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Can I get pregnant after ovary removal?

I had my right ovary removed in December due to a 7cm cyst causing a torsion which in turn cut off the blood supply and it turned necrotic I had emergency surgery to remove it but was assured my left ovary was completely fine. Fast forward 3 weeks post surgery had pains on my left side they found a 3.5cm cyst on my left ovary, they sent me home to keep an eye on it two weeks later pain was worse it had grown to 5.5cm, so I had the cyst removed but was told very little bleeding so shouldn’t have damaged the ovary or killed too many eggs, I seen my first surgeon who is a fertility specialist and she wasn’t happy about the second surgery that she had no involvement and has now put the fear of god in me that I won’t be able to have kids due to this second surgery. Any advice??
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Removal of an ovary can impair fertility. Hopefully, the cystectomy on your remaining ovary didn't damage it too much. Does the fertility specialist plan to do a series of hormone tests to check the function of your ovary in a few months or so? Best of luck to you.
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Well the people that did the second surgery said there was minimal bleeding so I’m hoping that means little damage. She says she will in a few months to see if she needs to give hormones to help me
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