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2 cm ovarian cyst

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: At 4 1/2 cm if it's a simple cyst, then it may not need to be operated on at all. At that size, many of these cysts do resolve on their own, consideri ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cysts will resolve: Small cysts on the ovary are very common. The overwhelming majority will resolve on their own without surgery. Although they may hurt the best treatm ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can not predict: WE can not predict how an individual cyst will behave over time. The most likely scenario is that a small ovarian cyst like this will resolve on its o ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derek Haas
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Low chance: If the cyst is described as simple then there is only fluid inside. So no other growths inside the cyst. Simple cysts are almost always benign. The ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sonogram findings: Individual sonogram reports must be interpreted in the proper clinical context. Contact the ordering physician who can interpret it based on your symp ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fibroids: The muscle of your uterus looks irregular. While this can be due to endometriosis it is most frequently caused by small fibroids. This finding like al ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: It can. It would be helpful to know your age and history to comment further. Septated cysts are also a malignancy risk but there are septated benign t ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience Fertility Medicine
Nodule/ovarian cyst: You should go to your gyn have blood drawn for cea, and referral for pelvic mri. The concern is that solid tissue within an ovarian cyst could mean a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Unlikely: But you should keep track of it with Ultrasound once or twice about a year apart to check for any change in size...just to be sure.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily: But needs investigation stick with your doctors
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Iodine: The ovaries require iodine and you may be deficient in it. Try to find someone who does an iodine loading test. If you are low, taking a safe iodine/p ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
4.8 cm x 3.5 cm: It is a medium sized cyst overall.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Westford
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: A simple cyst has a very specific benign appearance, while a cystadenocarcinoma usually has characteristics that are pathognomonic for a complex mass. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: Most malignant ovarian cancers are complex and multilocular / multiseptate. But many benign ovarian cysts also present that way as well. The only wa ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Leenhouts
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your provider: This sounds like a normal size uterus and normal size ovary. Endometriomas are ovarian cysts which contain old blood in them. 18 mm is pretty small. ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sudhir Bansal
74 years experience Endocrinology
Pineal cyst: A pineal cyst generally is about 1 cm so by that standard yours is a little big they generally stay stable in size consider neurologist for proper man ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Richards
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Uterine thickness varies with your cycle, being thickest right before your period. If the cyst on your ovary or tube? If ovarian, this is consistent w ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Slow down a bit...: Ok, you have a lot of issues just recently identified. I'm doubtful you have any cancer. Your biggest concern appears to be the ovarian cyst, which is ... Read More
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Usually not: I've seen these often at autopsy and they're quite benign. Ask the radiologist for a better idea.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience Pathology
BRCA?: Ovarian cancer is associated with breast cancer, so having the US exam is prudent screening. The nature of the cysts is the best guide, but not perfec ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saima Jehangir
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cyst may resolve: The ultrasound is not bad. The hemorrhagic cyst may actually be what they are confusing for endometriosis. Best to repeat the ultrasound in 3 mont ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
31 years experience Pathology
Can be benign: Ovarian cystic mural noduls could be benign - fibroadenomas, could have borderline potential and can be malignant. Carefull pathologic/ microscopic ev ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to your doctor: The size of your right ovary is about twice the size of a normal ovary and likely most of that is taken up by the cyst. The presence of a thick septat ... Read More
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