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4 cm ovarian cyst

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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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 female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
Not likely: Since you are already postmenopausal, it is not likely you will change status with this surgery. Your indication for surgery has more to do with makin... Read More
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Ovarian masses: More than likely this is an ovarian tumor (doesn't mean cancer, so don't get upset). Most ovarian tumors are benign and not hormone secreting. You a... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 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
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 27 years experience
Ovarian cyst: No. At that small size, it is still most likely a physiologic cyst.
A female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts of almost 5 cm may be painful, and sexual activity may aggravate this on the side where the cyst is located. Generally these kinds of cy... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Yes: removal may be needed if it is getting bigger, causes ongoing severe pain and disturbs your life, please seek help from a gynecologist for specific di... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Scope: I would suggest a laparoscopic procedure to look and see
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Talk to your doctor: there are many women who form cysts on their ovaries and each case is unique, so sonogram alone does not replacement clinical judgment and speaking wi... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Childs
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Er: If symptoms worsening then go to er you don't want to loose an ovry bc waiting to long.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Yes: Ovarian cancers can be and often are cystic. However, you should discuss this with your doctor as small cysts with hemorrhage are far commoner than ov... Read More

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