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A 34-year-old female asked:

Taking mri for ovarian cyst. i didn't take it last time i had it. removed only cyst by lap surgery. why do i have to take mri this time?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 57 years experience
Depends: With prior operation, they want to be sure if it is a cyst, or if more than one, or any other abnormalities in area. Ct or MRI can help.
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