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5 cm ovarian cyst treatment

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jarrod Kaufman
General Surgery 30 years experience
Ovarian cyst: Is this on the same side or other side? This is usually treated by an obgyn and treatment is either ovarian cystectomy or oophorectomy depending on th... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Options: You have a number of options. You can repeat the u/s in 3 months or so and see if it has gone away on its own. Hemorrhagic ovarian cysts frequently ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ward Dean
Holistic Medicine 44 years experience
Ovarian Cysts: First choice is Metformin, 500 mg three times daily. Also try the herb Berberine, 500 mg three times daily. Topical Progesterone cream, 20-60 mg per... Read More
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Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
OB/GYN: Usually they observe ovarian cyst until you go through your next menstrual cycle then there can be laparoscopic treatment an OB/GYN really needs to ad... Read More
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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
Observation: we usually treat ovarian cyst with observation unless they are causing pain, or a pressure symptoms like on the bladder or the colon or the ureter. we... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
A Verified Doctoranswered
Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical 50 years experience
Ovarian Cysts: Hemorrhagic ovarian cysts can develop after uterine removal, or they can represent foci of endometriosis or merely retained corpora lutein cysts that ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
No treatment: It is normal for a small cyst to develop on the ovaries from time to time. Ovarian cysts are quite common in women during their reproductive years and... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Patience: It is normal for the ovaries to form cysts. Every woman has an ovarian cyst about 2 centimeters in diameter at the time of ovulation. That cyst may ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. PAUL EUN
Dr. PAUL EUNanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Depends: There are many ovarian cysts that do not need to be treated as they are normal or physiologic. Most of these will resolve spontaneously. Using hormo... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Geisler
Gynecologic Oncology 28 years experience
Ovarian cyst: If it is a simple cyst, the ultrasound will be repeated in 2-3 months. If it is a complex (extra walls, growths, solid areas) cyst or a solid cyst, t... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
No medication for it: A cyst is a fluid filled cavity. They are common due to monthly ovulation which leaves a small cavity on the ovary. This often fills up with fluid but... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Usually...: ...Laparoscopic surgery, but this should be done by someone experienced; 60 yo is not a typical age for development of a new simple ovarian cyst.
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