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A 44-year-old member asked:

9mm ovarian cysts, its normal?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
Yes it is likely to: Cysts that are so small(less than 1 -2 cm) are likely to be benign.

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A 22-year-old member asked:

Are ovarian cysts normal?

2 doctor answers10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Pam Yoder
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Depends on factors: A simple cyst is very common and often detected on routine pelvic or ultrasound exam and might disappear by the next exam. The more complex ones need further evaluation so doctors can determine the significance of cysts based their size, structure, timing with regard to period and to menopause, etc. Because not all cysts are normal, i'll share this with specialists in onc for their perspective..
Dr. Danielle Salhany
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very common in women who still have periods. The ovaries' job is to make cysts...that is where the "egg" lives. Small simple cysts are of no concerns. Larger (>5CM), complex, or if you are post menopausal, may be of greater concern. Birth control pills can help suppress ovarian cysts.
Feb 1, 2012
Houston, Texas
A 19-year-old female asked:

Is it normal to have a ovarian cyst for a year?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
A Verified Doctoranswered
Obstetrics & Gynecology 35 years experience
No: No, it is not normal, but not necessarily anything bad. You need to discuss this with your MD. If it is changing, like getting bigger, it may need to be removed.

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