One day, the doctor who examined you says that you need surgery to remove ovarian cysts. Upon hearing the word "surgery", it does make you very shocked, very afraid of what will happen to you. It was also sure you really expect any other way to get rid of your ovarian cysts using a method other than surgery to remove ovarian cysts.
Ovarian cysts are fluid-filled sac (cyst) located in the ovary and usually are benign (non-cancer). In fact most women do not realize that she had a cyst until she checked her pregnancy. Yes, sometimes a woman can still get pregnant with a cyst on her ovary. Usually the cyst will be removed when the woman gave birth to her child.
Treatment to remove the ovarian cyst with surgery would have done if the cyst is causing the problem, in the form of pain, causing bleeding during menstrual or difficulty conceiving.
Usually the doctor will give you medicine for pain relief or to treat hormonal form of birth control pills. Unless you have a chronic or polycystic, then the doctor will suggest that you need surgery to remove your ovarian cysts.
Ovarian Cyst Removal Surgery with Laparoscopic
Usually surgery to remove ovarian cysts is done by making a small incision in the abdominal area which is used as a way to insert surgical tools and a camera. This is called laparoscopic surgery, where the doctor uses a camera to find the cyst and cyst removal done to eliminate it from your ovary.
However, in rare cases, that is, if ovarian cysts make you always experience the constant pain, the doctor will remove the ovaries or cut the fallopian tubes. Likewise, if the cyst has reached a large size, and rotating (torsion) that will block the blood supply of the ovary.The removal of the ovaries is called Oophorectomy, it is not the same as an act hysterectomy which is remove of the uterus.
If only one ovary is removed, then you can still get pregnant because one ovary is still there, although it would be difficult theoretically.
Ovarian Cyst Removal Surgery for Ovarian Cancer
If you have a family history of cancer, it is necessary to biopsy. If there is a growing tumor or cancer, your doctor will advise you to remove the ovaries because they are at high risk.
Every woman has a different situation, a doctor or surgeon will take action ovarian removal surgery by considering the situation of women. For example, actions to be performed on women who are young and still trying to get pregnant will be different in women who are older than 50 years and have not wanted to get pregnant again.
Ovarian Cyst Removal Surgery to Pregnant Woman
The woman who has a cyst on her ovaries sometimes still get pregnant because ovulation can still occur in the other ovary (every woman normally has 2 ovaries which located on the left and right of the uterus)
After ovulation (release of eggs), then the follicle sac will turn into the corpus luteum will produce a hormone called progesterone is in charge of maintaining and nourish the embryo if pregnancy occurs. After the fetus was 16 weeks, this task was taken over by the placenta.
So if there is a cyst, a doctor will look at how the size of the cyst, if the cyst is usually small in size will shrink and disappear on their own with the growing of pregnancy (usually in the second trimester). But if the cyst is large (more than 5 cm) and cause problems such as twisted rods sticking place and cause pain, the doctor will take surgery to remove the cyst if the pregnancy has reached 16 weeks.
Taking action ovarian cyst removal to pregnant woman is certainly a risk, because it is done in a state of pregnancy. She will certainly think again before taking such action, especially if the pregnancy occurs after she waited for a long time. So if there is a way to ovarian cyst removal without surgery, then she will choose it.