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5 inch ovarian cyst

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Ovarian Cyst: Most ovarian cysts will resolve without surgery. Sometimes we will give Birth Control pills to try and shrink them. You howver, have quite a large c ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cyst: Although you have a 2.1 inch cyst in your ovary, you haven't mentioned how long its been there, are you having any symptoms, or how was it found. If ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Depends: Ovarian cysts are small fluid-filled sacs that develop. . Most cysts are harmless, some may cause problems such as rupture, bleeding, or pain. Moreove ... Read More
Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Physiologic cyst: A cyst that small is some kind of physiologic cyst. A physiologic cyst does not need to be treated. Birth control pills only keep fewer cysts from f ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
OVARIAN CYST: The gyne usually operates on cyst more than 2cm. In size but if it is not bothering you like abdominal or backpain, then you can leave it alone.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Geffner
54 years experience Endocrinology
pain where?: Discuss this with the gynecologist that evaluated the cyst.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Huge cyst: 4.8 inches means the cyst is over 12cm. It is unlikely go go away and needs to be removed. It can be done laparoscopically.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unrelated: As above. Teenage ovarian cysts are very common, and more commonly than not, observation is the best treatment, along with pain control.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Symptoms?: If the large cyst is causing pain and it persists on repeated US; it may have to be taken out. Talk to your doctor for evaluation and possible options ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Sand
Dr. John Sand answered
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unlikely: Small cysts are not a problem. Birth control pills should work just fine.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Levine
23 years experience Radiology
Likely normal : Anything under 2.5 cm (1inch) is technically not even a cyst. It would be considered a normal ovarian follicle.
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