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What to expect for first ovarian cyst. scared of how it's going to feel.?

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Dr. David Doering
Gynecologic Oncology 41 years experience
Can be unpredictable: Ovarian cysts can vary from completely asymptomatic to very painful, depending upon their size and other characteristics. If you are concerned about the possibility of an ovarian cyst, you should probably see your physician for a pelvic exam and possibly a pelvic ultrasound
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Ovarian cysts: Ovarian cysts are common , especially in your age group, since ovulation is not regular, and the cyst containing the egg may not rupture, which makes the cyst containing the egg not break, but persist. They usually break with some pain, and resolve spontaneously. Follow your doctor's advise on your options,

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Can you give me suggestions for 1st ovarian cyst. Scared of how it's going to feel.?

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Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Ovarian cyst: Ovarian cysts are common after 40 and usually break spontaniously. An ultrasound can help determine whether a surgical removal of tissue should occur, with the tissue then looked at via a microscope to determine the cell composition. You need to follow your doctor's plans for treatment.

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