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SUGERY TOMORROW SCARED WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT?
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SUGERY TOMORROW SCARED WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT?

I am 22yrs old and tomorrow I am having (hopefully) a laprosopic ovarin cyst removed its is 8cm. I am worred about what all will happen and if they will actually be able to remove to with the scope. Also what will it be like after surgery what should I expect.....any help is greatly appricated.


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     Sloan
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Hi I had my first lap 10 years ago for cysts and am due another in 4 weeks.

My only real memory of the procedure was how my shoulders could hurt when it was my stomach that had been prodded (it is the gas I believe.)

I went in at 8am went down to theatre at 11, back up on the ward by 12ish and home by 5pm.  I was told that I needed someone to stay with me for the first 24 hours just in case I felt unwell.

I was tired for a few days and abit tender but most of all I wore very big knickers as I found the smaller midi size rubbed on the stitches.

I went back to work after 5 days but in loose comfortable clothing and went back to exercising after a fortnight.

I do not know at what size of cyst it is not possible to remove laparoscoply but I am sure someone else on the site will have had the relevant experience.

Best of luck for tomorrow

Dawn
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you will be fine. Surgery is in and out.  Just make sure you take your recovery seriously.  I had my surgery last week and started doing too much too soon because I felt fine.  Then some of my "glue/stitches" opened.  Not a major deal - but make sure to take it easy.  Good Luck.
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