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can a doctor tell if an ovarian cyst is cancerous through vaginal ultrasound

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
It depends: Certain features make it highly likely that a cystic lesion is benign(e.g. a small "simple cyst"), and others make it more likely to be malignant. Th ... Read More
Dr. Ken Levin
Dr. Ken Levin answered
44 years experience Radiology
Sometimes: Ovarian cysts are common and the majority of them are benign. A small simple cyst in a menstruating woman is almost undoubtedly benign. More complex c ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Depending: on the presence or absence of certain sonographic features, a cyst might be able to be characterized as benign with a high degree of confidence, or on ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
CT always better: CT is always better than ultrasound but for screening purposes the ultrasound causes no radiation effect. If multiple CTs were performed over time th ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
An abnormal HE-4: Is not good but what is the ca-125 or did they do an ova-1? And if you are not , you should be referred to a gyn oncologist for evaluation and is not ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
I am sure your: Doc told u that is not serious as many women have that , if the cysts would grow which is unlikely then it could be a problems but that rarely happens ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian biopsy: CA 125 blood studies are notoriously inaccurate predictors of ovarian cancer and an ovarian tissue biopsy is needed to answer your question.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure?: An X-ray of the lumbar spine is not usually necessary for the evaluation of an ovarian cyst. Perhaps you mentioned having back pain? If not, then I'm ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dawn Clancy
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Just remember all abdominal surgery is notvwithout risk.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
24 years experience Anesthesiology
U/s: Ultrasound will show the size of the cyst. 5 -7 cm cyst could be palpable.
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