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What could happen if a simple ovarian cyst fluid filled ruptured during laparoscopy?

What could happen if a simple ovarian cyst fluid filled ruptured during laparoscopy?

Mild p/o pain: Slight post op pain due to cyst fluid irritation but most of this will be aspirated by the laparoscopist at the time of the procedure. ...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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Past of ruptured ovarian cysts. Ruptured 1.5 yrs ago + lower right ab pain since. Laparoscopy removed endometriosis and fibroids. Mre free fluid. Pain?

Past of ruptured ovarian cysts. Ruptured 1.5 yrs ago + lower right ab pain since. Laparoscopy removed endometriosis and fibroids. Mre free fluid. Pain?

Pelvic pain: You could have recurrent cysts, recurrent endometriosis, adhesions, hernia, etc...Causing pain. I would recommend following up with your physician for a complete history and physical examination. ...Read more

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I am 28 years old. I had a ruptured ovarian cyst. I eat a lot, urinate a lot, and feel sick. My weight has dropped from 54.9 kgs to 52.5 kgs in three weeks. Is sudden weight loss after laparoscopy normal?

I am 28 years old. I had a ruptured ovarian cyst. I eat a lot, urinate a lot, and feel sick. My weight has dropped from 54.9 kgs to 52.5 kgs in three weeks. Is sudden weight loss after laparoscopy normal?

NOT NORMAL: Especially that nothing major was found. I would however rule out diabetes in the first place before checking other things. You lost weight, eat a lot a pee a lot. Have your blood sugar examined first. Same time one could look for thyroid function as well. If all these come out normal and the weight loss continues you need a good diagnostician... ...Read more

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I have atleast 17cm ovarian cyst can laparoscopy remove it?

I have atleast 17cm ovarian cyst can laparoscopy remove it?

Unlikely: But possible if benign! And fluid extracted it may come out in a special bag. Discuss with obgyn for risks, and options! ...Read more

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After laparoscopy for ovarian cyst, weight gain or loss?

After laparoscopy for ovarian cyst, weight gain or loss?

No change: Short term there could be mild weight loss from missing a few meals, but there should not be a long term change in weight from this. ...Read more

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How long after a laparoscopy to remove ovarian cysts can you bleed or spot?

How long after a laparoscopy to remove ovarian cysts can you bleed or spot?

Not long: It should not last more than several days typically. Sometimes, your ovarian cycle is interrupted by surgery and your next period may come sooner or delayed. ...Read more

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I'm female, 18 yrs old and a virgin. I have an ovarian cyst and doctors can't determine what kind of cyst is it. Is laparoscopy safe? I'm too young.

I'm female, 18 yrs old and a virgin. I have an ovarian cyst and doctors can't determine what kind of cyst is it. Is laparoscopy safe? I'm too young.

Yes safe: Laparoscopy is a very safe procedure, will go home on the same day after the procedure, relatively painless, no incision scar, done even in children if indicated, speak to your doctor. ...Read more

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What are the post operative effects of ovarian cyst laparoscopy. I mean are there going to be any more difficulties?

What are the post operative effects of ovarian cyst laparoscopy. I mean are there going to be any more difficulties?

Minimum: Laparoscopic ovarian surgery is very safe, will not have the scar ofopensurgery, quick recovery and minimu pain, with early return to work, like any procedure few may develop minimum complications, of which you have to talk to your surgeon. ...Read more

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June 2013 I had laparoscopy to remove multiple ovarian cysts, tomorow I'm due for another one. How soon do they return? I'm in severe pain, 28yo

June 2013 I had laparoscopy to remove multiple ovarian cysts, tomorow I'm due for another one. How soon do they return? I'm in severe pain, 28yo

May not ever return: Ovarian cysts generally develop during each menstrual cycle, in young women. Frequently one cyst per cycle becomes dominant and may enlarge to the point of discomfort prior to ovulation. There are many other causes of pelvic pain (scar tissue, endometriosis, infection). There is a good chance that your cysts may play only a small role in your pain. Cyst removal/ surgery may not always be needed. ...Read more

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I have an 52*57mm ovarian cyst in right ovary. Do I need laparoscopy? 4months ago I have an laparoscopy surgery in left overy

I have an 52*57mm ovarian cyst in right ovary. Do I need laparoscopy? 4months ago I have an laparoscopy surgery in left overy

Not necessarily: In young patients such as yourself, ovarian cysts typically resolve spontaneously. A follow up ultrasound done in the post menstrual phase in 2-3 months should indicate if the cyst is persistent or not, or if has changed characteristics. You have already had laparoscopic surgery recently, you do not want to undergo another similar surgery unless absolutely necessary. ...Read more

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I have 13x10x11 CM simple fluid filled ovarian cyst, normal ca-125 result I don't want to remove my ovary how can I save it? Is laparoscopy better?

I have 13x10x11 CM simple fluid filled ovarian cyst, normal ca-125 result I don't want to remove my ovary how can I save it? Is laparoscopy better?

Could be: I have removed many cysts like this laparoscopically while saving the ovary, but the size you give (13 cm?) is concerning. It is safe to remove this and conserve the ovary if the concern for malignancy is low; you need to discuss this with your doctor/surgeon and good luck. ...Read more

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I have 6cm and 8 CM ovarian cysts. My gyn suggested laparoscopy. Can birth control pills help to reduce the size of the cysts? Other alternatives?

I have 6cm and 8 CM ovarian cysts. My gyn suggested laparoscopy. Can birth control pills help to reduce the size of the cysts? Other alternatives?

Unlikely: It is safe to take OCP for few months, but it is unlikely that they will help to reduce the cyst size. You have two alternatives-do nothing and wait or undergo surgery to remove the cyst. Not all cyst created equal-if cyst has complex appearance on sonogram, increasing in size, accompanied by pain, or elevated tumor markers such as CA-125 then it is more likely that woman will need surgery ...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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Dr. Loki Skylizard
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Laparoscopy (Definition)

Laparoscopy involves placement of a small camera-scope into the abdominal cavity, most often at the belly button. This allows us to see and surgically rx many abdominal and pelvic diseases. This is combined with distinction of the abd cavity with co2 gas to create more space to work. This usually requires a general anesthetic, yet most people can go ...Read more


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Laparoscopic Surgery (Definition)

Laparoscopy is a form of less invasive abdominal or pelvic surgery that uses instruments placed inside ...Read more