Laparotomy 7 months later

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I had laporotmy surgery,this past November to remove a 10 cm dermoid cyst and my left ovary. I have recovered well overall. However my left groin area where I'd imagine my left ovary was and the cyst was, I have this mild tenderness sensation/discomfort . Is this normal? I feel like I'm being paranoid as I know my ovary is no longer there, and of course the cyst, could i still be healing? I'm making an appointment to discuss this with my doctor however I'm wondering if anyone else experiences this? If so what did your doctor advise you.

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    Hi I am going to have a 9 cm mass removed in a couple of days and they might remove my ovary as well so I would like to be kept updated if you don't mind... As for your discomfort it might have to do with your ovaries not being there anymore  or scar tissues but I would definately get it checked to make sure theres not another growth.
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      Hi there I hope all goes well on your surgery. I know how you feel. Yes it makes since, maybe my body is still getting adjusted with it not having a 10 cm cyst or ovary there. It comes and goes and I tell myself don't think about it but I'm still going to talk with dr about it.
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    I had the same surgery and a similar size Dermoid removed.Recently a friend had surgery and was saying about new pains and it reminded me of the pains I got a few months after.I learnt that nerves take the longest to heal and when they start sparking back into action it causes a dull and sometimes sharp pain around the incision sites.It wouldn't do you any harm to get checked to put your mind at rest.
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    *UPDATE* I am going to have an transvaginal ultrasound tomorrow to see about the dull ache ive been having on my left side. i am hoping nothing serious but an answer at least as to why i am feeling this, its everyday now.
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