Surgical Removal Of Ovary / Oophorectomy

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Oophorectomy - Glossary

Cyst- An abnormal sac containing fluid or semi-solid material.

Endometriosis- A benign condition that occurs when cells from the lining of the uterus begin growing outside the uterus.


Fallopian tubes- Slender tubes that carry ova from the ovaries to the uterus.

Hysterectomy-Surgical removal of the uterus.

Osteoporosis- The excessive loss of calcium from the bones, causing the bones to become fragile and break easily.

Tuboovarian abscess- Infection of the ovary and tubes.

Haemostasis- The process whereby bleeding is halted.

Menopause- The natural cessation of menstruation occurring usually between the age of 45 and 55 years.

Ovaries- A pair of female reproductive glands in which the ova, or eggs, are formed. The ovaries are located in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus and are the size of an almond.

Salpingo-oophorectomy- Surgical removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries.

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maligi 

I had my left ovary,fallopian tube and the cyst removed a week ago. I had a lot of adhesions that is why my left ovary and tube had to be removed. Now am having stabbing pain on my right lower abdomen and some discharges. Discharges were brown and think on the second day post op, red and clotty on the 5th day, today the discharge is black. Can i have some advice please?

Sabrina2U 

I had surgery two days ago, as I had a cyst on my right ovary. My doctor remove the ovary and tube as it was full of Endrometrioma, I feel ok today, except my stomach is really swollen and quite red will the swelling go down? How long after can I start to exercise? I feel like my body looks so ugly. Other then that Iam just tired and a bit weak. Will I get normal periods as they were normal before.

MissP32 

In April this year I had my left ovary and fallopian tube removed due to a tumour the size of a grapefruit. Eight months on and I am getting stabbing pains and shooting pains, deep inside where my scare is. Its making me feel sick and I'm having hot flushes at the same time. Has anyone else experienced this also? If so is this normal or should I contact my consultant about it?

peggy1 

had left overy and cyst removed Aug 2011, all seem to be okay had some dicharge ,checked no infection now got bad pain comes and goes in left side bad back pain started bleeding with some clots is all okay. instions sites slightly lumpy stomach appears swollen/bloated

Velinda79 

I had a right unilateral oopherectomy 2 years ago because I had a cyst. Since my surgery I have experienced weight gain, irritability, water retention and extremely hot palms and soles of feet. I have tried an estrogen spray, estrogen injection,birth control pills and natural estrogen pills....all without success! I have recently started applying a natural progesterone cream that seems to help a little. I am also taking lasix as needed for the water retention, which seems to be getting worse. Any suggestions?

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