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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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After successful ovarian cyst removal operation my weight increase upto 12kg can u give me reason for this problem & reduce my wieght through cycling?

After successful ovarian cyst removal operation my weight increase upto 12kg can u give me reason for this problem & reduce my wieght through cycling?

No Relation: Surgery and or cyst removal should not affect your weight at all. It is possible as a result of surgery you are less active. But would definitely see your doctor since weight loss should not result from surgery. ...Read more

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How does ovarian cyst removal work?

Too general a?: Depends what type of cyst you have, how big it is, I am assuming it is benign and not, malignant, usually now a days it can be done through the laparoscope or the robot, sometimes you may need a laparotomy incision see your gyn or a gyn. ...Read more

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Where can you get a free ovarian cyst removal?

Where can you get a free ovarian cyst removal?

May not need removal: The vast majority of ovarian cysts during reproductive life come and go on their own. There are various types of physiologic cysts like this. If it is a dermoid cyst or a benign tumor, it may need to be removed surgically. Rarely a malignant cystic tumor can be the problem, requiring surgery. Its extremely important to determine what it is, as best as possible, before deciding about removal. ...Read more

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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

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What is the definition or description of: ovarian cyst removal?

Surgical Approach: An ovarian cyst removal is a surgical procedure where a cyst is removed from the ovary while not removing the ovary. ...Read more

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Has anyone ever had trouble with pain months after an ovarian cyst removal?

Has anyone ever had trouble with pain months after an ovarian cyst removal?

Yes: During reproductive age cysts are very common. Most women would have something considered a cyst at least once per year but would never know unless an x-ray test was performed due to pain. Often though the pain is completely separate from the cyst. The follicle (a cyst) that is the growing egg each month grows to 2-3 cm and ruptures each month. Cyst rupture is normal! Cysts unusually cause pain. ...Read more

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How quickly after ovarian cyst removal can I expect to get pregnant?

How quickly after ovarian cyst removal can I expect to get pregnant?

With ovulation: With laparoscopic ovarian cyst removal (cystectomy), you usually recover within a week or two and ovulation may be as early as 2-3 weeks. If your tubes are normal & fertility wasn't an issue prior, you can achieve pregnancy as soon as you're comfortable. If you had a laparotomy, give it 2 months minimum to allow proper healing & comfort. Take Folic Acid if planning a pregnancy & good luck to you. ...Read more

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How many months can be safe to be pregnant after my ovarian cyst removal?

Depends: How extensive was your surgery? You should wait 6 wks......Talk it out with your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does an ovarian cyst removal operation take through keyhole surgery? And how likely are risks?

Depends: This depends on many factors including your body habitus, the size and consistency of the mass, skill of the surgeon etc. Typically if it is straightforward then it may be as short as 15 minutes. Add anesthesia time and setup and maybe it becomes 30 minutes from the time you go in, to the time you go out, of the or. Complications are not very common if it is routine. ...Read more

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Before undergoing my ovarian cyst removal operation doctors are asking to take contrast scan. Please can you tell me why & how that scan be taken?

Before undergoing my ovarian cyst removal operation doctors are asking to take contrast scan. Please can you tell me why & how that scan be taken?

CT scan: If a cyst is not a simple cyst, sometimes docs will do a ct scan of the pelvis to try to determine ahead of time the nature of the problem. Ovarian cancer is highly unusual in a girl your age, but borderline tumors can occur and having a gyn oncologist available can be important. ...Read more

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Does ovarian cyst removal procedure affect menstrual cycle?

It may: If you just had an ovarian cyst removed, it may affect your next cycle. It would not affect any after the initial cycle though. ...Read more

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Why must you wait 1-2 months after ovarian cyst removal surgery to have sex?

Why must you wait 1-2 months after ovarian cyst removal surgery to have sex?

What did you surg: Say, he is the one who oid the surg, and knows what you had, and how the surgery went, you should ask this? To your doc, that is part of your post op care. ...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

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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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Does one lose weight after ovarian cyst removal?

Does one lose weight after ovarian cyst removal?

No: Only if you stop eating too much or if the cyst weighed over 2 pounds. ...Read more

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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

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