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What is involved in a laprascopy for ovarian cyst removal?

What is involved in a laprascopy for ovarian cyst removal?

It involves...: Making several tiny incisions on your abdomen to introduce a small scope/camera and small surgical instruments inside. The cyst is then separated from the ovary and taken out through one of the small incisions. Most people go home the same day, and the procedure generally takes about 60-90mins, depending on the size of the cyst. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is pregnancy possible after bilateral endometriosis surgery (laparoscopy cystectomy)?

Is pregnancy possible after bilateral endometriosis surgery (laparoscopy cystectomy)?

Yes: As long as there are no other fertility problems, you should have a chance to conceive after removing bilateral endometriomas. If you do not get pregnant after 6 months of attempts, you may want to consider setting an infertility specialist for assistance. ...Read more

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What is postmenopausal laparoscopic oophorectomy?

What is postmenopausal laparoscopic oophorectomy?

Surgical procedure: It's a minimally invasive surgical procedure, utilizing small incisions and a camera as well as narrow diameter instruments to operate within a body cavity. Oophorectomy means to remove an ovary. Postmenopausal refers to a women who has stopped menstruating, and has left their reproductive years. ...Read more

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What is a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

What is a laparoscopic cholecystectomy?

Gallbladder removal: Cholecystectomy means removal of the gallbladder. It can be done either open (the way we've done it for over a hundred years with a long incision under the rib cage), or laparoscopically (through small incisions using different instruments to get the job done). We generally do it laparoscopically if possible, and reserve the open approach for when we it's not safe to do via the scope. ...Read more

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What is a bilateral epididymal cyst?

What is a bilateral epididymal cyst?

Here are...: It is a common round space of variable diameters from few mm to many cm incidentally found in scrotal US for evaluating some pain / ache in the sac; it is usually located at globus major of epididymis. Such cyst may present as single or multiple like a cluster. More detail? Ask Urologist for detail. ...Read more

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exploratory surgery +/-cyst aspiration/removal. Is this normal procedure for abdominal pain and a complex solid ovarian cyst? Drs are confusing me.

 exploratory surgery +/-cyst aspiration/removal. Is this normal procedure for abdominal pain and a complex solid ovarian cyst? Drs are confusing me.

Ask MD/clarification: Ask your surgeon for clarification of your surgical case. Ovarian cysts can be aspirated or removed normally, depending upon the size and density. You need to be an advocate for yourself by asking your MD and getting an explanation that you can understand for clarity. ...Read more

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Would a myoectomy be indicated for a 3.7 cm submucosal fibroid? I also have bilateral hemorrhagic ovarian follicles.

Would a myoectomy be indicated for a 3.7 cm submucosal fibroid? I also have bilateral hemorrhagic ovarian follicles.

Depends: If you are having symptoms from the fibroid then a myomectomy may relieve the symptoms. If you are not having symptoms and especially if you are close to menopause then a myomectomy may not be needed. ...Read more

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What is laparoscopic hysterectomy like?

What is laparoscopic hysterectomy like?

Better than open: Laparoscopic hysterectomy is performed when vaginal hysterectomy may be very difficult and one wants to avoid a major open surgery. This typically rquires 3 or 4 small incisions in the abdomen. You may go home the same day or stay in the hospital overnight. Your recovery will be significantly faster comapred to abdominal route. Open abdomial hysterectomy is rarely necessary today. ...Read more

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Is excision of endometriosis a laproscopy?

Is excision of endometriosis a laproscopy?

Best way to do it !: Laparoscopic excision of endometriosis is one of the best application for this modality. Magnification and very detailed excision is possible in the hands of an experienced laparoscopic gynecologic surgeon. ...Read more

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What exactly is a bilateral subcostal incision for hepatectomy?

What exactly is a bilateral subcostal incision for hepatectomy?

Big incision: A bilateral subcostal incision is one placed horizontally about one inch below the ribs. It usually start far on the right side, comes up diagonally to the middle, and then over to the left, angling down again but not typically as far over as on the right. ...Read more

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What is bilateral salpingo oophorectomy?

What is bilateral salpingo oophorectomy?

Removal organs: "bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy" refers to the surgical removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries on both the right and left sides. It can be done with or without also doing a hysterectomy, and can be done laparoscopically or with an open incision (laparotomy.). ...Read more

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What is a multi-striated ovarian cyst?

What is a multi-striated ovarian cyst?

Hemorrhagic cyst?: It may represent a hemorrhagic ovarian cyst. A unilocular thin-walled cyst in the adnexal region with internal fine interdigitating septations/fibrin-strands, which give a fine reticular appearance (multi-striated?), good through transmission, and color doppler showing no flow in these fine septations is consistent with hemorrhagic cyst. Discuss with your radiologist on what his thoughts were. ...Read more

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How painful is salpingo oophorectomy surgery?

How painful is salpingo oophorectomy surgery?

Discuss with surgeon: If done through an abdominal incision, salpingo-oophorectomy is major surgery that requires 3-6 weeks for full recovery. If performed laparoscopically, the recovery time can be much shorter. There may be some discomfort around the incision for the first few days, but most women are walking around by the third day. Within a month or so, patients can resume activities such as driving, exercising.. ...Read more

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What is a laparoscopic pyelolithotomy?

What is a laparoscopic pyelolithotomy?

Here it is...: a "mini-invasive" procedure to remove kidney stones by opening up renal pelvis under direct vision of telescope through 3-4 small openings of abdominal wall. More? Ask the laparoscopic surgeons. ...Read more

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Is a lsh( laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy) still a major surgery?

Yes: Any hysterectomy (removal of the uterus) is considered a major surgery. With that said, there are several different modalities by which a uterus is removed. A lash is a type of laparoscopic hysterectomy in which the uterine body is removed but the cervix is left in the body. It is a simpler surgery with less time spent in the or. Recovery time is typically shorter as well. ...Read more

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What is a dermoid ovarian cyst with hair?

What is a dermoid ovarian cyst with hair?

It is a type: Of abnormal ovarian cyst that is usually benign, rarely it can be non benign, all you have to do is go to google search engine and put in dermoid cyst with hair and you can read all about it and your doc who diagnosed your cyst shpuld have explained everything to you like I do with all of my patients. ...Read more

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What is a dermoid ovarian cyst with hair?

What is a dermoid ovarian cyst with hair?

Benign tumor: It's a benign tumor (teratoma) that comes from a cell that can techincally become every other cell in the body so that it generally can have hair, tooth and even some neural tissue. They are benign but generally need to be removed. ...Read more

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What is an involuting ovarian cyst?

What is an involuting ovarian cyst?

Normal process: When women ovulate every month, the ovary produces an egg to be released for fertilization. The egg is released from a cyst on the ovary. If that egg is fertilized, that cyst remains to support the early stages of pregnancy. If there is no pregnancy, this cyst 'involutes'/resolves, i.e., gets reabsorbed by the body. ...Read more

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Had a laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy 2 weeks ago how long until i can exercise?

Had a laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy 2 weeks ago how long until i can exercise?

Ask your surgeon: Light aerobic exercise likely not a problem if you are already up and about. Avoid heavy lifting. Take it easy. ...Read more

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Odd sensation in bladder when coming towards end of urination, 2 weeks after laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy, why is this?

Odd sensation in bladder when coming towards end of urination, 2 weeks after laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy, why is this?

Concerned: This may be the start of a urinary tract infection. This is a common infection after surgery especially if you had a foley catheter placed during the surgery. ...Read more

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Sharp pains in stomach, above vagina area, 2 weeks after laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy what could this be?

Sharp pains in stomach, above vagina area, 2 weeks after laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy what could this be?

Be seen: Given how recent your surgery has been, despite the fact that it was laparascopic, you need to see your physician for an exam. ...Read more

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How long should hard lump above my incision be there for? Doc said it was a hematoma, 1 month post laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy

How long should hard lump above my incision be there for? Doc said it was a hematoma, 1 month post laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy

Question diagnosis.: A hardlump around a closure site can be from the scarring process, suture material or herniation as well. Hematoma will typically resolve in that time frame and you should have seen overlying evidence of ecchymosis or bruising. If tou are experiencing pain in that area be sure to followup with your surgeon. ...Read more

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I am a 34yo female with recent laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy on Feb 20. I currently have the flu. After vomiting I have had intense shoulder pain. ?

I am a 34yo female with recent laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy on Feb 20. I currently have the flu. After vomiting I have had intense shoulder pain. ?

See your doctor: The shoulder pain could be due to the flu, a pulled muscle from the vomiting, or post-operative bleeding.You need to be seen ASAP to help fiqure out what is going on.Be safe. Get in today to be seen. ...Read more

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Had a laprascopic ovarian cystectomy 4 months ago, have started getting agonizing stomach cramps which are quite constant, could they be related?

Had a laprascopic ovarian cystectomy 4 months ago, have started getting agonizing stomach cramps which are quite constant, could they be related?

Could be from anothe: Another cyst or adhesions from the surgery or other, not normal , please call the doc who did your surgery for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I am having laparoscopic cystectomy surgery, how long should I take off work?

I am having laparoscopic cystectomy surgery, how long should I take off work?

3-14 days : You should feel back to normal in 3-5 days. The more you walk the faster you recover. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time after an ovarian cystectomy?

How long is the recovery time after an ovarian cystectomy?

5-10 days: If done by laparopscopy, you go home the same day. Recovery varies but some women feel great 2 days after surgery and some take closer to 10 days to feel back to normal. But you can resume most normal daily activities within 2-3 days of surgery. ...Read more

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Hello sir...m Dr.Neha BPT want to ask u dat can i do aerobics after 6yrs of surgury of ovarian cystectomy(removal of 1ovry)coz i feel pain during exs.

Hello sir...m Dr.Neha BPT want to ask u dat can i do aerobics after 6yrs of surgury of ovarian cystectomy(removal of 1ovry)coz i feel pain during exs.

Good question: It sounds like you may have developed adhesions secondary after your surgery 6 years ago. This is not uncommon. Consult with a gynecologic surgeon who may suggest laparoscopic surgery to break up the adhesions. ...Read more

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How long after a laparoscopic cystectomy can I have sex ?

How long after a laparoscopic cystectomy can I have sex ?

OKwhen you feel like: If you are even thinking about 'love-making' again then you are doing much better! --can't hurt. But just don't bump the abdomen scars or do any straining. ...Read more

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Whwhat are my chances of getting pregnant after ovarian cystectomy?

Whwhat are my chances of getting pregnant after ovarian cystectomy?

Excellent: Ovarian cystectomy only removes the "cyst" portion of the ovary. The remaining portion of the ovary still has viable follicles to make eggs for conception. ...Read more

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Had a sucessful ovarian cystectomy 2 days ago at 3months pregnant. I have seen baby is ok with a heartbeat but should I still be concerned for baby?

Most likely fine: Most people who miscarry following surgery have symptoms in the first 48-72 hours. If you are not bleeding or cramping now, your should have almost the same risk of miscarriage now as someone who is 3 months pregnant who did have surgery. ...Read more

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Pain in side where i've had an ovarian cystectomy laparascopy two months ago? Is this still healing or could the cyst of come back?

Pain in side where i've had an ovarian cystectomy laparascopy two months ago? Is this still healing or could the cyst of come back?

healing process: Speak to your surgeon, could some adhesions being formed, you will be better soon, some times new cyst could be developing, a possibility your doctor will evaluate you in the follow up examination, id needed will do sonogram good luck. ...Read more

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Before i had endometriosis in the left ovary and i already done laparoscopic cystectomy, is it possible for me to get pregnant now?

Before i had endometriosis in the left ovary and i already done laparoscopic cystectomy, is it possible for me to get pregnant now?

Endometriosis: Cautery of endometriosis may increase fertility rates for a few months. However, some new studies show that endometriosis may affect the function of the fallopian tube. But, in general your chances may improve. No guarantee though. ...Read more

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I have bad ovarian pain when walking sitting going to toilet & especially during sex pmh right ovarian cystectomy. is it back again? no scan for 2week

I have bad ovarian pain when walking sitting going to toilet & especially during sex pmh right ovarian cystectomy. is it back again? no scan for 2week

Get checked: If you are having pain in the right side and having severe pain, you could have an infection or appendicitis. See your doctor or if unnavailable go to the emergency room. Good luck ...Read more

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Had cystectomy in july and keep getting cysts. Is it normal to have blood and tissue like substance coming out after a ruptured ovarian cyst?

More info needed: If you mean blood and tissue coming from the vagina, no that is not normal, and needs prompt evaluation. If you mean blood and tissue coming out of your incisions, that is also not normal, and needs emergent evaluation. Recurrent ovarian cysts can be prevented with medicine--depending on your pregnancy goals. ...Read more

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I'm a 29 year old female who has had laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy and now I have a returning cyst and prolong menstrual cycle should I be alarmed?

I'm a 29 year old female who has had laparoscopic ovarian cystectomy and now I have a returning cyst and prolong menstrual cycle should I be alarmed?

No, but seek care: No reason to be alarmed but you should seek additional care for the recurrent cyst and prolonged periods with a GYN MD. ...Read more