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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Lt ovary's cell arra: Follicles are nl.Cell part of ovaries, an arrangement of cells around the central cell called ovum or egg cell - a single cell , most of the times , ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I assume: That you are trying to resolve poly cystic ovaries, then ovulate naturally? The only hope is diet and excercise for weight loss. That may work. Met ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Normal: Sounds like you have been reading an ultrasound report? Bilateral means "both sides, right and left" and follicles are normal ovarian cysts, where egg ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Likely normal: Sounds like you have been reading an ultrasound report? Follicles are normal ovarian cysts, where eggs live. The word scattered means what you'd expec ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nurit Winkler
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Could be : The most common complication of an ovarian cyst includes rupture of the cyst with internal bleeding, torsion of the ovary as well as the presence of ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Alexander
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cysts: Surprisingly, most of the time when an ovarin cyst ruptures they is little consequence. There can be 1 or 2 days of discomfort. Sometimes, however, a ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
33 years experience General Surgery
Not at all.: Breast cysts develop when a milk duct gets obstructed & accumulate fluid, forming a "water-balloon" in the breast. As many as 1/3 of women between 35 ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Wagner
30 years experience General Surgery
Breast cysts: Rarely. There is an uncommon type of breast cancer called intracystic papillary carcinoma that usually presents in older women. Us shows an abnormal c ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be: Loaded question - they can cause pain by their size, they can twist on themselves and cause severe pain, they can abnormal cells in them - so many pos ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
37 years experience Wound care
Frequently fatal: The ovaries can have cancer for a long time before symptoms are felt. They are small organs and not readily felt on a routine abdominal exam. Frequent ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Erinn Huffman
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Pedunculated means that the structure is connected to the main structure by a stalk. Most ovarian cysts are incorporated into the ovary. The majority ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Polycystic ?: There are polycystic ovaries and polycystic kidneys. Polycystic ovary syndrome is imbalance of a female sex hormones. This may lead to menstrual cycl ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most are normal: Making cysts is what the ovary normally does. Ovulation is the process by which an egg is enclosed in a follicle that produces estrogen. The follicl ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pam Yoder
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Depends on factors: A simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam and might disappear by the next exam. The more complex ones need ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Contraceptive pills: Combined oral contraceptive pills may regulate the menstrual cycle, prevent the formation of follicles that can turn into cysts, and possibly shrink a ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anderson Bauer
17 years experience Radiation Oncology
Nonspecific term: The term 'nodule,' no matter which site it is at, is a very nonspecific term. Most often nodules are NOT cancer. However, when a 'nodule' is noted by ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian "bubbles": Ovarian nodules are like "bubbles" that develop below the surface that protrude to the surface most commonly from ovarian cysts an often seen on ultr ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
By exam: Or more acurately by doing a pelvic ultrasound, that can tell what type, how big and where it is located.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maulik Shah
23 years experience Clinical Genetics
Possibly: For the most part, ovarian cysts are not genetic in the sense that they are not hereditary. Most women with ovarian cysts have some disruption of the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience Gynecology
No: and they are very common
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Cook
Dr. Seth Cook answered
25 years experience Pathology
Small percent.: Most dentigerous cysts are benign. If the cyst is completely removed, then you should be cured. Rare secondary cancers can arise in incompletely excis ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Sieb
13 years experience Family Medicine
Not quite: Immature follicles can become cysts but are not necessarily the same thing. When an immature follicle(containing an egg that is not yet mature for ovu ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cyst: A follicle its what carries the egg for possible fertilization. Every woman have follicles in their ovaries. Depending on the actual size its when you ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rawhi Omar
43 years experience Pathology
Usually not..: If the cysts are small and few, usually they pose no significant risk but if large and complicated with bile stone formation, they become a source of ... Read More

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