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So i'm going wednesday to have a cyst that's on my ovary removed, how long will I have to stay outta work?
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Dr. Michael Flax
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In brief: It depends
There are a number of ways to remove an ovarian cyst.
Today, the cyst is usually removed using a laparoscope. If this is the method used, you could probably return to work on monday, but i wouldnot lift anything over 10 lbs for a couple of weeks. If a slightly larger incision is made, recovery can take 2 to 6 weeks, but at your age, i would guess the lesser time.

In brief: It depends
There are a number of ways to remove an ovarian cyst.
Today, the cyst is usually removed using a laparoscope. If this is the method used, you could probably return to work on monday, but i wouldnot lift anything over 10 lbs for a couple of weeks. If a slightly larger incision is made, recovery can take 2 to 6 weeks, but at your age, i would guess the lesser time.
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