Ovarian cyst removal is surgery to remove a cyst or cysts from one or both of your ovaries. A laparoscopic surgery uses small incisions and specialized tools. It may offer faster recovery times than open surgery.

Ovarian Cyst
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An ovarian cyst may need to be removed if it is:

  • Suspected of being cancerous —the chances are lower if you are young
  • Large—more than 2.5 inches in diameter
  • Solid—rather than containing just fluid
  • Causing pain