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Twisted Ovary Symptoms
Painful: A twisted or "torsed" ovary is usually very painful and if not surgically repaired, may lead to surgical removal if not salvageable (lack of blood flow leading to necrosis). Usually this happens if the ovary is enlarged either from fertility meds or benign tumors. If the ovary is larger than 7 cm, you may be at risk. This is usually part of your yearly exam so make sure you get screened for this. ...Read more
Are you at risk?: Short answer: usually yes, but not always. Ovarian torsion (twisted ovary) is not common unless ovaries are enlarged, but not impossible. Do you have a risk factor for torsion? If not, see how the pain behaves for the next bit. If you have reason to believe ovary has torsed or if pain is severe, call your doctor or go to er right now, do not wait. Right now. ...Read more
Pain severity?: Many patients with twisted ovaries note that the pain makes it difficult to "laugh, talk, walk, breathe, or be touched in the abdomen". Ruptured cyst patients note a "moment of severe pain" which often passes after a few hours.A twised ovary requires immediate surgery 100% of the time and a ruptured cyst often does not. Ovarian torsion and twisted ovary are the same. ...Read more
1 week post lap for ovarian torsion. Ovary ballooned/ruptured/filled abd w/over 1 ltr blood. 48yr old. Expected recovery b4 back to teaching h.S.?
I had an ovarian torsion that enlarged the ovary to just over 11cm x 9cm and had to have that ovary removed. What hormonal side effects might I see?
Had an ovarian torsion because of a large cyst. Ovary removed. What are the chances of this happening again. I have some pains in and around incision.
Not possible ...: If the whole ovary is removed, there should be no recurrence on the same side, but not preclude a similar occurrence on the opposite. Post-surgical pain at incision may linger for a highly variable duration, and occasionally, such pain may stay... For detail, ask surgeon timely. ...Read more
Can I still get pregnant with a 14cm cyst on my ovary I know I need to get removed to avoid ovarian torsion.
Avoid pregnancy: You need to avoid pregnancy until this is taken care of. If you get pregnant, it will delay surgery, and them you would be subjecting the fetus to unnecessary anesthetic. Once it is removed, you should not have trouble getting pregnant, even if they have to remove the ovary. You can get pregnant with only one. ...Read more
corpus leteum cyst that is 2.2 and was on a stalk.About a year ago I had an ovarian torsion on the right side and took ovary.Doc said wait.I'm worry?
No pain?: if no pain and your physician wants to wait, please wait. If gets worst , please f-up with the same physician ...Read more