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Echogenic ovarian cyst

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: An echogenic ovarian cyst may be due to blood clot in the cyst. That will almost always resolve on its own. If it does not resolve it will probably r... Read More

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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology 54 years experience
Depends: Ovarian lesions must be treated with care. Ovarian cancers are often silent. Your age is important. Benign cyst more common in younger patients. Cysts... Read More
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
20 cm?: I'm going to ask to clarify are you certain you mean 20 cm or do you mean 20 mm? The former is about the size of a softball, the latter more like a go... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Translation: Septae are walls. Cysts can have a uniform appearance like a sack full of fluid/completely dense or have separate chambers separated by "septae". It i... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Surgery: A complex ovarian mass over 8 cm with abdominal pain at any age needs prompt surgery. Good wishes.
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Sometimes: Frequently ovarian cysts will go away on their own. If there is no concern for cancer, you can wait a few months and repeat the u/s to see if it is g... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Ovarian cysts: When there is pain due to ovarian cyst it is advisable to take pain medication for short term and generally patients do well once it ruptures. Althoug... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: A functional ovarian cyst is a simple cyst that is normal development from ovulation. In most cases it resolves on it's on and doesn't create any pr... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olga Sarkodie
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Depends on the cyst: Some cysts (small simple follicular) don't need any help and resolve on their own. Large symptomatic cysts most likely will require surgical inteventi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Moffitt
Gynecologic Oncology 17 years experience
It depends: There are many different kinds of ovarian cysts. However, most functional ovarian cysts will resolve on their own with time.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
If twisted, yes: If the ovarian cyst is large enough to twist on its pedicle(attachment) and cut off its' blood supply then the pain will be constant and "excruciating... Read More

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