximately a year to complete, and a lifetime to maintain. It is a normal process that occurs whenever ...Read more