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how common is ovarian cyst in young women

A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very rare: Most women at age 60 are now post menopausal and not ovulating any longer which is the primary cause of functional ovarian cysts. An ovarian "cyst" at ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dana Trippi
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Ultrasound: Need an ultrasound to ascertain size and number of cysts. A diagnosis of ovarian cysts can also help in obesity treatment as well.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Yes safe: Laparoscopy is a very safe procedure , will go home on the same day after the procedure , relatively painless, no incision scar, done even in childre ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, unlikely: A cyst that has contents that will cause severe inflammation (peritonitis), a cyst that twists, cuts off its blood supply and causes gangrene, and a c ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Often none: Many ovarian cysts are silent, producing no symptoms. Some patient experience pain in the pelvic, low abdominal areas or in the low back.Area of the s ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pain and pressure: Ovarian cysts most commonly present as sharp pain or pressure in the pelvis or abdomen. Sometimes patients report nausea with this pain as well. Some ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Dr. Adam Levy answered
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many causes: Go to http://www.Emedicinehealth.Com/ovarian_cysts/article_em.Htm there you will find all the answers you seek (that are possible to answer). Mo ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mid cycle: A cyst can occur at any time and there are many types of cysts, but the moist common one comes form ovulation and that happens at mid cycle. If you wa ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
When ovulating: When women are of childbearing age, the ovaries produce follicles with eggs in them. The egg is released and then can be fertilized. Sometimes the fol ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
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
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