{Video} Five things to know about teratomas

While often benign, teratomas, or ovarian cysts, can still cause female patients abdominal and pelvic pain, leading to the removal of the cyst. However, even after removal, teratomas can reappear. Learn more about them in this quick video from Second Opinion.


Second Opinion is an award-winning, health education television series sponsored by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association on behalf of several Blue plans. In Kansas, the program airs on KTWU Topeka, KPTS Wichita and SHPTV Bunker Hill. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas has underwritten the series for the past several years.

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  1. I had a total hysterectomy in 1992. I have nothing. 2 bladder suspension surgeries after last one being in 2001. I am need another one due to prolapse again. No good Dr liated in my area.

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