Is a ovarian dermoid cyst baby?

No. Dermoid is caused by stem cells which have been present in your body since you were an embryo. These stem cells grow and form a tumor. It is not a baby and never will be a baby.

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I have a small ovarian dermoid cyst that needs to be removed laprascopically. As a mother of 2 babies, what is the recovery time for this procedure?

A few days. If all goes well, you should be able to do your usual functions in 2-3 days. Do discuss the matter with your doctor so that s/he may advice about avoiding some activities that may be in your routine, for a few days more. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Read more...

Likelihood of a ovarian dermoid cyst returning?

Very low. These are benign; if they are taken out by the laparoscope there's a few percent chance of their needing to be taken again by laparoscope; if laparotomy is performed, recurrence would be very unlikely, though it's a bigger and more difficult procedure for the patient. Read more...

I have a ovarian dermoid cyst. Can I get pregnant?

Probably OK. Ovarian dermoid cysts are usually totally benign and asymptomatic. I would need more information relative to size and any symptoms, but a small, asymptomatic cyst would not normally interfere withy a normal pregnancy. You should obviously discuss this with a gynecologist who knows your case before becoming pregnant. Read more...

What can I do to ease my mind before having a ovarian dermoid cyst remove?

What worries you the. Most? Some worry that it might be cancer...It might, but unlikely; that surgery might be 1. Painful, debilitating, and that you might not wake up from anesthesia. Inventory your fears; discuss with your surgeon. Read more...

What causes an ovarian dermoid cyst?

Embryonic cells. Ectodermal embryonic cells enclosed into the ovary at early formation "get activated" later in life producing dermoid cysts, that can contain hair and teeth when surgically removed and opened. Read more...

Could the removal of my ovarian dermoid cyst make my weight or wasitline decrease?

Yes. Depends on how big the cyst is, you will find out after it has been removed, but you may need to go on a diet after that, it can make your waistline decrease but prob will not do much to decrease your weight, the best way to decrease weight is caloric restiction, after you have recovered from your surgery. Read more...