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15 cm ovarian cyst

A female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
A little big: Around ovulation, the follicle measures around 2 cm, so this is a little bigger. It's not so big, though, that it can't be watched. It will likely res... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Probably not: Each month when a woman ovulates, a cyst forms at least 2 cm in diameter. After ovulation that cyst may increase to 6 or 8 cm and still be normal. I... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 28 years experience
Ovarian cyst: No. At that small size, it is still most likely a physiologic cyst.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Holtz
Gynecologic Oncology 24 years experience
Follicle: Every month your ovary makes 5-15 small cysts and one eventually enlarges to 1-2 cm, eventually releasing a single cell 'egg'. If your cyst does not g... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
25 years experience
Probably: If the cyst is simple and 5cm in size, then yes - good chance it may go away on it's own. Larger than 7cm, and it is much much less likely that it ca... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
Emergency Medicine 14 years experience
4.8 cm x 3.5 cm: It is a medium sized cyst overall.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
48 years experience
Yes, but lightly: Walking is fine, but i would avoid running.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes, if necessary: Discuss with your gynecologist. May not need to be removed. However, can easily be done laparoscopically.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Carzoli
48 years experience
Depends on surgery: 30-60 minutes to remove the cyst by laparotomy. 90-120 minutes to remove the cyst laparoscopically.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Yes: Not all ovarian cysts are cancerous. You cyst is quite large & I assume that your gynecologist is following it & has made a judgement to just ... Read More
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