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Lake Havasu City, AZ
A 36-year-old female asked:

How common is it for within a year one ct states left ovarian cyst and 6 months later left inguinal fatty hernia no mention of ovarian cyst. diff rad?

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Dr. Lynn Wung
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Cysts can change: Benign ovarian cysts can come and go, depending on where you are in your cycle and any past gyn conditions/medications. Having said this, ultrasound imaging is generally a better test for ovary cysts than ct. It can be possible the second ct missed the cyst.
Last updated Mar 12, 2020

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