Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

what size ovarian cysts need to be removed

A female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends.: If no symptoms & Ca 125 is normal can be periodically observed.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A female asked:
Dr. James Bucci
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Ovarian cyst: Not yet. if it small then they will just follow it until it needs to be removed. until the pathology is known it is just a cyst
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Virginia Phipps
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
It depends: Good evening, It appears that you already follow with GYN, so they should be able to tell you when the cyst should be removed. Many times, the cyst ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Laparoscopic: That is if it really needs to be removed. At your age, certain ovarian cysts can be monitored, as it is possible that they can resolved spontaneously
1
1 thank
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
23 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: If you can't take the pain any longer, talk to your surgeon about the options.
1
1 thank
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
One way to know: The only way to know if the cyst is benign is to have a GYN MD perform a laparoscopy and sample(biopsy) the cyst to make that determination. CA-125 te ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most likely: A 9.5cm ovarian cyst is quite large. Your cyst has fluid and solid components (complex) and lots of septations. Cysts like this don't usually go aw ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A member asked:
Dr. Kevin Carson
30 years experience Interventional Radiology
Ovarian torsion: A cyst can cause torsion of the ovary. This may be intermittent and resolve afterwards. There is also a danger of ovarian infarction. It is importa ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
OVARIAN CYST: Ovarian cyst are not usually removed if size is less than 2 cm. It depends if with associated sx like back or abdominal pain. The gyne will discuss wi ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month