I had my left ovary removed at 37. I saw the Dr on Wednesday and had the operation on Friday. For me I only had those couple of days to think the worst of thoughts, so I didn't sleep very well at all. My husband thought I was over-reacting a bit.
The only consolation is that your Dr is doing this surgery for a necessary reason. If you have doubts as to the validity of the surgery, get a second opinion, or if it is playing on your mind too much, get the date brought forward if possible.
I knew a head of time that I might lose my left ovary due to complex cyst. I really stressed to my OB/GYN to save it because I feared of it pushing me to a earlier pre menopause (I was 43). I woke up from surgery my ob/gyn was holding my hand and said once he got in but he couldn't save it because it was too messed up. It turned out my ovary had a less then 1 cm borderline ovarian cancer. yes, I am in premenpause---warm flashes and moody around that time of the month. I am putting off total hysterectomy till my twin who just turned 2 are a bit older and I am being watched---Yes, I go thru panic attacks because I am scared that HRT will not make me feel as good as my own. I know I should be more scared for my life but I also need to be able to function and bring up my kids.
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