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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Hypointense: signal on T1 and hyperintense signal on T2 are just the signal characteristics of fluid(as in a cyst). The significance of the peripheral enhancement ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
37 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: Follicular cysts are normal. They are functional cyst that occur each month. They are caused by ovulation. No need to worry.
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 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 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Goggins
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
No: Complex liver cysts are typically not cancer. Cancer often has a different picture on ct or MRI of the liver. Cysts are common findings in patients, a ... Read More
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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 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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
All different : Tarlov, renal and ovarian cysts are all different. None have any relationship with other. Each would require a visit to a different specialist for eva ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mostly benign: Most dermis cyst are bening that been said due to there high content of fat they make ovaries prone to torsion. Close follow up should be taken.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
not if benign: Thyroid cysts are common and are often part of a multinodular goiter. The nodules and cysts need to be evaluated by ultrasound. Some ultrasound feat ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Tay
30 years experience Urology
Cystadenomas : Ovarian cystadenomas are usually very large cystic tumors arising from the ovaries. As a result of their size and origin, they can cause direct compr ... Read More
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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 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. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Polycystic ovarian: This syndrome is not known to predispose to secondary infection. The two things that might increase risk of UTI are enlarged ovaries placing pressure ... Read More
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danae Steele
30 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Usually normal: Most babies with choroid plexus cysts in the brain are normal, and almost all cysts go away by the end of the second trimester. But cysts can also be ... Read More

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