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ovarian dermoid cyst and endometriosis

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Very low: These are benign; if they are taken out by the laparoscope there's a few percent chance of their needing to be taken again by laparoscope; if laparoto ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Density matters: Dermoid cysts are made of multiple different tissue types and they're going to be all made up different densities where fat is light and smooth muscle ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
43 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends: An ovarian dermoid is a benign neoplasm (tumor) that won't spread beyond the ovary, but may continue to grow. If imaging (ultrasound or mri) suggest a ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Dumb luck: About 1% do it and this is a reason to have them removed beforehand.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
50 years experience in General Practice
Can vary: A recurrent ovarian dermoid cyst implies that you have had one removed in the past. Because of their contain hair, teeth and other structures, they d ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience in Surgical Oncology
Possible removal: Once an ovarian dermoid is removed , especially in the younger patient, follow up ultrasonography is required. The incidence of recurrent dermoid cyst ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herbert Hoover
50 years experience in General Practice
Removal: You should have it removed by a qualified pelvic surgeon! Good luck and hope that it is benign!
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fluid egress: When fluid in the cyst is produced by the solid dermoid components it will cause a rapid growth of the entire ovarian cyst as it is contained within t ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stable: given this is small - I would still suggest getting this removed.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cindy Hartley
24 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hold off: You should limit heavy lifting until after you have had your post operative visit with your gynecologist. If you are healing well you will be release ... Read More
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