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ovarian cyst growth rate

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fluid: Ovarian cysts are often like "water balloons" and can grow.

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
6 cm ovarian cyst: Cysts can develop because of the follicle from which the egg develops has"cystic". potential. Pre-ovulation- follicular cyst, can develop if no ovul ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normal: There is no " normal " growth of ovarian cysts . If they continue to grow or stay consistently large they may undergo torsion or twisting. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Decker
24 years experience Radiology
More fluid: Cysts can change size overtime due to production of more fluid.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Felecia Sumner
10 years experience Family Medicine
See OB/Gyn : There are a number of causes for having a complex ovarian cyst seen on imaging, one of which could be potentially due to cancer. It is wise to have th ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Quist
35 years experience Gynecology
Possibly: Some cysts can increase the production of testosterone, the male hormone that causes hair growth.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
They will likely: Stop the growth. It is likely what we call a "simple cyst" which means it just has fluid, or a hemmorragic cyst with blood it it. It's not gonna be ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Blackwelder
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes, some at risk: Ovarian cysts are very common and can cause pain, or no symptoms at all.However, a condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) can cause many ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Glueck
57 years experience Clinical Lipidology
Usually not: Cysts in multiple organs are usually not caused by a common reason.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
See a doc: Get checked for pregnancy or other hormonal issues, related to ovaries, pituitary, other.

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