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Can you get ovarian cyst after a partial hysterectomy?

Can you get ovarian cyst after a partial hysterectomy?

Yes: You will continue to ovulate even without a uterus. Ovarian cysts are exceedingly common and usually normal. ...Read more

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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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I've had ovarian cysts and painful bursts almost every month for years. even more often since my partial hysterectomy February 2013. Help.

I've had ovarian cysts and painful bursts almost every month for years. even more often since my partial hysterectomy February 2013. Help.

OCPs or surgery: You could take OCPs to suppress ovulation, as that's when these cysts usually start. The other option would be to have one or both ovaries removed, which can be done laparoscopically. However, if both ovaries are removed, you will need to take hormone replacement, especially at your age. ...Read more

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I recently had a partial hysterectomy about 3 months ago and discovered last month that I have an ovarian cyst, does it need to be removed?

I recently had a partial hysterectomy about 3 months ago and discovered last month that I have an ovarian cyst, does it need to be removed?

No: Not unless it is causing bad symptoms or has features worrisome for cancer. Cancer is unlikely since your surgeon just looked at the ovary 3 mo ago. The cyst should be followed with periodic ultrasounds to make sure it resolves and does not develop worrisome features. ...Read more

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An MRI of the spine showed a 5.9cm ovarian cyst . I had a Partial Hysterectomy 25 years ago. Should I be concerned I'm 50 years old.

An MRI of the spine showed a 5.9cm ovarian cyst . I had a Partial Hysterectomy 25 years ago. Should I be concerned I'm 50 years old.

Need eval by Gyn onc: It would be wise to have a pelvic ultrasound , consult a Gyn oncologist and have your ovarian cyst evaluated further. Ultimately, either exploratory laparoscopic surgery or laparotomic oophorectomy may be needed to make a definitive diagnosis. Unfortunately there is no other accurate and reliable way to reassure you that your ovarian cyst is benign, even though most ovarian cysts are . ...Read more

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Is a painful, 3.6 ovarian cyst bad for 32 yo after partial hysterectomy in April2015? Spotting,nausea,pressure, low appetite,fullness, freq.urination

Is a painful, 3.6 ovarian cyst bad for 32 yo after partial hysterectomy in April2015? Spotting,nausea,pressure, low appetite,fullness, freq.urination

Bad versus good: An documented ovarian cyst that produces pressure is not uncommon. However you don't say if the cyst is 3.6 centimeters or inches. Moreover, your symptom complex with urinary frequency, and vaginal spotting post hysterectomy indicate a need to be examined more thoroughly to rule out something else by your MD including bowel or urinary tract issues. ...Read more

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I am suffering with lots of pain from an 4.6 ovarian cyst i had a partial hysterectomy 9 years ago i'm having lots of stomach pain vomiting and leg?

I am suffering with lots of pain from an 4.6 ovarian cyst  i had a partial hysterectomy 9 years ago i'm having lots of stomach pain vomiting  and leg?

See your doctor: Cysts on the ovary are common and not necessarily a problem. That said, some cysts represent abnormal growths and need to be removed. Large cysts that cause pain need to be evaluated by your doctor. The other symptoms may or may not be related but they should be evaluated as well. Cysts (especially in a 48 yo with symptoms) require a visit to the doctor. ...Read more

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Can you get ovarian cyst after a partial hysterectomy?I had a trans-vaginal, & trans-abdominal ultra sound, now I was told I had to get a CT scan

Can you get ovarian cyst after a partial hysterectomy?I had a trans-vaginal, & trans-abdominal  ultra sound, now I was told I had to get a CT scan

Yes: About 10% of women with hysterectomy with the ovaries left in will need surgery for cysts (not always cancer). Ultrasound and MRI are best for evaluating the ovaries, but ct is sometimes used in preoperative evaluation. If that is the case, your doctor may be worried about cancer. Make sure a gynecologic oncologist is involoved before going to surgery. ...Read more

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Partial Hysterectomy (Definition)

Removes mostly the body, leaving the cervix behind. It means the birth canal, and organ of receptive intercourse is not bothered. Problem is tha it can develop cancer ...Read more


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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more