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would a 5 cm ovarian cyst be painful

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Ovarian cyst: It is not unusual to have ovarian cysts, they usually form after ovulation, but there are people who have excessive cyst due to polycystic ovarian syn ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: removal may be needed if it is getting bigger, causes ongoing severe pain and disturbs your life, please seek help from a gynecologist for specific di ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts of almost 5 cm may be painful, and sexual activity may aggravate this on the side where the cyst is located. Generally these kinds of cy ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Hickok
36 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not sure: It is not unusual for women to form cysts while on the pill. Might try a stronger formulation.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Endometriosis: That is obviously not normal. It could be an endometrioma (endometriosis cyst). Obviously it needs to be followed and evaluated for any signs of cance ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Its ok: It is not uncommon for women to form cysts- many are functional or normal cysts, part of our normal menstrual cycles. They rupture on their own each ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Wait and see: That is a nice size cyst. Not uncommon however. And yes when they rupture there may be some pain. But everyone is different. Talk to your gynecolog ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ovarian Cyst: Most ovarian cysts will resolve without surgery. Sometimes we will give Birth Control pills to try and shrink them. You howver, have quite a large c ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Morton Levitt
48 years experience Pathology
Ovarian Cysts: Hemorrhagic ovarian cysts can develop after uterine removal, or they can represent foci of endometriosis or merely retained corpora lutein cysts that ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: If the cyst is simple and 5cm in size, then yes - good chance it may go away on it's own. Larger than 7cm, and it is much much less likely that it ca ... Read More

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