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7 cm ovarian cyst

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of 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

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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
Family Medicine 58 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
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Small ovarian cysts are common when not on hormonal contraceptive suppression and generally are ignored if there are no symptoms by the patient. Howev... Read More
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Cysts are: But a 7cm ovarain cyst is relatively large and m,ay cause some pain, etc. Have the cyst followed regularly by the OB/GYN Dr/surgeon and it may need t... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
How much pain?: I will depend upon how severe the pain is and whether it is tolerable by you or not. Severe pain usually requires Laparoscopy after ultrasonography co... Read More
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 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Guy VanDell
Obstetrics and Gynecology 23 years experience
Call you doctor : You could have an ovarian torsion that could require emergency surgery. Sometimes it is just a cyst but if you are in that much pain you may need to ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 21 years experience
Quite common: It is quite common to have an ovarian cyst in pregnancy. Really the only way a cyst can be dangerous to your pregnancy is if it twists on itself (tor... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Probably yes. : 7 cm is pretty large, a cyst this big could certainly cause pain. It could suddenly twist or burst, resulting in emergency surgery. Probably not a can... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: It can be don't worry, size of cyst has nothing to do with period flow.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
See gynecologist!: 7 cm cysts are usually benign but may need surgery due to size. Pain can be due to "torsion" or twisting of the blood supply to the ovary, risking the... Read More
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