How can I prepare for ovarian cysts removal surgery?
The main recommendation is to stop smoking completely before your appointment, as it increases your chances of developing complications, in addition, you will have to avoid eating or drinking for 6 hours before the surgery.
What can I expect during recovery?
Your doctor will prescribe pain medication and will encourage you to take short walks that will help you regain your strength. Most patients can return to their normal activities after 2 or 3 weeks.
Can I get pregnant after the surgery?
The main goal of this surgery is to only remove the cyst while preserving the rest of your ovaries and your fertility. If cancer was found, the ovaries, uterus, and fallopian tubes might be removed, so you won’t be able to become pregnant.