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What To Eat After Ovarian Surgery
Hi. I want to askwhat the best food to eat after ovarian cyst surgery for speed recovery my internal after my OP?
No: Depending on your age and the "complexity" of the cyst as well as cyst size, some of these can be managed with serial u/s. The technology of vaginal u/s with color flow doppler and 4d imaging has made diagnosis of ovarian cancers a little more predictable but has also given us the ability to over diagnose normal ovarian changes related to menstual cycles. Good question. Listen to your doc here. ...Read more
Depending on type of surgical technique laparoscopic or open abdominal surgery, you should be fully recovered within 2 to 6 weeks, unless you've had complications. If you have not done heavy lifting for a while, ask for help. Start exercising to increase strength and stamina.
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Possibly: Gynecologist often use 5 centimeters as a cutoff for taking somebody to surgery or not it really also depends on the appearance of the cyst meaning is it a simple appearing cyst with just fluid is it a dermoid cyst is it a complex cyst all these plus the patience symptoms Ie. Pain, determine need for surgeryyou also include the risk of torsion as well ...Read more
Unrelated: If you are having continued symptoms after ovarian cyst removal you should see your surgeon. Another cyst may have developed. ...Read more
Maybe: Trust your doctor. The decision will be made by evaluating the risk of malignancy and the experience of your physician. ...Read more
Short to long time: If an ovarian malignancy arises and is contained in a cystic structure, a laparoscopic resection in about 1/2 hr. can suffice. If an epithelial tumor has metastasized to omentm and seeded serosa of bowel, debulking to 1-2 cm and omentectomy plus hysterectomy is needed which can take several hrs. ...Read more
Total removal: If surgery is for a malignant lesion, total hysterectomy bilateral salpingoophorectomy is needed. A prophylactic or therapeutic omentectomy should be performed since omentum is one of the first sites of metastasis due to TGF-B. Any visceral nodules should be removed if present with no residual lesion > 1cm. Chemo would then be necessary of mets present. ...Read more
No: Unless your surgeon advised you otherwise- conception is unlikely at age 49. ...Read more
Is a 6cm by 7cm ovarian simple cyst classified as a large cyst? Will a cyst that size require surgery if its getting bigger despite taking medicine
Maybe: We usually consider cysts to be large if they are greater than 8 cm but that does vary some from institution to institution (some set the line at 6 cm). Simple cysts are almost always benign and can be observed unless they are symptomatic. If they are enlarging, however, surgery may become necessary. Hope that helps. ...Read more
I have a bilateral fairly large multi-separated cystic ovarian masses, right is 6.8 by 6.4cm while left is 7.3 by 7.1cm. Is surgery to only way out?
Many but rare: Surgery for an ovarian cyst today is very safe and complications are rare. As with any operation risks related to ansthesia, blood loss, damage to surrounding structures and infection do happen -but are uncommon. Some loss of ovarian tissue is common but usually not consequential. ...Read more
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