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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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What internal infection can you get after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst?

What internal infection can you get after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst?

Hematoma: In general a hematoma after surgery could become infected with any number of bacteria. Okay to ask your surgeon for details in your case. Okay to get an appointment to see your surgeon. Ask about culture, culture results and antibiotics. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ovarian cyst surgery can cause vaginal infection?

Ovarian cyst surgery can cause vaginal infection?

Unlikely: Only way this could happen is if the vaginal infection has migrated to the ovaries and is causing an ovarian abscess. ...Read more

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Ultrasound shows I have an ovarian cyst, 5cm, a thick septation, small amount of cul-de-sac fluid, tumor, infection. Is this ok? Wanna avoid surgery.

Ultrasound shows I have an ovarian cyst, 5cm, a thick septation, small amount of cul-de-sac fluid, tumor, infection. Is this ok? Wanna avoid surgery.

As long: As there are no findings worrisome for ovarian cancer it is reasonable to follow this cyst with an ultrasound in 3 months. Cancers tend to have soft tissue parts in addition to the cystic areas. They may also have increased blood flow compared to cysts. Best to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Keep getting hot spells after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, 1 week post op, shall i go to the doctors? What type of infection can this be?

Keep getting hot spells after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, 1 week post op, shall i go to the doctors? What type of infection can this be?

See the doctor: Asap. This may be a postoperative infection that could make you very ill very quickly if present. Hopefully this will only be a minor problem, but you do not want to be guessing about this. Go and get seen and do not delay. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Itchy vagina after keyhole surgery (laparoscopy) to remove ovarian cyst, could this be an infection, if so what kind of infection?

Itchy vagina after keyhole surgery (laparoscopy) to remove ovarian cyst, could this be an infection, if so what kind of infection?

Maybe yeast : Yeast infections are the most common causes of vaginal itching. You could start with an over the counter yeast medication. If it does not improve you will need to see your doctor for testing and treatment. ...Read more

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Hot spells, stomach pains and lightheadedness after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, what infection could this be?

Hot spells, stomach pains and lightheadedness after keyhole surgery to remove ovarian cyst, what infection could this be?

See your doctor : This surgery seems to have bern difficult for you. You have a number very important concern as I have seen various versions of your question asked lately. At this point it's probably best to go ahead and schedule a postop visit with your surgeon and address these concerns face to face. ...Read more

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I got tested for bladder infection but it was negative, I am having all the symptoms. Could it be my ovarian cysts causing this?

I got tested for bladder infection but it was negative, I am having all the symptoms. Could it be my ovarian cysts causing this?

Many possibilities: Could be a number of things including non-infectious interstitial cystitis, endometriosis or a long list of other possibilities. See a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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I have a 5.9 cm simple ovarian cyst. I have no pain or symptoms. I was told if it grows it might need surgery? What is the danger if it grows?

I have a 5.9 cm simple ovarian cyst.  I have no pain or symptoms.  I was told if it grows it might need surgery? What is the danger if it grows?

Important: First, are you 47 years old? I mean no offense but 50% of ages given on HealthTap are untrue. If 47 is correct the risks are torsion (twisting) and rupture. Any cyst larger than 6 cm. is a significant risk for these , both of which require emergency surgery. AT age 47 the chance of cancer, while not terribly high, is still plausible. Hence, needs removal. Good wishes. ...Read more

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I have a 3.4 CM ovarian cyst and am postmenopausal. It grew onehalf cm. If I have to have surgery for ovary out will i experience menopausal symptoms?

I have a 3.4 CM ovarian cyst and am postmenopausal. It grew onehalf cm. If I have to have surgery for ovary out will i experience menopausal symptoms?

Not likely: Since you are already postmenopausal, it is not likely you will change status with this surgery. Your indication for surgery has more to do with making sure the large ovary/cyst is not cancerous. ...Read more

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Dr. Ira Katz
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Ovarian Cyst (Definition)

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