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Doctor insights on: What To Expect After Ovary Removal

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What might lead to ovary removal?

What might lead to ovary removal?

Growths: Ovarian cysts, growths and cancer are major reasons for ovarian removal. Sometimes it is important to take out the ovary intact, so the entire ovary is removed. With pelvic inflammatory disease or back scar tissue an ovary may also be removed.Can be done with an open method, laparoscopically or with the robot, ovaries are also removed with genetic cancer susceptibility. ...Read more

Ovary (Definition)

The usually paired female or hermaphroditic reproductive organ that produces ova and, in vertebrates, ...Read more


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What are the effects of single ovary removal?

What are the effects of single ovary removal?

No major change: When one ovary is removed the remaining ovary increases it's hormone production to make up for the shortfall so any hormone changes will only be temporary (4-6 weeks at most). Pregnancy potential also is not affected. Removal of one ovary likely does not change cancer risk. ...Read more

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What could be the symptoms of accidental ovary removal?

What could be the symptoms of accidental ovary removal?

Accidental?: Not sure how one would have an accidental ovarian removal. If one ovary is removed then there should be no changes. If both ovaries are removed then one expects menopause to start almost immediately. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ovary removal?

What is the definition or description of: ovary removal?

Surgery: Surgery to cut out or resect an ovary for biopsy, infection , pain , or cancer. ...Read more

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Are there single ovary removal effects if you have the other ovary?

Are there single ovary removal effects if you have the other ovary?

No: Mother nature gave females a"spare" in this case as the remaining ovary will ovulate and produce all the necessary hormones needed. ...Read more

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I was wondering what would be the symptoms of accidental ovary removal?

Depends on the pt: Not sure why an ovary would be 'accidentally' removed.... For a young woman who retains her other ovary, the symptoms would be minimal. She would have diminished ovarian reserve as she ages relative to if she were to have two ovaries. For a 53 year old woman (if this is regarding yourself) then there should be no issues at all, since the ovary isn't doing much anymore anyway ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for me to recovery from ovary removal?

Please ask your doc: Because your doc knows what you have and it depends how the surgery is done whether open or through the scope or robot. ...Read more

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Is ovary removal with hysterectomy at age 26 a possible consideration for me?

Is ovary removal with hysterectomy at age 26 a possible consideration  for me?

Please discuss with: The doc who is going to do your surg under normal circumstances you would leave 1 or both ovaries in since u are so young, if there is something wrong with the ovaries or you had a very strong history of ovarian cancer or a history of frequent ruptured ovarian cysts then that would be indication to remove ovaries. ...Read more

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How long after a laproscopic cystectemy and ovary removal will your body return to normal?

Just in few days: could be active but for any surgery , but final healing to accommodate stress and strain on the surgical wound (s) you need collagen formation that will take 3 wks , in uncomplicated case. ...Read more

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Will I have big scar from hyst with ovary removal?

Will I have big scar from hyst with ovary removal?

Not necessarily: Removal of the uterus and ovaries can be accomplished in several ways. Sometimes no scar is left. Often a vaginal hysterectomy is possible, which leaves no scar. If that approach is not appropriate, a laparoscopic or robotic procedure will leave only small scars. You should seek out a doctor who is capable of performing such surgeries to allow you the full range of options. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is a hernia normal after ovary removal ?

Can you tell me is a hernia normal after ovary removal ?

It can happen.: A hernia can occur after ovary removal, or any other abdominal surgery, but is not normal. Hernias are more common for people who are over-weight, people who are malnourished and people who return to rigorous physical activity too soon after surgery. ...Read more

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Please answer me. Is a hernia normal after ovary removal ?

Please answer me. Is a hernia normal after ovary removal ?

No, but...: How was your oophorectomy (ovarian removal) done, by big incision of through laparoscopy? Either way, incisional hernia may occur. For your individual detail, ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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Had ovary removal 11 days ago now have low grade fevers for a few days now. Could it be from surgery or something else ?the surgical site looks fine

Had ovary removal 11 days ago now have low grade fevers for a few days now. Could it be from surgery or something else ?the surgical site looks fine

Call your surgeon: The low grade fever can occur from the surgical site or any number of other places like the urine, lungs, etc. Call your surgeon so he/she can determine what's what. ...Read more

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I have dermoid seven mm and two centimeter follicle ovary too this month. I have had sonos every month due to dermoid at my request and it hasnt changed my ovary now measures 3.8 x 2.08 x 4 is that enlarged and should I insist on ovary removal?

No: A dermoid that small is very difficult to remove and will cause you no health concerns. Given that it is stable in size, i would monitor it no more frequently than 6 months. I wouldn't recommend removal on size alone until it is >5cm (50mm). ...Read more

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Is heavy bleeding normal after ovary removal?

Is heavy bleeding normal after ovary removal?

Call your doc: U should be asking your doc first before u ask that here , your doc knows you and how the surgery went, you may have a withdrawl period but it should not be heavy so call your doc. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a bigger sex drive and desire after ovary removal?

Is it normal to have a bigger sex drive and desire after ovary removal?

Hormone: Are you on any hormone supplement or middle of your cycle also pain free after surgery in better mood after surgery. ...Read more

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How does ovary removal affect a woman's intimacy level and vaginal secretions?

Ovaries: The ovaries provide Estrogen and Progesterone. If both ovaries are removed then these levels will fall. If only one is removed then levels do not change much. ...Read more

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Will you go through menopause after a partial ovary removal/partial oophorectomy?

Unlikely: Assuming that you have your other ovary, removal of part or all of the second ovary will not put a woman into menopause. The remaining ovary will still produce estrogen and ovulation will occur every month from the remaining ovary. I hope this helps you! ...Read more

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I'm curious as to how long is the recovery for ovary removal and adhesion removal from bowels?

Varies: It depends if it's done laparoscopically or via open technique, and how intense the adhesiolysis is. But, as a general rule, you should be back to full activity in about 2-3 weeks after laparoscopic procedure, and about 4-6 weeks after open procedure. Your surgeon will have his/her own recommendations, which i strongly suggest you follow. Good luck. ...Read more

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Ovary Removal (Definition)

Surgery to cut out or resect an ovary for biopsy, infection , ...Read more